Saturday, May 11, 2019

CWA Gold Dagger 2019 Longlists

CWA Dagger 2019 Longlists were announced last night at CrimeFest.

CWA Gold Dagger 2019 Longlists

Claire Askew All the Hidden Truths (Hodder & Stoughton)
Belinda Bauer Snap (Transworld –Bantam Press)
Ray Celestin The Mobster's Lament (Pan Macmillan –Mantle)
M W Craven The Puppet Show (Little, Brown –Constable)
John Harvey Body and Sou l(Cornerstone –William Heinemann)
Christobel Kent What We Did (Little, Brown –Sphere)
Donna Leon Unto Us a Son Is Given (William Heinemann)
John Lincoln Fade to Grey (No Exit Press)
David Mark Cold Bones (Hodder & Stoughton –Mulholland Books)
Derek B. Miller American By Day (Transworld –Doubleday)
Abir Mukherjee Smoke and Ashes (Harvill Secker)
William Shaw Salt Lane (Riverrun)
Peter Swanson Before She Knew Him (Faber & Faber)
Andrew Taylor The Fire Court (Harper Collins –Harper Fiction)
Benjamin Wood A Station on the Path to Somewhere Better (Simon & Schuster UK –Scribner)

CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2019 Longlist

Megan Abbott Give Me Your Hand Pan Macmillan –Picador
Steve Cavanagh Thirteen Orion –Orion Fiction
Dan Fesperman Safe Houses Head of Zeus
Elly Griffiths The Stranger Diaries Quercus Fiction
Luke Jennings No Tomorrow John Murray
Stephen Mack Jones Lives Laid Away Soho Press –Soho Crime
Niklas Natt och Dag The Wolf and the Watchman John Murray
Khurrum Rahman Homegrown Hero Harper Collins –HQ
Holly Watt To The Lions Bloomsbury –Raven Books
Tim Willocks Memo From Turner Jonathan Cape

CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2019 Longlist

G D Abson –Motherland (Mirror Books)
Claire Askew –All the Hidden Truths (Hodder & Stoughton)
Alex Dahl –The Boy at the Door (Head of Zeus)
Mark Griffin –When Darkness Calls (Little, Brown –Piatkus)
Chris Hammer –Scrublands (Headline –Wildfire)
Vicky Newham –Turn A Blind Eye (HQ)
Laura Shepherd-Robinson –Blood And Sugar (Pan Macmillan –Mantle)
Catherine Steadman –Something In The Water (Simon & Schuster)
Søren Sveistrup –The Chestnut Man (Penguin Random House –Michael Joseph)
Vanda Symon –Overkill (Orenda)

CWA ALCS Gold Dagger for Non-fiction 2019 Longlist

Sue Black All That Remains (Transworld –Doubleday)
Mikita Brottman An Unexplained Death (Canongate)
Rachael Brown Trace (Scribe UK)
Claire Harman Murder by the Book (Viking)
Kirk Johnson The Feather Thief(Hutchinson)
Helena Kennedy Eve Was Shamed (Chatto & Windus)
Sarah Longford In Your Defence (Transworld -Doubleday)
Ben Macintyre The Spy and the Traitor (Viking)
Hallie Rubenhold The Five (Transworld –Doubleday)
David Wilson My Life with Murderers (Little, Brown –Sphere)

CWA International Dagger 2019 Longlist

Dov Alfon: A Long Night in Paris, translator Daniella Zamir –Maclehose Press
Karin Brynard: Weeping Waters, translators Maya Fowler & Isobel Dixon –Europa–World Noir
Gianrico Carofiglio: The Cold Summer, translator Howard Curtis –Bitter Lemon Press
Keigo Higashino: Newcomer, translator Giles Murray –Little, Brown
Håkan Nesser: The Root of Evil, translator Sarah Death –Pan Macmillan–Mantle
Cay Rademacher: The Forger, translator Peter Millar –Arcadia Books
Andrea Camilleri: The Overnight Kidnapper, translator Stephen Sartarelli –Pan Macmillan–Mantle
Kjell Ola Dahl: The Courier, translator Don Bartlett –Orenda Books
Martin Holmén: Slugger, translator A A Prime –Pushkin Vertigo
Jørn Lier Horst: The Katherina Code, translator Anne Bruce –Penguin–Michael Joseph

CWA Sapere Historical Dagger 2019 Longlist

Laura Shepherd-RobinsonBlood & SugarPan Macmillan –Mantle
S G Maclean Destroying Angel Quercus Fiction
Martin Edwards Gallows Court Head of Zeus
Abir Mukherjee Smoke and Ashes Harvill Secker
C J Sansom Tombland Pan Macmillan –Mantle
S W Perry The Angel’s Mark Corvus
Alex Reeve The House on Half Moon Street Raven Books
Jim Kelly The Mathematical Bridge Allison & Busby
Ray Celestin The Mobster’s Lament Pan Macmillan –Mantle
Liam McIlvanney The Quaker Harper Fiction

The CWA Short Story Dagger 2019 Longlist

Room Number Twoby Andrea Camilleri in ‘Death at Sea’ by Andrea Camilleri, published by Mantle

Strangers in a Pub by Martin Edwards in ‘Ten Year Stretch’, edited by Martin Edwards and Adrian Muller, published by No Exit Press

How Many Cats Have You Killed? by Mick Herronin ‘Ten Year Stretch’, edited by Martin Edwards and Adrian Muller, published by No Exit Press

Death Becomes Her by Syd Moore in ‘The Strange Casebook’ by Syd Moore, published by Point Blank Books

The Dummies’ Guide to Serial Killing by Danuta Reah in ‘The Dummies’ Guide to Serial Killing and other Fantastic Female Fables’, published by Fantastic Books

I Detest Mozart by Teresa Solana in ‘The First Historic Serial Killers’ by Teresa Solana, published by Bitter Lemon Press

Paradise Gained by TeresaSolana in ‘The First Historic Serial Killers’ by Teresa Solana, published by Bitter Lemon Press

Bag Manby Lavie Tidhar in ‘The Outcast Hours’, edited by Mahvesh Murad and Jared Shurin, published by Solaris 9/10CWA

Dagger In The Library 2019
Longlist Selected by nominations from libraries.

M C Beaton
Simon Beckett
Mark Billingham
Christopher Brookmyre
John Connolly
Kate Ellis
Sophie Hannah
Graham Masterton
Denise Mina
C J Sansom
Cath Staincliffe
Jacqueline Winspear

CWA Debut Dagger 2019 Longlist
For the opening of a crime novel from a writer without a traditional publishing contract.

Shelley BurrWake
Mairi Campbell-Jack  Self-Help for Serial Killers: Let Your Creativity Bloom
Jerry Crause
The Mourning Light
Michael Fleming The Fruits of Rashness
Carol Glaser Down the Well
Catherine Hendricks Hardways
Anna Maloney The Right Man
David Smith The Firefly
Fran Smith A Thin Sharp Blade
Matthew Smith A Wolf’s Clothing

Shortlists for the Daggers will be announced in the summer and the winners will be announced at the Dagger Awards dinner in London on 24 October.

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Winner of the 2019 Diamond Dagger for lifetime achievement: Robert Goddard

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