The  Paranoramal Awards  recognize emerging new talent and outstanding works in the genre of  Supernatural Fiction.

StrawberryhillThe Paranormal Awards recognize emerging new talent and outstanding works in the genre of  Gothic and Paranormal Fiction as defined as stories that are set in a normal world where there are supernatural or speculative characters  or elements that are beyond the range of scientific explanation that interact in what is otherwise considered a normal construct. Gothic fiction (also known as literary horror i.e., Frankenstein, Dracula, and Poe’s works (not graphic horror) is also another sub-genre of Paranormal Fiction.

We are honored to post the Official List of 1st in Category Winners for the Paranormal  Awards 2013.

These 1st Place Category Winners  have been read cover to cover and have made it through seven rounds of judging. The authors of the winning titles will receive a Chanticleer Editorial Book Review and promotional package.

First Place Category winners will compete for Overall Best of Paranormal Awards for Supernatural Fiction 2013.  Overall Best Book for the Paranormal Awards 2013 will win a $250 purse and will compete for the Chanticleer Blue Ribbon Awards Grand Prize for Best Book 2013 and a $1,000 purse (U.S. Dollars). Awards will be announced and presented at the Chanticleer Awards Banquet on September 20th, 2014.

The Overall First Place Genre Winner for the Paranormal Awards 2013 is:

Lisa Voisin, The Watcher

The First Place Category Winners Titles & Authors of the Paranormal Awards 2013  are:

  • Young Adult: Spirit Legacy by E.E. Holmes
  • Contemporary Gothic: Poe, Nevermore by Rachel M. Martens
  • Angels/Demons: The Watcher by Lisa Voisin
  • Historical: The Immortal American by L. B. Joramo
  • Mystery/Thriller: The Dream Jumper’s Promise by Kim Hornsby
  • Romance: Montana Mustangs by Danica Winters
  • Urban/Edgy: The Third Option by Ben A. Sharpton
  • Supernatural Powers: Witch’s Malice by David Hutchison
  • Vampires/Werewolves: Dancing on the Dark Side by Mairin Fisher-Fleming

Honorary Mention for Best New Manuscript: Bayview by Penny Page

Congratulations to the Paranormal Writing Competition 2013 Finalists and 1st in Category Winners!

The staff and judges at Chanticleer Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions want to thank everyone who participated in the Paranormal Awards Writing Competition 2013.

We invite you to participate in the 2014 Paranormal Awards!  Click here for more info.

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