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Joyce Hart and Jane Kirkpatrick

Joyce with bestselling client Jane Kirkpatrick, whose recent book, A Light in the Wilderness, just won the 2015 WILLA Award for Best Original Paperback from Women Writing the West.  Her previous books, A Flickering Light and A Tendering in the Storm, were also WILLA award winners.

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Awards and Recognition 

Jane Kirkpatrick. A Light in the Wilderness. Revell.  2015 WILLA Award.  Best Original Paperback.
 
Lisa Harris's Vendetta, Revell, received a four-and-a-half star TOP PICK! Inspirational rating & review in the October 2015 RT Book Reviews.
 
Bonnie S. Calhoun's Lightning, Revell, received a four-star Inspirational rating & review in the October 2015 RT Book Reviews. 
 
Suzanne Woods Fisher's The Imposter, Revell, received a four-star Inspirational rating & review in the October 2015 RT Book Reviews.
 
Dawn Crandall. The Hesitant Heiress. Whitaker House. 2015 American Christian Fiction Writers Carol Award. Finalist in the Debut Novel Category.
 
Kate Breslin. For Such a Time.  Bethany House.  2015 American Christian Fiction Writers Carol Award.  Double Finalist in the Debut Novel and Historical Romance Categories. 
 
Carrie Stuart Parks. A Cry from the Dust. HarperCollins Christian Publishing. 2015 American Christian Fiction Writers Carol Award. Finalist in the Mystery/ Suspense/Thriller Category.
 
Clarice G. James.  Double Header. Mountainview Books (forthcoming).  Jerry Jenkins Contest Winner of Operation First Novel.
    
Kate Breslin.  For Such a Time.  Bethany House.  The Christy Awards 2015.  Finalist in the First Novel Category. 
    
Ace Collins.  The Color of Justice. Abingdon Press.  The Christy Awards 2015.  Finalist in the Suspense Category.
     
Carrie Stuart Parks. A Cry from the Dust. Thomas Nelson.  The Christy Awards 2015. Finalist in the Suspense Category.
     
Dawn Crandall. The Hesitant Heiress. Whitaker House. Winner of the RWA Birmingham Chapter's 2015 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence.
 
Kate Breslin.  For Such a Time.  Bethany House.  Christian Retailing Best Awards 2015. Finalist in the First-Time Authors Category.
     
Ace Collins.  Man's Best Hero:  True Stories of Great American Dogs.  Abingdon Press.  Christian Retailing Best Awards 2015. Finalist in the Gift Books Category. 
     
Suzanne Woods Fisher. The Calling. Baker Publishing Group.  Christian Retailing Best Awards 2015. Finalist in the Fiction: Amish Category.
    
Kate Breslin.  For Such a Time.  Bethany House.  2015 RITA Awards.  Finalist for Best First Book and Finalist in the Inspirational Romance Category.
    
Rose Ross-Zediker. The Widow's Suitor. Harlequin Heartsong Presents.  2015 RITA Awards.  Finalist in the Inspirational Romance Category.
  
Carole Brown. The Redemption of Caralynne Hayman. Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. EPIC's eBook Competition for 2015. Finalist in the Romantic Suspense Category.
   
Tamera Lynn Kraft. "Lost in the Storm." 2014 Tampa Area Romance Authors Contest. Third Place in the Inspirational Category.

Rose Ross-Zediker. Wedding on the Rocks. 2014 Orange County Chapter/RWA Book Buyers Best Contest. Finalist in the Inspirational Category.

Carrie Fancett Pagels. "Grand Expose." 2014 Maggie Award Finalist.
   
Lena Nelson Dooley. Catherine's Pursuit. Charisma Media. 2014 Carolyn Readers Choice Award. Third Place for the 2014 CAN Golden Scroll Award, and Will Rogers Medallion Award Finalist.
   
Eddie Jones. Dead Low Tide. Zondervan Publishing, 2014 Young Adult Fiction Selah Award finalist.
  
Lisa Harris. Dangerous Passage. Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, winner of 2014 Contemporary Romance/Suspense Christy Award

Diana Wallis Taylor. Claudia, Wife of Pontius Pilate. Revell, a division of Baker publishing Group, 2014 Historical Carol Award finalist

Linda Wood Rondeau. A Christmas Prayer. Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas,  2014 Novella Carol Award finalist
  
Congratulations to Joyce Hart and Linda Glaz for being nominated for Agent of the Year, the winner will be announced at ACFW Conference on September 27 in St. Louis, Missouri.
  
Dee Yoder. The Miting. Kregel Publishing, received a four-star review at Romantic Times.
  
Carole Brown. The Redemption of Caralynne Hayman. Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. 2014 Novella Selah Award finalist.
  
Aaron Gansky. The Bargain. Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. 2014 Supernatural Fiction Selah Award finalist.
   
Linda Wood Rondeau. A Christmas Prayer. Lighthouse Publishing of Carolinas, 2014 Selah Award finalist.

Davalynn Spencer. The Rancher's Second Chance. Love Inspired, 2014 Romance Selah Award finalist.

Davalynn Spencer. The Rancher's Second Chance. Love Inspired. 2014 Short Contemporary Inspirational Reader's Choice Award Finalist.

Davalynn Spencer. The Rancher's Second Chance. Love Inspired. 2014 Short Inspirational Holt Medallian Award of Merit.

Rose Ross Zediker. Wedding on the Rocks. Heartsong Presents. Greater Detroit RWA 2014 Booksellers Best Award finalist. 
 
Suzanne Woods Fisher's The Revealing received a four-star Inspirational rating & review in July 2014 RT Book Reviews.
 
Jane Kirkpatrick's Sincerely Yours received a four-star Inspirational Historical, Anthology review in May 2014 RT Book Reviews.
 
Lisa Harris's Fatal Exchange received a four-star Inspirational Romantic Suspense review in May 2014 RT Book Reviews.
 
Kate Breslin's For Such A Time received a four-and-a-half star TOP PICK! Inspirational rating & review in April 2014 RT Book Reviews.
  
Lisa Harris's Deadly Safari received a three-star Love Inspired Suspense Series Romance review in March 2014 RT Book Reviews.
  
Lorraine Beatty's Protecting The Widow's Heart received a four-star Love Inspired Series Romance review in March 2014 RT Book Reviews.
Jean C. Gordon's Small-Town Midwife received a four-star Love Inspired Series Romance review in March 2014 RT Book Reviews.
   
Suzanne Woods Fisher's The Calling 
received a four-star Inspirational review in January 2014 RT Book Reviews.
 
Susan Call's A Search for Purple Cows was named the grand prize winner of the Inspiring Voices Book Publishing Contest.

Miggy and Diana

 
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