Have you heard the news? 🗞 #Noirwich is back 📚 @nholten40 @NOIRwichFest @WritersCentre

🗞 Press Release 🗞 Abbott, Peace and Cha to headline Noirwich Crime Writing Festival, 9 – 12 September 2021   Internationally acclaimed writer Megan Abbott (“A legend for good reason” –The Washington Post) will deliver the 2021 Noirwich Crime Writing Continue reading Have you heard the news? 🗞 #Noirwich is back 📚 @nholten40 @NOIRwichFest @WritersCentre

⚔️ Countdown to the Daggers ⚔️ #PressRelease @nholten40 @the_cwa

Super exciting news!! Book lovers and crime fiction fans have a unique opportunity to watch the famed Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Daggers awards, live. The oldest awards in the genre, the CWA Daggers have been synonymous with quality crime writing Continue reading ⚔️ Countdown to the Daggers ⚔️ #PressRelease @nholten40 @the_cwa

🗞 Press Release 🗞 LONGLIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2021 | @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

What a day for announcements! So excited to share the #longlist for Bloody Scotland’s 2021 McIlvanney Prize. I was lucky enough to be involved as a Bloody Scotland reader and it’s my honour to share these fantastic authors with you Continue reading 🗞 Press Release 🗞 LONGLIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2021 | @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

?Press Release? | CRÈME DE LA CRIME SHORTLIST REVEALED FOR THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2021 | #TheakstonAward | @HarrogateFest | @nholten40

As all crime fiction fans and readers gear up for #Harrogate2021, I’m delighted to share the #shortlist announcement and what a list it is! Congratulations and good luck to you all! ?? ELLY GRIFFITHS | ROSAMUND LUPTON | BRIAN MCGILLOWAY Continue reading ?Press Release? | CRÈME DE LA CRIME SHORTLIST REVEALED FOR THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2021 | #TheakstonAward | @HarrogateFest | @nholten40

LONGLIST REVEALED|THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2021 | #TheakstonAward | @HarrogateFest @nholten40

Exciting news and I am thrilled to be a part of sharing it with the #bookworld! It’s the LONGLIST reveal – woohoo! MARK BILLINGHAM | LOUISE CANDLISH | JANE CASEY | STEVE CAVANAGH | WILL DEAN  EVA DOLAN | LUCY FOLEY | ELLY GRIFFITHS | DOUG JOHNSTONE | ROSAMUND LUPTON VAL MCDERMID | BRIAN MCGILLOWAY | ABIR MUKHERJEE | LIZ NUGENT | IAN RANKIN Continue reading LONGLIST REVEALED|THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2021 | #TheakstonAward | @HarrogateFest @nholten40

What’s been happening? #MidMarchUpdate #RecommendedReads @nholten40

If you’re signed up to my newsletter, some of this is stuff you’ll have already read – but what wasn’t included, is what I’m curently doing in terms of my writing. So I guess this is an exclusive? ? Before Continue reading What’s been happening? #MidMarchUpdate #RecommendedReads @nholten40

Fancy a trip to #MurderIsland? #PressRelease @nholten40 @STVStudios

? PRESS RELEASE ?   DO YOU THINK YOU’VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES TO SOLVE A MURDER MYSTERY? ARE YOU A TRUE CRIME FANATIC WITH A PASSION FOR SOLVING CRIME? ARE YOU AN ARMCHAIR DETECTIVE? STV Studios are making a Continue reading Fancy a trip to #MurderIsland? #PressRelease @nholten40 @STVStudios

Finally something to look forward to! | #Highlights2019 | THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR 2021 | #TheakstonsCrime | @HarrogateFest @nholten40

I know it’s still early days and people are cautious (rightly so) but when I heard that #Harrogate will be back in July my heart soared – finally something to look forward to after everything that has happened in the Continue reading Finally something to look forward to! | #Highlights2019 | THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL RETURNS FOR 2021 | #TheakstonsCrime | @HarrogateFest @nholten40

What a cast! What a show! #WhatACarveUp 5 ⭐️ #Review @nholten40 @CarveUpUK @jonathancoe @FillouxPastry @theBarnTheatre @thelbt @NewWolsey

I don’t generally review films, plays or shows on my blog – but this is more of an online event and I enjoyed it more than I expected I would. First, here’s a little but about WHAT A CARVE UP Continue reading What a cast! What a show! #WhatACarveUp 5 ⭐️ #Review @nholten40 @CarveUpUK @jonathancoe @FillouxPastry @theBarnTheatre @thelbt @NewWolsey

? FOUR FINALISTS FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2020 REVEALED ? #PressRelease @BloodyScotland @nholten40

In case you missed it earlier…?? Exciting news! The McIlvanney #finalists have been announced! ?? BLOODY SCOTLAND INTERNATIONAL CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL REVEALS FOUR FINALISTS FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2020 sponsored by The Glencairn Glass with match funding from Culture & Continue reading ? FOUR FINALISTS FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2020 REVEALED ? #PressRelease @BloodyScotland @nholten40

Who’s joining me at @BloodyScotland in September!? #PressRelease @nholten40

Well THIS is pretty exciting news!! In case you missed the announcement yesterday – you will be thrilled to know that you can travel to the fabulous city of Stirling, Scotland as this year Bloody Scotland is holding a virtual Continue reading Who’s joining me at @BloodyScotland in September!? #PressRelease @nholten40

CWA Dagger Awards 2020 Longlists Announced ?? @nholten40 @the_cwa #CrimeFiction #PressRelease

✨??✨ It’s celebration time as the #DaggerLonglist is announced by the CWA ?? I am absolutely thrilled to see some of my friends on this list as well as some favourites – I’ve highlighted in red the peeps I would Continue reading CWA Dagger Awards 2020 Longlists Announced ?? @nholten40 @the_cwa #CrimeFiction #PressRelease

CWA Daggers Longlists to be Announced #PressRelease @nholten40 @the_cwa

Longlists for the coveted 2020 CWA Daggers will be revealed at noon on Friday 5 June for its ten categories, including non-fiction, short stories and debut crime fiction. The world-famous Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Daggers, which honour the very best Continue reading CWA Daggers Longlists to be Announced #PressRelease @nholten40 @the_cwa

BLOODY SCOTLAND INTERNATIONAL CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL 2020 CANCELLED… #PressRelease @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

<Insert all the crying faces here> I think most of us expected this news, and although it is totally understandable and the right thing to do – it doesn’t mean I (or anyone else) has to pretend to be happy. Continue reading BLOODY SCOTLAND INTERNATIONAL CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL 2020 CANCELLED… #PressRelease @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

FIRST NAMES REVEALED! #TheakstonsCrime #HIF2020 #PressRelease @nholten40 @HarrogateFest

Eeeeeek!!! I’m always excited by this announcement as it means I can start my countdown to Harrogate – Theakstons Crime Festival! Hurrah! This year I am incredibly excited by the line up as there are so many of my FAVOURITE Continue reading FIRST NAMES REVEALED! #TheakstonsCrime #HIF2020 #PressRelease @nholten40 @HarrogateFest