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Louise Phillips

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The Crime Writers’ Association has just announced the 2018 shortlists for the Daggers awards!!

The Crime Writers Association was established in 1953 by crime writer John Creasey. Each year, the Daggers are awarded across 10 categories. With the exception of the Diamond Dagger, the Debut Dagger and the Dagger in the Library, all the books are nominated by publishers.

The Diamond Dagger is awarded to an author who has made an outstanding contribution to crime fiction. The Diamond Dagger is nominated by the CWA members. Bestselling author Michael Connelly was announced as the 2018 winner earlier this year. The rest of the winners will be announced at an award dinner in London on 25 October.

See Shortlists below!!!

The CWA Gold Dagger 2018 Shortlist

Author Title Publisher
Steve Cavanagh The Liar Orion
Mick Herron London Rules John Murray
Dennis Lehane Since We Fell Little Brown
Attica Locke Bluebird, Bluebird Serpent’s Tail
Abir Mukherjee A Necessary Evil Harvill Secker
Emma Viskic Resurrection Bay Pushkin Vertigo

 

The Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2018 Shortlist

Author Title Publisher
Mick Herron London Rules John Murray Publishers
Emily Koch If I Die Before I Wake Harvill Secker
Attica Locke Bluebird, Bluebird Serpent’s Tail
Colette McBeth An Act of Silence Wildfire
C J Tudor The Chalk Man Michael Joseph
Don Winslow The Force HarperFiction

 

The John Creasey Debut Dagger 2018 Shortlist

Author Title Publisher
William Boyle Gravesend No Exit Press
Joe Ide I.Q. Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Danya Kukafka Girl In Snow Picador
Melissa Scrivner Love Lola Point Blank
Khurrum Rahman East Of Hounslow HQ
Emma Viskic Resurrection Bay Pushkin Vertigo

 

International Dagger 2018 Shortlist

Title Author Translated by Publisher
Zen and the Art of Murder Oliver Bottini Jamie Bulloch MacLehose
Three Days and a Life Pierre Lemaitre Frank Wynne MacLehose
After the Fire Henning Mankell Marlaine Delargy Harvill Secker
The Frozen Woman Jon Michelet Don Bartlett No Exit Press
Offering to the Storm Dolores Redondo Nick Caistor & Lorenza Garzía HarperCollins
The Accordionist Fred Vargas Sian Reynolds Harvill Secker

 

Dagger In The Library 2018 Shortlist

Martin Edwards
Nicci French
Edward Marston
Peter May
Rebecca Tope
Simon Kernick

 

For Full List of Dagger Shortlist Visit HERE

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