The Crime Writing Association Daggers 2024 Longlists

The premier prizes for crime writing and thrillers, the coveted Crime Writing Association Daggers Awards celebrate the very best talent in the field. Across several categories, this year's shortlists offer a generous range of the very finest fiction and non-fiction, from established masters of the genre to translated gems and a host of debut talent.

The shortlists will be announced on Friday 10 May, and the winners will be crowned on Thursday 4 July.

Lynda la Plante and James Lee Burke have already been announced as the joint winners of the highest honour in British crime writing, the Crime Writers Association (CWA) Diamond Dagger 2024.

The CWA Gold Dagger Longlist

Over My Dead Body
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Dead Man's Creek
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£8.99
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A Bitter Remedy
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£9.99
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Night Will Find You
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The Secret Hours
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£8.99   £7.49
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The White Lie
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£22.00
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Death of a Lesser God
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Small Mercies
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£20.00
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Tell Me What I Am
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£14.99
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Homecoming
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£9.99   £8.49
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Black River
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£9.99
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The CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Longlist

Simply Lies
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£9.99
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The Lie Maker
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£9.99
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All The Sinners Bleed
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Ozark Dogs
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£10.99
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The House Hunt
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£16.99
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Everybody Knows
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£8.99
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The Mantis
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£9.99
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Gaslight
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£16.99
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77 North
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£9.99
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Drowning
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£16.99
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After That Night
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£9.99   £8.49
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The Man in the Corduroy Suit
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The CWA ILP John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger Longlist

A Most Unusual Demise
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In The Blink of An Eye
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£9.99   £8.49
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The Golden Gate
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£16.99
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Scorched Grace
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£9.99
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Murder By Natural Causes
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The Maiden
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The Golden Spoon
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£8.99
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West Heart Kill
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£16.99
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Obsessed
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£9.99
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Go Seek
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£10.99
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The Other Half
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£9.99   £8.49
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The Tumbling Girl
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£9.99
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The CWA Historical Dagger Longlist

Clara & Olivia
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£9.99
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The Lock-Up
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£9.99   £8.49
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Flags on the Bayou
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Murder in the Bookshop
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Harlem After Midnight
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A Bitter Remedy
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£9.99
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Viper's Dream
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£9.99
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The Winter List
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£9.99   £8.49
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The Murder Wheel
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£20.00
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Scarlet Town
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£16.99
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Voices of the Dead
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Lady MacBethad
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£9.99   £8.49
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The CWA Crime Fiction in Translation Dagger Longlist

The Snow Girl
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£8.99
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Red Queen
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£9.99
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The Girl by the Bridge
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The Mantis
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£9.99
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The Sins of our Fathers
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Thirty Days of Darkness
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Nothing is Lost
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£14.99
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The Murder of Anton Livius
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The Consultant
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£16.99
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Not Russian
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£14.99
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The Prey
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£9.99
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My Husband
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£9.99
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The CWA ALCS Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction Longlist

The Art Thief
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£10.99
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G-Man
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£35.00
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No Ordinary Day
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£11.99
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Chasing Shadows
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£25.00
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The Snakehead
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Devil's Coin
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£9.99
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No Comment
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£9.99   £8.49
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Seventy Times Seven
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£20.00
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Silenced Women
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£12.99
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Ian Fleming
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Murder at Home
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£10.99   £9.49
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The CWA Dagger in the Library Longlist

The Dagger in the Library award is voted for exclusively by librarians and chosen for the author’s entire body of work.

The Only Suspect
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Fearless
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The Midnight Feast
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£18.99
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Murder in the Family
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Close to Death
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£22.00   £19.99
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Death of a Lesser God
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Bad Blood
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£10.99
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Hangman Island
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£9.99
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Death Rocks
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£8.99
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The Good Twin
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£9.99
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Previous Winners

The Kingdoms of Savannah
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Agent Seventeen
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Dirt Town
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£8.99
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The Darkest Sin
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£8.99
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Even the Darkest Night
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Sunset Swing
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£9.99
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The Murder Book
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£20.00
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The Disappearance of Lydia Harvey
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Spook Street
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£9.99
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Written In Bone
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£10.99
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Dead Ground
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£9.99
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The Night Gate
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£9.99
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When She Was Good
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The Appeal
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£9.99   £7.99
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The Disaster Tourist
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£9.99
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Hotel Cartagena
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£8.99
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