Sunday, May 15, 2022

12th Annual Peacemaker Awards Finalists and Lifetime Achievement Peacemaker

 

THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT PEACEMAKER

David Whitehead/Ben Bridges


12th Annual Peacemaker Awards Finalists

For Western Novels Published in 2021





BEST NOVEL

 

BLOOD AND GOLD, Jeffrey J. Mariotte & Peter Murrieta, (Sundown Press)

DOWNRIVER SOUTH, Greg Hunt,  (Five Star Publishing)

LOST MOUNTAIN PASS, Larry D. Sweazy, (Pinnacle Books)

OLD DOGS, Ron Schwab, (Uplands Press)

THE UNREDEEMED, D. László Conhaim, (Broken Arrow Press)

 

BEST FIRST WESTERN NOVEL

 

CLAYTON SHARP: MESSENGER OF WARNING, Eugene J. DiCesaris, (Five Star Publishing)

THE DEVIL’S HAND, M.J. Hayes, (M.J. Hayes)

THE MRS. TABOR, Kimberly Burns, (Thomas Bard Publishing)

THE SHERIFF, Robert Dwyer and Austin Wright, (TwoDot/Rowman & Littlefield)

THE WOLF HUNT, Will Brandon (Barbara Brannon), (Five Star Publishing)

 

 

BEST WESTERN SHORT FICTION

 

“Double Deceit”, PERILOUS FRONTIER, John D. Nesbitt, (Five Star Publishing)

“Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary”, SADDLEBAG DISPATCHES, Summer 2021, Kathleen Morris, (Oghma Creative Media)

“The Cowboy, the Librarian, and the Broomsman”, LIBRARIANS OF THE WEST: A QUARTET, Mark Warren, (Five Star Publishing)

“The Running Day”, SADDLEBAG DISPATCHES, Summer 2021, Richard Prosch, (Oghma Creative Media)

“When It Rains”, SADDLEBAG DISPATCHES, Winter 2021, Dennis Doty, (Oghma Creative Media)




Winners will be announced June 15, 2022 on the WF website (www.westernfictioneers.com) and on this blog.


Western Fictioneers (WF) was formed in 2010 by professional Western writers, to preserve, honor, and promote traditional Western writing in the 21st century. Entries were accepted in both print and electronic forms.


The Peacemaker Awards are given annually. Submissions for the Peacemaker Awards for books published in 2022 will be open in July, 2022. Submission guidelines will be posted on the WF web site. For more information about Western Fictioneers (WF) please visit: http://www.westernfictioneers.com


Western Fictioneers would like to thank the judges and James Reasoner for being Awards Chair and for the excellent job they have done.

11 comments:

  1. Congratulations to all finalists!

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  2. Congratulations to all of you folks!

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  3. Congratulations to all the finalists! That is quite an honor! Best of luck to each and every one of you.

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  4. well done! congratulations to all the finalists!

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  5. So happy for all the finalist and a huge congratulation for your work.

    I also want to honor every person who submitted. All of you deserve praise for keeping the Western alive. Doris McCraw

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  6. Congratulations all!

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  7. Kalen Vaughan JohnsonMay 15, 2022 at 1:32 PM

    Congratulations to all! I'll be perusing this list for my summer beach read! 🏖

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  8. Well-deserved congratulations to all finalists! I know my category was super hard to narrow down. Excellent submissions in every case!

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  10. Congrats to all the Finalists. Tip of my hat to all who submitted and to the judges for their difficult choices.

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  11. Congrats to all!

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