The 2018 Dagger Award Winners Announced!

The Dagger Awards, administered by the UK's Crime Writers' Association, are presented annually to some of the best writers of crime fiction and nonfiction.  There are ten separate awards, ranging from the Diamond Dagger for lifetime achievement to the Dagger in the Library, for a body of work favored by library patrons.  Check out these highlights from this year's winners and shortlist!

Bluebird, Bluebird Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780316363297
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Published: Mulholland Books - September 12th, 2017

Winner of The Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award


Lola: A Novel (The Lola Vasquez Novels #1) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780451496119
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Published: Broadway Books - January 2nd, 2018

Winner of The John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger Award


After the Fire Cover Image
By Henning Mankell, Marlaine Delargy (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525435082
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Published: Vintage - October 31st, 2017

Winner of the CWA International Dagger Award


London Rules (Slough House #5) Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616959616
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Published: Soho Crime - June 5th, 2018

Shortlisted


Since We Fell: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062129383
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Published: Ecco - May 9th, 2017

Shortlisted


A Necessary Evil Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781681776712
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Published: Pegasus Crime - April 3rd, 2018

Shortlisted


Resurrection Bay (Pushkin Vertigo #21) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781782273622
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Published: Pushkin Vertigo - April 3rd, 2018

Shortlisted


The Chalk Man: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781524760984
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Published: Crown - January 9th, 2018

Shortlisted


The Force: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062664419
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Published: William Morrow - June 20th, 2017

Shortlisted


Gravesend Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781681778495
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Published: Pegasus Books - September 4th, 2018

Shortlisted


IQ (An IQ Novel #1) Cover Image
By Joe Ide
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316267731
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Published: Mulholland Books - September 19th, 2017

Shortlisted


Girl in Snow Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501144370
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 1st, 2017

Shortlisted


East of Hounslow Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780008308735
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Published: HQ - February 12th, 2019

Shortlisted


Three Days and a Life Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781681441788
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Published: MacLehose Press - November 7th, 2017

Shortlisted


The Frozen Woman Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781843447740
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Published: Oldcastle Books - April 1st, 2018

Shortlisted


The Accordionist Cover Image
By Fred Vargas, Sian Reynolds (Translated by)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781846559990
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Published: Random House UK - April 1st, 2018

Shortlisted


Black Dahlia, Red Rose: The Crime, Corruption, and Cover-Up of America's Greatest Unsolved Murder Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631492266
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - October 10th, 2017

Shortlisted


Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307742483
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

Shortlisted


A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781524759933
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Published: Crown - February 6th, 2018

Shortlisted


Lightning Men: A Novel (The Darktown Series #2) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501138805
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Published: Atria / 37 INK - June 5th, 2018

Shortlisted


Nine Lessons: A Josephine Tey Mystery Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781683313212
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Published: Crooked Lane Books - October 10th, 2017

Shortlisted