Shortlists for the 2014 Ned Kelly Awards

The shortlists for the Ned Kelly Awards,   Australia’s oldest and most prestigious prizes honouring our crime fiction and true crime writing, have been announced.
2014 BEST CRIME NOVEL
BITTER WASH ROAD by Garry Disher
FATAL IMPACT by Kathyrn Fox
IN THE MORNING I’LL BE GONE by Adrian McKinty
BEAMS FALLING by PM Newton
ONE BOY MISSING by Stephen Orr
THE DYING BEACH by Angela Savage

BEST FIRST CRIME NOVEL
DEAD CAT BOUNCE by Peter Cotton
HADES by Candice Fox
BLOOD WITNESS by Alex Hammond
EVERY BREATH by Ellie Marney

BEST TRUE CRIME
DISGRACED? by Paul Dale
FOREVER NINE by John Kidman & Denise Hofman
NO MERCY by Eleanor Learmonth & Jenny Tabakoff
JFK: THE SMOKING GUN by Colin McLaren
OUTLAW BIKERS IN AUSTRALIA by Duncan McNab
MURDER IN MISSISSIPPI by  John Safran

SANDRA HARVEY SHORT STORY AWARD
HOUSEWARMING by Louise Bassett
THE SCARS OF NOIR by Darcy-Lee Tindale
VOICES OF SOI 22 by Roger Vickery
SPLINTER by Emma Viskic
WEB DESIGN by  Emma Viskic

Winners will be announced in September at the Brisbane Writers Festival, which runs September 3rd through the 7th.