2014 Ngaio Marsh Award longlist

Crimewatch posted the longlist for the Ngaio Marsh award for the best Best New Zealand Crime Novel.

THE LUMINARIES by Eleanor Catton
JOE VICTIM by Paul Cleave
THE BECKONING ICE by Joan Druett
FREDERICK’S COAT by Alan Duff
MY BROTHER’S KEEPER by Donna Malane
WHERE DEAD MEN GO by Liam McIlvanney
CROSS FINGERS by Paddy Richardson
ONLY THE DEAD by Ben Sanders

The winner will be announced on August 30th. While I have not read most of the nominees, I will say that Paul Cleeve’s JOE VICTIM is a damn good read.