Ian-RolexSome time ago I mistakenly let the cat out of the bag too early, but as of today it’s official: The Tourist has been nominated for the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award!

Since I’ve known about it for some weeks now, I’ve been both thrilled and anxious about…well, my competition. So today I finally got to see who I’m up against. Here’s the full list:

Michael ConnellyThe Brass Verdict (Orion)

Gillian FlynnDark Places (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)

John HartThe Last Child (John Murray)

Charlie NewtonCalumet City (Bantam Press)

Daniel SilvaMoscow Rules (Michael Joseph)

Olen SteinhauerThe Tourist (HarperCollins)

Andrew WilliamsThe Interrogator (John Murray)

cwadaggerstoughThe Tourist

list of all the Dagger noms heretelevised

can be found here