Bloody Scotland Crime Book of the Year 2021 – McIlvanney Prize
Bloody Scotland Debut Prize for Crime Novel of the Year:
In 2019, Bloody Scotland introduced a new prize, the Bloody Scotland Scottish Crime Debut of the Year. To qualify for the award, the book must either be written by an author that was born or lives there, or is set in Scotland. The winner is awarded a cheque of £500 and a trophy sponsored by Glencairn Glass.
Introducing this year’s exciting finalists, with the winner indicated in red:
The Silent Daughter by Emma Christie
No Harm Done by Alistair Liddle
Edge of the Grave by Robbie Morrison
Waking the Tiger by Mark Wightman
The McIlvanney Prize is Bloody Scotland’s annual prize awarded to the Best Scottish Crime Book of the Year. As with the Debut novel award, authors must either be born or have lived in Scotland, and their book must be set in Scotland. The winner of The McIlvanney Prize will receive £1,000 and a Glencairn trophy.
Here are the finalists, with the winner indicated in red:
The Silent Daughter, Emma Christie
The Coffinmaker’s Garden, Stuart MacBride
Edge of the Grave, Robbie Morrison
The April Dead, Alan Parks
Hyde, Craig Russell
Congratulations to all!