Candice Fox

Announcing the 2017 Ned Kelly Award Shortlists

The Australian Crime Writers Association today announced the shortlists for the 2017 Ned Kelly Awards for the best in Australian crime writing.

Ned Kelly Awards 2017 Submissions List

All the submissions to the 2017 Ned Kelly Awards have just been announced and as usual, every year as the entries start to roll in, I start to fret about the ones I haven't had a chance to read yet - this year, needless to say is no different :) Check out the full list at: http://www.austcrimewriters.com/2017-submissions or follow the links below to those that somebody here have been lucky enough to review.

Review - Crimson Lake, Candice Fox

Author Information
Book Title: 
Crimson Lake
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780143781905
Series: 
Ted Conkaffey
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Thriller
Location: 
Australia
Publisher: 
Penguin Books
Year of Publication: 
2017

Review - Crimson Lake, Candice Fox

Author Information
Book Title: 
Crimson Lake
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780143781905
Series: 
Ted Conkaffey
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Thriller
Location: 
Australia
Publisher: 
Penguin Books
Year of Publication: 
2017

Top Books of 2016 on AustCrimeFiction

This list is of standout reads from 2016, grouped into categories with no attempt whatsoever at an arbitrary number and in no particular order.

Favourite Australian Books (Crime Fiction)



Crimson Lake

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

12.46: Thirteen-year-old Claire Bingley stands alone at a bus stop

12.47: Ted Conkaffey parks his car beside her

12.52: The girl is missing . . .

Six minutes – that’s all it took to ruin Detective Ted Conkaffey’s life. Accused but not convicted of Claire’s abduction, he escapes north, to the steamy, croc-infested wetlands of Crimson Lake.

Sub Genre: 
Thriller
ISBN: 
9780143781905
Location: 
Australia
Series: 
Ted Conkaffey
Publisher: 
Penguin Books
Year of Publication: 
2017

October on AustCrimeFiction

October on AustCrime because I'm back getting my act together.

Read / To be Reviewed:

Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil, Melina Marchetta (Aust)

Review - Never Never, James Patterson and Candice Fox

Author Information
Book Title: 
Never Never
Author's Home Country: 
USA
Australia
ISBN: 
9781925324938
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Ficiton
Location: 
Outback Australia
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2016

August / September on AustCrimeFiction

August and September combined because - yep I forgot.

Read / To be Reviewed:

The Falls, B. Michael Radburn (Aust)

State of Play: Australian Popular Fiction in the Twenty-First Century, University of Melbourne, 6th October

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On Thursday 6th October, there are some events being organised around the University of Melbourne and a research project: "Genre Worlds: Australian Popular Fiction in the Twenty-First Century", with some great crime, romance and fantasy writers speaking!