2013 Christy Award Nominees

Nominees for the 14th annual Christy Awards for excellence in Christian fiction were announced on April 19. For information about the awards ceremony, which will be held in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 24, visit the Christy Awards website.


How many of the books on this list have you read? How many are now on your “to be read” list?


*Note: Several of the nominees/books were recently featured on DivineDetour. Click on asterisked author names to access link.



Contemporary Romance


The Breath of Dawn

Kristen Heitzmann

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


Lethal Legacy

Irene Hannon

(Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group)


Wildflowers from Winter

Katie Ganshert*

(WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group)




Contemporary Series, Sequels, and Novellas


Two Destinies

Elizabeth Musser

(David C Cook)


You Don’t Know Me

Susan May Warren

(Tyndale House Publishers)


Waiting for Sunrise

Eva Marie Everson

(Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group)




Contemporary Standalone


The Air We Breathe

Christa Parrish

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


Borders of the Heart

Chris Fabry

(Tyndale House Publishers)


Not in the Heart

Chris Fabry

(Tyndale House Publishers)




First Novel


Into the Free

Julie Cantrell

(David C Cook)


Tangled Ashes

Michèle Phoenix

(Tyndale House Publishers)


Wedded to War

Jocelyn Green*

(River North, an imprint of Moody Press)




Historical


Flame of Resistance

Tracy Groot

(Tyndale House Publishers)


Wedded to War

Jocelyn Green

(River North, an imprint of Moody Press)


A Wreath of Snow

Liz Curtis Higgs

(WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group)




Historical Romance


Against the Tide

Elizabeth Camden

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


Be Still My Soul

Joanne Bischof

(WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group)


Love’s Reckoning

Laura Frantz

(Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group)




Suspense


Downfall

Terri Blackstock

(Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)


The Last Plea Bargain

Randy Singer

(Tyndale House Publishers)


Rare Earth

Davis Bunn

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


Submerged

Dani Pettrey*

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


This category includes four nominees due to a tie in scoring.




Visionary


Daughter of Light

Morgan L. Busse

(Marcher Lord Press)


Soul’s Gate

James L. Rubart*

(Thomas Nelson, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)


Starflower

Anne Elisabeth Stengl

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




Young Adult


Child of the Mountains

Marilyn Sue Shank (Delacorte Press, a division of Random House)


Failstate

John W. Otte (Marcher Lord Press)


Interrupted: A Life Beyond Words

Rachel Coker (Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing)


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