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The Crime Writers Association Daggers 2019

   

CWA Gold Dagger

John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger Award

CWA Gold Dagger

Winner: The Puppet Show

A serial killer is burning people alive in the Lake District's prehistoric stone circles. He leaves no clues and the police are helpless. When his name is found carved into the charred remains of the third victim, disgraced detective Washington Poe is brought back from suspension and into an investigation he wants no part of . . . Reluctantly partnered with the brilliant, ...

Shortlisted Books

Longlisted Books

John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger Award

Winner: Scrublands

An award winning debut and start to a fabulous new crime series. Scrublands won the John Creasy New Blood Dagger in 2019 and was described by The Crime Writers’ Association as “a heatwave of a novel, scorching and powerful with an acute sense of place.” Set in Australia with a journalist in the starring role, this is ...

Shortlisted Books

Longlisted Books