The Semi-Finalists Announcement for the PARANORMAL Book Awards for Supernatural Fiction – a division of the 2019 CIBAs

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Paranormal Fiction Awards

The PARANORMAL Book Awards recognize emerging talent and outstanding works in the genre of Paranormal and Supernatural Fiction. The Paranormal Book Awards is a genre division of the Chanticleer International Book Awards (The #CIBAs).



Chanticleer International Book Awards (the CIBAs) is looking for the best books featuring magic, the supernatural, weird otherworldly stories, superhumans (ex. Jessica Jones, Wonder Woman), magical beings & supernatural entities (ex. Harry Potter), vampires & werewolves (ex. Twilight), angels & demons, fairies & mythological beings, magical systems and elements. They will be put to the test and the best will be declared winners of the prestigious CIBAs.

These titles have moved forward in the judging rounds from SLUSH pile, to the LONG LIST, to the Shortlist and now have progressed to the 2019 PARANORMAL Book Awards Semi-Finalists positions.

Presenting the 2019 Paranormal Book Awards for Paranormal and Supernatural Fiction Semi-Finalists:

  • Kaylin McFarren – High Flying
  • Porter Huddleston – El on Earth
  • Mack Little – Progenie
  • Karen Glista – Chasing the Red Queen
  • Joy Ross Davis – The Witch of Blacklion
  • D. J. Adamson – At The Edge of No Return 
  • D. D. Wolf – Orchids Ablaze
  • Michael Ray Laemmle – Atomic City Terror: Curse of the Murderous Dummy
  • Diane Moat – Hand of Magic
  • Joy Ross Davis – The Singer Sisters
  • Linda Watkins – The Tao of the Viper, A Kate Pomeroy Mystery 
  • Jack Cullen – Runes of Steel
  • Palmer Pickering – Moon Deeds
  • Susan Lynn Solomon – Abigail’s Window
  • Robert Herold – The Eidola Project
  • Janet K. Shawgo – Legacy of Lies
  • E. V. Svetova – Over The Hills Of Green
  • London Clarke – Whickering Place
  • Joey Rodriguez – Below
  • Jerry Gundersheimer – El Coronel: Book Two of The Medium Series
  • Ryan J. Lyons Drums and Dragons
  • Avanti Centrae – VanOps: The Solstice Countdown
  • Lori Roberts – Where the Sweetgrass Grows
  • T. L. Augury – Witches Brew

These titles are in the running for the FINALISTS positions of the 2019 PARANORMAL Book Awards for Paranormal and Supernatural Fiction.

Semi-Finalists will be recognized at the 2020 Chanticleer Authors Conference and the 2019 CIBA banquet and ceremony. The First Place Category Winners, along with the CIBA Division Grand Prize winners, will be selected from the 16 CIBA divisions Semi-Finalists. We will announce the 1st Place Category winners and Grand Prize Division Winners at the CIBAs Banquet and Ceremony on Saturday, April 18th, 2020 at the luxurious Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, Wash.

Good luck to all as your works move on to the next rounds of judging.


The 16 divisions of the 2019 CIBAs’Grand Prize Winners and the Five First Place Category Position award winners along with recognizing the Semi-Finalists will be announced at the April 18th, 2020 Chanticleer International Book Awards Annual Awards Gala, which takes place at the Chanticleer Authors Conference that will be held in Bellingham, Wash.

Grand Prize Ribbons!

We are now accepting submissions into the 2020 Paranormal Book Awards.

Don’t delay! Enter Today!

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