The Crime Writers' Association

Debut Dagger 2018

Sherryl Clark
Trust Me, I’m Dead
shortlisted

When Judi Westerholme’s addict brother is murdered, she is forced to return to Melbourne where she discovers that he’s been off drugs for more than three years, his wife is missing and he has a two-year-old daughter. To Judi’s dismay, she’s expected to take on the kid. And Andy has left her a trail of bizarre clues about why he was killed that lands Judi and the kid in the middle of a gangland war.