The 2019 John Creasey Award Shortlist

We are delighted to confirm that Chris Hammer has been shortlisted for the 2019 John Creasey Award for the best crime novel by a first-time author.

The winner will be announced 24 October.

The rest of the shortlist and more information can be found here.




by Chris Hammer

Set in a fictional Riverina town at the height of a devastating drought, Scrublands is one of the most powerful, compelling and original crime novels to be written in Australia.

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