Saturday, 20 May 2017

Crimefest Awards and Petrona Award

The Crimefest award and the Petrona award were announced on Saturday 20th May 2017 at the Gala Dinner held at Crimefest Bristol.   The shortlist for the Crimefest awards can be found here, whilst the shortlist for the Petrona Award can be found here.

Audible Sounds of Crime Award (for best unabridged crime audiobook): I See You, by Clare Mackintosh; read by Rachel Atkins (Sphere)

eDunnit Award (for the best crime fiction e-book): Wilde Lake, by Laura Lippman (Faber and Faber)

The Last Laugh Award (for the best humorous crime novel): Real Tigers, by Mick Herron (John Murray)

The H.R.F. Keating Award (for the best biographical or critical book related to crime fiction): Brit Noir, by Barry Forshaw (No Exit Press)

Best Crime Novel for Children (8-12): Murder Most Unladylike: Mistletoe and Murder, by Robin Stevens (Puffin)

Best Crime Novel for Young Adults (12-16): Kid Got Shot, by Simon Mason (David Fickling)

Petrona Award for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year: Where Roses Never Die, by Gunnar Staalesen, translated by Don Bartlett (Orenda Books; Norway)

Congratulations to all the nominated authors and winners.

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