Daggers Drawn

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What to expect

The first Crime Writers’ Association Daggers Award retrospective, featuring nineteen award-winning stories from bestselling authors Ian Rankin, Jeffery Deaver, John Connolly, Denise Mina, John Harvey, and many more!

Maxim Jakubowski has edited all the great names in crime fiction, and stories from his anthologies have won the CWA Dagger six times. Now he has collected nineteen Dagger Award–winning stories in one volume, making it the first retrospective deep dive into the CWA’s archive of Dagger Award winners. Edgy, twisted, and disturbing, Daggers Drawn is visceral and thrilling collection showcasing the very best modern crime fiction has to offer.

Contributors include Ian Rankin, Jeffery Deaver, John Connolly, John Harvey, Denise Mina, Julian Rathbone, Martin Edwards, Peter Lovesey, Lauren Henderson, Stella Duffy, Peter O’Donnell (writing as Madeleine Brent), Danuta Reah, Cath Staincliffe, Margaret Murphy, L.C. Tyler, Phil Lovesey, Larry Beinhart, Richard Lange, and Jerry Sykes.

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