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The Vuoden Johtolanka (Clue) Award

The Vuoden Johtolanka (Clue) Award is given annually to the best Finnish crime fiction novel by the Dekkariseura (Finnish Crime Society). Beginning in 1993, the society also recognized a foreign author, whose work has been translated into Finnish.

 

    2013
  • Best Finnish Novel: Sheriffi by Reijo Mäki
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Denise Mina
    2012
  • Best Finnish Novel: Vilpittömästi sinun by Pekka Hiltunen
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Leif G. W. Persson
    2011
  • Best Finnish Novel: Parantaja by Antti Tuomainen
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Dennis Lehane
    2010
  • Best Finnish Novel: Ansa by Marko Leino
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: P. D. James
    2009
  • Best Finnish Novel: Seinää vasten by Jarkko Sipilä
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Arnaldur Indrišason
    2008
  • Best Finnish Novel: Jäätyneitä ruusuja by Marko Kilpi
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Fred Vargas
    2007
  • Best Finnish Novel: Musta taivas by Tapani Bagge
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Jo Nesbų
    2006
  • Best Finnish Novel: Ystävät kaukana by Matti Rönkä
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Minette Walters
    2005
  • Best Finnish Novel: Vaimoni by Tuula-Liina Varis
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: John le Carré
    2004
  • Best Finnish Novel: Harjunpää ja pahan pappi by Matti Yrjänä Joensuu
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Boris Akunin
    2003
  • Best Finnish Novel: Koston komissio by Taavi Soininvaara
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Ian Rankin
    2002
  • Best Finnish Novel: Hukan enkelit by Seppo Jokinen
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Håkan Nesser
    2001
  • Best Finnish Media: Raid-sarjan by Harri Nykänen, television series creator
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Thomas Harris
    2000
  • Best Finnish Novel: Minun sukuni tarina by Jari Tervo
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Karin Fossum
    1999
  • Best Finnish Novel: Karjalan lunnaat by Ilkka Remes
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Arturo Pérez-Reverte
    1998
  • Best Finnish Novel: Murha pukee naista Artikkelikokoelma by Ritva Hapuli and Johanna Matero, editors
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Henning Mankell
    1997
  • Best Finnish Novel: Luminainen by Leena Lehtolainen
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Michael Dibdin
    1996
  • Best Finnish Novel: Nyman by Hannu Vuorio
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Ruth Rendell
    1995
  • Best Finnish Publisher: Book Studio Ltd., in recognition for its promotion of crime fiction
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Kerstin Ekman
    1994
  • Best Finnish Novel: Harjunpää ja rakkauden nälkä by Matti Yrjänä Joensuu
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Colin Dexter
    1993
  • Best Finnish Novel: Imelda by Pentti Kirstilä
  • Best Foreign Literary Award: Patricia Highsmith
    1992
  • Best Finnish Novel: Kuolemanuni by Markku Ropponen
    1991
  • Best Finnish Novel: Suomenkielisen rikoskirjallisuuden ja sen reuna-alueiden bibliografia 1857–1989 by Simo Sjöblom
    1990
  • Best Finnish Novel: Takapiru by Harri Nykänen
    1989
  • Best Finnish Media: Korkeatasoisesta dekkarikuunnelmatuotannosta, a radio theater production
    1988
  • Best Finnish Novel: Häkkilinnut by Paul-Erik Haataja
    1987
  • Best Finnish Novel: Sinivalkoiset jäähyväiset by Pentti Kirstilä
    1986
  • Best Finnish Novel: Sulevi Manner by Juha Numminen and Eero J. Tikka
    1985
  • Best Finnish Novel: Harjunpää ja heimolaiset by Matti Yrjänä Joensuu

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