Saturday, May 26, 2012

Congratulations to Hartline authors Lena Dooley and Linda Rondeau

Congratulations go out to Hartline clients Lena Nelson Dooley and Linda Rondeau.

Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference announces the winners of their second annual Selah Awards. The 2012 Selah Awards are open for authors of Christian works published within the 2011 calendar year. The awards were presented on Wednesday May 23, 2012 during the conference’s awards banquet. Presenting the awards were Alton Gansky, conference director, Edie Melson, conference co-director, and Eva Marie Everson, conference contest director. The winners are:

Children (Tie)
Michelle Medlock Adams
My Big Book of Prayers
Ideals Children's Books


Crystal Bowman & Ava Pennington
Do You Love Me More?
Standard Publishing

Bible Studies
Mary Englund Murphy
Joseph; Beyond the Coat of Many Colors
AMG Publishers

Inspiration & Gift
Jocelyn Green
Faith Deployed ... Again
Moody Publishers

Christian Life (tie)
Linda Evans Shepherd
When You Can't Find God
Revell Books


Dr. Betty Hassler
When Christ Sets You Free
Cross Books

Youth Nonfiction
Tanya Kilgore
The Grief Recovery Kit; A Young Persons' Guide Through the Journey of Grief
Aepisaurus Publishing

Youth Fiction
April W. Gardner
Lizzie and the Guernsey Gang
Astraea Press

Adult fiction was categorized into six subcategories.

First Novel
Linda Wood Rondeau
The Other Side of Darkness
Harbourlight Books

Jill Elizabeth Nelson
Mistletoe Mayhem/From: Season of Danger
Love Inspired

Historical Novel
Lena Nelson Dooley
Maggie's Journey

Suspense Fiction
Richard L. Mabry, MD
Lethal Remedy
Abingdon Press

Contemporary Novel (tie)
Christa Allan
The Edge of Grace
Abingdon Press


Tracie Peterson
House of Secrets
Bethany House

Romance Novel
Susan May Warren
My Foolish Heart
Tyndale House Publishers

The BRMCWC Selah Book of the Year is determined by the highest possible score earned by the submissions. With a perfect score of 120 out of 120, this year’s BRMCWC Book of the Year goes to:

Susan May Warren
My Foolish Heart
Tyndale House Publishers

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