Kelpies Prize 2012 Shortlist

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The 2012 shortlist (in alphabetical order) is:
Nicking Time by Tracy Traynor
Pick 'n' Mix Mums by Debbie Richardson
Shadow Eyes by Rebecca Smith

The winner will be announced at a ceremony at the Writers Retreat in the Edinburgh International Book Festival enclosure on Friday 17 August 2012. The winning author will receive a £2,000 cash prize and have their book published in the Kelpies imprint.

This year, the prize will be presented by Carnegie award-winning author Theresa Breslin.

The three shortlisted books couldn't be more different.
Tracy Traynor's Nicking Time follows a group of friends planning a perfect summer in Glasgow, but one of the gang isn't what he seems.
Debbie Richardson lets her character run riot with his library card, but it isn't books he's swaping in Pick 'n' Mix Mums.
Meanwhile, Rebecca Smith explores the Highlands in Shadow Eyes, where a mysterious wild creature is attacking helpless animals...

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