The Australian Crime Writing Association announced the shortlists for the 2021 Ned Kelly Awards on August 25.
The Ned Kelly Awards are Australia’s oldest and most prestigious prizes for crime fiction and true crime writing, established in 1995.
BEST CRIME FICTION
- Consolation by Garry Disher (Text)
BEST DEBUT CRIME FICTION
- The Second Son by Loraine Peck (Text)
BEST TRUE CRIME
- Stalking Claremont: Inside the hunt for a serial killer by Bret Christian (Harper Collins)
BEST INTERNATIONAL CRIME FICTION
- We Begin at the End by Chris Whittaker (Allen and Unwin)
[Thanks to Cora Buhlert for the story.]