Chanticleer Book Reviews Grand Prize WInner
FIVE THOUSAND BROTHERS-IN-LAW: LOVE IN ANGOLA PRISON: A MEMOIR Shannon Hager – A rare and authentic view inside the US penal system
A rare, vibrant view of a complex, dangerous, and at times, inhuman subculture of contemporary society--Five Thousand Brothers-in-Law communicates a significant and compelling message about the poor and oppressed—whoever they are, no matter what their misdeeds.
The Official List of the Chanticleer 2014 Grand Prize Winners of the Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions
We are excited and honored to have announced the 2014 grand prize award winners at the second annual Chanticleer Authors Conference's Awards Banquet held on Tuesday, Sept. 29th, 2015 at the Hotel Bellwether by beautiful Bellingham Bay, Wash.
"...wonderful review of "Raggedy Man." I am honored--and also impressed by your reviewer's close reading of the story. She clearly has read the book carefully, which only makes the review more meaningful. I am also grateful for the exposure to the book among such a wide audience and for the posting of the its title and your review to so many media sites. Thanks so much!"
An atmospheric, fascinating, character-driven mystery that you won’t be able to put down.
When technology, genetics, biology, and the quest for eternal life combine, what could possibly go wrong? Quite a bit, it turns out. "The Borealis Genome" takes on a unique perspective of the zombie vs. humans’ tale. For it is a tale of the ancient quest for eternal life, but one using the latest in high-tech, state-of-the-art scientific research that creates its own type of Black Death.
Melanie's husband shocks her when he walks out after sixteen years of marriage, leaving her to care for their three children. When Sam re-enters Melanie's life, will they be able to make it through the hardship and tragedy to build their lives anew? "Choices" by Kate Vale is a heartwarming and honest look at modern love and relationships.
"The Only Witness" is a hip and socially relevant "who-done-it." Beason employs knowing doses of drama, humor, adventure and romance to polish her clever premise into a sparkling jewel; a friendly persuasion of plot and character development that maintains a high level of reader interest and fascination.