2016 CWA Dagger Award Winners

Tonight, at an Awards Gala Dinner, in London,  the CWA announced the winners of the 2016 Dagger Awards.

CWA GOLDSBORO GOLD DAGGER
Dodgers, Bill Beverly, No Exit Press

Rest of the Shortlist:
Black Widow, Christopher Brookmyre, Little Brown
Real Tigers, Mick Herron, John Murray
Blood Salt Water, Denise Mina, Orion

CWA IAN FLEMING STEEL DAGGER 
The Cartel, Don Winslow, William Heinemann

Rest of the Shortlist:
Rain Dogs, Adrian McKinty, Serpent’s Tail
Real Tigers, Mick Herron, John Murray
Make Me, Lee Child, Bantam Press

CWA INTERNATIONAL DAGGER
The Great Swindle, Pierre Lemaître, (Translator Frank Wynne), Quercus/Maclehose

Rest of the shortlist
The Truth and Other Lies, Sascha Arango (Translator Imogen Taylor), Simon & Schuster
Icarus, Deon Meyer, (Translator K L Seegers) Hodder & Stoughton
The Murderer in Ruins,(Translator Cay Rademacher) Peter Millar, Arcadia

CWA SHORT STORY DAGGER
On the Anatomization of an Unknown Man (1637) by Frans Mier, John Connolly, Hodder and Stoughton

Rest of the shortlist:
As Alice Did, Montalbano’s First Cases, Andrea Camilleri , Pan Macmillan
Nocturnes 2: Night Music, John Connolly, Hodder and Stoughton
Bryant & May and the Nameless Woman, Christopher Fowler, London’s Glory, Bantam

CWA NON FICTION DAGGER
You Could Do Something Amazing With Your Life (You Are Raoul Moat), Andrew Hankinson, Scribe

Rest of the shortlist:
The Golden Age of Murder, Martin Edwards, HarperCollins
Sexy Beasts: The Hatton Garden Mob, Wensley Clarkson, Quercus
A Very Expensive Poison, Luke Harding, Faber

CWA JOHN CREASEY (NEW BLOOD) DAGGER
Dodgers, Bill Beverly, No Exit Press

Rest of the shortlist:
Fever City, Tim Baker, Faber&Faber
Freedom’s Child, Jax Miller, HarperCollins
The Good Liar, Nicholas Searle, Viking

CWA ENDEAVOR HISTORICAL DAGGER
Stasi Child, David Young, Twenty7Books

Rest of the shortlist:
The House at Baker Street, Michelle Birkby, Pan Books
The Other Side of Silence, Philip Kerr, Quercus
A Book of Scars, William Shaw, Quercus
The Jazz Files, Fiona Veitch Smith, Lion Fiction
Striking Murder, A. J. Wright, Allison & Busby

DAGGER IN THE LIBRARY
Elly Griffiths

Rest of the shortlist
Tony Black 
Alison Bruce
Quintin Jardine 

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