“Rex V Edith Thompson” by Laura Thompson shortlisted for Gold Dagger Award
We’re delighted that Laura Thompson has been nominated for the ALCS Gold Dagger for Non Fiction for her brilliant book REX V EDITH THOMPSON.
The award is for any non-fiction work on a crime-related theme published in the UK, encompassing true crime, historical crime, crime-related biography and crime-fiction literature. Previous winners include Stephen Purvis, Andrew Hankinson and Dan Davies.
The Crime Writers Association Daggers have been synonymous with quality crime writing for over fifty years. These prestigious awards started in 1955, less than two years after the Association was founded, with the award of a Crossed Red Herring Award to Winston Graham (now better known for Poldark) for The Little Walls.
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