THE McILVANNEY PRIZE #ScottishCrimeBookOfTheYearAward2018 #JudgesAnnounced @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

Woohoo! I was thrilled to be asked again this year to be a Bloody Scotland reader and equally thrilled to be able to share the announcement of who the judges for the McIlvanney Prize 2018 will be! The 2018 programme Continue reading THE McILVANNEY PRIZE #ScottishCrimeBookOfTheYearAward2018 #JudgesAnnounced @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

Killer Line up for 2018! #PressRelease @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime

Woohoo! With the sun shining you can almost feel yourself in Harrogate, surrounded by crime readers and writers … it’s not long now! Thrilled to be able to share this with you all today!  PRESS RELEASE: 19 April 2018 Killer Continue reading Killer Line up for 2018! #PressRelease @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime

Crime & Publishment 2018 – I Pitched My Novel! @nholten40 @GrahamSmith1972 @CrimeandPublish @OrendaBooks @RusseldMcLean @michaeljmalone1 @PaulTeagueUK @CraigRobertson

Last week I attended Graham Smith’s Crime & Publishment creative writing course/ workshop weekend at The Mill Forge. I first attended last year, with a prologue and a few pages of the first chapter …and nothing else. However, I came Continue reading Crime & Publishment 2018 – I Pitched My Novel! @nholten40 @GrahamSmith1972 @CrimeandPublish @OrendaBooks @RusseldMcLean @michaeljmalone1 @PaulTeagueUK @CraigRobertson

Crime, Christie and Cream Tea! #ComingSoon @LBandSW #LBSW18 @LondonBookFair @nholten40

Now this is something that I think you crime fiction lovers will enjoy! As part of London Book and Screen Week there will be a series of events celebrating literatures leading ladies – How COOL is that!? This event certainly caught Continue reading Crime, Christie and Cream Tea! #ComingSoon @LBandSW #LBSW18 @LondonBookFair @nholten40

More Exciting News from @LondonBookFair #MeetALiteraryAgent @nholten40

Thrilled to be able to share some MORE exciting news from The London Book Fair 2018! Read on for all the detail of this exciting opportunity!  Bookings now open for LBF’s Agent One-to-One programme News for release, 2 March 2018: Continue reading More Exciting News from @LondonBookFair #MeetALiteraryAgent @nholten40

The London Book Fair’s Write Stuff creative writing competition opens for entries! @nholten40 @LondonBookFair

More exciting news to share from the London Book Fair! Are you an aspiring writer? Pitch your ideas to the panel at the London Book Fair! Details below! #GetWriting The London Book Fair’s ever-popular writing competition issues Call for Entries Continue reading The London Book Fair’s Write Stuff creative writing competition opens for entries! @nholten40 @LondonBookFair

#HotOffThePresses from @TheakstonsCrime @nholten40 @JohnGrisham @LeeChildReacher

OMG! Super exciting news from #TheakstonsCrime! Check out the latest announcement here: John Grisham to Feature at Theakston Crime Writing Festival The biggest celebration of the crime genre in the world has announced blockbuster author, John Grisham, will be one Continue reading #HotOffThePresses from @TheakstonsCrime @nholten40 @JohnGrisham @LeeChildReacher

#ExcitingNews!! The London Book Fair launches inaugural UK Book Blog Awards @LondonBookFair @nholten40

OMG!! 😱 Check out this exciting news! Get nominating your favourite #Bloggers #Bookstagrammer or #Booktuber now! ⭐ Good Luck, everyone! ⭐ The London Book Fair launches inaugural UK Book Blog Awards The hunt to find the most influential book bloggers, Continue reading #ExcitingNews!! The London Book Fair launches inaugural UK Book Blog Awards @LondonBookFair @nholten40

Stars of Scottish crime writing to get bloody in Kolkata @BloodyScotland

Press Release An exciting announcement today, #bookjunkies! Check this out! Some of Scotland’s finest crime writers are set to bring a slice of tartan noir to India. Val McDermid, Graeme Macrae Burnet and Abir Mukherjee will be championing contemporary Scottish Continue reading Stars of Scottish crime writing to get bloody in Kolkata @BloodyScotland

Noir at The Bar #Edinburgh #AuthorStalking #TwinniesOnTour @nholten40 @sbairden @CollinsJacky @Kierney_S

Eeeeek! Nothing gets me more excited than attending crime events or author stalking and on Thursday November 30th I got to do both while I was in Edinburgh. Whoop! Whoop! I was up early and braved the Edinburgh cold so Continue reading Noir at The Bar #Edinburgh #AuthorStalking #TwinniesOnTour @nholten40 @sbairden @CollinsJacky @Kierney_S

Let’s Get Criminal! #PlottingThePerfectMurder #BlackwellsOfEdinburgh @nholten40 @BookWeekScot @CollinsJacky @JackieMBaldwin1 @GrahamSmith1972 @allanguthrie

Woohoo! On Wednesday, I packed my bags and headed somewhere I always wanted to go…EDINBURGH! I ❤️ Scotland, so I was super excited when two…yes TWO book events were happening over two nights, giving me a fantastic excuse to head Continue reading Let’s Get Criminal! #PlottingThePerfectMurder #BlackwellsOfEdinburgh @nholten40 @BookWeekScot @CollinsJacky @JackieMBaldwin1 @GrahamSmith1972 @allanguthrie

What do Hull and Iceland have in common? Noir of course! @nholten40 @HullNoir

Eeeeeeek! I can’t believe a week has already passed since I left the fabulous city of Hull after attending a criminally awesome event: Hull Noir 2017! My hat goes off to Nick Quantrill, Nicola East and Nick Triplow for organising Continue reading What do Hull and Iceland have in common? Noir of course! @nholten40 @HullNoir

NOIRELAND ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EVENT @angelaontour @nholten40 @NOIRELANDFest

EEEEEEEEEEEK! Now this is something delicious to end your Thursday night with a smile on your face!! PRESS RELEASE NOIRELAND ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EVENT WITH RENOWNED ACTOR AIDAN GILLEN NOIRELAND International Crime Festival is delighted to announce a sensational new addition to Continue reading NOIRELAND ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EVENT @angelaontour @nholten40 @NOIRELANDFest

Bloody Scotland Anthology Blog Tour: Review @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

Eeeeek!  When I was asked to take part in the Bloody Scotland blog tour, I am sure my squeals of excitement could be heard all the way up in Stirling!  This is one of my favourite crime festivals, where some Continue reading Bloody Scotland Anthology Blog Tour: Review @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

Another Fantastic Time at Bloody Scotland! @BloodyScotland @nholten40

I always find it difficult to get the feeling I experienced captured into words so that you all can truly get the flavour of how absolutely AMAZING the events I have attended are.  But I’ll try and keep trying, until Continue reading Another Fantastic Time at Bloody Scotland! @BloodyScotland @nholten40