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Book awards: Davitt Award

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Eye to eye by Caroline ShawBest Young Adult Novel, 2001
Bleeding Hearts: A Kit O'Malley Mystery (Kit O'Malley Mystery Series) by Lindy CameronReaders' Choice, 2002
A Simple Death by Carolyn MorwoodBest Adult Novel, 2002
The Three-Pronged Dagger by Kerry GreenwoodBest Young Adult Novel, 2002
Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing by Gabrielle LordBest Adult Novel, 2003
Blood Redemption by Alex PalmerBest Adult Novel, 2003
Fireworks and Darkness by Natalie Jane PriorBest Young Adult Novel, 2003
Skin deep by Cathy ColeReaders' Choice, 2003
Due Preparations for the Plague by Janette Turner HospitalBest Adult Novel, 2004
Thicker Than Water by Lindy CameronReaders' Choice, 2004
Devastation Road by Joanna BakerBest Young Adult Novel, 2005
Malicious Intent by Kathryn FoxBest Adult Novel, 2005
Peepshow by Leigh RedheadReaders' Choice, 2005
The Butterfly Man by Heather RoseBest Adult Novel, 2006
Evil Genius by Catherine JinksBest Young Adult Novel, 2006
Heavenly Pleasures by Kerry GreenwoodReaders' Choice, 2006
Rubdown by Leigh RedheadReaders' Choice, 2006
Devil's Food by Kerry GreenwoodReaders' Choice, 2007
Murder Of Bindy Mackenzie by Jaclyn MoriartyBest Young Adult Novel, 2007
Silent Death: The Killing of Julie Ramage by Karen KissaneTrue Crime, 2007
Undertow by Sydney BauerBest Adult Novel, 2007
Frantic by Katherine HowellBest Adult Novel, 2008
Killing Jodie; How Australia's Most Elusive Murderer Was Brought to Justice by Janet Fife-yeomansTrue Crime, 2008
The Night Has a Thousand Eyes by Mandy SayerBest Young Adult Novel, 2008
Scarlet stiletto : the first cut : award-winning thrillers from Sisters in Crime Australia by Lindy CameronReaders' Choice, 2008
A Beautiful Place to Die: A Novel by Malla NunnBest Adult Novel, 2009
The Darkest Hour by Katherine HowellReaders' Choice, 2009
Genius Squad by Catherine JinksBest Young Adult Novel, 2009
Tall Man: The Death of Doomadgee by Chloe HooperTrue Crime, 2009
Forbidden Fruit by Kerry GreenwoodReaders' Choice, 2010
Lady Killer by Candace SuttonTrue Crime, 2010
Liar by Justine LarbalestierBest Young Adult Novel, 2010
Sharp Shooter by Marianne DelacourtBest Adult Novel, 2010
Cold Justice by Katherine HowellBest Adult Novel, 2011
A Girl Like Me by Penny MatthewsBest Young Adult Novel, 2011
Murderer No More: Andrew Mallard and the Epic Fight that Proved His Innocence by Colleen EganTrue Crime, 2011
The Old School by P. M. NewtonReaders' Choice, 2011
Beyond Fear by Jaye FordDebut Novel, 2012
The Brotherhood by Y.A. ErskineReaders' Choice, 2012
Cold Case Files by Liz PorterTrue Crime, 2012
A Decline in Prophets by Sulari GentillBest Adult Novel, 2012
Surface tension by Meg McKinlayBest Young Adult Novel, 2012
Mad men, bad girls and the Guerilla Knitters Institute by Maggie GroffBest Debut Novel, 2013
Tamam Shud: The Somerton Man Mystery by Kerry GreenwoodReaders' Choice, 2013
The Tunnels of Tarcoola by Jennifer WalshBest Young Adult Novel, 2013
Burial Rites by Hannah Kentnot in English Common KnowledgeDebut Novel, 2014
Dark horse by Honey Brownnot in English Common KnowledgeBest Adult Novel, 2014
The Midnight Dress by Karen Foxleenot in English Common KnowledgeBest Young Adult Novel, 2014
Night Games: Sex, Power and Sport by Anna Kriennot in English Common KnowledgeBest True Crime, 2014
Spooked! (Truly Tan) by Jen Storernot in English Common KnowledgeBest Children's Novel, 2014
Big Little Lies by Liane MoriartyBest Adult Novel, 2015
Every Word by Ellie MarneyBest Young Adult Novel, 2015
Intruder by Christine BongersDebut Novel, 2015
Last Woman Hanged by Caroline OveringtonTrue Crime, 2015
Tell Me Why (Rural Crime Files Book 1) by Sandi WallaceReaders' Choice, 2015
Withering-by-Sea by Judith RossellBest Children's Novel, 2015
Resurrection Bay by Emma ViskicBest Adult Novel, 2016
Risk by Fleur FerrisDebut, 2016
Wild man by Alecia SimmondsTrue Crime, 2016
The Dry by Jane HarperBest Adult Novel, 2017
Frankie: A Novel by Shivaun PlozzaBest Young Adult Novel, 2017
Ghost Girls by Cath FerlaDebut Novel, 2017
Look What You Made Me Do: Fathers Who Kill by Megan NorrisTrue Crime, 2017
Wormwood Mire by Judith RossellBest Children's Novel, 2017

Award description

Presented by the Sisters in Crime Australia Association for Australian crime fiction written by women for adults or young adults. Sisters in Crime named the award The Davitt in honour of Ellen Davitt (1812-1879) who wrote Australia’s first mystery novel, Force and Fraud in 1865.


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