Monday, June 15, 2020

Western Fictioneers Announces the Peacemaker Award Winners




(For Westerns Published in 2019)


BEST WESTERN NOVEL:



NICKEL’S LUCK by S.L. Matthews (Cinch Ranch Publishing)

Finalists:

YESTER’S RIDE, C.K. Crigger (Five Star Publishing)
THIS NEW DAY, Harlan Hague (Graycatbird Books)
TWO THOUSAND GRUELING MILES, L.J. Martin (Wolfpack Publishing)
THE LILY OF THE WEST, Kathleen Morris (Five Star Publishing)

BEST FIRST WESTERN NOVEL:



THE LILY OF THE WEST by Kathleen Morris (Five Star Publishing)

Finalists:


A CROW TO PLUCK, Bob Giel (Oghma Creative Media)
SWEET TWISTED PINE. Lori R. Hodges (Outskirts Press)
THE SURVIVAL OF MARGARET THOMAS, Del Howison (Five Star Publishing)
UNFORSAKEN, John Dwaine McKenna (Rhyolite Press)


BEST SHORT FICTION:



“Leaving the Lariat Trail”, John D. Nesbitt (JOHN D. NESBITT WESTERN DOUBLE, Sundown Press)

Finalists:


“The Assassin”, Patrick Dearen (HOBNAIL, Five Star Publishing)
“Return to Laurel”, John D. Nesbitt (HOBNAIL, Five Star Publishing)
“Aces and Eights”, Michael R. Ritt (CONTENTION, Five Star Publishing)
“Major Reno’s Romance”, Susan Salzer (SADDLEBAG DISPATCHES, SUMMER 2019, Oghma Creative Media)

Western Fictioneers would like to thank the judges for the excellent job they did and the long hours they devoted to reading the submissions.




11 comments:

  1. Congratulations to the winners and other finalists, and a big thank you to the judges.

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  2. Well done, one and all. Congratulations!

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  3. Congratulations to all winners and nominees. Thanks for all the fine reading and for maintaining high quality in our genre!

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  4. So happy for the Western Genre and Congratulations to all the winners. Looks like some great reading here.

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  5. Congratulations to all the winners and the finalists! Many thanks to the judges for their time and efforts! Lots of great reading ahead for us all with so many wonderful selections.

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  6. Congratulations to the winners and all who were nominated.

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  7. Well done winners and finalists! I'll be doing some book shopping!

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  8. Congratulations to all winners and finalists!

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  9. Congratulations one and all. ;-)

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