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Davitt Award shortlist

On August 15, 2012

Sisters in Crime Australia have been celebrating women’s crime writing since 1991. They present the annual Davitt Award. This year 49 books competed for the award. The following books are on the shortlist.
Davitt Award: Adult Fiction

Jaye Ford, Beyond Fear  (Bantam/Random)

Sulari Gentill, A Decline in Prophets  (Pantera Press)

Carolyn Morwood, Death and the Spanish Lady  (Pulp Fiction Press)

Jennifer Rowe, Love Honour & O'Brien  (Allen & Unwin)

Kim Westwood, The Courier’s New Bicycle  (Harper Voyager)

Helene Young, Shattered Sky  (Hachette Australia)

 
 Davitt Award: Children’s/Young Adult

Ursula Dubosarsky, The Golden Day  (Allen & Unwin)

Nansi Kunze, Dangerously Placed  (Random House)

Meg McKinlay, Surface Tension  (Walker Books)

 
 Davitt Award: True Crime

Wendy Lewis, The Australian Book of Family Murders (Pier 9/Murdoch Books)

Liz Porter, Cold Case Files: Past crimes solved by new forensic science    (PanMacmillan)

 

 

 

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