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||Ruth Rendell (29.07)||7||John Hutton (10.33)||13||Scott Turow (8.37)|
|2||Colin Dexter (18.7)||8||Peter Lovesey (10.32)||14||Dorothy Simpson (8.35)|
|3||P.D. James (18.37)||9||Martin Cruz Smith (10.31)||15||William McIlvanney (8.33)|
|4||Michael Dibdin (10.38)||10||H.R.F. Keating (10.3)||16||S.T. Haymon (8.32)|
|5||Paula Gosling (10.35)||11||Desmond Lowden (8.39)||17||Ellis Peters (8.3)|
|6||B.M. Gill (10.34)||12||Sara Paretsky (8.38)|