The Dante Rossetti First Place Category Short Listers competed for the 2016 First Place Category positions. The winners were announced and recognized at the Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Gala, Bellingham, Wash., held on April 1st, 2017.
These titles have moved forward in the judging rounds from SLUSH pile to FINALISTS LIST and now has moved forward to the SHORT LIST of the 2016 OZMA Book Awards.
When you read more than a hundred books per year, it’s exciting to find one that surprises you. "Tupelo Honey" is one. A stick-to-the-ribs portrait of an extraordinary girl who overcomes the deck stacked against her in the deep South.
Rich in medieval lore of Scotland, readers will be swept up in young Angus' dangerous quest and adventurous journey in this coming of age saga.
Historical events bring authenticity, family traits add poignancy, & testy mother-daughter relationships make for a clever story telling.
Adventure, heartwarming romance, daring deeds, and a vividly portrayed landscape within this stirring debut Western series.