New prize for BAME crime authors

Though writers like Lionel Shriver might not like it, Penguin Random House has made a commitment to reflecting Britain’s ethnic diversity in the writers it…

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Big and Bloody Scotland

Torches as mighty as claymores fired up the biggest Bloody Scotland crime writing festival to date, with an opening procession from the crag of Stirling…

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Events: an Autumn of crime

If you missed the annual summer pilgrimage to Harrogate for the Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival, fear not. Autumn has a bumper crop of…

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Interview: Alex Gray

Scottish author Alex Gray has been writing professionally since 1992, and her DCI Lorimer books are said to bring Glasgow to life in the same…

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Interview: Craig Robertson

After a successful career in journalism Craig Robertson has taken to a life of writing crime fiction. His work is marked by crisp prose, smart…