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    The Diamond Dagger Award   
The Diamond Dagger Award, given yearly by the Crime Writers’ Association, is presented to writers whose careers are marked by sustained excellence, and who have made a significant contribution to crime fiction published in the English language, whether originally or in translation.
2017 Ann Cleeves
2016 Peter James
2015 Catherine Aird
2014 Simon Brett
2013 Lee Child
2012 Frederick Forsyth
2011 Lindsey Davis
2010 Val McDermid
2009 Andrew Taylor
2008 Sue Grafton
2007 John Harvey
2006 Elmore Leonard
2005 Ian Rankin
2004 Lawrence Block
2003 Robert Barnard
2002 Sara Paretsky
 
2001 Lionel Davidson
2000 Peter Lovesey
1999 Margaret Yorke
1998 Ed McBain
1997 Colin Dexter
1996 H.R.F. Keating
1995 Reginald Hill
1994 Michael Gilbert
1993 Ellis Peters
1992 Leslie Charteris
1991 Ruth Rendell
1990 Julian Symons
1989 Dick Francis
1988 John le Carré
1987 P.D. James
1986 Eric Ambler

Other Dagger Awards