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Ned Kelly Award Longlist Announced (2012)

Posted June 21, 2012 by Michael @ Knowledge Lost in Literary News / 0 Comments

The Ned Kelly Awards are closely associated with the Melbourne Writers Festival and recognises Crime fiction within Australian Literature. The 2012 long list was recently announced.

Best First Fiction

  • Boyd Anderson Ludo
  • Allan Barbeler An Absence of Discretion
  • Andrez Bergen Tobacco Stained Mountain Goat
  • Claire Corbett When We Have Wings
  • Virginia Duigan The Precipice
  • Y.A. Erskine The Brotherhood
  • Maggie Groff Mad Men, Bad Girls and the Guerrilla Knitter’s Institute
  • Sylvia Johnson Watch Out For Me
  • Melanie Joosten Berlin Syndrome
  • Stuart Littlemore Harry Curry: Counsel of Choice
  • Noel Mealey Murder and Redemption
  • Daniel O’Malley The Rook
  • Alastair Sarre Prohibited Zone
  • Peter Twohig The Cartographer
  • Kim Westwood The Courier’s New Bicycle
  • Gas Wylde Casino Kurnell

Best Fiction

  • Lenny Bartulin De Luxe
  • A.A. Bell Hindsight
  • Honey Brown After The Darkness
  • J.C. Burke Pig Boy
  • Peter Corris Comeback
  • Miranda Darling Siren’s Sting
  • Garry Disher Whispering Death
  • Jaye Ford Scared Yet?
  • Kerry Greenwood Cooking the Books
  • Brett Hoffmann The Race
  • Katherine Howell Silent Fear
  • Stephen M Irwin The Broken One
  • Malcolm Knox The Life
  • Adriana Koulias The Sixth Key
  • Nansi Kunze Dangerously Placed
  • Tobsha Learner The Map
  • Stuart Littlemore Harry Curry: Counsel of Choice
  • Colleen McCullough The Prodigal Son
  • Barry Maitland Chelsea Mansions
  • Kel Robertson Rip Off
  • Michael Robotham The Wreckage
  • Jennifer Rowe Love, Honour & O’Brien
  • Kirsten Tranter A Common Loss
  • Peter Twohig The Cartographer
  • Kim Westwood The Courier’s New Bicycle
  • Felicity Young A Dissection of Murder

Best True Crime

  • Hilary Bonney The Double Life of Herman Rockefeller
  • Peter Corris Mad Dog
  • Eamonn Duff Sins of the Father
  • Michael Duffy Call Me Cruel
  • Lucy Frost Abandoned Women
  • Fiona Harari A Tragedy in Two Acts
  • Rochelle Jackson Partners and Crime
  • Rachael Jane Chin Nice Girl
  • Kevin Morgan Detective Piggot’s Casebook
  • Kevin Morgan Gun Alley
  • James Morton and Susanna Lobez Gangland Melbourne
  • James Morton and Susanna Lobez Gangland Sydney
  • Stephen Orr The Cruel City
  • Liz Porter Cold Case File
  • Mark ‘Chopper’ Read Road To Nowhere
  • Kay Schubert Perfect Stranger
  • Adam Shand Outlaws
  • David Spiteri The Prez