We are truly thrilled to share the news that Nita Prose‘s charming and unique debut, The Maid, has been shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Award for Best International Crime Fiction by the Australian Crime Writers Association.

This award is for the best international crime fiction work published in Australia by a non-Australian resident or citizen, and encompasses a broad definition the genre, including thrillers, suspense, domestic, spy, action, adventure and mysteries. The Maid offers a fresh take on the cosy murder mystery, with its loveable and unlikely detective Molly at the helm, who must track down a cold-blooded killer at the Regency Grand Hotel.

This is the latest in a whirlwind of success following The Maid‘s publication in January this year, and we couldn’t be happier for Nita and Molly – congratulations!