CRIME WRITERS' ASSOCIATION'S
MACALLAN SILVER DAGGER  FOR FICTION
1969-2003

The Crime Writers’ Association of Great Britain awards the Gold Dagger to the best crime novel of the year
and awards the Silver Dagger to the runner-up. The first Silver Dagger was awarded in 1969.

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2003 Morag Joss Half-Broken Things
2002 James Crumley The Final Country
2001 Giles Blunt Forty Words for Sorrow
2000 Donna Leon Friends in High Places
1999 Adrian Matthews Vienna Blood
1998 Nicholas Blincoe Manchester Slingback
1997 Janet Evanovich Three to Get Deadly
1996 Pater Lovesey Bllodhounds
1995 Peter Lovesey The Summons
1994 Peter Hoeg Smilla's Sense of Snow
1993 Sarah Dunant Fatlands
1992 Liza Cody Bucket Nut
1991 Frances Fyfield Deep Sleep
1990 Mike Phillips The Late Candidate
1989 Desmond Lowden The Shadow Run
1988 Sara Paretsky Toxic Shock (or Blood Shot)
1987 Scott Turow Presumed Innocent
1986 P.D. James A Taste for Death
1985 Dorothy Simpson Last Seen Alive
1984 Ruth Rendell The Tree of Hands
1983 William McIlvanney The Papers of Tony Veitch
1982 S.T. Haymon Ritual Murder
1981 Colin Dexter The Dead of Jericho
1980 Ellis Peters Monk's Hood
1979 Colin Dexter Service of All the Dead
1978 Peter Lovesey Waxwork
1977 William McIlvanney Laidlaw
1976 James McClure Rogue Eagle
1975 P.D. James The Black Tower
1974 Francis Clifford The Grosvenor Square Goodbye
1973 Gwendoline Butler A Coffin for Pandora
1972 Victor Canning The Rainbird Pattern
1971 P.D. James Shroud for a Nightingale
1970 Anthony Price The Labyrinth Makers
1969 Francis Clifford Another Way of Dying

 
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