2016 CWA Dagger Awards


This year winners are: 

Goldsboro Gold Dagger – for the best crime novel of the year

Dodgers by Bill Beverly, published by No Exit Press

Ian Fleming Steel Dagger – for the best crime thriller of the year

The Cartel by Don Winslow, published by William Heinemann

John Creasey New Blood Dagger – for the best debut crime novel

Dodgers by Bill Beverly, published by No Exit Press

International Dagger – for crime fiction translated into English and published in the UK

The Great Swindle by Pierre Lemaître translated by Frank Wynne, published by MacLehose Press

Non-Fiction Dagger – for non-fiction crime

You Could Do Something Amazing With Your Life (You Are Raoul Moat) by Andrew Hankinson, published by Scribe

Dagger in the Library – author of the most enjoyed collection of work in libraries

Elly Griffiths published by Quercus

Short Story Dagger – for a short crime story published in the UK

On the Anatomization of an Unknown Man (1637) by Frans Mier by John Connolly from Nocturnes 2: Night Music published by Hodder and Stoughton

Debut Dagger – for unpublished writers

Wimmera by Mark Brandi

Endeavour Historical Dagger – for the best historical crime novel

Stasi Child by David Young, published by Twenty7Books

Congratulations to the winners!

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