Prizes

The McIlvanney Prize

Francine Toon's Pine Winner of Mcilvanney Prize 2020
Pine by Francine Toon, winner of McIlvanney Prize 2020.

The McIlvanney Prize is Bloody Scotland’s annual prize awarded to the best Scottish Crime book of the year.

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Bloody Scotland Scottish Crime Debut of the Year

Winner of Bloody Scotland Scottish Crime Debut of the Year 2020, Deborah Masson
Hold Your Tongue by Deborah Masson, winner of the Bloody Scotland Scottish Crime Debut of the Year award 2020.

In 2019 Bloody Scotland introduced a new prize to recognise the quality in new talent blossoming within crime writing – the Bloody Scotland Scottish Crime Debut of the Year.

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