Awards, Honors, and Accolades

Beyond the Night book coverLooking for a winning story to cap off your summer reading?  Try one of these recently announced honorees:

The Christy Awards, recognizing excellence in several genres of Christian Fiction, presented awards to Beyond the Night by Marlo Schalesky (Contemporary Romance), Dogwood by Chris Fabry (Contemporary), Until We Reach Home by Lynn Austin (Historical), The Rook by Steven James (Suspense), and Vanish by Tom Pawlik (Visionary).

ThrillerFest, hosted by the International Thriller Writers, Inc., named The Bodies Left Behind by Jeffrey Deaver as the Best Thriller of the Year.  Tom Rob Smith’s Child 44 added another in a growing list of honors as Best First Novel.

The Wild West History Association crowned Death of a Gunfighter by Dan Rottenberg the Best Western of 2008.

Last but certainly not least, the Crime Writers’ Association awarded the coveted International Dagger Award to The Chalk Circle Man by Fred Vargas and Sîan Reynolds, their third win in four years!