2016 CWA Dagger Winners

October 11th, 2016

2016 CWA Dagger Winners Announced

At an Awards Gala Dinner, in London,  the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) announced the winners of the 2016 Dagger Awards.

CWA GOLDSBORO GOLD DAGGER

CWA Dagger Winners 2016 | Dodgers by Bill BeverlyDodgers, Bill Beverly, No Exit Press

Also on the shortlist:
Black Widow, Christopher Brookmyre, Little Brown
Real Tigers, Mick Herron, John Murray
Blood Salt Water, Denise Mina, Orion

CWA INTERNATIONAL DAGGER

The Great Swindle, Pierre Lemaître, (Translator Frank Wynne), Quercus/Maclehose

Also on the shortlist:
The Truth and Other Lies, Sascha Arango (Translator Imogen Taylor), Simon & Schuster
The Murderer in Ruins,(Translator Cay Rademacher) Peter Millar, Arcadia
Icarus, Deon Meyer, (Translator K L Seegers) Hodder & Stoughton

CWA IAN FLEMING STEEL DAGGER

The Cartel, Don Winslow, William Heinemann

Also on the shortlist:
Rain Dogs
, Adrian McKinty, Serpent’s Tail
Real Tigers, Mick Herron, John Murray
Make Me, Lee Child, Bantam Press

CWA NON-FICTION DAGGER

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

Also on the shortlist:
The Golden Age of Murder
, Martin Edwards, HarperCollins
Sexy Beasts: The Hatton Garden Mob, Wensley Clarkson, Quercus
A Very Expensive Poison, Luke Harding, Faber

CWA JOHN CREASEY (NEW BLOOD) DAGGER

Dodgers, Bill Beverly, No Exit Press

Also on the shortlist:
Fever City
, Tim Baker, Faber&Faber
Freedom’s Child, Jax Miller, HarperCollins
The Good Liar, Nicholas Searle, Viking

CWA SHORT STORY DAGGER

‘On the Anatomization of an Unknown Man (1637)’ by Frans Mier, John Connolly, Hodder and Stoughton

Also on the shortlist:

‘As Alice Did’, Montalbano’s First Cases, Andrea Camilleri, Pan Macmillan
‘Nocturnes 2: Night Music’, John Connolly, Hodder and Stoughton
‘Bryant & May and the Nameless Woman’, Christopher Fowler, London’s Glory, Bantam

CWA ENDEAVOR HISTORICAL DAGGER

2016 CWA Dagger Winners | Stasi Child by David YoungStasi Child, David Young, Twenty7Books

Also on the shortlist:
A Book of Scars, William Shaw, Quercus
The Jazz Files
, Fiona Veitch Smith, Lion Fiction
Striking Murder
, A. J. Wright, Allison & Busby
The House at Baker Street, Michelle Birkby, Pan Books
The Other Side of Silence, Philip Kerr, Quercus

DAGGER IN THE LIBRARY

Elly Griffiths

Also on the shortlist:
Tony Black
Alison Bruce
Quintin Jardine

For details of the 2018 CWA Dagger winners click here.

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