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

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

I’m Going To Bute! #ButeNoir #ComingSoon #BookYourTicket #IncredibleLineUp…and me! @nholten40 @ButeNoir @PrintPoint97

Whoop! Whoop! The countdown to BUTE NOIR is on and I am absolutely buzzing! The line up this year is PHENOMENAL and I will be in full #authorstalking mode. I’m heading up to Glasgow on Thursday to meet up with Continue reading I’m Going To Bute! #ButeNoir #ComingSoon #BookYourTicket #IncredibleLineUp…and me! @nholten40 @ButeNoir @PrintPoint97

Post Harrogate Blues… #RandomRamblings #Pics #CrimeFiction #CrimeWriters #MyTribe @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime @HarrogateFest

Every year in the run up to Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival I get excited…incredibly excited. It’s the start of the summer crime festivals for me and the opportunity to meet crime writers, bloggers/friends and new friends. This year, Continue reading Post Harrogate Blues… #RandomRamblings #Pics #CrimeFiction #CrimeWriters #MyTribe @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime @HarrogateFest

Winner of 2019 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Unmasked… #PressRelease @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime @SSCav @JP_Books

Whoop! Whoop! Absolutely delighted to share this news in case some of you missed it! Announcing the winner of the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award for 2019 and winner of the tenth Theakston Old Peculier Outstanding Continue reading Winner of 2019 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Unmasked… #PressRelease @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime @SSCav @JP_Books

#WhoAmI? Identity Crisis 😱 #NewcastleNoir #BeaconLitFest @nholten40 @NewcastleNoir @BeaconLit1 @KillerReads @0neMoreChapter_ @fictionpubteam

My debut novel, Dead Inside was published in ebook format on May 31st (and is currently only 99p/99c so grab it while you can!) – about 2 and 1/2 months ago – and I still struggle to think of myself Continue reading #WhoAmI? Identity Crisis 😱 #NewcastleNoir #BeaconLitFest @nholten40 @NewcastleNoir @BeaconLit1 @KillerReads @0neMoreChapter_ @fictionpubteam

‘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

#PressRelease 📢 #LibraryConferenceMakingNoise 📢 @TheakstonsCrime @nholten40 @AnnCleeves @JP_Books @mariwriter

Whoop! Whoop! More exciting news coming your way from Harrogate, peeps! Check it out!  Inaugural Library Conference Makes Noise at Leading Festival One of the UK’s leading literary festivals is hosting an inaugural Library Conference. Up to 100 library professionals Continue reading #PressRelease 📢 #LibraryConferenceMakingNoise 📢 @TheakstonsCrime @nholten40 @AnnCleeves @JP_Books @mariwriter

💥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

Well this is pretty awesome… @JP_Books @mariwriter @TheakstonsCrime OH MY! 👏🏻😱 @nholten40 #PressRelease #Harrogate #CrimeFestival

When this juicy bit of news dropped into my inbox…I may have squealed with delight! For those of you heading to Harrogate for the annual crime festival next year…THIS is some of what you have to look forward to! One Continue reading Well this is pretty awesome… @JP_Books @mariwriter @TheakstonsCrime OH MY! 👏🏻😱 @nholten40 #PressRelease #Harrogate #CrimeFestival

Morecambe & Vice: Fantastic Time Had By All… #MorecambeViceCrimeWritersFestival @nholten40 @MorecambeVice

It has been a few weeks since I attended Morecambe & Vice Crime Writer’s Festival but I wanted to do a wee shout-out and highlight it as I had such a good time! I arrived on Friday and settled in Continue reading Morecambe & Vice: Fantastic Time Had By All… #MorecambeViceCrimeWritersFestival @nholten40 @MorecambeVice