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Monday, September 6, 2010

Sisters in Crime Davitt Award (2001-2010)

2010 info from Sister in Crime accessed 9/6/10
2001-09 info from Wikipedia accessed 9/6/10
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.

Best Adult Novel - Sharp Shooter by Marianne Delacourt
Best YA - Liar by Justine Larbalestier
True Crime - Lady Killer: How Conman Bruce Burrell kidnapped and killed rich women for their money by Candace Sutton and Ellen Eonnolly
Readers' Choice - Forbidden Fruit by Kerry Greenwood

Best Adult Novel - A Beautiful Place To Die by Malla Nunn
Best YA Novel - Genius Squad by Catherine Jinks
True Crime - The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm Island by Chloe Hooper
Readers' Choice - The Darkest Hour by Katherine Howell

Best Adult Novel - Frantic by Katherine Howell
Best YA Novel - The Night Has a Thousand Eyes by Mandy Sayer
True Crime - Killing Jodie by Janet Fife-Yeomans
Readers' Choice - Scarlet Stiletto - The First Cut by Lindy Cameron

Best Adult Novel - Undertow by Sydney Bauer
Best YA Novel - The Betrayal of Bindy Mackenzie by Jaclyn Moriarty
True Crime - Silent Death: The Killing of Julie Ramage by Karen Kissane
Readers' Choice - (tie) Devil's Food by Kerry Greenwood
Silent Death: The Killing of Julie Ramage by Karen Kissane

Best Adult Novel - The Butterfly Man by Heather Rose
Best YA Novel - Evil Genius by Catherine Jinks
Readers' Choice - (tie) Heavenly Pleasures by Kerry Greenwood
Rubdown by Leigh Redhead

Best Adult Novel - Malicious Intent by Kathryn Fox
Best YA Novel - Devastation Road by Joanna Baker
Readers' Choice - Peepshow by Leigh Redhead

Best Adult Novel - Due Preparations for the Plague by Janette Turner Hospital
Best YA Novel - Muck-Up Day by Ruth Starke
Readers' Choice - Thicker Than Water by Lindy Cameron

Best Adult Novel - (tie) Baby Did a Bad, Bad Thing by Gabrielle Lord
Blood Redemption by Alex Palmer
Best YA Novel - Fireworks and Darkness by Natalie Jane Prior
Readers' Choice - Skin Deep by Cathy Cole

Best Adult Novel - A Simple Death by Carolyn Morwood
Best YA Novel - Three-Pronged Dagger by Kerry Greenwood
Readers' Choice - Bleeding Hearts by Lindy Cameron

Best YA Novel - Eye to Eye by Caroline Shaw

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