Further to the earlier post on the results on the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2009. Attached are some further pictures from that indomitable photographer Ali Karim. The first photograph is of Harlan Coben and his son Will who is evidently as overjoyed as his father was to win the ITV3 Bestseller Dagger beating off some very stiff competition from the likes of Martina Cole, Alexander McCall Smith, Nicci French and Dick Francis.
Ian Rankin, who along with Val McDermid, Lynda La Plante and Colin Dexter were inducted into the Hall of Fame in recognition of their outstanding careers and huge contribution to the genre.
Author Simon Kernick congratulating John Hart who won the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2009 for the best thriller novel along with Shots Mag editor Mike Stotter.
Shots Editor Mike Stotter along with Ashes to Ashes star Philip Glenister and Ali Karim after the awards had been given out.
Hall of famers Val McDermid and Colin Dexter at the award ceremony.