2020 Ngaio Marsh Awards Finalists

The finalists for the  2020 Ngaio Marsh Awards, the New Zealand crime fiction awards, were announced August 9.

The finalists for the 2020 Ngaio Marsh Awards are: 

BEST NOVEL

  • Whatever it Takes by Paul Cleave (Upstart Press)
  • Girl from the Tree House by Gudrun Frerichs
  • Au? by Becky Manawatu (M?karo Press)
  • The Nancys by RWR McDonald (Allen & Unwin)
  • In the Clearing by JP Pomare (Hachette NZ)
  • The Wild Card by Renée (The Cuba Press)

BEST FIRST NOVEL

  • Tugga’s Mob by Stephen Johnson (Clan Destine Press)
  • Au? by Becky Manawatu (M?karo Press)
  • The Nancys by RWR McDonald (Allen & Unwin)
  • Into the Void by Christina O’Reilly

The winners will be announced at the WORD Christchurch Spring Festival, being held from 29 October to 1 November.

[Thanks to Cora Buhlert for the story.]