Friday, March 19, 2021


Icelandic author Yrsa Sigurðardóttir’s lBráðin (The Prey), received the Icelandic Blood Drop Award (Blóðdropinn) for the best crime novel of 2020.  From Shotsmag: “The ‘Blood Drop’ Award is a crime fiction prize, hosted by Crime Writers of Iceland. The novel that receives the prize becomes the Icelandic nomination for the Glass Key, an award given annually to a crime novel from one of the Nordic countries—Iceland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Norway. Usually, every Icelandic crime novel published each year is automatically nominated.”

HT: The Rap Sheet

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