Bloody Scotland reveals McCall Smith launching 2018 programme with one off event 4 June in Stirling! @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

ALEXANDER McCALL SMITH TO MAKE FIRST EVER APPEARANCE AT BLOODY SCOTLAND WHEN HE APPEARS IN STIRLING TO LAUNCH THE PROGRAMME ON MONDAY 4 JUNE 2018 Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival is delighted to announce that it will be marking Continue reading Bloody Scotland reveals McCall Smith launching 2018 programme with one off event 4 June in Stirling! @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

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

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

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

Rather Be The Devil: @BloodyScotland reads #MiniReview @Beathhigh @orion_crime @orionbooks @angelaontour

Eeeek!  Did I save the best to last?  You bet your arse I did!  I am a HUGE fan of Ian Rankin and nearly fainted when Rather Be The Devil turned out to be one of my #BloodyScotlandReads – I Continue reading Rather Be The Devil: @BloodyScotland reads #MiniReview @Beathhigh @orion_crime @orionbooks @angelaontour

@BloodyScotland: Press Release – Five Finalists for McIlvanney Prize Announced! @valmcdermid @TheCraigRussell @DameDeniseMina @CraigRobertson @JayStringer

Woohoo!  Super excited to share with you all the FIVE FINALISTS for the McIlvanney Prize 2017! FIVE FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE SCOTTISH CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2017 Winner to be presented at Opening Reception of Bloody Continue reading @BloodyScotland: Press Release – Five Finalists for McIlvanney Prize Announced! @valmcdermid @TheCraigRussell @DameDeniseMina @CraigRobertson @JayStringer

Want You Gone: @BloodyScotland reads #MiniReview @cbrookmyre @LittleBrownUK @nholten40

Today I am sharing a #minireview (4th of five) from my #BloodyScotlandReads.  I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I was to see Chris Brookmyre’s WANT YOU GONE on my list of five.  I may have squealed….loudly…and a Continue reading Want You Gone: @BloodyScotland reads #MiniReview @cbrookmyre @LittleBrownUK @nholten40

Cold Earth: Bloody Scotland Reads #minireview @AnnCleeves @BloodyScotland @nholten40

Woohoo!  Here is the third #minireview of five for my Bloody Scotland reads.  I was lucky enough to receive Ann Cleeves’ COLD EARTH and what a pleasure to read it was!  Let’s find out more about the author and this Continue reading Cold Earth: Bloody Scotland Reads #minireview @AnnCleeves @BloodyScotland @nholten40

Bloody Scotland 2017: Press Release

PRESS RELEASE Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival 8-10 September 2017 HOLLYWOOD ACTRESS TREADS THE BOARDS AT BLOODY SCOTLAND 2017 & CHRIS BROOKMYRE WHOSE PLAY WILL BE PERFORMED THERE WINS YET ANOTHER LITERARY AWARD THIS YEAR THE BLOODY SCOTLAND FRINGE Continue reading Bloody Scotland 2017: Press Release