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Crimefest unveils Award Nominees, including Alex Michaelides & Kate Atkinson

Nominated for the Crimefest Awards are Kate Atkinson's Big Sky, the fifth novel in the Jackson Brodie series, and Alex Michaelides' The Silent Patient, a suspense novel about the psyches of both a woman convicted of murdering her husband and the therapist determined to treat her. Both of these bestselling books appear in the Audible Sounds of Crime Award category, and Michaelides' debut has also been shortlisted for the Specsavers Crime Fiction Debut Award. 

The 2020 Crimefest Awards–previously due to be presented at a gala dinner during the convention at the Bristol Grand Mercure Hotel this June–will, in light of Covid-19, announce the winners online at and via its social media pages on Tuesday 7th July.

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