Shortlists for 2015 DAVITT Awards

davittThe shortlists have been announced for the 2015 Davitt Awards. The Davitt Awards highlight female crime writers and are presented by  Sisters In Crime Australia.
The Short List for the 2015 awards:
Adult Novels
· Honey Brown, Through the Cracks (Penguin Books Australia)
· Ilsa Evans, Forbidden Fruit: A Nell Forrest Mystery (Momentum Press) ebook
· Sulari Gentill, A Murder Unmentioned (Pantera Press)
· Annie Hauxwell, A Morbid Habit (Penguin Books Australia)
· Liane Moriarty, Big Little Lies (Pan Macmillan Australia)
· Malla Nunn, Present Darkness (Xoum Publishing)
Young Adult Novels
· Christine Bongers, Intruder (Woolshed Press – a Random House imprint)
· Rebecca Lim, The Astrologer’s Daughter (Text Publishing)
· Ellie Marney, Every Word (Allen & Unwin)
· Pamela Rushby, The Ratcatcher’s Daughter (HarperCollins Australia)
Children’s Novels
· Lollie Barr, The Adventures of Stunt Boy and His Amazing Wonder Dog Blindfold (Pan Macmillan Australia)
· Eileen O’Hely, Kitten Kaboodle Mission 1: The Catier Emerald (Walker Books)
· Judith Rossell, Withering-by-Sea (HarperCollins Australia)
· R A Spratt, Friday Barnes: Big Trouble (Random House)
· Jen Storer, Truly Tan #4: Freaked! (ABC Books – a HarperCollins Australia imprint)
Non Fiction
· Megan Norris, Love You to Death: A story of sex, betrayal and murder gone wrong (The Five Mile Press)
· Caroline Overington, Last Woman Hanged (HarperCollins Australia)
· Virginia Peters, Have You Seen Simone? The story of an unsolved murder (Nero)
· Julie Szego, The Tainted Trial of Farah Jama (Wild Dingo Press)
Debut
· Lollie Barr, The Adventures of Stunt Boy and His Amazing Wonder Dog Blindfold (Pan Macmillan Australia)
· Christine Bongers, Intruder (Woolshed Press – a Random House imprint)
· Candice Fox, Hades (Random House)
· Anna George, What Came Before (Penguin Books Australia)
· Rebecca Jessen, Gap (University of Queensland Press)
· Virginia Peters, Have You Seen Simone? The story of an unsolved murder (Nero)
· Pamela Rushby, The Ratcatcher’s Daughter (HarperCollins Australia)
· Sandi Wallace, Tell Me Why (Clan Destine Press)
· Julie Szego, The Tainted Trial of Farah Jama (Wild Dingo Press))

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