It's a crime! (Or a mystery…)

#fridayreads #bookaday Join in the Fun!

The Borough Press – an imprint of HarperCollins – has organised #bookaday for the month of June.  This is the schedule, (picture below).  Join in the conversation for some stimulating … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · 2 Comments

Institut Français du Royaume-Uni: Noir Is the Colour 2014

The Institut Français du Royaume-Uni in London has announced that the King of Crime John Harvey & Prix Goncourt Winner Pierre Lemaitre will launch Noir Is the Colour, a new … Continue reading

May 26, 2014

Orion Books UK – Crime Books News, Most Wanted for May 2014

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May 26, 2014

Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2014 Shortlist

The shortlist for the Baileys Women’s Prize of Fiction 2014 was announced earlier this evening: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Americanah (Fourth Estate) Hannah Kent – Burial Rites (Picador) Jhumpa Lahiri … Continue reading

April 7, 2014

More Novels in the Russell Series by Laurie R. King Available in the UK from Allison and Busby

By ScotKris Fans of Laurie King have another year to wait until the next instalment of Mary Russell’s journals, so it is with considerable satisfaction that It’s a Crime! can … Continue reading

April 4, 2014

2014 Desmond Elliott Prize Longlist Announced

The longlist for this year’s Desmond Elliott Prize was announced today. ‘Launched in 2007, The Desmond Elliott Prize has quickly become established as the premier prize for new fiction. Every … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Crime Saturday at the Lit and Phil in Newcastle 3 May 2014

If you are in or near Newcastle on Saturday, 3rd of May get thee hence!  All these authors are fantastic public performers.  Call the Lit and Phil on 0191 232 … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · 4 Comments

Launch of Brighton’s Dark and Stormy Crime Festival

“Dark & Stormy is a brand new UK crime festival, serving up a wicked selection of book, film, music & theatre events. We launch in May 2014, in partnership with … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · 3 Comments

Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2014 Longlist Announcement

The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction has announced its longlist and the judges will now work on reducing this list to six for the shortlist, before choosing an overall winner … Continue reading

March 7, 2014

Winner of Harvill Secker and Daily Telegraph Competition Announced

HARVILL SECKER AND TELEGRAPH UNVEIL A NEW CRIME WRITING STAR  HARVILL SECKER TO PUBLISH WINNING CRIME NOVELSET DURING BRITSH RAJ Abir Mukherjee is the winner of the Telegraph Harvill Secker … Continue reading

February 17, 2014