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ACFW PRESENTS 2013 CAROL AWARD HONORS FOR CHRISTIAN FICTION
Sept 15, 2013, Indianapolis: The American Christian Fiction Writers’ (ACFW) 2013 conference concluded September 15 with an awards gala during which the Carol Award honors were presented for the best in Christian Fiction traditionally published in the previous calendar year.
From more than 380 entries in this year’s Carol Awards, the following books and authors received top honors in their category.
Wildflowers from Winter by Katie Ganshert, Waterbrook/Multnomah, editor Shannon Marchese
Lost Legacy by Dana Mentik, Love Inspired, editor Emily Rodmell
Heart Echoes by Sally John, Tyndale House, editors Karen Watson, Stephanie Broene, and Kathy Olson
Where Lilacs Still Bloom by Jane Kirkpatrick, Waterbrook/Multnomah, editor Shannon Marchese
A Promise to Love by Serena B. Miller, Revell, editor Vicki Crumpton
The Soul Saver by Dineen Miller, Barbour Publishing, editors Rebecca Germany and Jaime Chavez
A Recipe for Hope by Beth Wiseman, Thomas Nelson, editor Natalie Hanemann
Saving Gideon by Amy Lillard, B&H Publishing, editors Julie Gwinn and Julie Carobini
When a Heart Stops by Lynette Eason, Revell, editor Andrea Doering
Daystar by Kathy Tyers, Marcher Lord Press, editor Jeff Gerke
Like Moonlight at Low Tide by Nicole Quigley, Zondervan, editor Jaque Alberta
The Carol Awards—named for innovative editor Carol Johnson—reflect the impact of skilled storytelling, judged by readers, authors, retailers, librarians, and other industry professionals. ACFW is devoted to training in the craft of Christian fiction, educating in the market, and serving as an advocate in the traditional Christian fiction publishing industry. With 2900 members and 29 local chapters in 21 states, as well as a Beyond-the-Borders e-chapter, ACFW speaks as The Voice of Christian Fiction. www.acfw.com For more information about the Genesis Contest, contact Allison Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.