4 November 2015

Crime fiction shortlist for BGE Irish Book Awards

The shortlists for the 2015 Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards have been announced, including the Ireland AM Crime Fiction shortlist.

The crime titles are:

  • Even The Dead by Benjamin Black
  • Freedom’s Child by Jax Miller
  • Are You Watching Me? by Sinéad Crowley
  • Only We Know by Karen Perry
  • The Game Changer by Louise Phillips
  • After The Fire by Jane Casey

Asking For It by Louise O'Neill is shortlisted for both the Ryan Tubridy Show Listeners’ Choice Award and the Children's Book of the Year Award (Senior). We bet she wins the latter.

The shortlist for the overall Book of the Year is:

  • Tender by Belinda Mckeon
  • Miss Emily by Nuala O’Connor
  • The Green Road by Anne Enright
  • The Mark And The Void by Paul Murray
  • Beatlebone by Kevin Barry
  • The Little Red Chairs by Edna O’Brien

Full details at: irishbookawards.ie