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Shortlist announced for Richard And Judy Search For A Bestseller Competition 2016.

M2 BEST BOOKS-(C)2000-2016 M2 COMMUNICATIONS

Literary news company Book2book reported on Thursday that Richard and Judy, the informal name given to Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan, a British married couple who are both television presenters and columnists, have announced the shortlist for the 2016 Richard and Judy Search for a Bestseller Competition.

The couple said that the competition had receive an overwhelming number of entries and along with publishing company Bonnier Zaffre, the team of judges have now completed the in-depth selection process and have decided on a shortlist of crime, psychological thrillers, women's fiction and historical fiction titles by eight debut authors.

These writers will now compete for a GBP50,000 publishing deal with Bonnier Zaffre and specialist advice from literary agency Furniss Lawton. The winner will be announced in January 2017.

This year's shortlist includes: A Lesser Sin by Caz Frear; Acting Mysterious by Laura Stewart; Deep Water by Gail Egan; Eighteen Exhibits by Laura Foakes; First Person Singular by Heather Ranby; Hard Play by Asia Mackay; Rip Her To Shreds by Alison Percival; and September by Honoria Beirne.

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