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Nov 05 2018

2018 Davitt Awards

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

The winners in each category are:

Young adult novel
Ballad for a Mad Girl (Vikki Wakefield, Text)

Shortlisted
No Limits (Ellie Marney, Bearded Lady Press)
Jack of Spades (Sophie Masson, Eagle Books)

Children's novel
The Turnkey (Allison Rushby, Walker Books)

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

Adult novel
And Fire Came Down (Emma Viskic, Echo)

Shortlisted 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)