CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger
This award is for the best crime novel by a first-time author of any nationality first published in the UK in English during the Judging Period.
CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger Judges
The John Creasey Judges are always on the look out for new talent and have a great track record for spotting the next big thing.
Chair CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger Judges
worked for many years in book publishing as an editor and launched the Murder One Bookshop, which he owned and ran for over 20 years. He now writes, edits and translates full-time in London. The series The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime Volume, which he edited, has printed many winners of the CWA Short Story Dagger. His website is maximjakubowski.co.uk
Susan Moody was born and brought up in Oxford. Her first crime novel, Penny Black, was published in 1984. She has written a number of suspense thrillers. Susan spent two years as Creative Writing Tutor at Bedford Prison and is a former Chairman of the Crime Writer’s Association.
Edwin founded Severn House in 1974.
Karen Robinson is the Supplements Editor of the Sunday Times. She also writes, on property, education, books, travel and food.
The nomination period for the CWA Daggers now OPEN.
Only registered publishers are able to nominate in the CWA Dagger Awards. The 2018-2019 Daggers are for works published between April 01, 2018 to March 31, 2019 inclusive.
Please see the new T&C link at the bottom of the page.
|Blood Orange||Harriet Tyce||Wildfire|
|Past Life||Dominic Nolan||Headline|
|Overkill||Vanda Symon||Orenda Books|
|Mine||Susi Fox||Michael Joseph|
|She Lies in Wait||Gytha Lodge||Michael Joseph|
|After the Eclipse||Fran Dorricott||Titan Books|
|Charlesgate Confiddential||Scott Von Doviak||Hard Case Crime|
|The Sicilian Woman’s Daughter||Linda Lo Scuro||Sparkling Books|
|Blood & Sugar||Laura Shepherd-Robinson||Mantle|
|Under the Ice||Rachel Blok||Head of Zeus|
|The Boy at the Door||Alex Dhal||Head of Zeus|
|In the Blood||Ruth Mancini||Head of Zeus|
|Blood for Blood||Victoria Selman||Thomas & Mercer|
|Motherland||G.D. Abson||Mirror Books|
|Evil Things||Katja Ivar||Bitter Lemon Press|
|The French Girl||Lexie Elliot||Corvus|
|Find You in the Dark||Nathan Ripley||Text Publishing|
|The Girl Without Skin||Mads Peder Norbo||Text Publishing|
|To the Lions||Holly Watt||Raven Books|
|The House on Half Moon Street||Alex Reeve||Raven Books|
|Social Creature||Tara Isabella Burton||Raven Books|
|What Falls Between the Cracks||Robert Scragg||Allison and Busby|
|The Hidden Bones||Nicola Ford||Allison and Busby|
|Killing It||Asia Mackay||Bonnier Zaffre|
|Shame On You||Amy Heydenrych||Bonnier Zaffre|
|I, Witness||Nicki Mackay||Orion Fiction|
|Guess Who||Chris McGeorge||Orion Fiction|
|The Silent Patient||Alex Michaelides||Orion Fiction|
|Night Driver||Marcelle Perks||Urbane|
|In the Wake||Helen Trevorrow||Urbane|
|Blind Wintess||Vickie Goldie||Victorina Press|
|Too Close to Beathe||Olivia Kiernan||Riverrun|
|The Wolf and the Watchman||Niklas Natt och Dag||John Murray|
|All the Hidden Truths||Claire Askew||Hodder & Stoughton|
|Breathe||Dominick Donald||Hodder & Stoughton|
|Perfect Liars||Rebecca Reid||Corgi|
|Mind Games||Leona Deakin||Black Swan|
|The Rumour||Lesley Kara||Bantam Press|
|Something in the Water||Catherine Steadman||Simon & Schuster|
|Liar’s Candle||August Thomas||Simon & Schuster|
|The Nowhere Child||Christian White||Harper Fiction|
|Before Her Eyes||Jack Jordan||Corvus|
|The Conviction of Cora Burns||Carolyn Kirby||No Exit Press|
|A Version Of The Truth||B P Walter||Avon|
|What Was Lost||Jean Levy||The Dome Press|