Baker Publishing Group Authors Receive Christy Awards

On Monday, June 23, Executive Director of the Christy Awards Donna Kehoe and Tyson Wynn of Wynn-Wynn Media announced the winners of the 2014 Christy Awards at the fifteenth annual awards banquet held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia. Two Baker Publishing Group authors won this distinguished award in the following categories:

Contemporary Romance/Suspense
Dangerous Passage by Lisa Harris
(Revell; ISBN 9780800721909; ebook ISBN 9781441242839; $14.99)

Dragonwitch by Anne Elisabeth Stengl
(Bethany House; ISBN 9780764210273; ebook ISBN 9781441261465; $14.99)

Bestselling author Davis Bunn, who emceed the Christy Award banquet, was also inducted into the Christy Award Hall of Fame. This honor is granted to authors who have received at least four Christy Awards. Two of Davis’s Christy Awards were for his Bethany House publications, The Meeting Place in 2000 and Rare Earth in 2013.

The Christy Awards were established in 1999 and are designed to recognize novels of excellence written from a Christian worldview. Awards are given in several genres, including contemporary, contemporary romance/suspense, contemporary series, first novel, historical, historical romance, suspense, and visionary. For a complete list of the 2014 Christy Award winners, please go to

Bethany House has been publishing high quality books for over 50 years. Recognized as the pioneer and leader in Christian fiction, we publish over 75 new fiction and nonfiction titles annually in subjects including historical and contemporary fiction, Christian living, devotional, family resources, and theology. Our titles are frequently found on Christian bestseller lists.

Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, was founded in 1870 and has spent more than a century focused on publishing books that offer both inspiration and practical help to readers. Over the decades Revell books have included numerous New York Times bestsellers as well as titles in a variety of genres including fiction, Christian living, marriage, family, youth and self-help.

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