The PARANORMAL Awards for Supernatural Fiction 2015 First Place Category Winners

Paranormal Fiction AwardsThe Paranormal Awards Writing Competition recognizes emerging new talent and outstanding works in the genre of Paranormal and Supernatural Fiction. The Paranormal Awards is a division of Chanticleer International Novel Writing Competitions.

We are honored to announce the 2015 Paranormal Awards Official First Place Category Winners. Good Luck to them as they compete for the 2015 Paranormal Grand Prize Award.

Congratulations to the 2015 Paranormal Awards First In Category Award Winning Supernatural Fiction Novels:

  • Young Adult: Shaila Patel – Soulmated
  • Supernatural Powers -Romance: Carolyn Haley – The Aurora Affair
  • Supernatural Powers: Paula Cappa – Greylock
  • Romance: Diana Green – Bronze Fox
  • Werewolves, Vampires, etc.: Kayla Hampton – The Assassin
  • Legends & Lore: Gail Siler, PhD – Decoding the Butterfly Promise
  • Fairy Tale, Fable, Myth: Sabina Khan – Realm of the Goddess
  • Time Travel> Magic : Karen Musser Nortman – The Time Travel Trailer
  • Time Travel> Gripping: Andy Kutler – The Other Side of Life
  • D.L. Koontz – Edging through the Darkness
  • Urban/Edgy: K. J. McPike – XODUS
  • Historical: Michael Schmicker – The Witch of Napoli
  • Gothic: K.C. Finn – The Book of Shade
  • Contemporary Gothic: Linda Watkins – Return to Mateguas Island
  • Ghosts: Aphrodite Anagnost & Robert P. Arthur – Passover

Honorable Mention

  • Penny Page – Coven Corners
  • Alex E. Carey – Earth’s Embrace
  • Harry Steven Ackley – Our Lady of West 74th Street

More than $30,000 dollars in cash and prizes are awarded to Chanticleer International Blue Ribbon Awards Winners annually.

The PARANORMAL First Place  Category award winners will compete for the PARANORMAL Grand Prize Award for the 2015 Supernatural Fiction Novel. Grand Prize winners, blue ribbons, and prizes will be announced and awarded on April 30, 2016 at the Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Gala, Bellingham, Wash.

The First In Category award winning titles will receive an award package including a complimentary Chanticleer Book Review of the winning title, digital award badges, shelf talkers, book stickers, and more.

We are now accepting entries into the 2016 Paranormal Awards. The deadline is October 31, 2016.  Click here for more information or to enter.

Congratulations to those who made the PARANORMAL Awards 2015 FIRST PLACE official listing.

More than $30,000 worth of cash and prizes will be awarded to the 2015 Chanticleer Novel Writing Competition winners! Ten genres to enter your novels and compete on an international level.

Who will take home the $1,000 purse this coming April at the Chanticleer Awards Gala and Banquet?

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  1. K.C. Finn March 19, 2016 at 12:33 am - Reply

    Thank you so much for letting me know. I’m thrilled to be a category winner!

  2. Alex Carey March 20, 2016 at 7:40 pm - Reply

    Congratulations to all the winners! I am very pleased to have been named a finalist and of the Honorable Mention for Earth’s Embrace. Thank you to Chanticleer and the judges for the opportunity and their time and consideration. Good luck to the category winners competing for the Grand Prize!

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  4. Linda Watkins March 22, 2016 at 2:12 pm - Reply

    Congratulations to all the winners! I am in good company!

  5. Steve Ackley June 27, 2016 at 3:45 pm - Reply

    I just found out that I got an honorable mention. Very cool. I had no idea. Would have been nice if they’d sent me an email or something :-/

    • kbrown June 28, 2016 at 7:09 pm - Reply

      Hi Steve, We did send out an email. Unfortunately, sometimes they go into the spam folder. So, we also send out a notice in our e-news letter and post to our social media platforms in addition to the website official posting. Congratulations on the Honorable Mention! Kiffer Brown, president.

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