Monday, January 21, 2008

European Authors nominated for Edgar Awards

The nominees for the 2008 Edgar Awards were announced a few days ago. British/European interests are as follows:

Best Novel

Christine Falls by Benjamin Black
Priest by Ken Bruen

Best First Novel By An American Author
In the Woods by Tana French. (hands up who knew she was born in Vermont and not Ireland?)

Best Paperback Original
Who is Conrad Hirst? by Kevin Wignall

Best Television Episode Teleplay
"Yahrzeit" - Waking the Dead, Teleplay by Declan Croghan & Barbara Machin

The full list of nominees is here.


Anonymous said...

Hands up - *I* knew Tana French was born in Vermont and not Ireland. - Her father

Anonymous said...

I didn't, but then I'm not her Dad! Nice to see him here!