Saturday, May 20, 2017

CWA Dagger Longlists Announced!

The CWA announced The Gold Dagger and Steel Dagger Longlists. For the International Dagger Longlist, go Here.

The Gold Dagger Longlist

The Beautiful Dead Belinda Bauer Bantam Press
Dead Man’s Blues Ray Celestin Mantle
The Girl Before J P Delaney Quercus
Desperation Road Michael Farris Smith No Exit Press
Little Deaths Emma Flint Picador
The Dry Jane Harper Little Brown
Spook Street Mick Herron John Murray
Sirens Joseph Knox Doubleday
Ashes of Berlin Luke McCallin No Exit Press
The Girl in Green Derek B. Miller Faber & Faber
The Rising Man Abir Muckerjee Harvill Secker
Darktown Thomas Mullen Little Brown

The Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Longlist

You Will Know Me Megan Abbott Picador
Kill the Next One Frederico Axat Text Publishing
The Twenty Three Linwood Barclay Orion Fiction
The Killing Game J S Carol Bookouture
The Heat Garry Disher Text Publishing
A Hero in France Alan Furst Weidenfeld & Nicolson
We Go Around in the Night Consumed By Fire Jules Grant Myriad Editions
Moskva Jack Grimood Michael Joseph
The One Man Andrew Gross Macmillan
Redemption Road John Hart Hodder & Stoughton
Spook Street Mick Herron John Murray Publishers
Dark Asset Adrian Magson Severn House
Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly Adrian McKinty Serpent’s Tail
The Constant Soldier William Ryan Mantle
The Rules of Backyard Cricket Jack Serong Text Publishing
Jericho’s War Gerald Seymour Hodder & Stoughton
The Kept Woman Karin Slaughter Century
Broken Heart Tim Weaver Penguin

The Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction Longlist

A Dangerous Place

Simon Farquhar The History Press Ltd
Close But No Cigar: A True Story of Prison Life in Castro’s Cuba Stephen Purvis Weidenfeld & Nicolson
The Scholl Case: The Deadly End of a Marriage Anja Reich-Osang Text Publishing
Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes Michael Sims Bloomsbury Publishing
The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer Kate Summerscale Bloomsbury Publishing
A Passing Fury: Searching for Justice at the End of World War II A. T. Williams Jonathan Cape
The Ice Age: A Journey into Crystal-Meth Addiction Luke Williams Scribe Publications
Another Day in the Death of America Gary Younge Guardian Faber Publishing

CWA Short Story Dagger Longlist

The Assassination by Leye Adenle in Sunshine Noir

Murder and its Motives by Martin Edwards in Motives for Murder

Alive or Dead by Michael Jecks in Motives for Murder

The Super Recogniser of Vik by Michael Ridpath in Motives for Murder

What You Were Fighting For by James Sallis in The Highway Kind

The Trials of Margaret by LC Tyler in Motives for Murder

Snakeskin by Ovidia Yu in Sunshine Noir

CWA Endeavor Historical Dagger Longlist

The Devil’s Feast

M.J. Carter Fig Tree
The Coroner’s Daughter Andrew Hughes Doubleday Ireland
The Black Friar S.G. MacLean Quercus
The Ashes of Berlin Luke McCallin No Exit Press
The Long Drop Denise Mina Harvill Secker
A Rising Man Abir Mukherjee Harvill Secker
Darktown Thomas Mullen Little, Brown
By Gaslight Steven Price Point Blank
The City in Darkness Michael Russell Constable
Dark Asylum E.S. Thomson Constable

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