Sisters in Crime Australia has announced the WINNERS for the 2021 Davitt Awards for the best crime books by Australian women.
The winners and shortlisted titles in each category are shown below:
BEST ADULT CRIME NOVEL
Death Beyond the Limit (Fiji Islands Mysteries #3) (B M Allsopp, Coconut Press)
BEST YOUNG ADULT CRIME NOVEL
The Girl with the Gold Bikini (Lisa Walker, Wakefield)
BEST CHILDREN'S CRIME NOVEL
BEST NON-FICTION CRIME
Troubled Waters (Mary Jones, Green Olive Press)
The Girl with the Gold Bikini (Lisa Walker, Wakefield).
This year’s judging panel comprised judges’ coordinator and medical autopsy expert Philomena Horsley; YA expert Joy Lawn; author and academic Janice Simpson; true crime author and podcaster Emily Webb; and Sisters in Crime national co-convenors Moraig Kisler and Tara Mitchell.
The winners of the awards were presented in Melbourne on Saturday, 28 August. No prize money is attached to the Davitts; the winner of each category receives a trophy.