2021 Macavity Award Winners Announced

The Mystery Readers International has announced the winners for the 2021 Macavity Awards as follows:

Best Novel: BLACKTOP WASTELAND, by S.A. Cosby (Flatiron Books)

Best First: WINTER COUNTS, by David Heska Wanbli Weiden (Ecco Press)

Best Critical/Biographical: H.R.F. KEATING: A LIFE OF CRIME, by Sheila Mitchel, widow of Keating (Level Best Books)

Best Short Story: “Elysian Fields,” by Gabriel Valjan (in CALIFORNIA SCHEMIN‘, edited by Art Taylor; Wildside Press)

Best Historical Mystery: TURN TO STONE, by James W. Ziskin (Seven Street Books)

The winners were announced on August 25 online.