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Elly longlisted for the CWA Crime Fiction in Translation Dagger

We are thrilled that Elly by Maike Wetzel, translated by Lyn Marven, has been longlisted for the CWA Crime Fiction in Translation Dagger. This award is for crime novels (defined by the broadest definition including thrillers, suspense novels and spy fiction) as long as the book was not originally written in English and has been translated into English for UK publication during the past year. For more information and to see the other longlisted novels, please visit the CWA website

Congratulations to Maike and Lyn, and all the other longlisted authors and translators!

Elly

LONGLISTED FOR THE CWA DAGGER AWARD FOR FICTION IN TRANSLATION

A missing child is a nightmare for any family. But what happens when they come back?

Eleven-year-old Elly is missing. After an extensive police search she is presumed dead, and her family must learn to live with a gaping hole in their lives. Then, four years later, she reappears. But soon her parents and sister are plagued by doubts. Is this stranger really the same little girl who went missing? And if not, who is she?

Elly is a gripping tale of grief, longing, and doubt, which takes every parent’s greatest fear and lets it play out to an…

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Elly

Maike Wetzel

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