As a founder member of Mystery Women in 1997, promoting Crime Fiction has always been my passion.
Following the closure of Mystery Women, a new group was formed on 30th January 2012 promoting crime fiction.
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⏰ It's just 24 hours until Bloody Scotland kicks off!
Everything you need to get ready for Bloody Scotland
This email will
give you everything you need to prepare for the best literary festival in
town (and online!)
Step One: Get
to your contacts! You can participate in Q&As by texting your
question to this number. Online viewers will also have a chat-box under
the event, so get thinking up your questions 💭 We've also put together a handy FAQ for watching
online on our website here.
Prepare for Prizes
We're about to wrap up our blog tour. You
can follow the bloggers tagged on our Twitter here.
It'll soon be time to announce the winners! Find out who will take home
both the Debut and the McIlvanney Prize at our Prize Ceremony on Friday
17th September at 5.15pm. Get your FREE
ticket in-person or to watch online.
Win A Survival Kit (or a stiff drink!)
The Likely Suspects is the criminally good
line-up of authors and books from Simon & Schuster – and a new
community for anyone who loves crime fiction books, film and TV. If you
enjoy arresting police procedurals, tantalising thrillers, shiver-inducing
suspense, phenomenal psychological chills and all manner of addictive,
adrenaline-filled crime, then The Likely Suspects is the place for you.
We’re giving away a Likely Suspects survival goodie bag and five
fantastic books to celebrate our launch at Bloody Scotland; including new
novels from Nicci French, Louise Candlish, Jack Jordan and David Heska
Enter the competition below and make sure you’re following @likely_suspectsfor in-depth
discussions on everything from detectives and depositions to dodgy
witnesses and death-defying plot twists.
To celebrate the publication of Neil Lancaster’s Dead Man’s Grave in
hardback we’ve partnered with Masters of Malt to give you the
chance to win a bottle of Neil Lancaster’s favourite Dalwhinnie 15 year
old whisky, and a copy of Dead Man’s Grave in hardback. Longlisted
for the 2021
McIlvanney Prize, Dead Man’s Grave is the first
stunning thriller in the new DS Max Craigie Scottish Crime series.
We have an absolutely stacked programme,
that includes names such as Kathy
Reichs, Karin Slaughter, Lee Child, Linwood Barclay
who will be beamed into the Albert Halls via live video link up where
live interviewers will question them in front of a live and digital
audience. And in Stirling itself, we'll see the likes of Val McDermid, Ian Rankin,
Denise Mina, Chris Brookmyre, Alan Parks, Mark Billingham, Kia Abdullah