SNARE by Lilja Sigurdardottir longlisted for The Crime Writers Association International Dagger Award 2018

Congratulations to Lilja Sigurdardottir, who has been longlisted in The Crime Writers Association International Dagger Award for Snare (Orenda Books), translated by Quentin Bates. It is the tender, topical and breathtakingly dark first book in the Reykjavik Noir series.

A tense thriller with a highly unusual plot and interesting characters.
— The Times

The Crime Writers Association (CWA) announced the longlists for the annual Dagger awards at a reception during CrimeFest in Bristol on Friday (18 May). 

The shortlists will be announced in July, and the winners will be announced at the Dagger Awards dinner in London on 25 October. 

Zen and the Art of Murder, Oliver Bottini, translated Jamie Bulloch (MacLehose) 
The Shadow District, Arnaldur Indridason, translated Victoria Cribb (Harvill Secker) 
Three Days and a Life, Pierre Lemaitre, translated Frank Wynne (MacLehose) 
After the Fire, Henning Mankell, translated Marlaine Delargy (Harvill Secker) 
The Frozen Woman, Jon Michelet, translated Don Bartlett (No Exit) 
Offering to the Storm, Dolores Redondo, translated Nick Caistor and Lorenza Garzía (HarperCollins) 
Three Minutes, Roslund and Hellstrom, translated Elizabeth Clark Wessel (riverrun) 
Snare, Lilja Sigurdardottir, translated Quentin Bates (Orenda) 
The Accordionist, Fred Vargas, translated Sian Reynolds (Harvill Secker) 
Can You Hear Me?, Elena Varvello, translated Alex Valente (Two Roads) 

For more, and to see the rest of the longlists, visit