Chris Hammer

The 2019 Indie Book Awards | Shortlist Announcement

Australian independent booksellers, members of Leading Edge Books, are thrilled to announce their Shortlist for the Indie Book Awards 2019, for the best Australian books published in 2018!

Established in 2008, the Indie Book Awards recognise and celebrate this country’s incredible talent and the role independent booksellers play in supporting and nurturing Australian writing.

Who will win in each category in 2019?

Who will take out the overall ‘2019 Book of the Year’ Award?!

Without further ado, here is the Shortlist for the 2019 Indie Book Awards:

Scrublands by Chris Hammer

Author Information
Book Title: 
Scrublands
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760632984
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Rural Crime
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2018

Scrublands, Chris Hammer

Author Information
Book Title: 
Scrublands
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9781760632984
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Rural Crime
Location: 
Australia
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2018

#amreading Scrublands, Chris Hammer

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Author Name: 

There's a LOT of buzz going around about this one.

From the Blurb:

In an isolated country town brought to its knees by endless drought, a charismatic and dedicated young priest calmly opens fire on his congregation, killing five parishioners before being shot dead himself. 

Scrublands, Chris Hammer

Author Information
Book Title: 
Scrublands
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime and Mystery
Sub Genre: 
Outback crime
Location: 
Australia
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2018

Scrublands

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

In an isolated country town brought to its knees by endless drought, a charismatic and dedicated young priest calmly opens fire on his congregation, killing five parishioners before being shot dead himself. 

ISBN: 
9781760632984
Location: 
Australia
Publisher: 
Allen & Unwin
Year of Publication: 
2018

Chris Hammer

Author Information
Hammer, Chris

Chris Hammer was a journalist for more than thirty years, dividing his career between covering Australian federal politics and international affairs. For many years he was a roving foreign correspondent for SBS TV's flagship current affairs program Dateline. He has reported from more than 30 countries on six continents. In Canberra, roles included chief political correspondent for The Bulletin, current affairs correspondent for SBS TV and a senior political journalist for The Age.