Shortlists for the 2016 CWA Dagger Awards

The CWA has revealed the shortlists for the 2016 Dagger Awards. The winners will be announced at an Awards Gala Dinner, in London, on  October 11th.

CWA GOLDSBORO GOLD DAGGER
Dodgers, Bill Beverly, No Exit Press
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
Rain Dogs, Adrian McKinty, Serpent’s Tail
Real Tigers, Mick Herron, John Murray
Make Me, Lee Child, Bantam Press

CWA INTERNATIONAL DAGGER
The Truth and Other Lies, Sascha Arango (Translator Imogen Taylor), Simon & Schuster
The Great Swindle, Pierre Lemaître, (Translator Frank Wynne), Quercus/Maclehose
Icarus, Deon Meyer, (Translator K L Seegers) Hodder & Stoughton
The Murderer in Ruins,(Translator Cay Rademacher) Peter Millar, Arcadia

CWA SHORT STORY DAGGER
As Alice Did, Montalbano’s First Cases, Andrea Camilleri , Pan Macmillan
On the Anatomization of an Unknown Man (1637) by Frans Mier, John Connolly, Hodder and Stoughton
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
The Golden Age of Murder, Martin Edwards, HarperCollins
Sexy Beasts: The Hatton Garden Mob, Wensley Clarkson, Quercus
You Could Do Something Amazing With Your Life (You Are Raoul Moat), Andrew Hankinson, Scribe
A Very Expensive Poison, Luke Harding, Faber

CWA DEBUT DAGGER
A Reconstructed Man, Graham Brack
A State of Grace, Rita Catching
Dark Valley, John Kennedy
Wimmera, Mark Brandi
The Devil’s Dice, Roz Watkins

CWA JOHN CREASEY (NEW BLOOD) DAGGER 
Fever City, Tim Baker, Faber&Faber
Dodgers, Bill Beverly, No Exit Press
Freedom’s Child, Jax Miller, HarperCollins
The Good Liar, Nicholas Searle, Viking

CWA ENDEAVOR HISTORICAL DAGGER
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
Stasi Child, David Young, Twenty7Books

DAGGER IN THE LIBRARY
Tony Black 
Alison Bruce
Elly Griffiths 
Quintin Jardine 

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