Welcome to the Crime Thriller Awards


The Crime Thriller Awards are taking a year out and will not take place this Autumn 2015. Winners of the three CWA award categories will be announced separately on September 29th.

The 2014 winners have been announced!

 Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards Winners are:

  • Keeley Hawes for Line of Duty – Dagger for Best Actress
  • Matthew McConaughey for True Detective – Dagger for Best Actor
  • James Norton for Happy Valley – Dagger for Best Supporting Actor
  • Amanda Abbington for Sherlock – Dagger for Best Supporting Actress
  • Happy Valley – Dagger for Best TV Series
  • True Detective – Dagger for Best International TV Series
  • Cold in July – Dagger for Best Film
  • Peter May – Crime Thriller Book Club Best Read of the Year
  • Wiley Cash – CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger
  • Ray Celestin – CWA John Creasey New Blood Dagger
  • Robert Harris – CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger for Best Thriller of the Year
  • Denise Mina, Robert Harris and Midsomer Murders were inducted into the Hall of Fame

Online version of the official Specsavers Crime Thriller Club & Awards magazine: