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Audiobook: Fiction

See below for the list of 2022 winners in the AUDIOBOOK: FICTION category, for books with a copyright date of 2021.

The Girl in the Corn
2022 Gold Winner

Author/Narrator: Jason Offutt, narrated by Josh Bloomberg

Publisher: CamCat Books

ISBN: 9780744304589

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Thomas teams up with the girl in the corn to save her world⎯and his⎯only to realize that he may not be able to distinguish good from evil before evil swallows them whole.

The First Robot President
2022 Silver Winner

Author/Narrator: Robert Carlyle Taylor, narrated by Brenda Ernst

Publisher: Reflection Bay Press 

ISBN: 978-1-7346462-3-8

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Audiobook of Robert Carlyle Taylor's Award-Winning Debut Novel. The First Robot President combines science fiction with political satire, making fun of Democrats and Republicans equally.  The novel centers around Thomas Jenkins, a lobbyist, and his robot wife whose political ambitions land her on the Green Party's 2520 Presidential ticket.

Taro: Legend of Japan
2022 Silver Winner

Author/Narrator: Blue Spruell, narrated by Steve Marvel

Publisher: Out of the Blue Productions

ASIN: B09BY4596R

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To save an empire from the ruthless warlord who killed his parents, a young samurai must summon the courage to face his past and seize his destiny. An historical fantasy adventure of warlords, swords & mythical beasts from old Japan – an engaging tale for adults young and old!

See below for the list of 2021 winners in the AUDIOBOOK: FICTION category, for books with a copyright date of 2020. Click here to watch the Gold and Silver winner speeches.

Megge of Bury Down: The Bury Down Chronicles, Book One
2021 Gold Winner

Authors: Rebecca Kightlinger, narrated by Jan Cramer

Publisher: Rowan Moon


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In medieval Cornwall, young Megge has come of age to be apprenticed to the healer of Bury Down. But first, she must summon the courage to accept and vow to protect The Book of Seasons, which holds life-sustaining power harnessed centuries earlier by Murga, the first seer of Bury Down.

A Child Lost: A Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel
2021 Silver Winner

Authors: Michelle Cox, narrated by Jayne Entwistle

Publisher: Michelle Cox Writes 

ISBN: 978-1662201127

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In this fifth book of the series, Henrietta and Clive find themselves involved in two cases: A spiritualist woman operating in an abandoned schoolhouse on the edge of town, and the search for the mother of an immigrant child mistakenly admitted to a notorious Chicago insane asylum after experiencing epileptic fits.

Dead Air: A Novel of Suspense
2021 Silver Winner

Authors: Michael Bradley, narrated by Rachel Fulginiti

Publisher: CamCat Books

ISBN: 978-0744300079

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As anonymous letters threaten to destroy Kaitlyn Ashe's reinvented life as the top-rated radio DJ in Philadelphia, her life spirals toward a reunion in the one place she’d hoped to never visit again: The Shallows. “ . . . an exciting mystery.” —Foreword Reviews 


See below for the list of 2020 winners in the AUDIOBOOK: FICTION category, for books with a copyright date of 2019.

The Dare: Friends, Family, and Other Eerie Mysteries
2020 Gold Winner

Author: Cynthea Liu

Publisher: Pivotal Publishing

ISBN: 978-0-9990332-5-8

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Paris Pan moves to a small town where she has a shot at making friends. But that friendship comes at a price. She must take the Dare.  

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Guesthouse for Ganesha: A Novel
2020 Silver Winner

Author: Judith Teitelman

Publisher: She Writes Press

ASIN: B07R18C26C

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Left at the altar, spurned—what does that do to a young woman’s heart? And why would a Hindu God care?

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A Vial Upon the Sun
2020 Silver Winner

Authors: James Codlin and Craig Codlin 

Publisher: James Codlin and Craig Codlin

ISBN: 978-1-0908869-5-8

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Thom Rivera narrates a political thriller in which the Spanish Inquisition rises from the ashes to terrorize the modern world.

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