Charles Cumming Awarded First Ever Scottish Crime Book of the Year

Yesterday, at Bloody Scotland in Stirling, Charles Cumming was awarded the inaugural Scottish Crime Book of the Year award for A FOREIGN COUNTRY (Harper Collins).

Others on the short list:
DEAD MEN & BROKEN HEARTS by Craig Russell (Quercus)
GODS & BEASTS by Denise Mina (Orion)
THE LEWIS MAN by Peter May (Quercus)
PRAGUE FATALE by Philip Kerr (Quercus)
REDEMPTION by Will Jordan (Random House)

Congratulations to not just Charles, but to all of those on the short list.