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5th Annual Beverly Hills Book Awards® Winners & Finalists

WINNERS & FINALISTS

 

 

Action/Adventure

Winner

Caicos Conspiracy

William Valentine

Shutterplank Publishing LLC

Action/Adventure

Finalist

The Sword of Telemon

Murray Lee Eiland Jr

CreateSpace

murrayeiland@netscape.net

Action/Adventure

Finalist

Dolphin Riders

Michael J. Ganas

Glannant Ty Publishing

 

Action/Adventure

Finalist

The Medinandi License

Randall Reneau

CreateSpace

www.randall-reneau.com

Addiction & Recovery

Winner

The Painting and The Piano

John Lipscomb & Adrianne Lugo

ALJ Marketing LLC

www.paintingpiano.com
 

African American

Winner

Daughter Of The Missing

Saharra K. Sandhu

Desert Sands Publishing

www.saharrasandhu.com
 

African American Non-Fiction

Winner

Scent of Rain and the Road Home

Dr. Dan Solomon

Tate Publishing

Aging

Winner

Court Appointed

Priscilla Audette

Sunstone Press

www.priscillaaudette.com
 

Animals & Pets

Winner

Embracing the Wild in Your Dog

Bryan Bailey

Self-Published

www.tamingthewild.com
 

Animals & Pets

Finalist

They Call Me Destiny

Destiny Kalser with Fern Field Brooks

Books2Cherish

books2cherish.com

Anthology

Winner

Altadena Poerty Review: Anthology 2016

Thelma T. Reyna

Golden Foothills Press

www.goldenfoothillspress.com
 

Arts & Entertainment

Winner

Classic Game Covers, Confessions of An Art Junkie

Mike Winterbauer

Blurb

www.winterbauerarts.com
 

Autobiography

Winner

In The Game: The Highs and Lows of a Trailblazing Trial Lawyer

Peggy Garrity

She Writes Press

www.peggygarrity.com

Biography

Winner

A Pilgrim for Freedom

Michael Novakovic

Novakovic Publishing

www.pilgrimforfreedom.com
 

Body, Mind, Spirit

Winner

The Secret Life of an Astral Traveler, Adventures Out of Body for Healing and Romance

Luna Star Van Atta

Moon Dancer Productons, LLC

www.lunavanatta.com

Book Cover Design - Children's Picture Books

Winner

Dolly's Mermaid Adventure

Susie Augustin

Get Branded Press

www.getbrandedpress.com
 

Book Cover Design - Fiction

Winner

Secrets of Men in a Lifeboat

Todd R. Baker

Aqueous Books

toddrbaker.com
 

Book Cover Design - Non-Fiction

Winner

Never Again

Bill C. Weiss

Morgan James Publishing

www.billcweiss.com
 

Book Cover Design - Non-Fiction

Finalist

Scent of Rain and the Road Home

Dr. Dan Solomon

Tate Publishing

Book Interior Design - Non-Fiction

Winner

With Gratitude, Johnny Carrabba: Celebrating 30 Years of Recipes, Stories and Family

Johnny Carrabba

Johnny Carrabba Family of Restaurants.

www.carrabbascookbook.com

Book Interior Design - Non-Fiction

Finalist

St. Paul's College: Facing The New Millennium

Christine A. Butterill (editor)

St. Paul's College

 

Book Interior Design - Non-Fiction

Finalist

Fiddle Dee Dee Recipes: A Taste of "Gone With The Wind"

Terry Lynn Crane

Gibson-Ragle Publishing Co.

www.terrylynncrane.com

Business Entreprenuership & Small Business

Winner

Leading With Purpose: How to Engage, Empower & Encourage Your People to Reach Their Full Potential

Marc Koehler

Over and Above Press

leadwithpurpose.com
 

Business Entreprenuership & Small Business

Finalist

The New Brand You: Your New Image Makes the Sale for You

Julie Broad

Stick Horse Publishing

havemoreinfluence.com

Business General

Winner

Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions

Scott M. Graffius

CreateSpace

www.scottgraffius.com/agile.html
 

Business Motivational

Winner

Shift Into Thrive: Six Strategies for Women to Unlock the Power of Resiliency

Lynn Schmidt & Kevin Nourse

Bobo Publishing

www.shiftintothrive.com
 

Business Motivational

Finalist

Unbarred Innovation: A Pathway to Greatest Discoveries

Mayur Ramgir

CreateSPace

www.zonopact.com/unbarredinnovation/

Children's Fiction

Winner

Tea With the Queen

Charles Lunsford

Outskirts Press

Children's Fiction

Finalist

The Frog in the Pond

Rebecca Crosdale

Life Rich Publishing

www.rebeccasden.com

Children's Inspirational/Motivational

Winner

The Family Tree: The Night of the Storm

Laurie Copmann

Lulu Publishing Services

www.lauriecopmann.com

Children's Inspirational/Motivational

Finalist

The Secret of Mixing Colors from Angel Liana

Rosemary Hartounian Cohen

Lico Publishing

www.licopublishing.com

Children's Non-Fiction

Winner

Where did they go?

Katrina-Jane

Shanti Publishing

www.katrina-jane.com
 

Children's Religion

Winner

The Kingdom of Thrim

Janis Cox

Siretona Creative

www.janiscox.com
 

Children's Religion

Finalist

The Four Noahs: If It's Meant to Be, It Is Up to Me

Brian A. Peters

Maven Mark

Coffee Table Book

Winner

Living Mollusks

Charles E. Rawlings MD, JD

Peppertree Press

www.livingmollusks.com
 

Coffee Table Book

Finalist

Investment Atlas II, Using History as a Financial Tool

Kenneth G Winans

KGW Publishing

www.kenwinans.com

Cookbooks - General

Winner

With Gratitude, Johnny Carrabba: Celebrating 30 Years of Recipes, Stories and Family

Johnny Carrabba

Johnny Carrabba Family of Restaurants

www.carrabbascookbook.com

Cookbooks - Regional

Winner

Fiddle Dee Dee Recipes: A Taste of "Gone With The Wind"

Terry Lynn Crane

Gibson-Ragle Publishing Co.

www.terrylynncrane.com
 

Crafts & Hobbies

Winner

Adornments from the Soul

Renee Blackwell

Self-Published

www.reneeblackwelldesign.com
 

Crime Fiction

Winner

Nowhere Girl

Susan Strecker

Thomas Dunne Books

www.susanstecker.com
 

Crime Fiction

Finalist

The Device Trial

Tom Breen

Pegasus Books

Cross Genre

Winner

Catch A Falling Star

Leah Downing

Full Net Enterprises

leahdowning.com
 

Cross Genre

Finalist

Last Call for Caviar

Melissa Roen

CreateSpace

www.lastcallforcaviar.com

Death & Dying

Winner

Death: An Exploration - Learning to Embrace Life's Most Feared Mystery

Loren Mayshark

Red Scorpion Press

www.lorenmayshark.com
 

Diet & Nutrition

Winner

Eat Chew Live: 4 Revolutionary Ideas to Prevent Diabetes, Lose Weight, and Enjoy Food

John M. Poothullil, MD, FRCP

Over and Above Press

overandabovecreative.com
 

Diet & Nutrition

Finalist

The Diet Myth

Tim Spector

Overlook Press

Divorce

Winner

Unliving the Dream

Sandra Vischer

Trill Publishing

sandravischer.com
 

Fantasy

Winner

A Secret Muse, Book 1

Mandy Jackson-Beverly

Cricket Publishing

mandyjacksonbeverly.com
 

Fantasy

Finalist

Shanti and the Magic Mandala

F.T. Camargo

John Hunt Publishing

www.ftcamargo.com

Fantasy

Finalist

Escape From Nether World

David Kuklis

Word Association Publishers

www.escapefromnetherworld.com

Fiction - General

Winner

Imperfect

Claire Fraise

CreateSpace

www.makingperfectinc.com
 

Fiction - General

Finalist

I am Ed

R A Akerlund

CreateSpace

 

Fiction - General

Finalist

The Lobby

Randi M Sherman

Friesen Press

www.randimshermanbooks.com

Fiction - General

Finalist

Portrait In Broken Glass

Richard Siciliano

Empire Publishing

richardsiciliano.com

Grief

Winner

My New Friend, Grief: Reflections on Loss and Life

Anna Hodges Oginsky

Balboa Press

www.annaoginsky.com
 

Health General

Winner

I Beat Back Pain So Can You: Cure Back Pain Without Surgery Or Drugs

Peter Johnson

Project in Mind Limited

www.thebackchampion.com

Historical Fiction

Winner

When Water Was Everywhere

Barbara Crane

Lagoon House Press, LLC

www.whenwaterwaseverywhere.com
 

Historical Fiction

Finalist

One of Windsor: The Untold Story of America's First Witch Hanging

Beth M. Caruso

Lady Slipper Press

www.oneofwindsor.com

Historical Fiction

Finalist

Gateway to Everywhere

Ernest Frankel

Hither Lane Press

 

Historical Fiction

Finalist

Who Is to Blame? A Russian Riddle

Jane Marlow

Greenleaf Books

janemarlowbooks.com

Historical Fiction

Finalist

Harvest of War

Jan Smolders

iUniverse

 

History - General

Winner

A Nation and Not a Rabble

Diarmaid Ferriter

Overlook Press

History - United States

Winner

Investment Atlas II, Using History as a Financial Tool

Kenneth G Winans

KGW Publishing

www.kenwinans.com
 

Holiday

Winner

Santa's Rescue Dog

Monty J McClaine

CreateSpace

www.superspeedsam.com
 

Holiday

Finalist

The Ghost of Christmas Past

Michael Hebler

Night After Night Publications, LLC

www.michaelhebler.com

Home & Garden

Winner

Feng Shui on a Dime

Stephanie Liang

Transformind Books

fengshuionadime.com
 

Horror

Winner

Unholy Bargain

Travis Hallden Holt

Double Dragon Publishing

travishalldenholt.com
 

Humor

Winner

MIDMEN: The Modern Man's Guide To Surviving Midlife Crisis

Steve Ochs, GED

CreateSpace

Humor

Finalist

The Lobby

Randi M Sherman

Friesen Press

www.randimshermanbooks.com

Inspiration

Winner

The Painting and The Piano

John Lipscomb & Adrianne Lugo

ALJ Marketing LLC

www.paintingpiano.com
 

Inspiration

Finalist

A Peace of My Mind: American Stories

John Noltner

Self-Published

www.apomm.net

Inspiration

Finalist

Spirit Says…Be Inspired: A Collection of Original Quotes to Guide Your Life's Path with Gentle Wisdom

Susan Bova

Martin Avenue Press

www.drsusanbova.com

Juvenile Fiction

Winner

The Golden Maple Tree (Volume 2, Magora Series)

Marc Remus

Misty Moon Books

www.marcremus.com/author
 

Juvenile Fiction

Finalist

A Trip To Remember

Michele Spry

Spry Publishing

www.michelespry.com

Legal Thriller

Winner

Between Black and White

Robert Bailey

Thomas & Mercer

robertbaileybooks.com
 

Legal Thriller

Finalist

The Tolling of Mercedes Bell

Jennifer Dwight

She Writes Press

www.authorjenniferdwight.com

Legal Thriller

Finalist

The Candle Room

Daniel K. Gentile

ImagineCloud Press

 

LGBTQ Fiction

Winner

A Faithful Son

Michael Scott Garvin

CreateSpace

www.michaelscottgarvinbooks.com
 

LGBTQ Fiction

Finalist

The Scheme of Things

Tim Parks

Page Publishing

www.timparksauthor.com

LGBTQ Non-Fiction

Winner

Blue Apple Switchback

Carrie Highley

She Writes Press

www.carriehighley.com
 

LGBTQ Non-Fiction

Finalist

Hollywood Heartbreak | New York Dreams

Kody Christiansen

McNally Jackson Books

www.heartbreakdreams.com

Literary Fiction

Winner

Secrets of Men in a Lifeboat

Todd R. Baker

Aqueous Books

toddrbaker.com
 

Marriage

Winner

The Discovery Tree of Love

Yorit Tal

New Insights Press

www.discoverytreeoflove.com
 

Memoir

Winner

Fourteen: A Daughter's Memoir of Adventure, Sailing, and Survival

Leslie Johansen Nack

She Writes Press

Memoir

Finalist

The Emotional Terrorist: Growing Up With a Borderline Parent

Arabella Barbour

Sandpeddler Press

 

Memoir

Finalist

The Olive Picker

Kathryn Brettell

Jazz Dog Press

 

Memoir

Finalist

Garbage Bag Suitcase: A Memoir

Shenandoah Chefalo

Mission Point Press

www.garbagebagsuitcase.com

Memoir

Finalist

Veronica's Grave

Barbara Bracht Donsky

She Writes Press

 

Memoir

Finalist

Tesserae: A Memir of Two Summers

Mathias B. Freese

Wheatmark

www.mathiasbfresse.com

Memoir

Finalist

The Space Between: A Memoir of Mother-Daughter Love at the End of Life

Virginia A. Simpson

She Writes Press

www.virginiaasimpson.com

Men's Health

Winner

Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Erectile Dysfunction and Penile Implants

Rick & Brenda Redner

Lulu

Military Fiction

Winner

Veil of Deception

Michael Byars Lewis

SATCOM Publishing

www.michaelbyarslewis.com
 

Military Fiction

Finalist

Black Widow Bitches

Victor Cass

Golden Foothills Press

www.victorcass.com

Military Non-Fiction

Winner

Freedom Flight

Frank Iszak

Morgan James

www.freedomflightbook.com
 

Military Non-Fiction

Finalist

A Pilgrim for Freedom

Michael Novakovic

Novakovic Publishing

www.pilgrimforfreedom.com

Motivational

Winner

The Model T in Me

Sarah Newberg

Page Publishing Inc.

Multicultural Fiction

Winner

Daggers of Treason

Niraj Srivastava

Imperial Ink Publishers

nirajsrivstava.com
 

Multicultural Non-Fiction

Winner

A Peace of My Mind: American Stories

John Noltner

Self-Published

www.apomm.net
 

Mystery

Winner

A Search for Family

Murray Lee Eiland Jr.

CreateSpace

Mystery

Finalist

The Kessler Effect: A Sherrif Gus Mystery

John D. DeSain

CreateSpace

 

Mystery

Finalist

The Illusion

Patrick Garry

Kenric Books

patrickgarry.com

Mystery

Finalist

A Run For The Money

Stephen G. Yanoff

AuthorHouse

www.stephengyanoff.com

Nature

Winner

Living Mollusks

Charles E. Rawlings MD, JD

Peppertree Press

www.livingmollusks.com
 

New Adult Fiction

Winner

Unassimilated

Michael Benzehabe

Shema Publishing Company

New Adult Non-Fiction

Winner

Beverly Hills Concentration Camp: a healing journey and memoir

Randi Maggid

Flying Squirrel Publishing

randimaggid.com
 

New Age Fiction

Winner

From Ashes Into Light

Gudrun Mouw

Raincloud Press

www.poetrydivine.com
 

New Age Fiction

Finalist

The Well

Colleen Golden

Outskirts Press

New Age Non-Fiction

Winner

The Secret Life of an Astral Traveler, Adventures Out of Body for Healing and Romance

Luna Star Van Atta

Moon Dancer Productons, LLC

www.lunavanatta.com
 

New Fiction

Winner

Secrets of Men in a Lifeboat

Todd R. Baker

Aqueous Books

toddrbaker.com
 

New Fiction

Finalist

Done Growed Up

Mary Morony

Westropp Press

www.marymorony.com

Non-Fiction

Winner

The True Sense of Life

Viviana Agostini

Tate Publishing House

New Non-Fiction

Winner

Part of the Family - Christadelphians, the Kindertransport, and Rescue from the Holocaust

Jason Hensley

CreateSpace

www.iwaspartofthefamily.com

New Non-Fiction

Finalist

Ages of Suffocation: Remembered Dreams

Uzu Amaka

Self-Published

www.theonlyuzo.com

Parenting & Family

Winner

Connected Parent Empowered Child: Five Keys to Raising Happy, Confident, Responsible Kids

Leeza Carlone Steindorf

Illustre Press International

www.leezasteindorf.com
 

Parenting & Family

Finalist

TWIN CIRCUS, A Father's Guide to Multiples

Joel Lackovich

Stress Free Publishers

www.twincircus.com

Personal Growth

Winner

Dude, the World's Gonna Punch You in the Face: Here's How to Make it Hurt Less

Lawrence A. Kane & Kris Wilder

Stickman Publications, Inc.

www.stickmanpublications.com
 

Personal Growth

Finalist

Lies We Tell Ourselves: The Psychology of Self-Deception

Dr. Courtney S. Warren, Ph.D.

Insight Publishing

choosehonesty.com

Philosophy

Winner

The Pursuit of Wisdom

Dean Chavooshian

Outskirts Press

thepursuitofwisdom.net

 

Photography

Winner

Living Mollusks

Charles E. Rawlings MD, JD

Peppertree Press

www.livingmollusks.com
 

Picture Books - Ages 4-8

Winner

Piccadilly and the Waltzing Wind

Lisa Anne Novelline

Self-Published

lisaannenovelline.com
 

Picture Books - Ages 4-8

Finalist

Dolly's Mermaid Adventure

Susie Augustin

Get Branded Press

www.getbrandedpress.com

Picture Books - Ages 4-8

Finalist

Philip & Phoebe

Anne Brandt

Spectacled Bear Publishing

www.annebrandt.com

Picture Books - Ages 4-8

Finalist

Tabitha Fink On A Mission To Mars

Rick Felty

Dreamschooler Press

www.tabithafink.com

Picture Books - All Ages

Winner

Hypnosis Harry

Catherine Bailey

Sky Pony Press

www.catherinebaileybooks.com
 

Picture Books - All Ages

Finalist

Ice Cream USA

Thal Dixon

Grumpy Publications

grumpypublications.com

Poetry

Winner

Reverberations: A Conpendium of Haikus and Photography

Charles E. Rawlings MD, JD

Peppertree Press

www.charlesrawlings.com
 

Poetry

Finalist

I Wait For The River

Maryann Russo

Inspiration Pointe Press

overandabovecreative.com

Political

Winner

The Marketing Revolution in Politics: What Recent U.S. Presidential Campaigns Can Teach Us About Effective Marketing

Bruce I. Newman

Rotman-UTP Publishing

Political Thriller

Winner

Do Not Assume

Elaine Williams Crockett

BookBay

www.elainewilliamscrockett.com
 

Political Thriller

Finalist

The Torture Trial of George W. Bush

Joseph Suste

Joshua Tree Publishing

josephsuste.com

Pre-Teen Fiction

Winner

The Gallery of Wonders (Volume 1, Magora Series)

Marc Remus

Misty Moon Books

www.magora.net
 

Pre-Teen Fiction

Finalist

Child of the Cloud: Pie Rats Book 5

Cameron Stelzer

Daydream Press

www.pierats.com.au

Psychiatry - Psychology

Winner

A Journey with Panic

Dr. James Manning & Dr. Nicola Ridgeway

CreateSpace

Psychiatry - Psychology

Finalist

Lies We Tell Ourselves: The Psychology of Self-Deception

Dr. Courtney S. Warren, Ph.D.

Insight Publishing

choosehonesty.com

Reference

Winner

Precious Memories Memorial

Renae Johnson

Renae The Waitress, LLC

preciousmemoriesmemorial.com
 

Regional Fiction: Midwest

Winner

A Girl Like You

Michelle Cox

She Writes Press

michellecoxauthor.com
 

Regional Fiction: Midwest

Finalist

Tyler the Fish and Marty the Sturgeon

Meaghan Fisher

Gypsy Publications

www.meaghanfisher.com

Regional Fiction: Midwest

Finalist

A Trip To Remember

Michele Spry

Spry Publishing

www.michelespry.com

Regional Fiction: Southeast

Winner

Crossing the Moss Line

Grace Hawthorne

BookLocker

www.freethorne.com
 

Regional Fiction: Southeast

Finalist

Done Growed Up

Mary Morony

Westropp Press

www.marymorony.com

Regional Fiction: West

Winner

Cluster of Lies

Samuel Marquis

Mount Sopris Publishing

Regional Fiction: West

Finalist

Felicity in the Jungle

Russ Espinoza

Los Angeles Avant-Garde Publishing

Regional Fiction: Southwest

Winner

Seasons of the Enemies - The Long Walk of the Navajo

Sharon Leslie Gearhart

Xlibris

www.sharongearhart.com
 

Regional Non-Fiction: Midwest

Winner

Garbage Bag Suitcase: A Memoir

Shenandoah Chefalo

Mission Point Press

www.garbagebagsuitcase.com
 

Regional Non-Fiction: Midwest

Finalist

A Pilgrim for Freedom

Michael Novakovic

Novakovic Publishing

www.pilgrimforfreedom.com

Regional Non-Fiction: Southeast

Winner

Blue Apple Switchback

Carrie Highley

She Writes Press

www.carriehighley.com
 

Regional Non-Fiction: West

Winner

Three Little Birds

Rick Steber

Bonanza Publishing

www.ricksteber.com
 

Relationships

Winner

A Love Story: An Intensely Personal Memoir

Lance Secretan

The Secretan Center, Inc.

www.secretan.com
 

Religion Fiction

Winner

The Girl Who Could Read Hearts

Sherry Maysonave

Balboa Press

www.thegirlwhocouldreadhearts.com
 

Religion Fiction

Finalist

How Well the Sailors Run

Samuel Cronin

CreateSpace

www.storiedwithgrace.com

Religion Non-Fiction

Winner

St. Paul's College: Facing The New Millennium

Christine A. Butterill (editor)

St. Paul's College

Romance

Winner

Find me again

Janet K. Shawgo

Two Harbors Press

www.janetshawgo.com
 

Romance

Finalist

Another Notch in the Beltway

L.A. Long

AVN Publications

Romantic Comedy

Winner

Conjuring Casanova

Melissa Rea

She Writes Press

melissareaauthor.com
 

Sales

Winner

The New Brand You: Your New Image Makes the Sale for You

Julie Broad

Stick Horse Publishing

havemoreinfluence.com
 

Science Fiction

Winner

Casimir Bridge

Darren D. Beyer

CreateSpace

www.darrenbeyer.com
 

Science Fiction

Finalist

Mars The Final Day

J.R. Austin

Quantum Diaspora Press

www.marsthebook.com

Science Fiction

Finalist

Game Over (A Series of Ends, Book 1)

Derek Edgington

Derek Edgington Productions

www.derekedgington.com

Science Fiction

Finalist

Senders

Wayne Hammer

Wheatmark

www.waynehammer.com

Self-Help: General

Winner

Get What You Want: Your Trusted Guide for Realizing Your Dreams, Overcoming Your Challenges and Getting What You Want In Life

Kamran Akbarzadeh

CreateSpace

Self-Help: Motivational

Winner

Coaching From A Professed Hot Mess

Brooke Lewis

Outskirts Press

www.beyouandbefearlesslifecoach.com
 

Short Stories

Winner

A Magic Door and A Lost Kingdom of Peace

H.D. Hunter

Self-Published

hdwrites.bigcartel.com
 

Short Stories

Finalist

Jay Short Stories, Insights, and Lessons from a Life of Hope and Abundance

Jay Reed

Reframing America LLC

www.reframingamerica.com

Small Books

Winner

Spirit Says…Be Healthy: A Collection of Original Quotes and Affirmations to Guide You Toward Optimal Health

Susan Bova

Martin Avenue Press

www.drsusanbova.com
 

Specialty Books

Winner

Maya Makes a Friend

Heather McCarthy & Kate Ryan

The Book Patch

www.someonespecialbooks.com
 

Specialty Books

Finalist

Slate Roof Bible, Third Edition

Joseph Jenkins

Self-Published

www.josephjenkins.com

Specialty Books

Finalist

Cow Goes to the Opera

Amber L. Spradlin

Hocks Out Press

www.hocksout.com

Spirituality

Winner

Why Is the Dalai Lama Always Smiling?

Lama Tsomo

Namchak Publishing

Spirituality

Finalist

There are Angels in My Head! How to Recognize and Make Sense of the Mystical Experience

Kris Wilder

Stickman Publications

kriswilder.com

Suspense

Winner

The Tolling of Mercedes Bell

Jennifer Dwight

She Writes Press

www.authorjenniferdwight.com
 

Suspense

Finalist

Captive Threat

Joseph D'Antoni

Royal Oak Press

www.dantonibooks.com

Suspense

Finalist

The Torch is Passed: A Harding Family Story

Bill Powers

Bookbaby

www.authorbillpowers.com

Suspense

Finalist

The Other Side of Him

Alice Rene

California Country Press

www.alicerene.com

Technology

Winner

Agile Scrum: Your Quick Start Guide with Step-by-Step Instructions

Scott M. Graffius

CreateSpace

www.scottgraffius.com/agile.html

Thriller

Winner

Hill Country Siren: A Joe Robbins Financial Thriller (Book Three)

Patrick Kelly

Chaparral Press, LLC

www.patrickkellystories.com

Thriller

Finalist

Pages in the Wind

Sally Saylor De Smet

Greenly Publishing

www.sallysaylor.com

Thriller

Finalist

Veil of Deception

Michael Byars Lewis

SATCOM Publishing

www.michaelbyarslewis.com

True Crime

Winner

Never Again

Bill C. Weiss

Morgan James Publishing

www.billcweiss.com
 

True Crime

Finalist

In the Company of Evil, Thirty Years of California Crime 1950 - 1980

Michael Thomas Barry

Schiffer

www.michaelthomasbarry.com

Visionary Fiction

Winner

From Ashes Into Light

Gudrun Mouw

Raincloud Press

www.poetrydivine.com
 

Visionary Fiction

Finalist

Mars The Final Day

J.R. Austin

Quantum Diaspora Press

www.marsthebook.com

Visionary Fiction

Finalist

Game Over (A Series of Ends, Book 1)

Derek Edgington

Derek Edgington Productions

www.derekedgington.com

Women's Fiction

Winner

The Reunion

Patt Fero

CreateSpace

www.queenmotorhome.com
 

Women's Fiction

Finalist

The Tolling of Mercedes Bell

Jennifer Dwight

She Writes Press

www.authorjenniferdwight.com

Women's Fiction

Finalist

Nowhere Girl

Susan Strecker

Thomas Dunne Books

www.susanstecker.com

Women's Health

Winner

I Choose Me: The Art of Being A Phenomenally Successful Woman at Home and at Work

Cynthia James

Motivational Press

cynthiajames.net
 

Women's Issues

Winner

Shift Into Thrive: Six Strategies for Women to Unlock the Power of Resiliency

Lynn Schmidt & Kevin Nourse

Bobo Publishing

www.shiftintothrive.com
 

Women's Issues

Finalist

The Lost Haven of Sharon Taylor: Casualties in the Battle for Equality in Women's Sports

C Terry Walters

Terremoto Grande Publishing

www.cterrywalters.com

Writing & Publishing

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Book Blueprint: How any entrepreneur can write an awesome book

Jacqui Pretty

Michael Hanrahan Publishing

grammarfactory.com
 

Young Adult Fiction

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Shanti and the Magic Mandala

F.T. Camargo

John Hunt Publishing

www.ftcamargo.com

 

Young Adult Fiction

Finalist

Red Death

Jeff Altabef

Evolved Publishing

www.jeffreyaltabef.com

Young Adult Fiction

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The Future Unborn

Khristina Chess

CreateSpace

www.khristinachess.com

Young Adult Fiction

Finalist

The Journeys of Mason Night: Night Meets Moon

Linden Mize

Archway Publishing

www.lindenmize.com

Young Adult Fiction

Finalist

The Unknown Epic

Anubhuti Singh

Partridge India

theunknownepic.com