2014 Dagger (Part 2) Winners Announced


The Crime Writers’ Association of Britain (CWA) has announced the winners for the second batch of 2014 Dagger Awards as follows:

CWA Gold Dagger for the Best Crime Novel:

Wiley Cash, This Dark Road to Mercy (Doubleday/Transworld)

CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger:

Ray Celestin, The Axeman’s Jazz (Mantle)

CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger for the Best Thriller of the Year:

Robert Harris, An Officer and a Spy (Arrow)


Also the winners for the 2014 Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards have been announced as follows:

The Specsavers ITV3 Crime Thriller Book Club Best Read:Peter May, Entry Island (Quercus)

The International TV Dagger: True Detective

The Best Actress Dagger: Keeley Hawes, Line of Duty

The Best Actor Dagger: Matthew McConaughey, True Detective

The TV Dagger: Happy Valley

The Film Dagger: Cold in July

The Best Supporting Actor Dagger: James Norton, Happy Valley

The Best Supporting Actress Dagger: Amanda Abbington, Sherlock