CWA Dagger Awards

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The Crime Writers Association recently held the Dagger Award ceremony, announcing the winners of the 2019 Dagger Awards.

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Here are the winners, as announced by the CWA.

CWA GOLD DAGGER M. W. Craven: The Puppet Show (Constable / Little Brown)

CWA JOHN CREASEY (NEW BLOOD) Chris Hammer: Scrublands (Wildfire)

CWA ALCS GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION Ben Macintyre: The Spy and the Traitor (Viking)

CWA IAN FLEMING STEEL DAGGER Holly Watt: To The Lions (Raven Books)

CWA INTERNATIONAL DAGGER Dov Alfon: A Long Night in Paris, translated by Daniella Zamir (MacLehose Press)

CWA SAPERE BOOKS HISTORICAL DAGGER S.G. MacLean: Destroying Angel (Quercus Fiction)

CWA SHORT STORY DAGGER Danuta Kot writing as Danuta Reah: ‘The Dummies’ Guide to Serial Killing’ in The Dummies’ Guide to Serial Killing and other Fantastic Female Fables (Fantastic Books)

Highly commended Teresa Solana: ‘I Detest Mozart’ in The First Prehistoric Serial Killer and Other Stories by Teresa Solana (Bitter Lemon Press)

CWA DAGGER IN THE LIBRARY Kate Ellis

CWA DEBUT DAGGER Shelley Burr: Wake Highly commended Catherine Hendricks: Hardways

BEST CRIME AND MYSTERY PUBLISHER No Exit Press