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Maz Evans, Mick Herron and Michelle Teahan have been shortlisted for CWA Daggers

We’re delighted to announce that Maz Evans’ Over My Dead Body, Mick Herron’s The Secret Hours, and Michelle Teahan’s Go Seek have been shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Dagger Awards.

Founded in 1953, the Crime Writers’ Association aims to support, promote and celebrate writers of crime fiction and non-fiction. The CWA daggers are awarded to books in historical, thriller, translated, debut, best of the year (Gold) in fiction and non-fiction categories.

Mick Herron’s The Secret Hours and Maz Evans’ Over My Dead Body have been shortlisted for the prestigious Gold Dagger, which is given to the overall best crime novel of the year. Michelle Teahan’s Go Seek has been shortlisted for the ILP John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger, which is awarded to the best crime novel by a first-time author.

All the Dagger winners will be announced on 4 July 2024 at the Daggers Dinner. In the meantime, you can pick up Over My Dead Body hereThe Secret Hours here, and Go Seek here.