The Awards saw the announcement of the winners of the following daggers – CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger for the Best Crime Novel of the Year, CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger for the best new Crime Writer of the year and the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger for the best thriller of the year.
The ITV3 Crime Thriller Awards are a celebration of one of the most popular genres in publishing and on our screens. The Crime Thriller Awards are the finale of a season of programming on ITV3 celebrating crime and thrillers. In each show a specially selected title is critiqued (The Crime Thriller Book Club), a bestselling author – a Living Legend – is interviewed and the books shortlisted for our Dagger Awards are featured.
This year the awards themselves take place on Friday 24th October and are transmitted on Sunday 26th October on ITV3. The accompanying and preceding season of 1-hour shows on ITV3 called Crime Thriller Club begin airing on September 15th.