Thursday, October 18, 2012

CWA Dagger & Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2012

Thanks to Rhian Davies of It's a Crime! (Or a mystery...) for the following CWA Dagger & Specsavers Crime Thriller Award news! Go HERE for all the nominees. Congrats to all!



The CWA Gold Dagger – sponsored by Constable & Robinson
  • The Rage by Gene Kerrigan (Harvill Secker)
The CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger – sponsored by Goldsboro Books
  • Land More Kind than Home by Wiley Cash (Bantam)
The CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger – sponsored by Ian Fleming Publications
  • A Foreign Country by Charles Cumming (HarperCollins)
The Specsavers Bestseller Dagger (Public Vote)
  • Kathy Reichs
Inducted to the Hall of Fame: 
Ann Cleeves, Jo Nesbø, Stuart MacBride

Lifetime Achievement award to: 
Karin Slaughter


The Film Dagger
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (StudioCanal)
The TV Dagger
  • Sherlock: Series 2 (Hartswood Films/BBC1)
The International TV Dagger
  • The Bridge (Danmarks Radio, Sveriges Television/BBC4)
The Best Actress Dagger
  • Claire Danes for Homeland (Teakwood Lane Productions, Showtime Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet Media Group, Fox 21/Channel 4)
The Best Actor Dagger
  • Benedict Cumberbatch for Sherlock (Hartswood Films/BBC1)
The Best Supporting Actress Dagger
  • Kelly Macdonald for Boardwalk Empire (HBO/Sky Atlantic)
The Best Supporting Actor Dagger
  • Martin Freeman for Sherlock (Hartswood Films/BBC1)
 ‘Best Detective Duo’ by Public Vote
  • Lewis – DI Robbie Lewis & DS James Hathaway

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