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2021 Awards: winners

1 May 2022

The winners of the 2021 Australian Romance Readers Awards were announced last night at our Awards Dinner. We started the announcements off with our Members’ Choice awards:

  • Favourite Australian-set romance 2021: the winner is Snowy Mountains Daughter by Alissa Callen.
  • Favourite romance anthology 2021: the winner is Sweet Treats—Chocolate by Toni D’Alia, Cordelia Fox, Arietta Richmond, Stephanie Ashton, Frances Dall’Alba, Caroline Deness, Louisa Duval, Amy Hutton, Kylie Jacobs, JA MacNally, Fiona M Marsden, Clare Miles, Valerie Miller, Georgia Moore, Kristin Silk.
  • Favourite romance cover 2021: the winner is Archangel’s Light by Nalini Singh.

In the main categories the winners were:

  • The Favourite Paranormal Romance for 2021 is Last Guard by Nalini Singh.
  • The Favourite Sci-Fi, Fantasy or Futuristic Romance 2021 is Magic Misled by Keri Arthur.
  • The Favourite Historical Romance 2021 is The Scoundrel’s Daughter by Anne Gracie.
  • The Favourite Contemporary Romance 2021 is Must Love Christmas by Kelly Hunter.
  • The Favourite Short or Category Romance 2021 is The Rhythm Method by Kylie Scott.
  • The Favourite Romantic Suspense 2021 is A Good Day for Chardonnay by Darynda Jones.
  • The Favourite Continuing Romance Series 2021 is Lizzie Grace by Keri Arthur.
  • The Favourite Debut Romance Author of 2021 is Paula J Beavan.
  • The Favourite Australian Romance Author 2021 is Anne Gracie.

Congratulations to all the winners!

Thank you to everyone who came along to the ceremony and made it such an enjoyable evening.

Thank you to Allen & Unwin and HarperCollins Australia for supplying door prizes. And a huge thank you to our event sponsor, Booktopia.

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