‘It’s a dizzying weekend of pleasure.’ says @valmcdermid #BloodyScotland Programme 2019 #PressRelease @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald @mcdevitt_bob

I was squealing with DELIGHT when I opened the email that announced the fantastic line up for this years Bloody Scotland Programme. I was thrilled to have been chosen as a Bloody Scotland reader again this year and I’ve read Continue reading ‘It’s a dizzying weekend of pleasure.’ says @valmcdermid #BloodyScotland Programme 2019 #PressRelease @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald @mcdevitt_bob

THERE’S GOLD IN THEM THERE BOOKS! #PressRelease #ThomasHarris #CariMora @PenguinRHUK @GoldsboroBooks @nholten40

OMG! OMG! OMG!  Here’s something that is pretty exciting! Thanks to Charlotte Bush for the heads up!  Nationwide treasure hunt launched to find priceless, unique edition of long-awaited new book by the creator of Hannibal Lecter What you need to Continue reading THERE’S GOLD IN THEM THERE BOOKS! #PressRelease #ThomasHarris #CariMora @PenguinRHUK @GoldsboroBooks @nholten40

#PressRelease 📢 #LibraryConferenceMakingNoise 📢 @TheakstonsCrime @nholten40 @AnnCleeves @JP_Books @mariwriter

Whoop! Whoop! More exciting news coming your way from Harrogate, peeps! Check it out!  Inaugural Library Conference Makes Noise at Leading Festival One of the UK’s leading literary festivals is hosting an inaugural Library Conference. Up to 100 library professionals Continue reading #PressRelease 📢 #LibraryConferenceMakingNoise 📢 @TheakstonsCrime @nholten40 @AnnCleeves @JP_Books @mariwriter

Exciting #CoverReveal for @RachelAmphlett #TheFriendWhoLied @nholten40 @BOTBSPublicity

Sooooo excited to be involved in sharing the cover for Rachel Amphlett’s THE FRIEND WHO LIED and I can’t wait to take part in the blog tour for this! First up though, a bit about Rachel and this book! About Continue reading Exciting #CoverReveal for @RachelAmphlett #TheFriendWhoLied @nholten40 @BOTBSPublicity

So… what’s been happening⁉️ #Events #GoodFriends #Books #Writing #Bloggers #OrendaRoadshow #CrimeAndPublishment #TwistedLaunch @nholten40

Today I thought I do a bit of a round-up / catch up of what has been happening since January. I’ve not had much time for blogging 😥 BUT I had been writing and finished/submitted my second novel 😱say whaaaaat Continue reading So… what’s been happening⁉️ #Events #GoodFriends #Books #Writing #Bloggers #OrendaRoadshow #CrimeAndPublishment #TwistedLaunch @nholten40

💥BOOM!💥 BLOODY SCOTLAND LAUNCHES 2019 PROGRAMME WITH A SPECIAL EVENT WITH VAL McDERMID! @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @valmcdermid @Brownlee_Donald

Just when you think it couldn’t get any better, Bloody Scotland announce this… After launching the 2018 Bloody Scotland programme with a hugely popular one-off event by Alexander McCall Smith, Director, Bob McDevitt has done it again and secured Val McDermid Continue reading 💥BOOM!💥 BLOODY SCOTLAND LAUNCHES 2019 PROGRAMME WITH A SPECIAL EVENT WITH VAL McDERMID! @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @valmcdermid @Brownlee_Donald

Woohoo!! #PressRelease Final call for entries for the #McIlvanneyPrize for Crime Fiction and the NEW #debutprize for crime fiction AND revealing the debut authors selected for @Alexincrimeland New Crimes @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

I’m delighted to once again be a Bloody Scotland reader this year – what an honour! And here is a reminder and some exciting news to share about the prizes up for grabs and what they are all about! Final Continue reading Woohoo!! #PressRelease Final call for entries for the #McIlvanneyPrize for Crime Fiction and the NEW #debutprize for crime fiction AND revealing the debut authors selected for @Alexincrimeland New Crimes @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

💀 Killer Line up for 2019 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 💀 #PressRelease @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime

I’m soooo excited to be able to share this press release with a sneak peek of all the AWESOMENESS that will be happening in Harrogate for the festival in July! Are you ready? Let’s do this!  The Theakston Old Peculier Continue reading 💀 Killer Line up for 2019 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 💀 #PressRelease @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime

#FullCoverReveal #SomeoneIsLying @nholten40 @JennyBlackhurst @headlinepg @annecater

Oh my giddy aunt! Super excited to have been asked by the fabulous Anne Cater to take part in this amazing cover reveal for Jenny Blackhurst’s SOMEONE IS LYING. You probably noticed that a group of us shared a little Continue reading #FullCoverReveal #SomeoneIsLying @nholten40 @JennyBlackhurst @headlinepg @annecater

Epic Crime Wave Heads to Harrogate #PressRelease @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime

The countdown for Harrogate has started and here is what you can expect for 2019!! PRESS RELEASE  The world’s biggest celebration of the crime genre, the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, has unveiled its 2019 Special Guests. This year’s Continue reading Epic Crime Wave Heads to Harrogate #PressRelease @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime

#PressRelease – Book Podcast of the Year category lands at UK Book Blog Awards @nholten40 @midaspr @LondonBookFair

Well this is pretty exciting news!! Don’t forget to get your nominations in for your favourite Blogs, Podcasts, Bookstagrammers and BookTubers – Pay it forward! I have a few in mind – Two Crime Writers and a Microphone for one! Continue reading #PressRelease – Book Podcast of the Year category lands at UK Book Blog Awards @nholten40 @midaspr @LondonBookFair

Will the shadows of his own past reach out and drag him under before he can succeed? #TheReachOfShadows #CoverReveal #DIBliss @nholten40 @TonyJForder @Bloodhoundbook

Woohoo! 🙌 Absolutely thrilled-to-bits to share with you all the cover for Tony J Forder’s next DI Bliss novel: The Reach of Shadows! My thanks to the author for asking me to be involved and to Emma Welton for providing me with Continue reading Will the shadows of his own past reach out and drag him under before he can succeed? #TheReachOfShadows #CoverReveal #DIBliss @nholten40 @TonyJForder @Bloodhoundbook

Top Reads 2018 @nholten40 #crimefiction #thrillers #WhatToRead #CrimeBookJunkie

Well HOLY SH*TBALLS – what a year it has been for crime fiction! I seriously can’t believe how many fantastic books I had the pleasure of reading this year – some new authors, some old faves – but all were Continue reading Top Reads 2018 @nholten40 #crimefiction #thrillers #WhatToRead #CrimeBookJunkie

Holy Sh*tballs – I have a cover and a new title! Check out #DeadInside #CoverReveal @nholten40 @KillerReads @HarperCollinsUK @CottonFinn

In case you missed the reveal yesterday…. All the #Eeeeeks and #OMFG’s! I am absolutely over-the-friggin-moon to share my cover and the new title for my #debut novel: DEAD INSIDE! I have to say, my editor – the ever-so-awesome FINN Continue reading Holy Sh*tballs – I have a cover and a new title! Check out #DeadInside #CoverReveal @nholten40 @KillerReads @HarperCollinsUK @CottonFinn

#CrimeFictionTreasureHunt #DarkOfNight #DarknessSeries @nholten40 @CSDuffywriter

Woohoo! Now this is something different! I’m thrilled to be taking part in Claire Duffy’s DARKNESS series blog tour – a Glasgow set serial killer thrillers. As you may have seen on other stops in the tour, we’ll all be Continue reading #CrimeFictionTreasureHunt #DarkOfNight #DarknessSeries @nholten40 @CSDuffywriter