Q&As with Mo and book extracts from Poppet.
The five lucky winners of the Mo Hayder Newsletter competiton to win signed proof copies of the new Jack Caffrey thriller are:
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Gone has won the category of best novel for the 2012 Mystery Writers of America, Edgar Allan Poe Awards.
Each spring, Mystery Writers of America present the Edgar® Awards, widely acknowledged to be the most prestigious awards in the genre. More details can be found at http://www.theedgars.com/nominees.htm
Harrogate, 22 July: Mo Hayder was this evening named as winner of the 2011 CWA Dagger in the Library, at the CWA Awards Ceremony during the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate. The judges praised her “Twisting, hard-hitting crime novels with a haunting emotional pull on the reader”, adding “Damaged detective Jack Caffery and police diver Flea Marley are one of the best pairings in current crime writing with each story leaving fans clamouring for more.”
Mo Hayder has been nominated for the following two awards in 2011:
The International Thriller Award 2011 (U.S.)
The winners of the Thriller Awards are announced at ThrillerFest, an annual event hosted by the International Thriller Writers organization, to recognise the best books published in this genre from the previous year.
Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Dagger in the Library, 2011
The CWA Dagger Awards celebrate the very best in crime and thriller writing, and are the longest established literary awards in the UK. These premier awards in crime fiction are recognised internationally as a mark of excellence.
While promoting 'Hanging Hill' in April, Mo kept a short tour blog.
French news magazine Le Point has listed 'Gone' as one of the twenty best books of 2010. Le Point website
Congratualtions to Mo, who makes it to the shortlist of this year's The CWA Dagger in the Library, 2010. Sponsored by the publishers, Random House, the Dagger is awarded to a writer nominated by library users and chosen by a panel of librarians, all of whom work with the public.
The Booklist Interview with Mo Hayder by Elliott Swanson. Booklist Online is the counterpart to Booklist magazine, published by the American Library Association.
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