Friday, August 7, 2020

KILLER NASHVILLE CLAYMORE AWARD FINALISTS

2020 KILLER NASHVILLE CLAYMORE AWARD FINALISTS
Congratulations to all. Winners will be announced on August 22, 2020.

Top 20 Finalists 

C.C. Anderson Sunday Split 
R.G. Belsky The Baghdad Conspiracy 
Alexander Bruce Of Empires and Eternities 
Mary Bush Crooked 
Kathy Cuddihy Safe Harbours 
Nicholas Holloway Three Houses on a Hill 
Geoffrey Hyatt A Coffin for Mr. Blackpoole 
Michael Jordan A Desperate Race 
William Kaufmann  Killing Bodhi 
Edson Knapp Ghosts of Kilimanjaro 
Grace Lawler Astral Exile 
Michael Byers Lewis The Pilate Scroll 
Lisa Malice Dead Ringer 
Kevin Maris Forged in Lightning 
William Burton McCormick Ghost 
Mark Renshaw Cyborn 
Steven Sanders War Wolves 
Sheila Sobel Time Flies 
J.B. Stevens The Red Exit 
Victory Witherkeigh The Girl

Thursday, August 6, 2020

CWA DAGGER AWARDS SHORTLIST: Crime Writers Association-UK

CWA (Crime Writers Association - UK) Daggers Awards 2020 Shortlists. Winners will be announced on October 22.

GOLD DAGGER

Claire Askew: What You Pay For (Hodder & Stoughton)
Lou Berney: November Road (Harper Fiction)
John Fairfax: Forced Confessions (Little, Brown)
Mick Herron: Joe Country (John Murray)
Abir Mukherjee: Death in the East (Harvill Secker)
Michael Robotham: Good Girl, Bad Girl (Sphere)

IAN FLEMING STEEL DAGGER

Lou Berney: November Road (Harper Fiction)
Tom Chatfield: This is Gomorrah (Hodder & Stoughton)
AA Dhand: One Way Out (Bantam Press)
Eva Dolan: Between Two Evils (Raven Books)
David Koepp: Cold Storage (HQ)
Alex North: The Whisper Man (Michael Joseph)

JOHN CREASEY (NEW BLOOD) DAGGER

Steph Cha: Your House Will Pay (Faber & Faber)
Samantha Downing: My Lovely Wife (Michael Joseph)
Philippa East: Little White Lies (HQ)
Robin Morgan-Bentley: The Wreckage (Trapeze)
Trevor Wood: The Man on the Street (Quercus Fiction)

SAPERE BOOKS HISTORICAL DAGGER

Alis Hawkins: In Two Minds (The Dome Press)
Philip Kerr: Metropolis (Quercus Fiction)
SG MacLean: The Bear Pit (Quercus Fiction)
Abir Mukherjee: Death in the East (Harvill Secker)
Alex Reeve: The Anarchists’ Club (Raven Books)
Ovidia Yu: The Paper Bark Tree Mystery (Constable)

CRIME FICTION IN TRANSLATION DAGGER

Marion Brunet: Summer of Reckoning, translated by Katherine Gregor (Bitter Lemon Press)
Hannelore Cayre: The Godmother, translated by Stephanie Smee (Old Street Publishing)
K Ferrari: Like Flies from Afar, translated by Adrian Nathan West (Canongate Books)
Jorge Galán: November, translated by Jason Wilson (Constable)
Sergio Olguin: The Fragility of Bodies, translated by Miranda France (Bitter Lemon Press)
Antti Tuomainen: Little Siberia, translated by David Hackston (Orenda Books)

SHORT STORY DAGGER

Jeffery Deaver: The Bully in Exit Wounds, edited by Paul B Kane and Marie O’Regan (Titan Books)
Paul Finch: The New Lad in Exit Wounds, edited by Paul B Kane and Marie O’Regan (Titan Books)
Christopher Fowler: The Washing in Invisible Blood, edited by Maxim Jakubowski (Titan Books)
Lauren Henderson: #Me Too in Invisible Blood, edited by Maxim Jakubowski (Titan Books)
Louise Jensen: The Recipe in Exit Wounds, edited by Paul B Kane and Marie O’Regan (Titan Books)
Syd Moore: Easily Made in 12 Strange Days of Christmas (Point Blank Press)

ALCS GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION

Peter Everett: Corrupt Bodies (Icon Books)
Caroline Goode: Honour: Achieving Justice for Banaz Mahmod (Oneworld Publications)
Sean O’Connor: The Fatal Passion of Alma Rattenbury (Simon & Schuster)
Adam Sisman: The Professor and the Parson: A Story of Desire, Deceit and Defrocking (Profile Books)
Susannah Stapleton: The Adventures of Maud West, Lady Detective (Picador)

DAGGER IN THE LIBRARY

Christopher Brookmyre
Jane Casey
Alex Gray
Quintin Jardine

DEBUT DAGGER

Anna Caig: The Spae-Wife
Leanne Fry: Whipstick
Kim Hays: Pesticide
Nicholas Morrish: Emergency Drill
Josephine Moulds: Revolution Never Lies
Michael Munro: Bitter Lake

PUBLISHERS’ DAGGER

Bitter Lemon Press
Harvill Secker
Head of Zeus
HQ
Michael Joseph
Orenda Books
Raven Books
Severn House



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