The shortlists for the 2019 Ned Kelly awards have just been announced!
With amazing authors like Candice Fox, Jane Harper, Michael Robotham, Dervla McTiernan and Bri Lee all making one of the three shortlists, it’s shaping up to be a tight race – check out all the shortlisted authors below!
- Kill Shot by Garry Disher
- Gone By Midnight by Candice Fox
- The Spotted Dog by Kerry Greenwood
- The Lost Man by Jane Harper
- The Other Wife by Michael Robotham
- Live and Let Fry by Sue Williams
Best First Fiction
- The Portrait of Molly Dean by Katherine Kovacic
- The Rúin by Dervla McTiernan
- The Yellow House by Emily O’Grady
- Greenlight by Benjamin Stevenson
Best True Crime
- Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee
- The Arsonist by Chloe Hooper
- Siege by Deborah Snow
- Waiting for Elijah by Kate Wild
The winners will be announced on Friday, 6 September at the BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival!
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