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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.
Below are the winners, followed by the short list for each section.
The Last Time We Spoke by Fiona Sussman (Allison & Busby)
Dead Lemons by Finn Bell
In Dark Places by Michael Bennett (Paul Little Books)
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
2016 Trust no one by Paul Cleave
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