I'm behind - but the Long List for the Annual Sisters in Crime Australia Davitt Awards were announced a while ago on is external)

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)  [Readers Choice vote by SinC members only]
  • 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 OsThe 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)

Not quite as much catching up to do, but still obviously there's a lot of great books out there!


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Submitted by Karen on Wed, 01/08/2012 - 07:10 pm