2016 CWA Dagger Award Winners Oct11

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...

Shortlists for the 2016 CWA Dagger Awards Jul29

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...

Longlists for 2016 Dagger Awards May21

Longlists for 2016 Dagger Awards

Yesterday, at Crimefest, the CWA announced the longlists for the 2016 Dagger Awards.    CWA GOLDSBORO GOLD DAGGER  DODGERS, Bill Beverly, No Exit Press BLACK WIDOW, Christopher Brookmyre, Little Brown AFTER YOU DIE, Eve Dolan, Harvill Secker REAL TIGERS, Mick Herron, John Murray FINDERS KEEPERS, Stephen King, Hodder & Stoughton DEAD PRETTY, David Mark, Mulholland books/Hodder & Stoughton BLOOD SALT WATER, Denise Mina, Orion SHE DIED YOUNG, Elizabeth Wilson, Serpent’s Tail CWA IAN FLEMING STEEL DAGGER  THE CARTEL, Don Winslow, William Heinemann THE ENGLISH SPY, Daniel Silva, HarperCollins BONE BY BONE, Sanjida Kay, Corvus RAIN...

Peter James awarded the CWA Diamond Dagger Jan23

Peter James awarded the CWA Diamond Dagger

Crime Writers’ Association has announced that the Diamond Dagger will be bestowed upon Peter James. While James is best known for his DSI Roy Grace novels, he has published 31 novels overall (12 of which feature DSI Grace). The CWA Diamond Dagger is awarded each year to a writer who has a career marked by sustained excellence. Past winners have included literary giants such as Lee Child, Frederick Forsyth, P.D. James,  Val McDermid and Elmore Leonard. Part of the CWA Dagger Awards, the CWA Diamond Dagger is the most prestigious prize the Association can bestow. “I’ve always felt that the CWA Diamond Dagger stands head and shoulders above...

Robotham, Slaughter and Henderson win Dagger Awards Sep29

Robotham, Slaughter and Henderson win Dagger Award...

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...