Review Round-Up #minireviews @nholten40 @BloodyScotland reads 2020 @AlanJParks #MarkRatcliffe #DouglasLindsay @ambroseparry

I’m sooooo behind on reviews 🙈 that I figured the best way to catch up would be to do some mini reviews as the day job and writing/editing in the evenings has just taken up the majority of my free Continue reading Review Round-Up #minireviews @nholten40 @BloodyScotland reads 2020 @AlanJParks #MarkRatcliffe #DouglasLindsay @ambroseparry

📢 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

The Long & Short of it… Lists that is! #DebutScottishCrimeBook2020 and #THEMcILVANNEYPRIZE2020 #pressrelease #BloodyScotland @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

Exciting news! Join me in congratulating these fabulous authors for making either the #shortlist for debut authors or the #longlist for the McIlvanney Prize. All amazing – going to be tough to call!  SHORTLIST FOR THE BLOODY SCOTLAND DEBUT SCOTTISH Continue reading The Long & Short of it… Lists that is! #DebutScottishCrimeBook2020 and #THEMcILVANNEYPRIZE2020 #pressrelease #BloodyScotland @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

BLOODY SCOTLAND CONFIRMS THAT THE McILVANNEY PRIZE AND BLOODY SCOTLAND DEBUT PRIZE WILL GO AHEAD… #PressRelease @BloodyScotland @nholten40

Yesterday I received the books I need to read and score as I once again was asked to be a Bloody Scotland reader! Myself and others are given 4-6 books to read over 6-8 weeks and score. 🤐Our lips are Continue reading BLOODY SCOTLAND CONFIRMS THAT THE McILVANNEY PRIZE AND BLOODY SCOTLAND DEBUT PRIZE WILL GO AHEAD… #PressRelease @BloodyScotland @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

👀📰#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

What’s Happened & What’s Happening… #Highlights @nholten40 @ButeNoir @PrintPoint97 @WaterstonesGla @MorecambeVice @BloodyScotland @0neMoreChapter_ @the_cwa @thrillerwriters

What better way to kick off a new month than to have a look back at some of the highlights of the summer and look ahead at some of the things I’m super excited about in the next few weeks! Continue reading What’s Happened & What’s Happening… #Highlights @nholten40 @ButeNoir @PrintPoint97 @WaterstonesGla @MorecambeVice @BloodyScotland @0neMoreChapter_ @the_cwa @thrillerwriters

#ADeadlyConvergence #ExclusiveNewStory #ComingSoon #PressRelease @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @Beathhigh @valmcdermid @cbrookmyre @louisewelsh00 @Brownlee_Donald

More exciting news coming your way from Bloody Scotland today! Check out the latest press release here: Four of Scotland’s bestselling crime writers are pooling their talents to write their first joint short story together, ahead of this month’s Bloody Continue reading #ADeadlyConvergence #ExclusiveNewStory #ComingSoon #PressRelease @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @Beathhigh @valmcdermid @cbrookmyre @louisewelsh00 @Brownlee_Donald

2019 The Year of Making Dreams Come True! @BloodyScotland Reveals their #CrimeInTheSpotlight Writers and I am one of them!! @nholten40 @Beathhigh @NicolaSturgeon @the_cwa @thrillerwriters @0neMoreChapter_ @KillerReads @fictionpubteam

This was me – literally – when I found out the news…and what’s that news?? Read the press release from Bloody Scotland to find out because I am still pinching myself… BLOODY SCOTLAND REVEALS THEIR ‘CRIME IN THE SPOTLIGHT’ WRITERS Continue reading 2019 The Year of Making Dreams Come True! @BloodyScotland Reveals their #CrimeInTheSpotlight Writers and I am one of them!! @nholten40 @Beathhigh @NicolaSturgeon @the_cwa @thrillerwriters @0neMoreChapter_ @KillerReads @fictionpubteam

FIRST MINISTER, NICOLA STURGEON TO TAKE THE STAGE WITH IAN RANKIN AT BLOODY SCOTLAND – Sat whaaaat? 🙌🏻👏🏻 #PressRelease @nholten40 @Beathhigh @BloodyScotland @NicolaSturgeon @Brownlee_Donald

Woohoo! What a headline! Nicola Sturgeon to take the stage with Ian Rankin at Bloody Scotland Bloody Scotland is delighted to reveal that the ‘special guest’ interviewing Ian Rankin on Saturday 21 September will be First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon. A Continue reading FIRST MINISTER, NICOLA STURGEON TO TAKE THE STAGE WITH IAN RANKIN AT BLOODY SCOTLAND – Sat whaaaat? 🙌🏻👏🏻 #PressRelease @nholten40 @Beathhigh @BloodyScotland @NicolaSturgeon @Brownlee_Donald

Rhona MacLeod discovers that a terrifying war is unfolding on Scotland’s Isle of Skye… #TimeForTheDead #GuestAuthorPost @nholten40 @Lin_Anderson @BlazesPage @panmacmillan @panmacpublicity @laurasherlock21

Today I am absolutely thrilled to be hosting Lin Anderson’s Time For The Dead blog tour. My review for this book will be up on Sept 19th when I’ll have Lin back again on my blog as part of the Continue reading Rhona MacLeod discovers that a terrifying war is unfolding on Scotland’s Isle of Skye… #TimeForTheDead #GuestAuthorPost @nholten40 @Lin_Anderson @BlazesPage @panmacmillan @panmacpublicity @laurasherlock21

#PressRelease LONGLIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2019 & THE SHORTLIST FOR THE INAUGURAL DEBUT SCOTTISH CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

Woohoo! Exciting news to share with you all today! So who has been long-listed for Bloody Scotland’s McIlvanney prize 2019? And who is on the short-list for the debut Scottish crime book?  Find our here:  Winner to be presented at Continue reading #PressRelease LONGLIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2019 & THE SHORTLIST FOR THE INAUGURAL DEBUT SCOTTISH CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald

‘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

💥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