2006 Ned Kelly Awards Shortlists

The shortlisted works for the 2006 Ned Kelly Awards (Australia's premier crime writing awards) have been announced. The nominees are:

Best Novel
Rendezvous at Kamakura Inn, Marshall Browne (Random House)
Saving Billy, Peter Corris (Allen & Unwin)
Crook as Rookwood, Chris Nyst (HarperColins)
Rubdown, Leigh Redhead (Allen & Unwin)
Five Oranges, Graham Reilly (Hachette Livre)
The Broken Shore, Peter Temple (Text Publishing)

First Novel
Head Shot, Jarad Henry (Thompson Walker)
Out of the Silence: A Story of Love , Betrayal, Politics and Murder, Wendy James (Random House)
Dead Set, Kel Robertson (Text Publishing)

True Crime
You'll Never Take Me Alive, Nick Bleszynski (Random House)
In Your Face, Rochelle Jackson (ABC Books)
Norfolk Island of Secrets, Tim Latham (Allen & Unwin)
Packing Death, Lachlan McCulloch (Sly Ink)
And Then the Darkness, Sue Williams (ABC Books)

The winners will be announced on August 30 during the Melbourne Writers' Festival.

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