2012 Davitt Award Nominees

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The longlisted works for the 2012 Davitt Awards have been released.

From Wikipedia: "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. They were established in 2001."

The lists are:

Adult Crime Fiction

Sydney Bauer, The 3rd Victim (PanMacmillan)
A.A. Bell, Hindsight (HarperCollins)
Claire Corbett, When We Have Wings (Allen & Unwin)
Sandy Curtis, Fatal Flaw (Clan Destine Press)
Miranda Darling, The Siren's Sting (Allen & Unwin)
Virginia Duigan, The Precipice (Random House)
Y A Erskine, The Brotherhood (Bantam/Random House)
Helen Fitzgerald, The Donor (Allen & Unwin)
Jaye Ford, Beyond Fear (Bantam/Random)
Sulari Gentill, Decline in Prophets (Pantera Press)
Carol Gibson, Click Click, You're Dead (Zeus Publications)
H.M. Goltz, Death by Sugar (Atlas Productions Publishing Company)
Kerry Greenwood, Cooking the Books (Allen & Unwin)
Judy Johnson, The Secret Fate of Mary Watson (HarperCollins)
Sylvia Johnson, Watch Out for Me (Allen & Unwin)
Adriana Koulias, The Sixth Key (Random House)
Phyllis King, ed., Scarlet Stiletto: The Second Cut (Clan Destine Press)
Carolyn Morwood, Death and the Spanish Lady (Pulp Fiction)
Jennifer Rowe, Love Honour & O'Brien (Allen & Unwin)
Kim Westwood, The Courier's New Bicycle (Harper Voyager)
Nicole Watson, The Boundary (University of Queensland Press)
Helene Young, Shattered Sky (Hachette Australia)
Tracey O'Hara, Death's Sweet Embrace (Harper Voyager)
Children's/Young Adult

J.C Burke, Pig Boy (Random House)
Ursula Dubosarsky, The Golden Day (Allen & Unwin)
Susan Green, The Truth about Verity Sparks (Walker Books)
Jacqueline Harvey, Alice-Miranda at Sea (Random House)
H J Harper, Star League series - Book 1: Lights, Camera, Action Hero!; Book 2: Curse of the Werewolf; Book 3: Raising the Dead ; Book 4: The Ninja Code (Random House)
Karen Healey,The Shattering (Allen & Unwin)
Nansi Kunze, Dangerously Placed (Random House)
Gabrielle Lord, Conspiracy 365 (Scholastic Australia)
Sophie Masson, The Understudy's Revenge (Scholastic Australia)
Tara Moss, The Spider Goddess (PanMacmillan Australia)
Meg McKinlay, Surface Tension (Walker Books)
Belinda Murrell, The Ivory Rose (Random House)
Joanne Van Os, The Secret of the Lonely Isles (Random House)
Lili Wilkinson, A Pocketful of Eyes (Allen & Unwin)
True Crime

Carol Baxter, Captain Thunderbolt and His Lady: The true story of bushrangers Frederick Ward and Mary Ann Bugg (Allen & Unwin)
Jo Chandler and Christine Nixon, Fair Cop: Christine Nixon (Melbourne University Press)
Rachael Jane Chin, Nice Girl: Whatever Happened To Baby Tegan Lane? (Simon & Schuster)
Helen Cummings, Blood Vows: a haunting memoir of marriage and murder (The Five Mile Press)
Nichola Garvey, Beating the Odds (Harper Collins)
Fiona Harari, A Tragedy in Two Acts: Marcus Einfeld and Teresa Brennan (Victory Books)
Wendy Lewis, The Australian Book of Family Murders (Pier 9/Murdoch Books)
Liz Porter, Cold Case Files: Past crimes solved by new forensic science (PanMacmillan)
Vikki Petraitis, The Frankston Serial Killer (Clan Destine Press)

The winners will be announced at a ceremony to be held in Melbourne on Saturday September 1st.

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