The 2009 Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards (formerly known as the Crime Writers' Association Dagger Awards) were given out last night at a ceremony in London to honor the very best in crime and thriller writing.
The winners are:
◊ Gold Dagger (Best Crime Novel): A Whispered Name by William Broderick
◊ Ian Fleming Steel Dagger (Best Thriller): The Last Child by John Hart
◊ New Blood Dagger (Best First Novel): Echoes from the Dead by Johan Theorin
In an online poll of ITV3 viewers, Harlan Coben was honored as favorite crime author. HBO's The Wire was also recognized as best crime drama.
Our congratulations to the winners!
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