We’re thrilled to share that Ashley Audrain‘s knock-out debut The Push has won the Best Crime First Novel at the 2022 Crime Writers of Canada Awards. The annual awards recognize works in mystery, crime and suspense fiction and nonfiction by Canadian authors across 10 categories.

The Push is Ashley’s brilliant debut thriller exploring the dark side of motherhood, which published in 2021 to global acclaim, featuring in bestseller lists worldwide. To date, translation rights have been sold into an eye-watering 41 territories, and film rights have been optioned by Heyday Television.

Many congratulations on this well-deserved win, Ashley!