Shortlists for 2014 CWA Dagger awards

The Crime Writers’ Association announced the shortlists for the final three CWA 2014  Daggers. The winners will be announced on October 24th, at the Crime Thriller Awards.

CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of the Year:
THE FIRST RULE OF SURVIVAL, by Paul Mendelson (Constable)
HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN, by Louise Penny (Sphere/Little Brown)
KEEP YOUR FRIENDS CLOSE, by Paula Daly (Bantam/Transworld)
 THIS DARK ROAD TO MERCY, by Wiley Cash (Doubleday/Transworld)

CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger:
THE AXEMAN’S JAZZ, by Ray Celestin (Mantle)
THE DEVIL IN THE MARSHALSEA, by Antonia Hodgson 
(Hodder & Stoughton)
THE SILENT WIFE, by A.S.A Harrison (Headline)
THE STRANGLER VINE, by M.J. Carter (Penguin Fig Tree)

CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger:
APPLE TREE YARD, by Louise Doughty (Faber and Faber)
AN OFFICER AND A SPY, by Robert Harris (Random House)
I AM PILGRIM, by Terry Hayes (Transworld)
ATCHEZ BURNING, by Greg Iles (Harper Collins)