Saturday, 17 May 2014

CWA Dagger Short List

A number of the CWA Daggers were announced on Friday evening at a drinks reception that took place at CrimeFest.

They are as follows:-

Devil in the Marshalsea by Antonia Hodgson (Hodder & Stoughton)
The Late Scholar by Jill Paton Walsh  - (Hodder & Stoughton)
Treachery by S J Parris (HarperCollins)
The City of Strangers by Michael Russell (Avon)
Kitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders by Kate Griffin (Faber)
Theft of Life by Imogen Robertson (Headline Review)
The Dead Can Wait by Robert Ryan (Simon & Schuster)
Did She Kill Him by Kate Colquhoun (Little, Brown)
Life After Death by Damien Echols (Atlantic Books)
Undercover by Rob Evans & Paul Lewis (Faber & Faber/Guardian Books)
The Girl by Samantha Geimer (Simon & Schuster)
Manson by Jeff Guinn (Simon & Schuster)
The Seige by Adrian Levy & Cathy Scott-Clark (Viking)

International Dagger
Strange Shores, by Arnaldur Indridason, (translated by. Victoria Crib) Harvill Secker 
Irène by Pierre Lemaître (Translated by Frank Wynne) Quercus/MacLehose
The Siege by Arturo Perez-Reverte (Translated by Frank Wynne) Weidenfeld
Forty Days without Shadow by Oliver Truc (Translated by Louise Rogers LaLaurie) Little, Brown
Plan D by Simon Urban (Translated by Katy Derbyshire) Harvilll Secker
Dog Will Have His Day by Fred Vargas (Translated by Siân Reynolds) Harvill Secker 

Short Story Dagger
Judge Surra by Andrea Camilleri in Judges (Maclehose Press)
Reconciliation by Jeffrey Deaver in Trouble in Mind (Hodder & Stoughton)
In Our Darkened House by Inger Frimansson in A Darker Shade (Head of Zeus)
Fedora by John Harvey in Deadly Pleasures (Severn House)
Night Nurse by Cath Staincliffe in Deadly Pleasures (Severn House)

Debut Dagger 
The Long Oblivion by Tim Baker
A Convenient Ignorance by Michael Baker  
Under the Hanging Tree by Barb Ettridge     
The Father by Tom Keenan     
Motherland by Garry Abson      
The Allegory of Art and Science by Graham Brack
Convict by Barb Ettridge  
The Dog of Erbill by Peter Hayes      
Burnt by Kristina Stanley
Deviant Acts by John J.White     
Seeds of a Demon by Anastasia Tyler 
Colours by Tim Emery          
The Movement by Jody Sabral        

Congratulations to all the nominees.  The winners of the awards will be announced on Monday 30th June at the CWA Dagger Awards Dinner

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