Saturday, July 25, 2009

Davitt Awards

2009 Davitt Awards (Sisters in Crime Australia). Sisters in Crime will shortly be inviting members to vote on best 2008 crime or mystery novel by an Australian woman. This year 41 books are in contention.

Although a long list, it's interesting to me to find new authors. These are arranged by publisher.

Allen & Unwin
Kerry Greenwood, Murder on a Midsummer Night
Marion Halligan, Murder on the Apricot Coast
Catherine Jinks, The Dark Mountain
Kate Morton, The Forgotten Garden

Exisle Publishing
T J Joyce, Hotel of Secrets

Fremantle Arts Press
Felicity Young, Harum Scarum

Hachette Livre
Camilla Noli, Still Waters
Bronwyn Parry, As Darkness Falls

Alex Palmer, The Tattooed Man
Diane Armstrong, Nocturne

Sydney Bauer, Alibi
Katherine Howell, The Darkest Hour
P D Martin, Fan Mail
Malla Nunn, A Beautiful Place to DieP

New Holland Publishers
Maria Simms, The Dead House (Gibbes Street)

Random House
Leah Giarratano, Voodoo Doll

Soho Press, New York
Caroline Petit, Deep Night

The Five Mile Press
Robin Bowles, The Mystery of the Missing Masterpiece

Scribe Publications
Cooee by Vivienne Kelly.

Zeus Publications
Helen Denkha, Many Happy Returns

For the complete list of Davitt Contenders, include Young Adult & True Crime list, go here.

Hat Tip to BV Lawson

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