Murder in the Library

Published: 28-May-2018

For the best in Kiwi crime novels check out this year’s shortlist for the Ngaio Marsh Awards.
Kiwi crime writing is world class so if you are not already hooked give one of the nominees a try.

2016 Ngaio Marsh Awards

First awarded in 2010, the Ngaio Marsh Award promotes and celebrates excellence in crime, mystery and thriller writing by New Zealand authors. It is awarded each year in a ceremony held in Christchurch, the birthplace and hometown of Dame Ngaio Marsh, one of the four Queens of Crime of the Golden Age of Detective Fiction.

Best Crime Novel:

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The finalists for the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel are:

Inside the Black Horse by Ray Berard

Made to kill by Adam Christopher

Trust no one by Paul Cleave - Winner

The legend of Winstone Blackhat by Tanya Moir 

• American Blood by Ben Sanders

 

Best First Novel

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The finalists for the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best First Novel are:

Inside the Black Horse by Ray Berard - Winner

The fixer by John Daniell

The Gentlemen’s club by Jen Shieff

Twister by Jane Woodham

 

Previous winners:

2010       Cut & run by Alix Bosco

2011       Blood Men by Paul Cleave

2012       Luther: the calling by Neil Cross

2013       Death on demand by Paul Thomas

2014       Where the dead men go by Liam McIlvanney

2015       Five minutes alone by  Paul Cleave

 

For more information:

https://www.facebook.com/NgaioMarshAward/