Thursday, 29 August 2013

CWA Dagger Shortlists announced!

Thursday August 29th: Today the Crime Writers’ Association announced the shortlists for the remaining three CWA 2013 Gold Daggers.  The eventual winners will be revealed on 24th October, at the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2013.

The shortlisted authors are:

Rubbernecker by Belinda Bauer(Bantam/Transworld)
The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes (HarperCollins)
Dead Lions by Mick Herron (Soho Crime)
Rage Against the Dying by Becky Masterman (Orion)

Ghostman  by Roger Hobbs (Transworld)
Ratlines by Stuart Neville (Random House)
The Sentinel by Mark Oldfield (Head of Zeus)
Capital Punishment by Robert Wilson (Orion)

Something You Are  by Hanna Jameson (Head of Zeus)
The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter by Malcolm Mackay (Mantle)
Norwegian by Night by Derek B Miller(Faber and Faber)
Shadow of the Rock by Thomas Mogford  (Bloomsbury)

CWA Chair Alison Joseph commented: “These 2013 CWA Dagger shortlists are all about inspirational story-telling and great writing. They show, once again, just why this genre continues to be so hugely popular and so greatly loved by readers.”

More information can be found at the CWA

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