The SOMERSET Awards FIRST IN CATEGORY sub-genres are: Contemporary Theme, Adventure/Suspense, Literary, Women's Fiction, Satire, Magic Realism. The OFFICIAL LISTING of the 2016 Somerset Writing Competition’s FINALISTS.
A psychically gifted woman struggles to integrate her unique gift into a normal life while she tries to solve murders and crime. A mystery romance with magical realism elements!
The Somerset Awards Writing Competition recognizes emerging new talent and outstanding works in the genre of Contemporary/Literary Fiction. The SOMERSET Awards is a division of Chanticleer International Novel Writing Competitions. We are honored to announce the 2015 SOMERSET Awards Official First Place Category Winners. Good Luck to them as they compete for the 2015 SOMERSET Grand Prize Award. Congratulations to the 2015 SOMERSET Awards First In Category Award Winning Contemporary/Literary Fiction Novels: Contemporary: Tom And Nancy Wise - Life On Base: Quantico Cave Women's Fiction: Kayce Stevens Hughlett - Blue: a novel Speculative Fiction/Magical Realism: Rick Lenz - The Alexandrite Literary: Caitlin Hicks - A Theory of Expanded Love Mystery/Suspense: Judith Kirscht - Hawkins Lane Adventure/Action: Jen Michalski - The Tide King Blended Genres: Gary Grossman - Old Earth Honorable Mentions: J.P. Kenna - Toward a Terrible Freedom James Gregory Kingston - The City Island Messenger Cat Lynn Boyle - Shadow Dance Tom Glenn - The Trion Syndrome More than $30,000 dollars in cash and prizes are awarded to Chanticleer International Blue Ribbon Awards Winners annually. The SOMERSET First Place Category award winners will compete for the SOMERSET Grand Prize Award for the 2015 Contemporary/Literary 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, [...]
Pride, betrayal, forgiveness . . . and the eternal sea."The Prodigal" tells the mystical tale of four people on Ocracoke Island whose destiny is tied to an abandoned schooner. Best Book of the Year 2013!