ITV3 Crime & Thriller Award Winners

Though the news was allegedly embargoed until tonight, The Bookseller has announced the winners of these brand-new awards, given out last Friday at a starstudded gala ceremony:

The literary winners were: author of the year Ian Rankin for Exit Music (Orion); breakthrough author of the year Stuart MacBride for Broken Skin (Harper); and the international author of the year accolade was awarded posthumously to Stieg Larsson for his début novel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Quercus).


J James was inducted into the International Crime Writing Hall of Fame

alongside Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Dame Agatha Christie.

The ITV3 writer’s award for classic TV drama, voted for by viewers, was won by Inspector Morse author Colin Dexter.

Congratulations to all the winners! The awards ceremony will be broadcast on ITV3 later tonight.