BLOODY SCOTLAND DEBUT PRIZE 2022 SHORTLIST REVEALED @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

Today, 28 June 2022, Bloody Scotland, the International Crime Writing Festival, announced the shortlist for the debut authors prize. The shortlist for the 2022 Debut Prize, which is sponsored by The Glencairn Glass, features two women and three men. In a David and Goliath moment the behemoth that is Amazon is battling Into Books, anContinue reading “BLOODY SCOTLAND DEBUT PRIZE 2022 SHORTLIST REVEALED @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald”

BLOODY SCOTLAND BOOK CLUB CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald  

On Wednesday 30 March 2022, the Bloody Scotland Book Club will celebrate it’s first anniversary when festival co-founder, Lin Anderson will chair a lively discussion between blogger Mary Picken (Live & Deadly), journalist Louise Fairbairn and Tommy Zyw. The Bloody Scotland Book Club evolved out of lockdown when the board realised how much crime fiction fansContinue reading “BLOODY SCOTLAND BOOK CLUB CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald  “

Hyde by Craig Russell @TheCraigRussell @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

It is my absolute pleasure to be showcasing Craig Russell’s Hyde as part of the blog tour for the Bloody Scotland McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Book of the Year 2021. Tomorrow night we’ll find out who has won, and all this week bloggers have been showcasing the shortlisted books. You can check out theContinue reading “Hyde by Craig Russell @TheCraigRussell @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald”

BLOODY SCOTLAND HYBRID FESTIVAL PROGRAMME LAUNCHED AND OMG!!! @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

The Bloody Scotland Festival programme was unveiled today and Oh My Goodness it is a cracker!! I am so excited it’s hard to contain my enthusiasm!! This year’s is a hybrid programme of physical and virtual events and what that means is the organisers have been able to secure some of the best and mostContinue reading “BLOODY SCOTLAND HYBRID FESTIVAL PROGRAMME LAUNCHED AND OMG!!! @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald”

Lucky for One: Bloody Scotland reveals 13 McIlvanney Prize Finalists for 2021 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

Five years ago the Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award was renamed the McIlvanney Prize in memory of William McIlvanney. This year his final book, The Dark Remains which was completed with the help of Ian Rankin will be published on 2 September coinciding with the announcement of the McIlvanney Prize shortlist. The longlistContinue reading “Lucky for One: Bloody Scotland reveals 13 McIlvanney Prize Finalists for 2021 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald”

SHORTLIST FOR THE BLOODY SCOTLAND DEBUT and SCOTTISH CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 LONGLIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2020 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

Winners to be presented on Friday 18 September 2020  Four years ago the Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award was renamed the McIlvanney Prize in memory of William McIlvanney who is often described as the Godfather of Tartan Noir. Last year Bloody Scotland also introduced a prize for The Bloody Scotland Debut Scottish CrimeContinue reading “SHORTLIST FOR THE BLOODY SCOTLAND DEBUT and SCOTTISH CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020 LONGLIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2020 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald”

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