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The CWA Gold Dagger Winners

Recommended Reading - Mystery Books

The prestigious Gold Dagger is awarded by the Crime Writers Association
to the best crime novel of the year.
As well as being of great interest it also provide a checklist of must have/read books
for all crime/mystery fiction collectors and readers.

Buy Crime and Mystery Books


2005 - Silence of the Grave - Arnaldur Indridason
2004 - Blacklist - Sara Paretsky
2003 - Fox Evil - Minette Walters
2002 - The Athenian Murders - Jose Carlos Samoza
2001 - Sidetracked - Henning Mankell
2000 - Motherless Brooklyn - Jonathan Lethem
1999 - A Small Death in Lisbon - Robert Wilson
1998 - Sunset Limited - James Lee Burke
1997 - Black And Blue - Ian Rankin
1996 - Popcorn - Ben Elton
1995 - The Mermaids Singing - Val McDermid
1994 - The Scold's Bridle - Minette Walters
1993 - Cruel and Unusual - Patricia Cornwell
1992 - The Way Through the Woods -
Colin Dexter
1991 - King Soloman's Carpet - Barbara Vine
1990 - Bones and Silence - Reginald Hill
1989 - The Wench is Dead - Colin Dexter
1988 - Ratking - Michael Dibdin
1987 - A Fatal Inversion - Barbara Vine
1986 - Live Flesh - Ruth Rendell
1985 - Monkey Puzzle - Paula Gosling
1984 - The Twelfth Juror - BM Gill
1983 - Accidental Crimes - John Hutton
1982 - The False Inspector Dew - Peter Lovesey
1981 - Gorky Park - Martin Cruz Smith
1980 - The Murder of the Maharajah - HRF Keating
1979 - Whip Hand - Dick Francis
1978 - The Chelsea Murders - Lionel Davidson
1977 - The Honourable Schoolboy - John le Carre
1976 - A Demon in my View - Ruth Rendell
1975 - The Seven per cent solution - Nicholas Meyer
1974 - Other Paths to Glory - Anthony Price
1973 - The Defection of A.J.Lewinter - Robert Littell
1972 - The Levanter - Eric Ambler
1971 - The Steam Pig - James McClure
1970 - Young Man I Think You're Dying - Joan Fleming
1969 - A Pride of Heroes - Peter Dickinson
1968 - Skin Deep - Peter Dickinson
1967 - Murder Against the Grain - Emma Lathen
1966 - A Long Way to Shiloh - Lionel Davidson
1965 - The Far Side of the Dollar - Ross Macdonald
1964 - The Perfect Murder - HRF Keating
1963 - The Spy Who Came In From The Cold - John le Carre
1962 - When I Grow Rich - Joan Fleming
1961 - The Spoilt Kill - Mary Kelly
1960 - The Night of Wenceslas - Lionel Davidson

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