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  • Norwegian By Night by Derek B. Miller
  • The Honey Guide by Richard Crompton
  • City of Blood by M.D. Villier
  • The Missing File by D.A. Mishani
  • The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison
  • Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
  • The Scent of Death by Andrew Taylor
  • Rubbernecker by Belinda Bauer
  • Ratlines by Stuart Neville
  • The Twelfth Department by William Ryan
  • Ghostman by Roger Hobbs
  • Laidlaw by William McIlvanney

From serial killers to tartan noir, Laura Wilson rounds up her pick of the crop. The best crime and thrillers of 2013 – at The Guardian.

At the Crimefest in Bristol, the shortlist for the 2013 running of the CWA International Dagger was announced.

The six books in contention for the Dagger this year are:

  • Alex by Pierre Lemaitre, translated by Frank Wynne
  • The Missing File by D A Mishani, translated by Steven Cohen
  • Two Soldiers by Anders Roslund & Börge Hellström, translated by Kari Dickson
  • Ghost Riders of Ordebec by Fred Vargas, translated by Siân Reynolds
  • Death in Sardinia by Marco Vichi, translated by Stephen Sartarelli
  • The Collini Case by Ferdinand von Schirach, translated by Anthea Bell

There has been also other shortlists of nominees announced. Please have a look at

  • Little Green by Walter Mosley
  • The Missing File by D.A. Mishani
  • Tuesday’s Gone by Nicci French
  • Stranglehold by Robert Rotenberg
  • The End Of The World In Breslau by Marek Krajewski
  • Solea by Jean-Claude Izzo
  • Lifetime by Liza Marklund
  • Fire on the Runway by Mel Bradshaw
  • The Unknown Masterpiece by John Brooke
  • Riverside Drive: Border City Blues by Michael Januska
  • Sowing Poison by Janet Kellough
  • The Christie Curse by Victoria Abbott

Twelve new crime fiction novels: Margaret Cannon about new books by Walter Mosley, D. A. Mishani and many more. Have a look at her reviews at The Globe and Mail.