A list of 50 great thrillers by women, chosen by authors such as Sophie Hannah and Val McDermid, has been published by the Guardian following criticism of a Sunday... Read more
The Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers will play at Glastonbury, in what lead singer Val McDermid described as “a bit like a fairy story”.
Val McDermid, Belinda Bauer and Stuart Turton are among the 18 authors on this year’s Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel longlist.
Crime author Val McDermid has launched the Blether campaign, searching for real-life stories from the people of Scotland, to be published on the Scottish Book... Read more
Val McDermid has turned to non-fiction to chronicle the role her native country and its landscapes have played in her crime fiction backlist to date.... Read more
Sphere has acquired two new novels from crime author Val McDermid.
Scottish Book Trust has appointed crime writer Val McDermid as its new patron.
Sphere non-fiction has acquired My Scotland, by crime writer Val McDermid in collaboration with photographer Alan McCreadie.
Mick Herron's lauded espionage thriller Spook Street (John Murray), already a CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger winner, has now also been shortlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime... Read more
This week's pictures round-up features the launch of an inclusive children's publisher and major announcements from the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018 and the Theakston... Read more