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Australians longlisted for 2017 CWA Daggers

A number of Australian authors have been longlisted for the UK Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) 2017 Dagger awards.

The Dry by Jane Harper (Macmillan) has been longlisted for the Gold Dagger for best crime novel and The Heat by Garry Disher (Text), The Rules of Backyard Cricket by Jock Serong (Text) and Police at the Station and They Don’t Look Friendly by Melbourne-based Irish author Adrian McKinty (Serpent’s Tail) are in the running for the Steel Dagger for best thriller.

The Ice Age: A Journey into Crystal-Meth Addiction by Luke Williams (Scribe) has been longlisted for the Gold Dagger for Nonfiction.

Australian writer Kat Clay is also in the running for the Debut Dagger for unpublished writers for her novel Victorianoir.

To see the full longlists, visit the website here.


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