Ever thought that your favourite crime fiction character or author doesn’t get the recognition they deserve? Well now you can change that by voting in the fun Dead Good Reader Awards. The winner will be announced at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in July. Here is my vote. I suspect my choices may surprise some of my readers!
The Lee Child award for Best Loner: Bernie Little, Dog On It, by Spencer Quinn
The Vale McDermid Awrd for Fiendish Forensics: Flesh And Blood, by Patricia Cornwell
The Reichenbach Falls award for most epic ending: Shatter, by Michael Robotham
The Patricia Highsmith award for most Exotic Location: Nairobi, Kenya, The Constant Gardener, John Le Carre
The Dr Lecter award for Scariest Villain: Hannibel Lecter, Red Dragon, Thomas Harris
The award for Most Recommended Book 2014: Broken Homes by Ben Aaronovitch.