2019 John Creasey Award Winner

We are delighted to announce that Scrublands by Chris Hammer has won the 2019 John Creasy “New Blood” Award for best first crime novel at the UK Crime Writers Association Dagger Awards!

The CWA Daggers are the world’s most prestigious crime awards celebrating the best in crime writing for over fifty years.

The rest of the winners 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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