Award-winning author Craig Russell's novels have been translated into twenty-five languages worldwide. Film rights to his forthcoming novel, THE DEVIL ASPECT, have been acquired by Sony Pictures/Columbia Pictures and will be published by Doubleday in the US, Little, Brown in the UK. Screen rights to BIBLICAL have been acquired by Imaginarium Studios/Sonar Entertainment. The first television adaptation in Germany, by Tivoli Films, of a Jan Fabel novel attracted an audience of six million viewers. Three further novels have been made into films (in one of which Craig Russell makes a cameo appearance as a detective).
Craig Russell: * won the 2015 Crime Book of the Year (McIlvanney Prize) for 'The Ghosts of Altona' * is currently shortlisted for the 2019 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Award * was a finalist for the 2017 McIlvanney Prize for 'The Quiet Death of Thomas Quaid', the latest in the Lennox series; * was a finalist for the 2012 inaugural Bloody Scotland Crime Book of the year; * was a finalist for the 2013 Ellis Peters Historical Dagger; * was a finalist for the 2012 Crime Book of the Year (McIlvanney Prize); * won the 2008 CWA Dagger in the Library for the Fabel series; * was a finalist for the 2007 CWA Duncan Lawrie Golden Dagger; * was a finalist for the 2007 SNCF Prix Polar in France; * is the only non-German to be awarded the highly prestigious Polizeistern by the Polizei Hamburg.
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