2010 Davitt Awards Longlists

The longlists for the 2010 Davitt Awards have been released. "The Davitt Awards (named in honour of Ellen Davitt (1812-1879) who wrote Australia's first mystery novel, Force and Fraud in 1865) are presented by the Sisters in Crime Australia association. The awards are presented for Australian crime fiction, by women, for both adults and young adults."

The winners in each category will be announced at a special awards dinner to be held in Melbourne on Saturday 28th August.

The longlisted works are: 

Adult Fiction
Sharp Shooter by Marianne Delacourt
Forbidden Fruit by Kerry Greenwood
Red Dust by Fleur McDonald
Steel River by Antoinette Eklund
Dark Country by Bronwyn Parry
The Labyrinth of Drowning by Alex Palmer
Too Many Murders by Colleen McCulloch
A Beautiful Death by Fiona McIntosh
Siren by Tara Moss
Gene Thieves by Maria Quinn
Gladiatrix by Rhonda Roberts
Move to Strike by Sydney Bauer
Pearl in A Cage by Joy Dettman
Bloodborn by Kathryn Fox
The Killing Hands by PD Martin
The Devil's Staircase by Helen Fitzgerald
Riding High by Emma Boling
Red Queen by H.M. Brown
Ghost Child: The Past Is Always Close Behind by Caroline Overington
Black Ice by Leah Giarrantano
Pestle & Mortar by Carol Gibson

Children's and Young Adult Fiction
The Reformed Vampire Support Group by Catherine Jinks
Genius Wars by Catherine Jinks
Liar by Justine Larbalestier
Hedgeburners: An A~Z Mystery by Goldie Alexander
Pop Princess by Isabelle Merlin
Cupid's Arrow by Isabelle Merlin
Conspiracy 365 - January by Gabrielle Lord
The Walk Right in Detective Agency - Bad News for Milk Bay by Moya Simons
The Walk Right in Detective Agency - On the Case The Walk by Moya Simons
The Walk Right in Detective Agency - Mischief Afoot by Moya Simons

True Crime
Lady Killer: How Conman Bruce Burrell Kidnapped and Killed Rich Women for Their Money by Candace Sutton and Ellen Connolly
A Greater Guilt: Constance Emilie Kent and the Road Murder by Noelene Kyle
Crime Time: Australians Behaving Badly by Sue Bursztynski
Salvation - The True Story of Rod Braybon's Fight for Justice by Vikki Petraitis
Hotel Kerobokan: The Shocking Inside Story of Bali's Most Notorious Jail by Kathryn Bonella
Lambs to the Slaughter by Debi Marshall
Blood Brother: Justice at Last by Robin Bowles
Outside the Law 3 by Lindy Cameron (ed)
Forensic Investigator: True Stories from the Life of a Country Crime Scene Cop by Esther Mckay

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