Each of these authors has been nominated for one of these awards: Dagger Award for Crime Novel, Gold Dagger Award for Crime Novel. They are ranked by honors given those works nominated for the aforementioned awards.
|1||Dick Francis (20.31)||7||Ruth Rendell (10.26)||13||Peter Lovesey (8.28)|
|2||John le Carré (20.27)||8||Nicholas Meyer (10.25)||14||William McIlvanney (8.27)|
|3||James McClure (18.47)||9||Robert Littell (10.23)||15||Francis Clifford (8.24)|
|4||Anthony Price (18.44)||10||Eric Ambler (10.22)||16||Gwendoline Butler (8.23)|
|5||P.D. James (16.46)||11||Joan Fleming (10.2)||17||Victor Canning (8.22)|
|6||Lionel Davidson (10.28)||12||Colin Dexter (8.29)|