The Crime Writers’ Association

Historical Dagger 2024


Louise Hare

Harlem After Midnight

Published by: HQ (HarperCollins)

Judges’ Comments
Singer Lena experiences the joys and stresses of being Black in 1920s New York. Lena has to work her way through the role systemic injustice plays in the lives of her friends. Atmospheric, and gripping, Harlem After Midnight combines the intensity of family drama with the wider social issues of the day.

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