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Shortlist confirmed for The Ian Fleming Steel Dagger award

07-Sep-2009 • Literary

The Crime Writers’ Association, in partnership with Specsavers, Cactus TV and ITV3, is pleased to announce the shortlists for the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2009, celebrating the crème de la crème of Crime and Thriller fiction, and including the three remaining CWA Daggers. This follows hard on the news of the groundbreaking TV deal that will see the awards ceremony televised as the culmination of a six-week season of ITV3 crime and drama programming.

The Ian Fleming Steel Dagger nominations are as follows:

Michael Connelly: The Brass Verdict (Orion)
Gillian Flynn: Dark Places (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)
John Hart: The Last Child (John Murray)
Charlie Newton: Calumet City (Bantam Press)
Daniel Silva: Moscow Rules (Michael Joseph)
Olen Steinhauer: The Tourist (HarperCollins)
Andrew Williams: The Interrogator (John Murray)

Also announced were the shortlists for the The CWA Gold Dagger and The CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger. Visit the Crime Writers Association for details.

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