Ampersand authors in the running for two of this year’s most sought-after Crime Writers’ Association Dagger awards

We are celebrating two Ampersand authors whose novels are shortlisted for the CWA Dagger 2022 awards:

Sharon Bolton for The Pact (Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, for Best Thriller of the Year)

Tariq Ashkanani for Welcome to Cooper (John Creasey New Blood Dagger, for Best Debut Crime Novel of the Year).

And as if that weren’t enough, Jamie Cowen has recently taken on the brilliant Biba Pearce, whose Debut Dagger-shortlisted thriller Rough Justice will be out on submission very soon. Editors: form an orderly queue.