Congratulations!The Book Prize for Fiction has been awarded to Lesley Thomson for her crime novel A Kind of Vanishing. The result of the award was announced on 21 July 2010. The People’s Book Prize for Fiction was the brain child of the late Dame Beryl Bainbridge and is supported by the Publishers Association. A Kind of Vanishing was originally published in 2006 and tells the story of what happens to those that are left behind when a child goes missing without a trace.
Lesley Thomson is the first winner of this award and is the author of two critically acclaimed crime novels. Seven Miles from Sydney and A Kind of Vanishing
A review of A Kind of Vanishing can be found here.