And the nominees are…….
MC Beaton (Constable & Robinson)
Tony Black (Black and White Publishing)
Sharon Bolton (Transworld Publishers)
Elly Griffiths (Quercus)
Mari Hannah (Pan)
James Oswald (Michael Joseph)
Phil Rickman (Corvus)
Leigh Russell (No Exit Press)
Mel Sherratt (Thomas & Mercer)
Neil White (Sphere)
1,384 people voted for 636 different authors, resulting in a huge variety of crime writing styles being highlighted this year. I know who I would like to see picking up the award this year. How about you?