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Carol Award Winners

2008 Winners

DEBUT AUTHOR

3rd: In Between by Jenny B. Jones
2nd: Bayou Justice by Robin Miller writing as Robin Caroll
1st: Sushi for One? by Camy Tang – Zondervan, Sue Brower, editor

CONTEMPORARY NOVELLA

3rd: Remaking of Moe McKenna by Gloria Clover
2nd: Moonlight & Mistletoe by Carrie Turansky
1st: Finally Home by Deborah Raney – Barbour Publishing, Susan Downs, editor

HISTORICAL NOVELLA

3rd: The Spinster & The Tycoon by Vickie McDonough
2nd: Beyond the Memories by DiAnn Mills
1st: Love Notes in Love Letters Anthology by Mary Davis – Barbour Publishing, Rebecca Germany, editor

LITS

3rd: One Little Secret by Allison Bottke and The Book of Jane by Anne Dayton & May Vanderbilt
2nd: Sushi for One? by Camy Tang
1st: Splitting Harriet by Tamara Leigh – Multnomah Books, Julee Schwarzburg, editor

LONG CONTEMPORARY

3rd: Autumn Blue by Karen Harter
2nd: Like Always by Robert Elmer
1st: Within This Circle by Deborah Raney – Steeple Hill Books, Krista Stroever, editor

LONG HISTORICAL

3rd: Courting Trouble by Deeanne Gist
2nd: Fancy Pants by Cathy Marie Hake and Then Came Hope by Louise Gouge
1st: Veil of Fire by Marlo Schalesky - RiverOak, Jeff Dunn/Jon Woodhams, editors and Where Willows Grow by Kim Vogel Sawyer - Bethany House, Charlene Patterson, editor

MYSTERY

3rd: Sticks And Stones by Susan Meissner
2nd: Death of a Garage Sale Newbie by Sharon Dunn
1st: Your Chariot Awaits by Lorena McCourtney – Thomas Nelson, Amanda Bostic, editor

SHORT CONTEMPORARY

3rd: Wedded Bliss by Kathleen Y’Barbo
2nd: Heart of the Family by Margaret Daley
1st: The Heart of Grace by Linda Goodnight – Steeple Hill Love Inspired, Allison Lyons, editor

SHORT CONTEMPORARY SUSPENSE

3rd: Nowhere to Hide by Debby Giusti and Her Christmas Protector by Terri Reed
2nd: Pursuit of Justice by Pamela Tracy
1st: Caught Redhanded by Gayle Roper – Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense, Krista Stroever, editor

SHORT HISTORICAL

3rd: A Time to Keep by Kelly Eileen Hake
2nd: A Wealth Beyond Riches by Vickie McDonough
1st: Canteen Dreams by Cara Putmann - Barbour/Heartsong Presents, JoAnne Simmons, editor and Golden Days by Mary Connealy - Barbour/Heartsong Presents, JoAnne Simmons, editor

SPECULATIVE

3rd: DragonFire by Donita Paul
2nd: Demon: A Memoir by Tosca Lee
1st: The Restorer’s Son by Sharon Hinck – NavPress, Reagan Reed, editor

SUSPENSE

3rd: Abomination by Colleen Coble
2nd: Coral Moon by Brandilyn Collins
1st: Black Ice by Linda Hall – WaterBrook Press, Traci DePree, editor

WOMEN’S FICTION

3rd: A Promise To Remember by Kathryn Cushman
2nd: Watercolored Pearls by Stacy Hawkins Adams
1st: Remember to Forget by Deborah Raney – Howard Books/Simon & Schuster, Philis Boultinghouse, editor

YOUNG ADULT

3rd: Saving Sailor by Renee Riva
2nd: Sara Jane: Liberty’s Torch by Eleanor Clark
1st: In Between by Jenny B. Jones — NavPress, Karen Ball, editor

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