Steel Dagger Longlist 2017
The longlist for the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award 2016/17 has been announced, comprised of 18 top quality thrillers by writers from across the world.
The judges have been seeking out the most original, most intelligently written, and above all most thrilling books from the 123 entries received. They have arrived at the following list:
Abbott, Megan – You Will Know Me
Axat, Frederico – Kill the Next One
Barclay, Linwood – The Twenty Three
Carol, J. S. – The Killing Game
Disher, Garry – The Heat
Furst, Alan – A Hero in France
Grant, Jules – We Go Around in the Night and are Consumed By Fire
Grimwood, Jack – Moskva
Gross, Andrew – The One Man
Hart, John – Redemption Road
Herron, Mike – Spook Street
Magson, Adrian – Dark Asset
McKinty, Adrian – Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly
Ryan, William – The Constant Soldier
Serong, Jack – The Rules of Backyard Cricket
Seymour, Gerald – Jericho’s War
Slaughter, Karin – The Kept Woman
Weaver, Tim – Broken Heart
After further deliberation, the shortlist for the award will be announced in July 2017.
For more information on the Crime Writers Association Dagger Awards, click here.
To read more about the winner of last year, Don Winslow’s The Cartel, click here.