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  1. New 00-author Jeffery Deaver shortlisted for CWA Dagger award

    Jeffery Deaver

    Jeffery Deaver

    Newly announced James Bond continuation author Jeffery Deaver has been shortlisted for a Dagger award this year.

    According to the Bookseller, Deaver is eligible in the Short Story Dagger section for the Crime Writers Association (CWA) award. The winning author earns £500 in prize money.

    CWA chair Tom Harper said: ‘Our shortlists this year reflect the extraordinary breadth and quality of modern crime writing. Whether you like it long or short, fact or fiction, around the corner or on the far side of the world—these awards recognise the best of the genre, from established masters to tomorrow’s bestsellers.’

    All winners will be revealed at an event staged as part of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate, on 23 July.

    The full list of entrants for the Short Story Dagger follows:

    • A Calculated Risk by Sean Chercover from Thriller 2 edited by Clive Cussler (Mira)
    • The Weapon by Jeffery Deaver from Thriller 2 edited by Clive Cussler (Mira)
    • Can You Help Me Out There by Robert Ferrigno from Thriller 2 edited by Clive Cussler (Mira)
    • Boldt’s Broken Angel by Ridley Pearson from Thriller 2 edited by Clive Cussler (Mira)
    • Like a Virgin by Peter Robinson from The Price of Love (Hodder and Stoughton)
    • Killing Time by Jon Land from Thriller 2 edited by Clive Cussler (Mira)
    • Protecting the Innocent by Simon Wood from Thriller 2 edited by Clive Cussler (Mira)

    Keep watching the CommanderBond.net main page and our Discussion Forums for all the latest news on Jeffery Deaver’s forthcoming James Bond adventure (Project X).

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    Devin Zydel @ 2010-05-29
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