Denise Mina in line for top crime award for third year running

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01 July 2014
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imports_WRI_0-w5n5nmw1-100000_18777.jpg Denise Mina in line for top crime award for third year running
The winner of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award in 2012 and 2013 has been shortlisted again for The Red Road ...
The winner of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award in 2012 and 2013 has been shortlisted again for The Red Road
Denise, the cover star of the April edition of Writing Magazine, was shortlisted for the latest title in her DI Alex Morrow series. Her 2012 and 2013 winners, End of the Wasp Season and Gods and Beasts, were also from that series.
The other shortlisted titles for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award are: The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter, Malcolm Mackay; The Chessmen, Peter May; Rubbernecker, Belinda Bauer; Dying Fall, Elly Griffiths; Eleven Days, Stav Sherez.
The winner will be announced on 17 July.
• Another WM cover star, Antonia Hodgson (May) has won another top crime-writing award: the CWA's Historical Dagger, for her debut novel, The Devil in the Marshalsea.
The other Dagger Awards are:
Non-fiction Dagger: The Siege, Adrian Levy & Cathy Scott-Clark
International Dagger: The Siege, Arturo Pérez-Reverte
Debut Dagger: The Movement, Judy Sabral
Short Story Dagger: Fedora, John Harvey
Diamond Dagger: Simon Brett


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