Ahhh…how I wish I could be in Scotland for the Bloody Scotland convention this year. It will be held in Stirling, the ancestral home of the Phillips clan.
Take a look at the list of finalists for the Bloody Scotland Crime Book of the Year, a celebration of the best in Scottish crime writing:
“Paths of the Dead” by Lin Anderson
“DM for Murder” by Matt Bendoris
“Dead Girl Walking” by Chris Brookmyre
“Thin Air” by Ann Cleeves
“The Ghosts of Altona” by Craig Russell
“Death Is a Welcome Guest” by Louise Welsh
The winner is chosen by a panel of three: a bookseller, a journalist and a broadcaster. The prize includes about $1,600. and a year’s worth of publicity at Waterstone’s (huge British bookstore chain).
Congratulations to all the finalists!