2023 Award Winners

AWSA Christian Market

Novel of the Year-3rd PlaceThe Heart’s Choice by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse (Bethany House Publishers)

Suspense Novel of the YearCrossfire by Lynette Eason (Revell)

AWSA Golden Scroll

Historical Novel of the Year-2nd PlaceThis Is Where It Ends by Cindy K. Sproles (Revell)

Novel of the YearCrossfire by Lynette Eason (Revell)

Mystery/Suspense-3rd PlaceThe Deadly Shallows by Dani Pettrey (Bethany House Publishers)

Historical Novel of the YearA Mark of Grace by Kimberley Woodhouse (Bethany House Publishers)

Novel of the YearThe Parent's Battle Plan by Laine Lawson Craft (Chosen Books)

Inspirational Gift Book of the YearToday Is Going to Be a Good Day by Dr. Michelle Bengtson (Revell)

Mystery/Suspense Novel of the YearAmong the Innocent by Mary Alford (Revell)

Carol Awards

Historical RomanceWritten on the Wind by Elizabeth Camden (Bethany House Publishers)

RomanceTurn to Me by Becky Wade (Bethany House Publishers)

DebutThe Extraordinary Deaths of Mrs. Kip by Sara Brunsvold (Revell)

Romantic SuspenseWord of Honor by Hallee Bridgeman (Revell)

HistoricalThe Lost Melody by Joanna Davidson Politano (Revell)

Christy Award

Contemporary RomanceTo Win a Prince by Toni Shiloh (Bethany House Publishers)

General FictionWhere the Blue Sky Begins by Katie Powner (Bethany House Publishers)

Historical RomanceThe Rose and the Thistle by Laura Frantz (Revell)

First NovelThe Extraordinary Deaths of Mrs. Kip by Sara Brunsvold (Revell)

Mystery/Suspense/ThrillerCold Light of Day by Elizabeth Goddard (Revell)

ECPA Christian Book Award

Christian LivingHow to Inhabit Time by James K. A. Smith (Brazos Press)

Holt Medallion

Long InspirationalSea Glass Cottage by Irene Hannon (Revell)

Will Rogers Medallion Award

Western RomanceIn Honor’s Defense by Karen Witemeyer (Bethany House Publishers)