The purpose of this CBR Blue Ribbon Awards contest  is to recognize outstanding works of  Independently and Self-published Novels and Manuscripts. These works could not be under a publishing contract at the time of entry into the contest. Works that have been accepted by agents but are not under contract are allowed to enter the CBR Unpublished and Self-published Novels Contest.

The following Self-published/Indie Published Titles have moved forward into the Finalist Round:


The Grave BloggerThe Grave Blogger by Donna Fontenot

 Made In China by Mark Reutlinger

Fit to Kill by Donnie Rae Whetstone


      Deadly Addiction by Kristine Cayne

   Revenge; Blood and Honor  by Dana Delamar

   Picking Up the Pieces by Wendy Dewar Hughes

     Package Deal by Kate Vale

Historical Fiction

   Maiden’s Veil by Lisa Costantino

   Silk Weaver’s Daughter by Elizabeth Kales

Congratulations to those who have moved to the Finalist Round of the Chanticleer Book Reviews Blue Ribbon Awards for Self-published and Indie Published Novels 2012. Manuscript Finalists results are forthcoming.