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Coventry Inspiration Book Awards 2014 – Murder and Mayhem

Within the Coventry Inspiration Book Awards we have one called Murder and Mayhem. Every week from 20 January 2014 the two books with the least votes in each poll will … Continue reading

February 1, 2014

Costa Book Awards 2013 Winners Announced 28 January 2014

2013 Costa Novel Award Kate Atkinson for Life After Life (Doubleday) 2013 Costa First Novel Award Nathan Filer for The Shock of the Fall (HarperCollins) 2013 Costa Biography Award Lucy … Continue reading

January 28, 2014

2014 MWA Edgar Nominations Announced

The Mystery Writers of America have announced the nominations for the 2014 Edgar Awards which you can see at this link.  Or you can download the press release here (pdf … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

BAFTA Nominations for the 2014 Awards

The nominations for the 2014 BAFTA Awards have been announced.  Click on the following link to download a pdf of the BAFTA of the full list of nominees: film-1314-nominations-master-list-2141

January 8, 2014

Lesley Thomson’s The Detective’s Daughter is crowned eBook of the year

Breakthrough crime novel wins over the public and claims the eBooks by Sainsbury’s title. Lesley Thomson’s fast-paced crime thriller The Detective’s Daughter has been voted eBook of the year following … Continue reading

January 6, 2014

UK National Book Awards Winners 2013

The winners of the UK’s Specsavers National Book Awards 2013 have been announced and awarded tonight and are listed below.  The public vote or the Specsavers National Book of the … Continue reading

December 11, 2013

Costa Book Awards 2013: Shortlists Revealed

2013 Costa Novel Award shortlist Kate Atkinson for Life After Life (Doubleday) Bernardine Bishop for Unexpected Lessons in Love (John Murray) Maggie O’Farrell for Instructions for a Heatwave (Tinder Press) … Continue reading

November 26, 2013

The Shortlist for the 2013 Bad Sex in Fiction Prize from the Literary Review

The shortlist for the UK’s most dreaded literary prize – the 21st annual award for the most embarrassing passage of sexual description in a novel – is now out and … Continue reading

November 8, 2013

Press Release: Winners Unmasked at Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2013 on ITV3

David Tennant and Olivia Colman led ITV’s Broadchurch to four gongs at the star-studded Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2013, held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel tonight. Celebrity guests including Idris … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

CWA Dagger Winners 2013 – Gold, Steel and John Creasey

The winners of these awards have just been announced at the Crime Thriller Awards in London: CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger Belinda Bauer – Rubbernecker (Bantam/Transworld) Lauren Beukes – The Shining … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 1 Comment