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

Countdown to the Daggers! #PressRelease #BookYourTicket #Free @nholten40 @the_cwa

Woohoo! This year I’m going to the #DaggerAwards 👏🏻 Press Release  Tickets are available from today (Thurs 15 Oct) for the virtual awards ceremony of the 2020 Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Daggers, which honour the very best in crime writing. Continue reading Countdown to the Daggers! #PressRelease #BookYourTicket #Free @nholten40 @the_cwa

January 1991. Six people are dead. Murdered. #WhatACarveUp #PressRelease @nholten40 @CarveUpUK @jonathancoe @FillouxPastry @theBarnTheatre @thelbt @NewWolsey

Delighted to be collaborating with this murderous lot and share in announcing the exciting online production of WHAT A CARVE UP! I’ll be sharing more about my involvement in the not-so-distant future (VERY EXCITING) but until then, check out the Continue reading January 1991. Six people are dead. Murdered. #WhatACarveUp #PressRelease @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

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

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

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

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

London Book Fair 2020 Award Winners Announced #PressRelease @nholten40 @LondonBookFair

The winners of the UK Book Blog Awards 2020, recognising the importance of social media influencers to the book world are as below: Book Podcaster of the Year: Sentimental Garbage With The Comma Press Podcast being highly commended by the Continue reading London Book Fair 2020 Award Winners Announced #PressRelease @nholten40 @LondonBookFair

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