The Ngaio Marsh Awards are open to storytellers who are New Zealand citizens (located anywhere in the world) or New Zealand residents, and who have published a crime, mystery, thriller, or suspense novel during the 2019 calendar year. Your book does not have to be ‘detective fiction’. The entry period for the 2020 Ngaio Marsh Awards is now open for the Best Novel and Best First Novel categories. For entries and questions go to the Ngaio Marsh awards FB page

'The thirty-five of us were in the country of dream-merchants, and strange things were bound to happen.' - Anne Kennedy

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