Congratulations to the 2016 American Christian Fiction Writers CAROL AWARD winners (listed in alphabetical order). If you haven’t already read their books, you can learn more by clicking each book cover to visit the author website.


The Art of Losing Yourself by Katie Ganshert, Waterbrook/Multnomah (Random House), editors Shannon Marchese, Lissa Halls-Johnson


Secrets She Kept by Cathy Gohlke, Tyndale House, editors Stephanie Broene, Sarah Riche

9780764212802Historical Romance~

A Worthy Pursuit by Karen Witemeyer, Bethany House (Baker) Publishing, editors David Long, Charlene Patterson


The Aleppo Code by Terry Brennan, Kregel Publications, editors Dawn Anderson, Jannelle Tromp


A Bride for Bear from The Convenient Bride Collection by Erica Vetsch, Barbour Publishing, editor Rebecca Germany


Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Beth K. Vogt, Howard (Simon & Schuster), editors Jessica Wong, Beth Adams

3893_250_400Romantic Suspense~

No Place to Hide by Lynette Eason, Revell – A Division of Baker Publishing Group, editor Andrea Doering

4410_250_400Short Novel~

Covert Justice by Lynn Huggins Blackburn, Love Inspired (Harlequin), editor Elizabeth Mazer


The Five Times I Met Myself by James L. Rubart, HarperCollins Christian Publishing, editors Amanda Bostic, Erin Healy

9780764213120Young Adult~

Dauntless by Dina L. Sleiman, Bethany House (Baker) Publishing, editor Karen Schurrer, David Long


The Calling of Ella McFarland by Linda Brooks Davis, Mountainview Books LLC, editor Carol Kurtz Darlington