2011 Christy Award Nominees Announced

On May 6, the Christy Advisory Board announced nominees in nine categories for the 2011 Christy Awards for excellence in Christian fiction. Awards will be presented at the twelfth annual Christy Awards dinner to be held at The Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia, on Monday, July 11.


Keynote speaker for the evening will be Randall Wallace, an American screenwriter, director, producer, songwriter, and New York Times best-selling author who came into prominence by writing the screenplay for the 1995 film Braveheart. New York Times best-selling author, Liz Curtis Higgs, will emcee. For additional details visit www.christyawards.com.


Special congratulations to Rusty Whitener and Chris Fabry, whose nominated books were recently featured on Divine Detour. Click the book covers to the right to read their respective interviews.


A complete list of nominees is listed below. Congratulations to everyone nominated!




CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE


Blood Ransom

Lisa Harris (Zondervan)


Indivisible

Kristin Heitzmann (WaterBrook Press)


Sworn to Protect

DiAnn Mills (Tyndale House Publishers)



CONTEMPORARY SERIES, SEQUELS, & NOVELLAS


The Reluctant Prophet

Nancy Rue (David C. Cook)


The Thorn

Beverly Lewis (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)


The Waiting

Suzanne Woods Fisher (Revell Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group)



CONTEMPORARY STANDALONE


Almost Heaven

Chris Fabry (Tyndale House Publishers)


Lady in Waiting

Susan Meissner (WaterBrook Press)


A Season of Miracles

Rusty Whitener (Kregel Publications)



FIRST NOVEL


Crossing Oceans

Gina Holmes (Tyndale House Publishers)


Heartless

Anne Elisabeth Stengl (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)


A Season of Miracles

Rusty Whitener (Kregel Publications)



HISTORICAL


Chosen: The Lost Diaries of Queen Esther

Ginger Garrett (David C. Cook)


For Time & Eternity

Allison Pitman (Tyndale House Publishers)


While We’re Far Apart

Lynn Austin (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)



HISTORICAL ROMANCE


The Girl in the Gatehouse

Julie Klassen (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)


She Walks in Beauty

Siri Mitchell (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)


Within My Heart

Tamera Alexander (Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group)



SUSPENSE


The Bishop

Steven James (Revell Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group)


The Bride Collector

Ted Dekker (Center Street)


Predator

Terri Blackstock (Zondervan)



VISIONARY


To Darkness Fled

Jill Williamson (Marcher Lord Press)


Konig’s Fire

Marc Schooley (Marcher Lord Press)


The Last Christian

David Gregory (WaterBrook Press)



YOUNG ADULT


The Charlatan’s Boy

Jonathan Rogers (WaterBrook Press)


The Healer’s Apprentice

Melanie Dickerson (Zondervan)


Motorcycles, Sushi, and One Strange Book

Nancy Rue (Zondervan)

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