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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Desert-island books: Science fiction tales set in isolation that feel just right now

Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea novels, Christopher Priest’s “The Islanders” and more Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Brian De Palma and Susan Lehman deliver a silly, fun pastiche of hard-boiled crime fiction

“Are Snakes Necessary?” is exactly what you’d expect from a maestro of violent sexploitation. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Read Harder: A Historical Fiction Novel Not Set in WWII

It can seem like every historical fiction read focuses on one event, but we've got historical fiction novels not set in WWII for the Read Harder challenge. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Editors flock to prison tales and true crime while literary fiction flies pre-LBF

True crime, “professional confessional” memoirs and titles that look into “sealed worlds” are the hottest non-fiction trends, according to agents who spoke to The Bookseller ahead of next week’s London Book Fair.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joffe Books acquires 350-strong Robert Hale crime and fiction list

Indie publisher Joffe Books has acquired the 350-strong Robert Hale crime and general fiction list from the Crowood Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barbour Launches Christian Fiction Series Based on True Crimes

The Christian publisher’s six-book series, True Colors, features fictional characters in stories that are based on real murders and other crimes in American history. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus wins Yorkshire-set cosy crime series at auction

Quercus has won at auction three books in a new Yorkshire-set "cosy crime" series by author Helen Cox. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-12 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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'Atmospheric' Inverness-set crime series to Harvill Secker after auction

Harvill Secker has snapped up rights to a new "page-turning and atmospheric" crime series set around Inverness by G R Halliday, following a "hotly-contested" auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-19 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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Crime writer A L Gaylin moves to Orion Fiction

Crime writer A L Gaylin is publishing two novels with Orion Fiction, the first of which centres on a young woman who becomes the focus of a true crime podcast. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-16 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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Constable signs Neil Broadfoot to pen new Stirling-set crime series

Constable has signed crime writer Neil Broadfoot in a three-book deal to write a new contemporary series set in Stirling in Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Why Brit crime fiction is paying international dividends

After the Scandi noir boom, dark tales from British authors are making waves abroad. Publishers, agents and authors take up the caseWhen ex-paramedic Daniel Cole signed with agent Sue Armstrong, he was “delighted”. When Armstrong bagged him a six-figure, three-book deal from a British publisher... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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Fiction and picture books look set to boost Christmas sales

Fiction and picture books are likely to take the lion’s share of sales over the Christmas period, although this year’s YA and teen offering is not as strong, according to a number of children’s booksellers. Florentyna Martin, children’s buyer at Waterstones, said younger fiction is particularly... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A hundred years on from Agatha Christie’s first novel, crime fiction is going cosy again

Hercule Poirot and Miss Marples are among golden age sleuths giving new inspiration to a genre tired of alcoholic divorcees and goth hackersForget domestic noir and put down all those books with “Girl” in the title. Crime fiction is turning back the clock to its golden age with a host of books... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-09-11 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

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