THE REEK OF RED HERRINGS wins the historical Agatha! 

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100 word bio:

Catriona was born in Scotland and lived there until 2010, before immigrating to California.  A former academic linguist, she is now a full-time fiction writer, the multi- award-winning author of the Dandy Gilver detective stories, set in Scotland in the 1920s.  She also writes a strand of award-winning contemporary standalone novels including Edgar-finalist THE DAY SHE DIED and Mary Higgins Clark finalists THE CHILD GARDEN and QUIET NEIGHBORS.

Catriona is a proud member of Sisters in CrimeMystery Writers of AmericaThe Crimewriters’ Association and The Society of Authors.

awards and honours 

  • Toastmaster for Malice Domestic 30 (pending)
  • QUIET NEIGHBORS shortlisted for the 2017 Agatha award for best contemporary novel
  • THE REEK OF RED HERRINGS winner of the 2017 Agatha award for best historical novel
  • QUIET NEIGHBORS shortlisted for the 2017 Mary Higgins Clark award
  • QUIET NEIGHBORS bronze medal for mystery category 2107 IPPY awards.
  • THE REEK OF RED HERRINGS winner of the 2017 Bruce Alexander Memorial Lefty for best historical mystery
  • Authored the introduction to STRIDING FOLLY, the final volume of Hodder & Stoughton's 2017 Dorothy L Sayers re-issue.
  • THE CHILD GARDEN finalist for the 2016 Macavity award for best mystery
  • THE CHILD GARDEN finalist for the 2016 Anthony award for best novel
  • THE CHILD GARDEN finalist for the 2016 Agatha award for best contemporary novel
  • THE CHILD GARDEN finalist for the 2016 Mary Higgins Clark award
  • Toastmaster at Left Coast Crime 2016
  • THE DAY SHE DIED winner of the 2015 Anthony award for best paperback 
  • THE DAY SHE DIED winner of the 2015 Silver Falchion award for best literary suspense
  • THE DAY SHE DIED shortlisted for the 2015 Macavity award for best novel
  • A DEADLY MEASURE OF BRIMSTONE winner of the 2015 Sue Feder Memorial Macavity
  • A DEADLY MEASURE OF BRIMSTONE winner of the Bruce Alexander award for historical mystery, Left Coast Crime, 2015T
  • HE DAY SHE DIED finalist for an Edgar award for best paperback original 
  • 2014-15 national president of Sisters in Crime.
  • AS SHE LEFT IT winner of the IndieFab gold medal for mystery 2014
  • A BOTHERSOME NUMBER OF CORPSES shortlisted for the Sue Feder Memorial Macavity 2014
  • AS SHE LEFT IT won the 2014 Anthony Award for best pbk original.
  • DANDY GILVER AND A BOTHERSOME NUMBER OF CORPSES winner of the Bruce Alexander Award  2014
  • AS SHE LEFT IT shortlisted for the Calamari Award at Left Coast Crime, Monterey, 2014
  • AN UNSUITABLE DAY FOR A MURDER Winner of the Historical Agatha Award, 2013
  • AN UNSUITABLE DAY FOR A MURDER winner of the Bruce Alexander Award, 2013
  • AS SHE LEFT IT, Kirkus top 20 mystery/thrillers of 2013
  • THE PROPER TREATMENT OF BLOODSTAINS winner of the Sue Feder Memorial Macavity Award, 2012
  • DANDY GILVER AND THE PROPER TREATMENT OF BLOODSTAINS, Boston Globe’s top 10 picks of 2012.
  • THE BURRY MAN’S DAY longlisted for the Theakston’s Old Peculier Award, at Harrogate International Crime Festival, 2006
  • AFTER THE ARMISTICE BALL shortlisted for the CWA Ellis Peters Dagger, 2005

 

Agent

Lisa Moylett
Coombs Moylett Literary Agency,
120 New King's Road, London, SW6 4LZ, UK.
(+44) 20 8740 0454
lisa@coombsmoylett.com
www.coombsmoylett.com

Publicity

Standalones US -
Katie Mickshl,      Midnight Ink
2143 Wooddale Drive, St Paul, MN 55125
(+1) 651 312 8452
katiem@llewellyn.com

Standalones UK    Helen Upton,                   Little, Brown                   Carmelite House               50 Victoria Embank.        EC4Y 0DZ                        (+44) 20 3122 6000     Helen.Upton@littlebrown.co.uk         

Dandy Gilver (UK)  Jenni Leech, Hodder & Stoughton, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0DZ
(+44) 20 3122 6777        jenni.leech@hodder.co.uk

Dandy Gilver (US) - Hector Dejean, Minotaur, 175 5th Ave, New York, NY 10010
(+1) 212 674 5151
Hector.dejean@stmartins.com