CWA unveils Crime Thriller Awards finalists
10th August 2010
The finalists for the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards have been
named by the Crime Writers' Association (CWA).
Competing in the CWA Gold Dagger award, which recognises the
best crime novel of the year, are Blacklands
S.J. Bolton's Blood
Karen Campbell and
George Pelecanos' The Way
Scott Turow's Innocent,
Dying Light by
Henry Porter and
Don Winslow's The
Gentlemen's Hour are the thriller novels contesting the
Ian Fleming Steel Dagger honour.
Meanwhile, the debut novels in the running for the
John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger were named as
Ryan David Jahn's Acts of
William Ryan's The Holy
Thief and The Pull
of the Moon by
The winners of the awards will be announced on October 8th at
London's Grosvenor House Hotel, while the ceremony will be
broadcast on ITV3 the following week.
Last year, the CWA Gold Dagger was won by
William Brodrick for A
Whispered Name, while The Last
John Hart was awarded the Steel Dagger and
Johan Theorin's Echoes
From The Dead took the John Creasey Dagger.