BLOODY SCOTLAND McIlvanney Prize #blogtour @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald @FrancineElena

I’m delighted to have the opportunity to showcase one of the authors who has been shortlisted for the Bloody Scotland McIlvanney Prize for Scottish Crime Novel of the Year 2020. I reviewed Francine Toon’s Pine at the start of the year and you can see my review here. The judges said of Pine: ‘an impressiveContinue reading “BLOODY SCOTLAND McIlvanney Prize #blogtour @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald @FrancineElena”

Crime Writers and Readers to stand up for Climate Justice at Bloody Scotland @BloodyScotland @JackieJamxx @Brownlee_Donald

Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival 20-22 September 2019 Top crime writers from around the world will be gathering to support the global call for action on climate change and invite you to join them on Saturday 20 September 1-1.30pm At the beginning of the worldwide week of #ClimateStrike (20-27 September), authors attending Scotland’s annualContinue reading “Crime Writers and Readers to stand up for Climate Justice at Bloody Scotland @BloodyScotland @JackieJamxx @Brownlee_Donald”

A Breath on Dying Embers by Denzil Meyrick @BloodyScotland @lochlomonden @PolygonBooks #BloodyScotland #blogtour

Source: Review copyPublication: 11th July 2019 from Polygon PP: 400ISBN-13: 978-1846974755 Bloody Scotland is the highlight of my year. There’s no better place to see and listen to fabulous crime writers amidst the historic Stirling setting. And the books! Oh my goodness what books there are to treasure, to get signed, to fill up theContinue reading “A Breath on Dying Embers by Denzil Meyrick @BloodyScotland @lochlomonden @PolygonBooks #BloodyScotland #blogtour”

Bloody Scotland Reveals Final Four on Shortlist for McIlvanney Scottish Crime Book of the Year Prize 2019 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival 20-22 September 2019 A panel of judges including Alison Flood, James Crawford and Stuart Cosgrove today revealed the finalists for The McIlvanney Prize 2019. They are the multi-talented Doug Johnstone who has a PhD in nuclear physics and moonlights as the manager and drummer for the Fun Lovin’ CrimeContinue reading “Bloody Scotland Reveals Final Four on Shortlist for McIlvanney Scottish Crime Book of the Year Prize 2019 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald”

Nicola Sturgeon to take the stage with Ian Rankin at Bloody Scotland @BloodyScotland @beathigh @NicolaSturgeon @Brownlee_Donald

Bloody Scotland revealed today that the ‘special guest’ interviewing top crime writer Ian Rankin on Saturday 21 September will be First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. A self-confessed crime fiction fan, the First Minister was last seen at the Theakston’s International Crime Festival in Harrogate singing backing vocals with the Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers, hot from theirContinue reading “Nicola Sturgeon to take the stage with Ian Rankin at Bloody Scotland @BloodyScotland @beathigh @NicolaSturgeon @Brownlee_Donald”

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