Aussie crime book Bereft nominated for UK Gold Dagger Award

Bereft, by Australian author Chris Womersley, is one of four titles shortlisted for this year’s Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Gold Dagger Award.

The British award is presented every year for the best crime novel and carries a prize of £2500.

The Crime Writers’ Association Daggers have been synonymous with quality crime writing for over fifty years. These prestigious awards started in 1955.

Also shortlisted for the award are The Flight by M R Hall, The Rage by Gene Kerrigan and Vengeance in Mind by N J Cooper.

The winners of this year’s awards will be announced in London on 18 October 2012.

More information about the CWA Awards can be found here…

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Clayton Wehner

Clayton is the founder and managing director of Boomerang Books. In a past life, Clayton worked for 12 years as an intelligence officer in the Australian Army and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy and the Royal Military College Duntroon and holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science and a Master of Management Studies (Human Resource Management) from the UNSW. He is also a trained Indonesian linguist and served with the United Nations in East Timor as an interpreter/translator.