This is the second year that there has been a crime fiction category in the Irish Book Awards, and it's great to see the genre being recognised in this way. Hat tip to Declan Burke of Crime Always Pays re the announcement.
The finalists for the Ireland AM Crime Fiction Award 2010 are:
- City of Lost Girls, Declan Hughes
- Time of Death, Alex Barclay
- Faithful Place, Tana French
- The Missing, Jane Casey
- Dark Times in the City, Gene Kerrigan
- The Twelve, Stuart Neville
Have you read any of the eligible Irish crime novels? Who do you think should win?