Congratulations to the 2014 Manuscript Contest Winners & Finalists!

 MAINSTREAM FICTION

Winner
Following Orpheus by Elizabeth Schultz

Finalists
Unsung Lullabies by Kelly Morris
One Too Many by Lori Stephens
Aeromotor by Karen Stevenson
Home by Leila Levinson
Dust Devil by David Miles

NONFICTION

Winner
Borders by Anne Keene

Finalists
The Craigslist Roommate by Ann Rose
Trevino: An American Portrait by Anthony Head
Fried Bologna and Other Memories of Convent Life by Carol Moczygemba
Weren't We Soldiers by D.F. Salvador

HISTORICAL FICTION

Winner
The Undiscovered Sky by M.K. Hall

Finalists
Peyote Fire by Mary Black
The Familiar by Hannah Koslosky
The Colors of Spring by David Woodford
Children of Eden by Glenn Jordan

MYSTERY

Winner
Texas Lady Lawyer vs. Boots King by Manning Wolfe

Finalists
Blue Lake by Elizabeth Buhmann
The Recluse by Carole Cook
What You Know Will Kill You by Alex Kiester
Chaos Theory by Shirley Redwine

ROMANCE

Winner
Desdemona Finds the Big O in Love by Q.D. Purdu

Finalists
Undercover by Joyce Boatright
Bluebonnet Bossa by Michelle Daniel
The Last Wrong Place by Rae Padulo
Cross Purposes by Linda Griffin

SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY

Winner
The Familiar by Hannah Koslosky

Finalists
Jimbo's Big Day by Bart Cleveland
The Last Immortal by Tad French
Storming Epsilon by Stewart S. Smith
Final Directive by Joe Gonyea

THRILLER/ACTION-ADVENTURE

Winner
The Vendetta by Jeff Hartman

Finalists
Identity Shattered by Julie Ann Candoli
The Great Wall by Danielle Fifer
Diaries of Karma by B. Allan Mullin
Home Address by Cheryl Pace

MIDDLE GRADE

Winner
From Cradle to Grave by Sandra Havriluk

Finalists
The Arrowhead by Lindsey Bellue and Peden Fitzhugh
Call of the Coyote by Marjorie Brody
Whistle Punk by Debbie Gonzales
Knife of Skulls by Marisa Schouten

YOUNG ADULT

Winner
The Denial by Lori Sawicki

Finalists
Nowhere to Be by Hamilton Beazley
Daemonfire by Laura Jennings
Icarus Flight School by Krissi Dallas
Deadver by Brad Christy