NOTE: This news piece is a republication- Source: Salomonsson Agency.

Lars Kepler and Kristina Ohlsson are both in the running for this year’s BookBeat Award for “Crime Writer of the Year.” The winner will ultimately be decided based on the audiobook service’s statistics from their three latest titles.

Lars Kepler is additionally shortlisted for the BookBeat Award for “Crime Novel of the Year” for The Spider. This category looks only at the streaming records of the nominated titles.

The winning authors and titles will all be announced during the Gothenburg Book Festival’s Crimetime Award ceremony, on September 30.