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BLOODY SCOTLAND Special on Crime Time FM

September 04, 2022 CrimeTimeFM
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BLOODY SCOTLAND Special on Crime Time FM
Show Notes

THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY BLOODY SCOTLAND 15th - 18th September, 2022.


Victoria Selman and Paul Burke chat to Festival Director BOB MCDEVITT and Scottish crime writers SARAH SMITH (HEAR NO EVIL) & ABIR MUKHERJEE (WYNDHAM & BANERJEE series), about what makes Bloody Scotland so special, the McIlvanney Prize and Scottish Debut Novel Awards, what it takes to put on a successful hybrid festival, a star studded cast which includes John Connolly, Dean Koontz, Sir Ian Rankin, Sara Paretsky, Ann Cleeves et al, and the Scotland vs England rivalry on the pitch.


To book tickets over the phone simply call 01786 274000. Lines open Tues-Sat 10am-5pm.

The McIlvanney Prize Shortlist:
Liam McIlvanney  The Heretic
Alan Parks                May God Forgive
Louise Welsh          The Second Cut
Ambrose Parry     A Corruption of Blood

Bloody Scotland Crime Debut Of The Year shortlist:
Tariq Ashkanani            Welcome to Cooper
Frankie Boyle                 Meantime
Sarah Smith                     Hear No Evil
George Paterson          The Girl, the Crow, the Writer & the Fighter
Amanda Mitchison      The Wolf Hunters

Produced by Junkyard Dog
Music courtesy of Southgate and Leigh
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Paul Burke writes for Crime Time, Crime Fiction Lover and the European Literature Network. He is also a CWA Historical Dagger Judge 2022 .