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Bloomsbury Crime Fiction Short Sentence Competition – Final Round

Bloomsbury’s “Short Sentence” crime fiction short story competition is now in its final round with a closing date of 31 October 2012.  October’s theme is ‘obsession’ and you can find … Continue reading

October 15, 2012

Shadow of the Rock –Thomas Mogford

For a while the estate agent’s mantra ‘Location, location, location’ has been purloined by crime fiction with the ever expanding glut of international works translated into English offering a broadening … Continue reading

August 18, 2012

Book Launch – Thomas Mogford, Shadow of the Rock

Thomas Mogford Last night saw the book launch for Shadow of the Rock from debut crime fiction author Thomas Mogford, published by Bloomsbury.  It was one of those lovely occasions … Continue reading

July 27, 2012

Crime Writing Event in London: Plot the Perfect Murder Mystery

Tuesday 19 June @ 6pm for 6.30pm Bloomsbury Publishing, 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP Cost: £15  Book tickets here. Bloomsbury Institute and Writers’ & Artists’ present James Runcie and … Continue reading

June 16, 2012

East Midlands Book Award 2011 – Winner Anne Zouroudi

With all the recent excitement over the CrimeFest weekend, let’s not overlook an announcement from last week.  The winner of the East Midlands Book Award 2011 was announced: Anne Zouroudi … Continue reading

May 29, 2012

The Grantchester Mysteries: Sidney Chambers and The Shadow of Death – James Runcie

If you’ve been avoiding crime fiction in fear of more serial killer gore offerings, it’s time to take a detour for Grantchester’s gentle-but-knowing Canon Sidney Chambers has arrived.  The Shadow … Continue reading

May 28, 2012 · 5 Comments

Two major crime fiction competitions: novel and short stories

Stylist magazine have teamed up with Faber & Faber and seek entries for a crime novel, with the deadline for entries on 12 July (by snail mail, so give yourself … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 4 Comments

Coming soon: The Grantchester Mysteries, Sidney Chambers And The Shadow of Death by James Runcie

From Bloomsbury, on 10 May 2012 a new crime series arrives: The Grantchester Mysteries.  Written by James Runcie, the first one is called Sidney Chambers And The Shadow of Death … Continue reading

February 7, 2012 · 1 Comment