Full Curl by Dave Butler Shortlisted for the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize in the Mystery Category

Full Curl by Dave Butler Shortlisted for the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize in the Mystery Category

Posted on May 4 by KathrynB in Awards, Mystery, News
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May 4, 2018―Dundurn Press is pleased to announce that Full Curl by Dave Butler has been shortlisted for the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize in the mystery category.  This is the fourth annual Emerging Writer Prize. The 2018 shortlist, selected by Kobo’s team of booksellers and booklovers—with book completion rates, customer ratings and reviews considered—comprises six books from each genre. Linwood Barclay will be choosing the winning mystery book and that will be announced on the evening of June 19, 2018.

Published in September 2017, Full Curl is the first book in the Jenny Willson Mystery Series that features park warden Jenny Willson who is known for saying what others can’t or won’t. In 2015 it was shortlisted for the Unhanged Arthur Award for Best Unpublished First Crime Novel. Full Curl is also nominated for the 2018 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Crime Novel.

In Full Curl, Jenny Willson discovers animals disappearing from Canada’s mountain parks, and she finds herself racing down a trail lined with deceit, distraction, and murder, and tempted to cross a line to a place she might not be able to come back from.

The second book in the series, No Place for Wolverines, comes out in October 2018.

 

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To book an interview with Dave Butler, please contact:

Michelle Melski, Senior Publicist

416-214-5544 x222; mmelski [at] dundurn [nospam] com (mmelski [at] dundurn [nospam] com)