Category: Bloody Scotland

McIlvanney Prize 2019 – Scottish Crime Book of the Year Blog Tour @BloodyScotland #Lovebooks #Breakers @doug_johnstone @OrendaBooks

McIlvanney Prize 2019 ‘I went to Bloody Scotland and I was just knocked out….this event was so friendly, so supportive I was honestly overwhelmed’William McIlvanney – speaking on BBC Scotland, 2012 Three years ago the Scottish Crime Book of the Year Award was renamed the McIlvanney Prize in memory of William McIlvanney who is often

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Bloody Scotland – News @bloodyscotland #Stirling #CrimeFiction #Festival #LoveBooks

Bloody Scotland will again be supporting new writers by pairing established authors with ‘support’ acts just starting out on their crime writing career. Graeme Macrae Burnet, author of His Bloody Project was famously ‘In the Spotlight’ as a support act for Ian Rankin before it was shortlisted for the Man Booker and the initiative has

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Bloody Scotland – News @bloodyscotland #Stirling #CrimeFiction #Festival #LoveBooks

LONGLIST ANNOUNCED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2019& THE SHORTLIST FOR THE INAUGURAL DEBUT SCOTTISH CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR Winner to be presented at Opening Reception of Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Festival in Stirling on Friday 20 September 2019 ‘I went to Bloody Scotland and I was just knocked out….this event was so friendly,

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BLOODY SCOTLAND 2019 – Launch @BloodyScotland #CrimeFiction

BLOODY SCOTLAND INTERNATIONAL CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL REVEALS 2019 PROGRAMME including David Baldacci, Denise Mina, Ian Rankin, Shari Lapena and debut author, straight from Pointless, Richard Osman STIRLING 20-22 SEPTEMBER 2019 ‘It’s a dizzying weekend of pleasure.’ Val McDermid, 2019  Bloody Scotland revealed its 2019 programme today followed by a one-off performance by Val McDermid who will

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My Bloody Scotland 2018 Experience @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald #CrimeFiction #Scotland #BookFestival

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BLOODY SCOTLAND INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL CONFIRMS BEST YEAR EVER! @bloodyscotland

BLOODY SCOTLAND INTERNATIONAL CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL CONFIRMS BEST YEAR EVER WITH TICKET SALES UP 50% ON LAST YEAR’S (BESTSELLING) FIGURES Bloody Scotland proudly announces ANOTHER STELLAR YEAR IN TERMS OF TICKET SALES. Audience numbers grew by 30% reaching 8474 compared to 6537 in 2017.   Described by William McIlvanney as ‘one of the friendliest festivals

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Blood Scotland 2017 ~ LBG’s Day 1 ~ #Review @BloodyScotland

My Bloody Scotland 2017 adventure started on platform 13 at Waverly Station, Edinburgh. Bumping into author Helen MacKinven was a real treat, although Helen was heading home I still got to spend some time chatting on the train. We were also joined by the wonderful Alison Baillie Taylor, who I thought I had passed whilst

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Gala Opening, McIlvanney Prize and Torchlight Procession @BloodyScotland

Tonights the night, I am beyond excited for my Bloody Scotland experience to begin. All year I have heard talk about how magnificent this weekend is and that it’s a must for lovers of crime fiction. I am going to immerse myself in the weekend and catch up with Authors and fellow bloggers both new

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Bloody Scotland – The Book @BloodyScotland #Interview @cbrookmyre

LBG are delighted to be on the blog tour for Bloody Scotland – The Book. The book features 12 of Scotland’s best crime writers. Val McDermid, Chris Brookmyre, Denise Mina, Gordon Brown, Ann Cleeves, Louise Welsh, Lin Anderson, Doug Johnstone, Craig Robertson, E S Thomson, Sara Sheridan and Stuart MacBride. We are privileged to have an

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