It's a crime! (Or a mystery…)


Announced tonight, the winners: ●     The Best Actress Dagger Keeley Hawes, Line of Duty ●     The Best Actor Dagger Matthew McConaughey, True Detective ●     The Specsavers ITV3 Crime Thriller Book … Continue reading

October 24, 2014

CWA Dagger in the Library 2014 Longlist

The longlist for the Crime Writers’ Association’s Dagger in the Library has been announced on Random House’s Dead Good Books site. Click on the pic for further information. Longlist: MC … Continue reading

September 15, 2014

Complete Shortlists for the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2014

Announced today, the complete shortlists for the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards are: The Film Dagger o Cold In July o Dom Hemingway o Filth o Prisoners o Starred Up The … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Shortlists for the CWA Gold, John Creasey (New Blood) and Ian Fleming Steel Daggers 2014

Announced today, the shortlists are: The CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of the Year: o The First Rule of Survival by Paul Mendelson (Constable) o How the … Continue reading

September 2, 2014

Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2014 Shortlist

The shortlist for the Baileys Women’s Prize of Fiction 2014 was announced earlier this evening: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Americanah (Fourth Estate) Hannah Kent – Burial Rites (Picador) Jhumpa Lahiri … Continue reading

April 7, 2014

BAFTA TV Awards 2014 Nominations

The BAFTA TV Awards 2014 nominations have been announced today and we can see crime drama featuring yet again. The awards ceremony will be held on Sunday 18 May. Nominations: … Continue reading

April 7, 2014

2014 Desmond Elliott Prize Longlist Announced

The longlist for this year’s Desmond Elliott Prize was announced today. ‘Launched in 2007, The Desmond Elliott Prize has quickly become established as the premier prize for new fiction. Every … Continue reading

April 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2014 Longlist Announcement

The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction has announced its longlist and the judges will now work on reducing this list to six for the shortlist, before choosing an overall winner … Continue reading

March 7, 2014

Coventry Inspiration Book Awards 2014 Murder and Mayhem – four books left to vote for

Within the Coventry Inspiration Book Awards we have one called Murder and Mayhem. Every week from 20 January 2014 the two books with the least votes in each poll will … Continue reading

February 10, 2014

The Inaugural 2014 Folio Prize Shortlist Announced

The shortlist of eight books for the inaugural Folio Prize has been announced today. The prize is open to English language writers from all over the world and includes poetry, … Continue reading

February 10, 2014