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Season’s Greetings 2013

Season’s Greetings to all this fine December day, 2013. I wish you a merry Christmas.  I loved the above shop window for its traditional and true-meaning approach to Christmas, as … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · 8 Comments

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

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

2013 Desmond Elliott Prize Longlist Announced

The 2013 Desmond Elliott Prize longlist has been announced today. The Marlowe Papers by Ros Barber The Universe Versus Alex Woods by Gavin Extence The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan The … Continue reading

April 25, 2013


The 2013 BAFTA TV nominations have been announced.  The following sample covers awards where crime drama features.  Click on this link to see the full list in an online pdf. … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 1 Comment