The Crime Writers’ Association

Crime Fiction in Translation Dagger 2022

Shortlisted


Simone Buchholz

tr. Rachel Ward

Hotel Cartagena

Published by: Orenda Books

Public Prosecutor Chasity Riley and her colleagues in the Hamburg police force are unexpectedly put at risk when the the hotel where they are drinking is taken over by a gang who hold all the staff and guests as hostages. A tense situational drama unfolds for which Riley must uncover the motive.

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