Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Acknowledging Awesome Aussies

The organization Sisters in Crime Australia has announced its shortlist for the 2012 Davitt Awards, named in honor of Ellen Davitt (1812-1879), the first known Australian mystery novelist. Contenders in the adult fiction category are:

A Decline in Prophets, by Sulari Gentill
Beyond Fear, by Jaye Ford
Death and the Spanish Lady, by Catherine Morwood
Love, Honour & O’Brien, by Jennifer Rowe
The Courier’s New Bicycle, by Kim Westwood
Shattered Sky, by Helene Young

Winners are supposed to be announced on September 1. The longlist of this year’s Davitt Award nominees can be studied here.

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