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From Uber driving to huge book deal: Adrian McKinty's life-changing phone call

Despite awards and acclaim for his crime fiction, the impoverished novelist lost his home and was set to quit – then the phone rangIt was1.30 in the morning in Melbourne and Adrian McKinty had just got home after dropping off his last Uber customer of the night at the airport. His phone rang. It... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-08 06:00:17 UTC ]
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Skyhorse Forms Arcade CrimeWise

Skyhorse Publishing is stepping up its presence in crime fiction with the launch of Arcade CrimeWise. The imprint will launch its first titles this fall. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Aberdeen is the perfect setting for crime fiction

Crime author Stuart McBride discusses Aberdeen's growing "artistic and cultural expertise", ahead of new literary festival Granite Noir. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Femi Kayode wins Little, Brown Award for crime fiction

University of East Anglia creative writing student Femi Kayode has won the £3,000 Little, Brown Award for crime fiction for the manuscript for his "shocking and emotional story", Lightseekers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: New Frontiers of Crime Fiction

Québec and its long, dark winters have much in common with the Scandinavian environment that has proven such a fertile ground for authors in the ever-popular Nordic noir genre. W Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Child and Lagercrantz battle it out on CrimeFest Awards shortlists

Lee Child, David Lagercrantz and Fiona Barton are among the names on this year's CrimeFest Awards shortlists, which include a mix of established and new names in crime fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Espionage novel bags Little, Brown UEA Crime Fiction Award

Merle Nygate has won the inaugural Little, Brown Award for crime fiction at the University of East Anglia (UEA). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper, Herron and Mukherjee scoop CWA Daggers

Jane Harper, Mick Herron and Abir Mukherjee are among the authors honoured at the Crime Writers Association's 2017 Daggers awards, with Ann Cleeves recognised for her "outstanding contribution to crime fiction". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Silvertail signs 'brilliant new voice in crime fiction'

Silvertail has signed Ravenhill, a "stunning" debut novel from a "brilliant new voice in crime fiction", John Steele. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cathy Glass turns to crime fiction for Avon

HarperCollins' bestselling non-fiction author Cathy Glass is to turn her hand to crime fiction with Avon. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Martina Cole | 'I was just this blonde from Essex, people didn’t know what to do with me'

Martina Cole, the bestselling and prolific author of crime fiction, is to be celebrated by publisher Headline in her 25th year as a published author. She deserves more respect for her achievements, says Tom Tivnan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2016: Fiction and Nonfiction

From crime fiction to medical advice with a sense of humor, both well-known authors and new voices were among the bestselling books in Germany last year. The post Germany’s Bestselling Books of 2016: Fiction and Nonfiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bouchercon 2016: Blood on the Bayou

Over 1,900 people traveled to the Big Easy September 15-18 for the 47th Bouchercon World Mystery Convention, an annual gathering of crime fiction’s fans and authors, making it the largest Bouchercon ever. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chandler joins Harvill Secker as editorial director for crime

Jade Chandler is to leave Sphere and join Harvill Secker in the newly-created role of editorial director for crime fiction in October. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Starts New Crime Fiction Imprint in Germany

Edition M, a new imprint for crime fiction, is the latest addition to Amazon Publishing in Germany. It plans to publish 60 titles by the end of 2016. The post Amazon Starts New Crime Fiction Imprint in Germany appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Marcia Clark: Crime Fiction After O.J.

Marcia Clark wanted to write crime fiction since childhood, but lacked the confidence to go for a career as a writer. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bouchercon 2015: Crime Fiction and Literary Awards Under the Oaks

Held in the South for the first time, crime and mystery fiction's annual convention mixed literary prizes and barbecue with programming focused on everything from traditional hardboiled crime novels to short fiction and international mysteries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women’s crime fiction: There was nothing sentimental about it

Sarah Weinman, the editor of new Library of America anthology, spotlights the no-nonsense work of female crime writers. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus promotes Richard Arcus to commissioning editor

Quercus has promoted Richard Arcus to the role of commissioning editor, focusing on “commercially saleable literary fiction as well as crime fiction with an imagination-capturing premise”. Arcus, who moves up from the role of editor, has been at Quercus since 2010. His first acquisition in his... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Short story competition for No Exit

Oldcastle Books is launching a new short story competition for its crime fiction imprint No Exit Press as part of Oldcastle’s 30th anniversary celebrations. The competition will launch on 25th May to mark the publication of Leigh Russell’s latest novel, Killer Plan. It will be open to any... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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