Sisters in Crime Shortlist for the 18th Davitt Awards for Best Crime Books by Australian Women

2018 Davitt Awards Short List

Adult crime novels (6)

Sarah Bailey, The Dark Lake (Allen & Unwin) Debut

Sara Foster, The Hidden Hours (Simon & Schuster)

Candice Fox, Crimson Lake (Penguin Random House)

Sulari Gentill, Crossing the Lines (Pantera Press)

Jane Harper, Force of Nature (Pan Macmillan Australia)

Emma Viskic, And Fire Came Down (Bonnier Publishing Australia)

 

Young Adult crime novels (3)

Ellie Marney, No Limits (Bearded Lady Press)

Sophie Masson, Jack of Spades (Eagle Books)

Vikki Wakefield, Ballad for a Mad Girl (Text Publishing) Debut

 

 Children’s crime novels (4)

Rebecca Johnson, Welcome to Willowvale (Vet Cadets #1) (Penguin Random House) Debut

Rebecca McRitchie, Whimsy and Woe (HarperCollins Australia) Debut

Allison Rushby, The Turnkey (Walker Books Australia)

Ailsa Wild, Squishy Taylor and the Silver Suitcase (Hardie Grant Egmont)

 

 Non-fiction books (4)

Carol Baxter, The Fabulous Flying Mrs Miller: An Australian’s true story of adventure, danger, romance and murder (Allen & Unwin)

Gabriella Coslovich, Whiteley on Trial (Melbourne University Press) Debut

Sarah Krasnostein, The Trauma Cleaner: One woman’s extraordinary life in death, decay and disaster (Text Publishing) Debut

Louise Milligan, Cardinal: The rise and fall of George Pell (Melbourne University Press) Debut

 

Debut (10)

Sarah Bailey, The Dark Lake (Allen & Unwin)

Gabriella Coslovich, Whiteley on Trial (Melbourne University Press)

Megan Goldin, The Girl from Keller’s Way (Penguin Random House)

Rebecca Johnson, Welcome to Willowvale (Vet Cadets #1) (Penguin Random House)

Sarah Krasnostein, The Trauma Cleaner: One woman’s extraordinary life in death, decay and disaster (Text Publishing)  

Rebecca McRitchie, Whimsy and Woe (HarperCollins Australia)

Louise Milligan, Cardinal: The rise and fall of George Pell (Melbourne University Press)  

Sarah Schmidt, See What I Have Done (Hachette Australia)  

Pip Smith, Half Wild (Allen & Unwin)

Vikki Wakefield, Ballad for a Mad Girl (Text Publishing)  

 

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