The Booker Prize has a reputation for only liking serious literary fiction so it was a pleasant surprise to see A.D. Miller’s crime thriller Snowdrops on the shortlist for this year’s prize

CWA Daggers Shortlists Announced

The Crime Writers’ Association has announced the shortlists for their prestigious Dagger awards. Nominees for the top prize – the Gold Dagger Award for the Best Crime Novel of the Year – are: