First batch of winners for the 2013 Dagger Awards.

The Crime Writers Association (U.K.) have announced the winners of the first batch of  Daggers Awards.

The CWA International Dagger:  A tie between Alex, by Pierre Lemaitre, translated by Frank Wynne (Quercus)
Ghost Riders of Ordebec, by Fred Vargas, translated by Siân Reynolds (Harvill Secker)

The CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger:
The Scent of Death, by Andrew Taylor (HarperCollins)

The CWA Non-Fiction Dagger:
Midnight in Peking, by Paul French (Penguin Viking)

The CWA Short Story Dagger:
“Come Away with Me,” by Stella Duffy (from The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime, Volume 10)

The CWA Dagger in the Library:
Belinda Bauer

The CWA Debut Dagger:
Finn Clarke (UK), Call Time

The CWA Diamond Dagger: Lee Child ( presented by last year’s winner, Frederick Forsyth)