Sep 20 2018

Davitt Awards 2018 shortlists

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Sisters in Crime has announced the shortlists for the 2018 Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women.

The shortlisted works in each category are:

Young adult novel

No Limits (Ellie Marney, Bearded Lady Press)
Jack of Spades (Sophie Masson, Eagle Books)
Ballad for a Mad Girl (Vikki Wakefield, Text)

Children's novel

Welcome to Willowvale: Vet Cadets Book One (Rebecca Johnson, Puffin)
Whimsy and Woe (Rebecca McRitchie, HarperCollins)
The Turnkey (Allison Rushby, Walker Books)
Squishy Taylor and the Silver Suitcase: Squishy Taylor Book Seven (Ailsa Wild, illus by Ben Wood, Hardie Grant Egmont)

Adult novel

The Dark Lake (Sarah Bailey, A&U)
The Hidden Hours (Sara Foster, S&S)
Crimson Lake (Candice Fox, Bantam)
Crossing the Lines (Sulari Gentill, Pantera)
Force of Nature (Jane Harper, Pan)
And Fire Came Down (Emma Viskic, Echo)