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Category Winners in the 2021 HFC Book of the Year Contest

Updated: Oct 27, 2023

Congratulations to the category winners - you will be notified by email with your award badges and prizes.



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Historical Romance

Gold A Hundred Sweet Promises Sepehr Haddad

Silver The King’s Sword Rebekah Simmers

Bronze Under the Emerald Sky Juliane Weber

Honorable Mention The Boxer and the Blacksmith Edie Cay

Finalist Celestial Persuasion Mirta Trupp


Historical Mystery

Gold Trapped in Glass Pam Records

Silver The Custard Corpses M. J. Porter

Bronze Songbird (Jax Diamond) Gail Meath


Historical - Western

Gold The Search Michael Ross

Silver Struggling Towards Hope Alli Carter Close

Bronze The Mesilla Mary Armstrong


Historical – American

Gold Libertas Danuta Pfeiffer

Silver Château Laux David Loux

Bronze Lucifer’s Mistress K. Z. Owens

Honorable Mention Answering Liberty's Call Tracy Lawson

Historical - Ancient World

Gold An Age of War and Tea David Klason (TBA)

Silver Blind Man’s Labyrinth Daryl Potter

Bronze Child of Rome Erryn Lee (TBA)

Honorable Mention Stealing the Holy Grail S. M. Perlow

Historical - WWI - WWII

Gold The Violinist of Auschwitz Ellie Midwood

Silver Leningrad Rachal Heil

Bronze The Guardian’s Son Anita Tiemeyer

Honorable Mention The Girl from the Mountains Chrystyna Lucyk-Berger

Finalist We Shall Not Shatter Elaine Stock (TBA)


Historical – World

Gold Lotharingia Germany Lara Byrne

Silver Ernestine Spain Kate Reynolds

Bronze Standing Tall Argentina Debora deFarias

Honorable Mention Lord of the Eyrie Hungary Katerina Dunne (TBA)


Historical Fiction - Post WWII

Gold The Stars That Govern Us J. R. Alcyone

Silver The Aloha Spirit Linda Ulleseit

Bronze Truth is in the House Michael Coffino

Historical Fantasy

Gold The Curse of the Conchobar David Fitz-Gerald

Silver Airy Nothing Clarissa Pattern

Bronze Waking Up Lost David Fitz-Gerald

Historical - England / Scotland / Ireland

Gold All Manner of Things Wendy J. Dunn

Silver The Kiss of the Concubine Judith Arnopp

Bronze Senlac Julian delaMotte

Honorable Mention The Last Blast of the Trumpet Marie Macpherson

Finalist The Rippon Spurrier C. J. Richardson

Finalist Revolution: The Irish Clans Stephen Finlay Archer


Historical Non-Fiction

Gold Battle Carried Michael A. Bortner

Silver Tapestry of My Mother’s Life Malve von Hassell

Bronze The Crabchurch Conspiracy Mark Vine

Honorable Mention 100 Days in Vietnam Joseph F. & Matthew A.

Tallon


Historical Biography

Gold Essex Tony Riches

Silver The Queen's Rival Anne O'Brien

Bronze Landscape of a Marriage Gail Ward Olmsted

Historical Dual Timeline or Time Slip

Gold The Magician Kathleen Shoop

Silver The Strongman and the Mermaid Kathleen Shoop

Bronze Discovery Sherry A. Burton

Honorable Mention The Amber Crane Malve von Hassell

 

Gold Category Winners*


The Magician Kathleen Shoop

Battle Carried Michael A. Bortner

The Search Michael Ross

All Manner of Things Wendy J. Dunn

The Curse of the Conchobar David Fitz-Gerald

The Violinist of Auschwitz Ellie Midwood

Age of War and Tea David Klason

Libertas Danuta Pfeiffer

Essex Tony Riches

Trapped in Glass Pam Records

A Hundred Sweet Promises Sepehr Haddad

The Stars That Govern Us J. R. Alcyone

Lotharingia Lara Bryne



*2021 Book of the Year will be chosen from the Gold Category Winners (above short list) and announced on January 1, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. EST

 

To enter the 2022 Book of the Year contest (with a new cash prize of $1000 plus marketing) - go HERE





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