Paul Cleave

Winners of the 2016 Ngaio Marsh Announced

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It was a hometown quinella on Saturday night as Paul Cleave and Ray Berard were announced as the winners of the 2016 Ngaio Marsh Awards at the WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival.

July on AustCrimeFiction

July on AustCrime, and another busy month of reading and reviewing. It could very well be that I'm out of sync with these postings again. Who knows.

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Certain Admissions, Gideon Haigh (Aust / True Crime)

Double homicide: 2016 Ngaio Marsh Award finalists revealed

For the last couple of years I've had the enormous privilege of being one of the judges on the New Zealand Crime Fiction Ngaio Marsh Awards, and I'm not joking when I call it a privilege. I've always been a fan of the work of New Zealand's fine band of Crime Fiction writers, but in the last couple of years, there's something going on over there that demands close attention. There's a sense of risk taking, of boundary pushing that's now palpable, along with an increasing pride in place and culture that's just wonderful.

Review - Trust No One, Paul Cleave

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Trust No One
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Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
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9781476779171
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Crime Fiction
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Atria Books
Year of Publication: 
2015

And Then There Were Nine - 2016 Ngaio Marsh Longlist Announced

A record number of entrants and a kaleidoscopic range of crime tales illustrates the growth of New Zealand crime writing but provided a real challenge for the judges of the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel, who have revealed the longlist for their 2016 award today. 

The AustCrimeFiction Best of 2015

I'm mathematically challenged at the best of times, and never more so than when greeted by the need to come up with a "list" of a certain number. Okay so that's probably less to do with maths and more to do with a pathological hatred of arbitrary rules. So let's just go with this being the best of list of all the books (currently at 147 or so) that I was fortunate (in the main) to have read in 2015.

Trust No One

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Crime Fiction

In the exciting new psychological thriller by the Edgar-nominated author of Joe Victim, a famous crime writer struggles to differentiate between his own reality and the frightening plot lines he's created for the page.

ISBN: 
9781476779171
Publisher: 
Atria Books
Year of Publication: 
2015

2015 Ngaio Marsh Award Winner - Paul Cleave for Five Minutes Alone

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Paul Cleave became the Crown Prince of antipodean crime writing when his thriller FIVE MINUTES ALONE was named the winner of the 2015 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel on Sunday night.

Murder in the Court: Ngaio winner revealed (4th October)

THE NGAIO MARSH AWARD, in association with WORD Christchurch and The Press, is pleased to reveal that whodunit and who-won-it will be announced at a great event at the Court Theatre on 4 October.

Radio NZ: Crime Writing and the 2015 Ngaio Marsh Award from Craig Sisterson

Craig Sisterson interviewed on Radio NZ: Kiwi Crime Writing and the 2015 Ngaio Marsh Awards http://kiwicrime.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/radio-nz-crime-writing-and-2015-...