Winners

Fiction: General
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2021 WINNERS - FICTION: GENERAL 

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

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Valiant Savage: A Peter Savage Novel
2021 Gold Winner

Author: Dave Edlund

Publisher: Light Messages Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-61153-362-0

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When a routine demonstration of Peter Savage’s cutting edge weapon turns deadly and his friend James Nicolaou is framed for murder, Peter finds himself in a race against time to save his friend and avert a political coup the likes of which haven’t been witnessed since the Lincoln assassination plot.

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The Moon Always Rising: A Novel
2021 Silver Winner

Author: Alice C. Early

Publisher: She Writes Press

ISBN: 978-1-63152-683-1

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A moving and lyrical novel that transports readers from lush tropics to rugged highlands and back again, The Moon Always Rising by Alice Early explores how the power of forgiveness can help even the most damaged person fix whatever is broken.

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Treasure of the Blue Whale
2021 Silver Winner

Author: Steven Mayfield

Publisher: Regal House Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-64603-004-0

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In the midst of the Great Depression, young Connor O’Halloran offers to share a treasure he’s discovered on the beach, then conspires with a handful of town leaders to save their sleepy, seaside village from financial ruin when it turns out that the treasure is not real.

2020 WINNERS - FICTION: GENERAL

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

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Give
2020 Gold Winner

Author: Erica C. Witsell

Publisher: BQB Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-945448-34-8

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A fractured family leaves two sisters struggling for belonging. One gift could change everything. 

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Emily, Gone
2020 Silver Winner

Author: Bette Lee Crosby

Publisher: Lake Union Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-5420-4492-9

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A frenzied night. A desperate act. A town forever changed when a missing child sets the lives of three women on a collision course.

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Lethal Savage: A Peter Savage Novel
2020 Silver Winner

Author: Dave Edlund

Publisher: Light Messages Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-61153-313-2

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Two men, one driven to the edge of sanity by heart-breaking losses, the other craving revenge, conspire to reshape America in an unprecedented bioterrorism attack.

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Shrug: A Novel
2020 Silver Winner

Author: Lisa Braver Moss

Publisher: She Writes Press

ISBN: 978-1-63152-638-1

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It's 1960s Berkeley, and Martha Goldenthal's home life is a cauldron of kooky ideas, impossible demands, and explosive physical violence. Can she make her way?

 
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