The Last Laugh Award is for the best humorous crime novel first published in the British Isles in 2011. The nominees were:
– Declan Burke for Absolute Zero Cool (Liberties Press)
– Colin Cotterill for Killed at the Whim of a Hat (Quercus)
– Chris Ewan for The Good Thief’s Guide to Venice (Simon & Schuster)
– Christopher Fowler for Bryant & May and the Memory of Blood (Doubleday)
– Carl Hiaasen for Star Island (Sphere)
– Doug Johnstone for Smokeheads (Faber and Faber)
– Elmore Leonard for Djibouti (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
– L.C. Tyler for Herring on the Nile (Macmillan)
And the winner was Declan Burke for Absolute Zero Cool (Liberties Press).
I have AZC in my Kindle and I’ve scheduled to read it soon. Stay tuned.
Information taken from CrimeFest Awards.