Tag Archives: Ned Kelly Awards 2011

Review: The Diggers Rest Hotel

Geoffrey McGeachin’s hilarious acceptance speech endeared him to the crowd who watched him take out this year’s Ned Kelly Award for Best Fiction. Even I felt happy for him, despite his The Diggers Rest Hotel beating my The Half-Child to … Continue reading

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Ned Kelly Awards winners & grinners

This morning came news Ned Kelly’s 130 year old remains had been identified at the old Pentridge Prison site. Only hours earlier I was celebrating the Australian crime fiction awards named his honour. I felt very close to Ned. Really. … Continue reading

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Ned Kelly Awards 2011 Shortlist

I am thrilled to announce The Half-Child has made a shortlist of three for Best Fiction in this year’s Ned Kelly Awards. The Half-Child is in good company: I recently read Bereft, by Chris Womersley and I’m rapt to have my book … Continue reading

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Book review: Labyrinth of Drowning

I recently completed several book reviews for Sisters in Crime, the first of which was by award winning author Alex Palmer. Speaking of awards, my novel The Half-Child is in the running in this year’s Davitt Awards and has been nominated … Continue reading

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