2012 CWA Dagger Award Winner Announced


The Crime Writers Association of Britain (CWA) announced the winners of the 2012 Dagger Awards along with other “Crime Thriller Awards” on October 18 as follows:

The Gold Dagger Award (for best novel):

The Rage, by Gene Kerrigan (Harvill Secker)

Ian Fleming Steel (for best thriller):

A Foreign Country, by Charles Cumming (HarperCollins)

John Creasey New Blood Award (for best debut novel):

Land More Kind than Home, by Wiley Cash (Bantam)

Bestseller Dagger: Kathy Reichs

Best Detective Duo: Lewis (DI Robbie Lewis and DS James Hathaway)

Best Film: Tinker Tailer Soldier Spy

Best Television Series: Sherlock

Best International Television Series: The Bridge

Best Television Actor: Benedict Cumberbatch for Sherlock

Best Television Actress: Claire Danes for Homeland

Best Television Supporting Actor: Martin Freeman for Sherlock

Best Television Supporting Actress: Kelly Macdonald for Boardwalk Empire