And the winner is...
It might not have been the in-person celebration we'd hoped for.... but at last we can announce that the winner of this year's NETBA is Cynthia Murphy with her compulsively twisty, supernatural thriller, Last One to Die.
Huge congratulations to Cynthia on her NETBA win and to her publisher, Scholastic. Luckily for us, Cynthia's new book Win Lose Kill Die was released in January and we know her NETBA fans are going to love it just as much!
Congratulations to all the authors and publishers on this year's shortlist; only the very best books make the NETBA cut so you're all winners in our book!
Thanks for keeping us reading!
Thanks to the schools who took part in the judging process too for your enthusiastic and thoughtful contributions. Here's to next year!!