I’m thrilled that ‘The Memory of Blood’ has made the 2012 Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel Of The Year Longlist – it’s a very strong list and I’m amazed to say that I’ve read nearly every book on it. My money’s on ‘The End of the Wasp Season’ a superb mystery by Denise Mina.
‘The Memory of Blood’ has also been nominated for the Last Laugh Award at the Bristol Crime Festival, and ‘Red Gloves’ has been nominated for a Bram Stoker Award.
Next week I’ll be at London Reads with Tom Jones and Craig Taylor, presented by Londonist.com in Deptford on Tuesday May 22nd, here, and on Wednesday 23rd at Islington Central Library for a Feast of Words with Laura Wilson and Len Tyler here. All welcome, but book in advance if you can.