Shortlists for Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2013

The following are the complete shortlists for Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards.  We’ll start with the books which are the three remaining Crime Writers’ Association Dagger Awards for 2013, including the John Creasey for first time published.

The CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of the Year

  • Rubbernecker by Belinda Bauer (Bantam/Transworld)
  • The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes (HarperCollins)
  • Rage Against the Dying by Becky Masterman (Orion)
  • Dead Lions by Mick Herron (Soho Crime)

The CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger for Best New Crime Write of the Year

  • Norwegian by Night by Derek B. Miller (Faber and Faber)
  • Something You Are by Hanna Jameson (Head of Zeus)
  • The Necessary Death of Lewis Winter by Malcolm Mackay (Mantle)
  • Shadow of the Rock by Thomas Mogford (Bloomsbury)

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

  • Ghostman by Roger Hobbs (Transworld)
  • Ratlines by Stuart Neville (Random House)
  • The Sentinel by Mark Oldfield (Head of Zeus)
  • Capital Punishment by Robert Wilson (Orion)

And now for the screen:

The Film Dagger

  • Sky Fall
  • Jack Reacher
  • Killing Them Softly
  • Looper
  • Seven Psychopaths

The TV Dagger

  • Luther
  • Top of the Lake
  • Broadchurch
  • The Fall
  • Bletchley Circle

The International TV Dagger

  • Homeland
  • Boardwalk Empire
  • The Killing 3
  • Arne Dahl

The Best Supporting Actor Dagger

  • Paul McGann for A Mother’s Son
  • Mandy Patinkin for Homeland
  • Andrew Buchan for Broadchurch
  • Warren Brown for Luther
  • Roger Allam for Endeavour

The Best Supporting Actress Dagger

  • Pauline Quirke for Broadchurch
  • Amelia Bullmore for Scott & Bailey
  • Holly Hunter for Top of the Lake
  • Jodie Whittaker for Broadchurch
  • Ruth Wilson for Luther

The Best Actor Dagger

  • Damien Lewis for Homeland
  • David Tennant for Broadchurch
  • Idris Elba for Luther
  • Jason Isaacs for Case Histories
  • Paddy Considine for The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder in Angel Lane

The Best Actress Dagger

  • Sofie Grabol for The Killing 3
  • Olivia Colman for Broadchurch
  • Claire Danes for Homeland
  • Gillian Anderson for The Fall
  • Lesley Sharp for Scott & Bailey

The Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2013 will take place on Thursday, 24th October at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel produced by Cactus TV, and will be televised on ITV3 on the 29th October at 9pm. The 2013 Awards are the sixth annual event created and produced by Cactus TV for ITV3, and the annual sponsored by Specsavers and in conjunction with the Crime Writers’ Association.

Visit http://www.crimethrillerawards.com/ for more information.

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