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CWA Dagger in the Library 2014 Longlist

The longlist for the Crime Writers’ Association’s Dagger in the Library has been announced on Random House’s Dead Good Books site. Click on the pic for further information. Longlist: MC … Continue reading

September 15, 2014

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

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

BAFTA TV Awards 2014 Nominations

The BAFTA TV Awards 2014 nominations have been announced today and we can see crime drama featuring yet again. The awards ceremony will be held on Sunday 18 May. Nominations: … Continue reading

April 7, 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

All Alone This Valentine’s Day?

Are you all alone this Valentine’s Day?  Still single after that “Dear John” missive you received yesterday?  (We live in a fast world these days.)  There is absolutely no need … Continue reading

February 14, 2014

CWA 2014 Diamond Dagger goes to …

… Simon Brett.

February 3, 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

Flashbang 2014 Contest!

Starting the year as you mean to go on?  Writing crime?  Why not use those quiet moments to write some flash fiction?  The Flashbang 2014 Contest is now open and … Continue reading

January 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

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