HERRINGS wins the historical Lefty!

QUIET NEIGHBORS shortlisted for an Agatha and the Mary Higgins Clark award!

THE REEK OF RED HERRINGS shortlisted for the historical Agatha! 

Presskit

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’ AssociationThe Society of Authors  and Scottish PEN.

awards and honours 

  • QUIET NEIGHBORS shortlisted for the 2017 Agatha award for best contemporary novel (pending)
  • THE REEK OF RED HERRINGS shortlisted for the 2017 Agatha award for best historical novel (pending)
  • QUIET NEIGHBORS shortlisted for the 2017 Mary Higgins Clark award (pending)
  • 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 shortlisted for the 2016 Macavity award for best mystery (didn't win)
  • THE CHILD GARDEN shortlisted for the 2016 Anthony award for best novel (didn't win)
  • THE CHILD GARDEN shortlisted for the 2016 Agatha award for best contemporary novel (didn't win)
  • THE CHILD GARDEN shortlisted for the 2016 Mary Higgins Clark award (didn't win)
  • 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 (didn't win)
  • 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 shortlisted for an Edgar award for best paperback original (didn't win)
  • 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 (didn't win)
  • 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 (didn't win)
  • 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. (didn't win)
  • AFTER THE ARMISTICE BALL shortlisted for the CWA Ellis Peters Dagger, 2005. (didn't win)

 

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