Robotham, Slaughter and Henderson win Dagger Awards

The Crime Writers Association have announced the winners for the three of the Major categories for the Dagger awards.

CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger:
LIFE OR DEATH by Michael Robotham (Sphere)

Others on the Shortlist
THE SHUT EYE by Belinda Bauer (Bantam Press)
THE RULES OF WOLFE by James Carlos Blake (No Exit Press)
THE SILKWORM by Robert Galbraith (Sphere)
MISSING by Sam Hawken (Serpent’s Tail)
MR. MERCEDES by Stephen King (Hodder & Stoughton)
PLEASANTVILLE by Attica Locke (Serpent’s Tail)

CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger:
COP TOWN by Karin Slaughter (Century)

Others on the shortlist
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins (Doubleday)
THE NIGHT THE RICH MEN BURNED by Malcolm MacKay (Mantle)
MISSING by Sam Hawken (Serpent’s Tail)
NOBODY WALKS by Mick Herron (Soho Crime)
THE WHITE VAN by Patrick Hoffman (Grove Press)
THE KIND WORTH KILLING by Peter Swanson (Faber and Faber)

CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger:
FOURTH OF JULY CREEK by Smith Henderson (Heinemann)

Others on the shortlist
THE GIRL IN THE RED COAT by Kate Hamer (Faber and Faber)
THE ABRUPT PHYSICS OF DYING by Paul E. Hardisty (Orenda)
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng (Little, Brown)
YOU by Caroline Kepnes (Simon & Schuster)