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

NOIRELAND Returns in 2020 with a One-Day Festival 👏🏻 @nholten40 @NOIRELANDfest @angelaontour

Belfast’s NOIRELAND International Crime Festival is returning on 28 March 2020. This year’s one-day festival showcases some of Ireland’s greatest crime novelists, lends a helping hand to aspiring writers, and highlights Belfast significant impact on the world of crime fiction, Continue reading NOIRELAND Returns in 2020 with a One-Day Festival 👏🏻 @nholten40 @NOIRELANDfest @angelaontour

News from @CrimeFest! #PressRelease @nholten40

Lynda La Plante, Laura Lippman and Robert Goddard to headline 2020 CrimeFest. – HURRAH! Headline authors for CrimeFest – one of Europe’s biggest crime fiction conventions – have been announced. The 2020 convention sponsored by Specsavers is hosted from 4 Continue reading News from @CrimeFest! #PressRelease @nholten40

EVERYONE HAS SECRETS. NOBODY IS INNOCENT. #InAHouseOfLies #Review @orionbooks @orion_crime @nholten40 @Beathhigh @BloodyScotland

OMG YAY! I’m a little bit excited today for a few reasons! I’ll be on my way shortly to Bloody Scotland crime festival in Stirling to catch up with my #partnersincrime while we #fangirl/boy over our favourite crime writers. I’m Continue reading EVERYONE HAS SECRETS. NOBODY IS INNOCENT. #InAHouseOfLies #Review @orionbooks @orion_crime @nholten40 @Beathhigh @BloodyScotland

Rhona MacLeod returns to her roots on Scotland’s Isle of Skye… #TimefortheDead #Review @nholten40 @Lin_Anderson @Blazespage @MorecambeVice @BOTBSPublicity

Absolutely delighted to be sharing my review of Lin Anderson’s TIME FOR THE DEAD as part of the Morecambe & Vice blog tour organised by Book on the Bright Side Publicity. I am thrilled to be interviewing Lin on stage Continue reading Rhona MacLeod returns to her roots on Scotland’s Isle of Skye… #TimefortheDead #Review @nholten40 @Lin_Anderson @Blazespage @MorecambeVice @BOTBSPublicity

👀📰#PressRelease #FourFinalistsRevealed #McIlvanneyPrize @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

In case you missed the announcement from earlier today, I’m so excited to share the short-list for the McIlvanney Prize 2019! Keep reading to find out more:   THE FOUR FINALISTS ARE REVEALED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE SCOTTISH CRIME BOOK Continue reading 👀📰#PressRelease #FourFinalistsRevealed #McIlvanneyPrize @nholten40 @BloodyScotland