Mon, 11/02/2013 - 06:18
Nominations for the Crime Writers' Association's 2013 Dagger in the Library Award are now open, with library users and readers across the country asked to vote for their favourite crime writer.
The award is sponsored for the first time by the Random House Group's new online crime community, Dead Good. The CWA Dagger in the...
Fri, 08/02/2013 - 15:55
The 2013 Crime Writers’ Association Diamond Dagger will be awarded to Lee Child.
Members of the CWA vote for the Diamond Dagger award-winner, which celebrates an author with an outstanding body of work in crime fiction.
Peter James, chair of the CWA, said: “I am delighted that the CWA has chosen Lee...
Fri, 19/10/2012 - 08:15
Gene Kerrigan’s The Rage (Vintage) has won the Crime Writers Association (CWA) Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of the Year (sponsored by Constable & Robinson) at the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2012, taking home £2,500.
The CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger for Best Thriller, sponsored by Ian Fleming...
Fri, 24/08/2012 - 08:00
Stuart MacBride, Jo Nesbo and Ann Cleeves are among the authors fighting it out for the Specsavers Bestseller Dagger, as the Crime Writers Association reveals the shortlists for its 2012 Crime Thriller awards.
Kathy Reich and Anthony Horowitz complete the shortlist for that award, with Horowitz nominated for his Sherlock Holmes novel...
Mon, 28/05/2012 - 08:05
Susan Hill, Belinda Bauer and Peter May are among the shortlistees for the Crime Writers Association’s Dagger in the Library award, while Jo Nesbo, Misha Glenny and debut author Jon Breakfield are all up for prizes.
Also in the running for the Dagger in the Library prize, sponsored by Random House, are Steve Mosby, Imogen...
Thu, 16/02/2012 - 15:30
Thriller-writer Frederick Forsyth has been awarded the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA)’s Diamond Dagger award, as the organisation revealed more details about its new Crime Readers' Association (CRA).
Forsyth, who will receive the award at a ceremony later this year, joins a list of recipients that includes Val...
Mon, 09/01/2012 - 11:31
Striking fear into the hearts of her readers is of the utmost importance to S J (Sharon) Bolton. The author of five successful thrillers—the latest of which, Dead Scared, is published by Bantam Press in April—her aim is to terrify: "I love scaring people. For me a book will work if, from the very first page or two,...
Wed, 23/11/2011 - 08:01
Authors including Jeffery Deaver, Lee Child and P D James will appear as part of Crimefest's 2012 programme, which will take place from 24th to 27th May next year.
Crimefest 2012 will be the fifth year of the international crime convention, with Pan Macmillan's novelisation of Scandinavian TV drama "The Killing" to...
Mon, 17/10/2011 - 08:10
Three novels published by Faber, an e-book success and last year's winner, Rory Clements, are all on the shortlist for this year's Crime Writers' Association Ellis Peters Historical Award.
Rory Clements, who won last year for Revenger, is in the running again this year with Prince, the third book in his...
Wed, 13/04/2011 - 09:12
Susan Hill, C J Sansom and Sophie Hannah have all been longlisted for the Crime Writers' Association (CWA)'s Dagger in the Library 2011.
Sponsored by Random House Group, the Dagger is awarded to an author for a body of work, with writers nominated by UK libraries and readers' groups and judged by a panel of librarians....