Davitt Awards 2020 winners announced
Sisters in Crime Australia has announced the winners of the 2020 Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women.
Adult crime novel: The Trespassers (Meg Mundell, UQP)
In this ultimate locked-room mystery, a shipload of migrant workers flees the pandemic-stricken UK, seeking a fresh start in Australia. For nine-year-old Cleary the journey promises adventure, for former nurse Billie it’s a chance to put a shameful mistake behind her, while struggling schoolteacher Tom hopes for a brighter future. But when a crew member is murdered and people start falling gravely ill, the Steadfast descends into chaos. Trapped on the ship, the trio must join forces to survive the journey and its aftermath.