Fri, 15/03/2013 - 14:52
Lindsey Davis, Jeffery Deaver and Peter James are to take part in this year’s Crimefest, which takes place from 30th May to 2nd June.
Deaver will host a Thriller Writing Seminar as part of the festival’s Crime Writing Workshop.
Agents taking part in the Pitch an Agent strand include Camilla Wray, Broo Doherty and...
Mon, 28/05/2012 - 08:05
Susan Hill, Belinda Bauer and Peter May are among the shortlistees for the Crime Writers Association’s Dagger in the Library award, while Jo Nesbo, Misha Glenny and debut author Jon Breakfield are all up for prizes.
Also in the running for the Dagger in the Library prize, sponsored by Random House, are Steve Mosby, Imogen...
Thu, 26/04/2012 - 08:32
S J Watson has received his second prize nod in a week, appearing on the shortlists for the Crimefest Awards 2012 just days after being longlisted for the Desmond Elliott prize.
Watson's debut Before I Go to Sleep is shortlisted in...
Wed, 25/05/2011 - 14:00
John Le Carré and Peter James were the big winners at this year's Sounds of Crime awards for audio crime fiction.
The awards took place at this week's Crimefest in Bristol.
Le Carré clinched the prize for the best abridged category, winning for Our Kind of Traitor, read by the author and...
Mon, 23/05/2011 - 09:33
S J Bolton, Mo Hayder and Susan Hill are among the authors shortlisted for this year’s Crime Writers Association’s Dagger in the Library, as the CWA reveals its Dagger shortlists.
Jason Goodwin, Philip Kerr and R J Ellory are also in the running for the award, sponsored by the Random House Group, which is awarded to an...
Tue, 03/05/2011 - 07:55
Orion has dominated this year's CrimeFest shortlists for its e-book, audiobook and humorous crime novel awards.
The publisher featured five times with two novels, Linwood Barclay's Fear the Worst and Michael Connelly's The Reversal appearing on both the abridged and unabridged audiobook shortlists. Alan...
Wed, 10/11/2010 - 08:00
Audible and Hodder & Stoughton are to sponsor prizes at next year's CrimeFest, while the registration fees are increasing.
The registration fees for attendees are based on a sliding scale according to how close to the festival tickets are bought. The maximum ticket price is up from £115 last year to £120.
Mon, 24/05/2010 - 05:22
Headline and Random House have come away as the victorious publishers from this year's awards at the international crime fiction convention CrimeFest.
The Last Laugh Award, for the best humorous crime novel published in the British Isles in 2009, went to Colin Bateman for his The Day of the Jack Russell (Headline). He...
Mon, 12/04/2010 - 04:12
The annual crimewriting festival CrimeFest has revealed the shortlists for its inaugural crime e-book prize and Sounds of Crime audiobook prize.
The prizes will be awarded at the CrimeFest Gala Dinner on 22nd May.
The eDunnit award shortlist for the best crime e-book of 2009 in full:
Josh Bazell for Beat The Reaper...
Tue, 16/03/2010 - 05:14
CrimeFest, the annual crime-writing festival, has revealed the shortlist for its Last Laugh Award.
Chris Ewan's The Good Thief's Guide to Paris is up against titles from Colin Bateman, Malcolm Pryce and Len Tyler.
The prize, which will be awarded at the CrimeFest Gala Dinner on 22nd May...