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Read CWA Dagger in the Library Longlisted Authors

6th March 2017

The longlist of the CWA 2017 Dagger in the Library has been officially announced, based on nominations received from 175 libraries across the UK and Ireland and now we’d like to get readers involved.

Here is the longlist:

Alison Bruce

Andrew Taylor

Brian MacGilloway

Chris Ewan

C J Sansom

James Oswald

Kate Ellis

Mari Hannah

Nicola Upson

Tana French
More lovely info about all the authors and their favourite books is avaliable on the CWA DaggerReads site:

Reading Group material is available from all of the nominated authors on The Reading Agency’s website, Reading Groups for Everyone, for a particular novel that each author has chosen, and there is also an opportunity for readers and librarians to rate the books.

Feedback received from reading groups via Reading Groups for Everyone will be a major factor in the judges’ decision as to who should proceed to the shortlist and the eventual winner. So all you have to do now is get reading – and rating.

Visit to find out more.

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