Ned Kelly Awards 2013 longlist announced

by |July 11, 2013

The longlist for this year’s Ned Kelly Awards for crime writing has just been announced.

Established in 1996 by the Crime Writers Association of Australia, the Ned Kelly Awards are Australia’s leading literary awards for crime writing in both the crime fiction and true crime genres.

A huge congratulations to all the writers in the running for ‘Neds’ this year. You can find all the books listed by heading over to our website.


Best Fiction

Assassin
by Tara Moss

Antidote to Murder by Felicity Young

Assassin by Tara Moss

Blackwater Moon by B Michael Radburn

Blackwattle Creek by Geoffrey McGeachin

Chasing the Sun by Robin Baker

Dead Girl Sing by Tony Cavanaugh

Dead Heat by Bronwyn Parry

Death by Beauty by Gabrielle Lord

Cold Grave by Kathryn Fox

Good News, Bad News by Maggie Groff

Harry Curry: The Murder Book by Stuart Littlemore

I Hear the Sirens in the Street by Adrian McKinty

Jennifer Shot: Another Shot by Patricia Kristensen

Paving the New Road by Sulari Gentill

Say You’re Sorry
by Michael Robotham

Pink Tide by Jared Henry

Say You’re Sorry by Michael Robotham

Silent Valley by Malla Nunn

The Darkest Little Room by Patrick Holland

The Dunbar Case by Peter Corris

The Holiday Murders by Robert Gott

The Second Bat Guano War by J M Porup

Thirst by L A Larkin

Tug of War by Ross Collier

Web of Deceit by Katherine Howell


Best First Fiction

Promise
by Tony Cavanaugh

A Mother Without A Child by Gunilla Haglundh

Promise by Tony Cavanaugh

Coorparoo Blues and the Irish Fandango by G S Manson

Dark City Blue by Luke Preston

Ghost Money by Andrew Nette

Good as Gold by Ken McKenzie

In Her Blood by Annie Hauxwell

Murder on Display by Reece Pocock

Reflection of Evil by Bridgette Powell

Murder With The Lot
by Sue Williams

Rotten Gods by Greg Barron

Sufficient Grace by Amy Espeseth

The First Shot by Patricia Kristensen

The Marmalade Files by Steve Lewis & Chris Uhlmann

Murder with the Lot by Sue Williams

The Midnight Promise by Zane Lovitt

The Price of Fame by R. C. Daniells

The Richmond Conspiracy by Andrew Grimes

The Robbers by Paul Anderson

The United States of Air by J M Porup


True Crime

Every Parent’s Nightmare
by Belinda Hawkins

A Sconed Chance for Justice by Asher Flynn & Kate Fitz-Gibbon

Blackened Tanner by Ron Irwin

Carl Williams by Adam Shand

Dead by Friday by Derek Pedley

Deception by Charles Miranda

Eugenia by Mark Tedeschi

Every Parent’s Nightmare by Belinda Hawkins

Honeymoon Dive by Lindsay Simpson & Jennifer Cooke

Horrible Man by Leonie Wallace

Killing Mr Rent-A-Kill by Duncan McNab

The People Smuggler
by Robin de Crespigny

Missing You by Justine Ford

Snowing in Bali by Kathryn Bonella

Tamam Shud: The Somerton Man Mystery by Kerry Greenwood

Terror Australis by Wayne Grogan

The Devil’s Cinema by Steve Lillebuen

The Most Dangerous Detective by Steve Bishop

The People Smuggler by Robin De Crespigny

Wakool Crossing by Mike Richards


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