100 Award Genres
- Children - Action
- Children - Adventure
- Children - Animals
- Children - Coming of Age
- Children - Concept
- Children - Educational
- Children - Fable
- Children - Fantasy/Sci-Fi
- Children - General
- Children - Grade 4th-6th
- Children - Grade K-3rd
- Children - Mystery
- Children - Mythology/Fairy Tale
- Children - Non-Fiction
- Children - Picture Book
- Children - Preschool
- Children - Preteen
- Children - Religious Theme
- Children - Social Issues
- Christian - Amish
- Christian - Biblical Counseling
- Christian - Children
- Christian - Devotion/Study
- Christian - Fantasy/Sci-Fi
- Christian - Fiction
- Christian - General
- Christian - Historical Fiction
- Christian - Living
- Christian - Non-Fiction
- Christian - Romance - Contemporary
- Christian - Romance - General
- Christian - Romance - Historical
- Christian - Thriller
- Fiction - Action
- Fiction - Adventure
- Fiction - Animals
- Fiction - Anthology
- Fiction - Audiobook
- Fiction - Chick Lit
- Fiction - Crime
- Fiction - Cultural
- Fiction - Drama
- Fiction - Dystopia
- Fiction - Fantasy - Epic
- Fiction - Fantasy - General
- Fiction - Fantasy - Urban
- Fiction - General
- Fiction - Graphic Novel/Comic
- Fiction - Historical - Event/Era
- Fiction - Historical - Personage
- Fiction - Holiday
- Fiction - Horror
- Fiction - Humor/Comedy
- Fiction - Inspirational
- Fiction - Intrigue
- Fiction - LGBTQ
- Fiction - Literary
- Fiction - Magic/Wizardry
- Fiction - Military
- Fiction - Mystery - General
- Fiction - Mystery - Historical
- Fiction - Mystery - Legal
- Fiction - Mystery - Murder
- Fiction - Mystery - Sleuth
- Fiction - Mythology
- Fiction - New Adult
- Fiction - Paranormal
- Fiction - Realistic
- Fiction - Religious Theme
- Fiction - Science Fiction
- Fiction - Short Story/Novela
- Fiction - Social Issues
- Fiction - Southern
- Fiction - Sports
- Fiction - Supernatural
- Fiction - Suspense
- Fiction - Tall Tale
- Fiction - Thriller - Conspiracy
- Fiction - Thriller - Espionage
- Fiction - Thriller - General
- Fiction - Thriller - Legal
- Fiction - Thriller - Medical
- Fiction - Thriller - Political
- Fiction - Thriller - Psychological
- Fiction - Thriller - Terrorist
- Fiction - Time Travel
- Fiction - Urban
- Fiction - Visionary
- Fiction - Western
- Fiction - Womens
- Non-Fiction - Adventure
- Non-Fiction - Animals
- Non-Fiction - Anthology
- Non-Fiction - Art/Photography
- Non-Fiction - Audiobook
- Non-Fiction - Autobiography
- Non-Fiction - Biography
- Non-Fiction - Business/Finance
- Non-Fiction - Cooking/Food
- Non-Fiction - Cultural
- Non-Fiction - Drama
- Non-Fiction - Education
- Non-Fiction - Environment
- Non-Fiction - Genealogy
- Non-Fiction - General
- Non-Fiction - Gov/Politics
- Non-Fiction - Grief/Hardship
- Non-Fiction - Health - Fitness
- Non-Fiction - Health - Medical
- Non-Fiction - Historical
- Non-Fiction - Hobby
- Non-Fiction - Home/Crafts
- Non-Fiction - Humor/Comedy
- Non-Fiction - Inspirational
- Non-Fiction - Marketing
- Non-Fiction - Memoir
- Non-Fiction - Military
- Non-Fiction - Motivational
- Non-Fiction - Music/Entertainment
- Non-Fiction - New Age
- Non-Fiction - Occupational
- Non-Fiction - Parenting
- Non-Fiction - Relationships
- Non-Fiction - Religion/Philosophy
- Non-Fiction - Retirement
- Non-Fiction - Self Help
- Non-Fiction - Short Story/Novela
- Non-Fiction - Social Issues
- Non-Fiction - Spiritual/Supernatural
- Non-Fiction - Sports
- Non-Fiction - Travel
- Non-Fiction - True Crime
- Non-Fiction - Womens
- Non-Fiction - Writing/Publishing
- Young Adult - Action
- Young Adult - Adventure
- Young Adult - Coming of Age
- Young Adult - Fantasy - Epic
- Young Adult - Fantasy - General
- Young Adult - Fantasy - Urban
- Young Adult - General
- Young Adult - Horror
- Young Adult - Mystery
- Young Adult - Mythology/Fairy Tale
- Young Adult - Non-Fiction
- Young Adult - Paranormal
- Young Adult - Religious Theme
- Young Adult - Romance
- Young Adult - Sci-Fi
- Young Adult - Social Issues
- Young Adult - Thriller
The Ark, the Reed, and the Fire Cloud
The Amazing Tales of Max and Liz, Book One
Jenny L. Cote
Wit, whimsy, heartache, tragedy, triumph, and biblical truth! A magical adventure of animals traveling worldwide to Noah's ark.
Max, a Scottish terrier, takes his usual morning trot down to the loch where he hears a mysterious Voice humming in the reeds saying, "Come to me.... Follow the fire cloud." He embarks on an unknown journey from Scotland, meeting other animals along the way, including Liz, a brilliant, petite black cat from France. Max and Liz become the brave leaders for their group and eventually for the entire ark.
The mysterious journey, filled with danger, humor, trials, and triumphs, leads them across Europe to the Middle East. The moment of arrival for these animals is spectacular, as the ark is miraculously transformed into the animals' natural habitats. Throughout the prior 100 years, Noah and family have to endure ridicule from villagers while building the ark. Now, this family must painfully witness the loss of lives and total destruction of the earth through the mighty flood.
After the journey to the ark, the voyage in the ark begins. Liz finds ways to keep the animals occupied, including daily exercise led by the flamingos and talent night, where the animals entertain each other with their natural abilities.
But a sinister plot develops. Someone is out to kill Noah and his family. Liz follows clues that lead her to discover a stowaway who has deceived them all.
Max and Liz foil the plot, but at a high price. The end climaxes with unexpected twists and turns, taking the listener from despair to hope.
Behind Barbed Eyes
When Bonnie Maldonado is incarcerated for driving the getaway car in a bank robbery, it's just another entry in the list of bad things that happen to her. A Dear John letter from her boyfriend, however, proves to be the final straw, and she breaks, drawing the attention of prison psychologist Dr. Victoria Thomas, an idealist who believes everyone deserves a second chance.
Working against the prison's typical model of punishment, Dr. Thomas leads Maldonado on a journey beyond the thrill of the crime. Along the way, Thomas must tear down her own walls and face her past and the decisions she's made.
Through their journey together, Maldonado and Thomas will uncover and face their darkest secrets and the consequences of their toughest choices.
Only together can they find the redemption they need to break free.
A realistic portrayal of the lives of women in prison and the prison system itself.
Tiny Tim and The Ghost of Ebenezer Scrooge (audiobook)
The Sequel to A Christmas Carol
Winner of two prestigious literary Awards at the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards for Tiny Tim and The Ghost of Ebenezer Scrooge: The sequel to A Christmas Carol
"Yes! Old Scrooge is DEAD, to begin with...
In the sequel to Charles Dickens beloved classic, A Christmas Carol, Ebenezer Scrooge dies suddenly just seven days before Christmas. Tiny Tim, now a young man who lost his sweetheart love, Becky, must battle the demons of anger and lost faith with the recent death of his best friend and benefactor. Listen as Scrooge's ghost returns to haunt Tim in a wonderful way to reveal what true faith is...and the real meaning of Christmas!"
"Whaler captures the essence of Dickens' characters in brief strokes...A religious sequel to Dickens' holiday classic and an ideal stocking stuffer." (Kirkus Reviews)
"Norman Whaler has brilliantly written the sequel to the famous A Christmas Carol. This a new classic that will soon become everyone's favorite Christmas tale." (Urban Book Reviews)
"5 Stars" (Wordslinger)
The Tribulations of August Barton
August Barton could never have mentally prepared himself for his freshman year of college: not only has his anxiety increased, but his parents are divorcing, his new roommate thinks Augie is the biggest nerd in existence, and his grandma, a retired prostitute named Gertie, has taken to running away from her nursing home. Augie just wants to hole up in his dorm room with his Star Wars collectables and textbooks, but Gertie is not about to let that happen. What ensues is a crazy ride, including: naked trespassing, befriending a local biker gang, and maybe - just maybe - Augie defeating his anxiety and actually getting the girl.
Trials & Tribulations of Modesty Greene
A Fictional Novel About Harriet Tubman's Historical Legacy
In 1789, Mo'destee Vert was a Senegambia teenager in love and happier than ever as she prepard to become an adult.
Everything changed when white strangers speaking a foreign language attacked her village. After a grueling voyage across the ocean, she found herself labeled Modesty Greene, slave. She became the property of Robert Banks, a plantation owner in Dorchester County, Maryland. At night, she dreamed of her home in Africa. She longed to see her brother and parents, but mostly, she missed the man that never became her husband. Modesty just wanted to be happy and normal. Would becoming a mother and moving to a new plantation be better or worse? At least she would be far away from Robert Banks.
Years later, Araminta Ross, aka Harriet Tubman, was born a third-generation slave. A curious child with a unique relationship with God, she dreamed of a different life. Could she be brave enough to set out in the dark and follow the stars to freedom? History says, "Yes."
The Cull - Bloodline
Eric J. Gates Narrated by Marnye Young
the CULL - Bloodline is a new, fast-paced, and highly original take on vampire lore.
No fangs; no morphing into bats; just adrenaline-pumping fury as two female federal agents encounter the unimaginable.
Amy Bree's reckless actions result in death and her dismissal from the FBI.
A visit from a mysterious priest propels her back into the fray, as she is partnered with an ex-spy with fearsome computer skills, and tasked to hunt down the serial killer known as the Blood Sucker.
Their quarry is not what they expect.
The body count rises...and the hunters become the hunted!
One Woman, One House, One Hundred Years
2019 Silver Medal
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Fiction - Audiobook
This British family saga has been awarded a silver medal in the prestigious Readers' Favorite Book Awards.
Considered a troublesome burden, Evelyn Talbot is banished by her family to their remote country house in Yorkshire. Tall Chimneys is hidden in a damp and gloomy hollow. It is outmoded and inconvenient, but Evelyn is determined to save it from the fate of so many stately homes at the time - abandonment or demolition.
Occasional echoes of tumult in the wider world reach their sequestered backwater - the strident cries of political extremists, a furore of royal scandal, rumblings of the European war machine. But their isolated spot seems largely untouched.
At times life is hard - little more than survival. At times it feels enchanted, almost outside of time itself.
The woman and the house shore each other up - until love comes calling, threatening to pull them asunder. Her desertion will spell its demise, but saving Tall Chimneys could mean sacrificing her hope for happiness, even sacrificing herself.
A century later, a distant relative crosses the globe to find the house of his ancestors. What he finds in the strange depression of the moor could change the course of his life forever.
One woman, one house, 100 years.
The Whip - AudioBook – Unabridged
A novel inspired by the story of Charley Parkhurst
2019 Gold Medal
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Fiction - Audiobook
- Best Western, 2013 International Book Awards
- 2013 National Indie Excellence Awards winner, Western fiction category
- Gold Prize in Historical Fiction & Best Western Fiction - 2013 Global Ebook Awards
- Award-Winner in the 'Fiction: Historical' category of The 2012 USA Best Book Awards
The Whip is a multi-award winning novel inspired by the true story of Charlotte "Charley" Parkhurst (1812-1879) who lived most of her extraordinary life as a man in the Old West.
As a young woman in Rhode Island, she fell in love with a runaway slave and had his child. He was lynched, her baby killed. The destruction of her family drove her west to California, dressed as a man, to track the killer.
Charley became a renowned stagecoach driver for Wells Fargo. She killed a famous outlaw, had a secret love affair, and lived with a housekeeper who, unaware of her true sex, fell in love with her.
Charley was the first known woman to vote in America in 1868 (as a man). Her grave lies in Watsonville, California.
C F Waller
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Fiction - Audiobook
When a ghost ship turns up in orbit after a half decade of silence, the powers that be are going to want answers. And when you are the only person still breathing, you can expect an interrogation. Hannah, the Empire's leading lady of counter-intelligence, is about to go head to head with the Union's best interrogators in a life or death battle to find the answers to some seemingly simple questions. As she decides what to answer and what to leave out, none of the stories she is about to share will paint her in a positive light, but in her case, they rarely do. It's said that the "winners" write the history books, and while the Union continues to demand answers, it seems that Hannah, whose greatest victory is managing to stay alive, is the only one holding a pen.
The Marigold Chain
2018 Honorable Mention
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Fiction - Audiobook
England, 1666; the year all the prophecies said the world would end. For Chloe Hervaux, marriage to wild, unpredictable Alex Deveril offers escape from a home she hates. For Alex, waking up with an epic hangover, the discovery that he has acquired a bride is an unwelcome shock. But while the marriage remains in name only, other forces are gathering.
England is at war with the Dutch, and Prince Rupert suspects that sabotage is at work in the fleet. Instructed to find and stop the traitor, Alex enters a dark, secret labyrinth of intrigue - where no life is safe and nothing is what it seems.
Chloe, meanwhile, navigates the shark-infested waters of Charles 11's licentious Court and plots a course of her own aimed at financial independence. But as the diverse facets of Mr. Deveril's personality are gradually revealed, her mock-marriage becomes fraught with difficulties - the greatest of which is Mr. Deveril himself.
Absorbed in his search for a traitor, Alex spares little thought for personal matters and less for his bride. But as the flames of the Great Fire sweep over London, he and Chloe face their ultimate test. Their world is at risk...their choices may save it.
The Marigold Chain is a richly-woven tale of intrigue, danger, and love set against a backdrop of Restoration England during the year expected to be Doomsday.