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Staunch in the NZ Herald

By 23rd March 2018No Comments

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A prize for thrillers without female victims divides opinion

It’s a chilling cliche of thrillers that women often end up abducted, abused or dead.
One writer is so sick of the violence that she has set up a book prize to reward crime novels “in which no woman is beaten, stalked, sexually exploited, raped or murdered”. The contest has some writers and readers cheering, but others say it could deter authors from tackling tough real-life issues… Read More