Thursday, July 17, 2008

Mary, Debby, and Camy are ACFW Book of the Year finalists

Congrats to Mary, Debby, and me too! We're finalists in the ACFW Book of the Year contest! Winners will be announced in September at the ACFW conference.

Debut Author

* Bayou Justice (Robin Miller writing as Robin Caroll)
* In Between (Jenny B. Jones)
* Sushi for One? (Camy Tang)
* My Soul Cries Out (Sherri Lewis)
* Petticoat Ranch (Mary Connealy)

Lits (*six finalists due to a tie)

* Around the World in 80 Dates (Christa Banister)
* One Little Secret (Bottke, Allison)
* Renovating Becky Miller (Sharon Hinck)
* Splitting Harriet (Tamara Leigh)
* Sushi for One? (Camy Tang)
* The Book of Jane (Dayton/Vanderbilt)

Short Contemporary Suspense (*six finalists due to a tie)

* Caught Redhanded (Gayle Roper)
* Her Christmas Protector (Terri Reed)
* Nowhere to Hide (Debby Giusti)
* Pursuit of Justice (Pamela Tracy)
* See No Evil (Gayle Roper)
* Vanished (Margaret Daley)

Short Historical (*six due to a tie)

* A Time to Keep (Kelly Hake)
* A Wealth Beyond Riches (Vickie McDonough)
* Canteen Dreams (Cara Putman)
* Corduroy Road to Love (Lynn Coleman)
* Golden Days (Mary Connealy)
* To Trust An Outlaw (Rhonda Gibson


Janet Dean said...

Wahoo!!! Congratulations Camy, Mary and Debby!!!!!! Proud of you!!!!!!


Kimberli said...

Oh my. How exciting! Congratulations, ladies. And thanks for taking time from your busy schedules to host Seekerville!

Erica Vetsch said...

Super exciting and well deserved! I can't wait to clap for you gals until my hands hurt.

Melanie Dickerson said...

Yea!!! Congratulations everybody! I'm so excited that I'll be there to cheer you all on!

Tina M. Russo said...


What a Seeker Sweep.

Kara said...

Huge congrats girls. You must be so excited!

Ausjenny said...

thats so cool congrats ladies and good luck

Sandra Leesmith said...

Congratulations ladies. All three of those books were wonderful. Best wishes and enjoy the contest highs. Hugs, Sandra

Cheryl Wyatt said...




Cat Schield said...

Congrats Mary, Debby and Camy. What great news!


Anita Mae said...

Yee haw!

Congratulations, ladies.

Fantastic news.

Patricia W. said...

Congratulations Ladies!

carla stewart said...

Congrats to you ladies. I feel like I know you from hanging around Seekerville and through your books. Lovely, lovely time we're going to have in Minneapolis come September.

Pamela S Thibodeaux said...

Congrats Ladies!

And congrats to all finalists.

Missy Tippens said...

So excited for all of you!! It's so well-deserved!


Ed J. Horton said...

So over-the-top cool! Congratulations to each of you.