2016 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook Awards!

Small Press of the Year

Winner
Crimson Tree Publishing

Runner-Up
Red Adept Publishing

Author of the Year

Winner
Rebecca Hamilton

Runner-Up
C. Gokel

Best Young Adult

Winner
City of Masks by Kevin Harkness

Runner-Up
Xiao Xiao and the Dragon Pearl by Joyce Chng

Best Science Fiction

Winner
Dark Horse by Michelle Diener

Runner-Up
The Eden Plague by David VanDyke

Best Thriller

Winner
Headhunters by Mark Dawson

Runner-Up
Yeager’s Law by Scott Bell

Best Romance

Winner
Handle With Care by Kristine Cayne

Runner-Up
Taken (The Djinn Wars) Christine Pope

Best Mystery/Suspense

Winner
Life’s a Witch by Amanda M. Lee

Runner-Up
Raining Men and Corpses by Anne R Tan

Best Horror

Winner
Mutation Z: Closing the Borders by Marilyn Peake

Runner-Up
Dark Vanishings by Dan Padavona

Best Historical Fiction

Winner
The Templar’s Cross by J.R. Tomlin

Runner-Up
The Dolan Girls by S. R. Mallery

Best Fantasy (High Fantasy/Sword & Sorcery)

Winner
The Dragon Prince by Patty Jansen

Runner-Up
Masque by W.R. Gingell

Best Contemporary Fantasy/Urban Fantasy

Winner
Warden by Montana Ash

Runner Up
Way of the Wolf by Mark E Cooper

Best Children’s Book

Winner
Maddie Hatter and the Deadly Diamond by Jayne Barnard

Runner-Up
Heart of Rock by Becca Price

Best General Fiction

Winner
Ashes of Life by Erica Lucke Dean

Runner-Up
Secondhand Bride by Nancy Warren

Best Non-Fiction

Winner
Torn Trousers by Andrew and Gwynn White

Runner-Up
Take off Your Pants! by Libbie Hawker

Best Poetry

Winner
Bukowski’s Ghost: Poems for Old Souls in New Bodies by Jackson Dean Chase

Runner-Up
Seeds of Love by Iris Oh

Best Short Story Collection

Winner
Once Upon A Dragon by Tabitha Ormiston-Smith

Runner-Up
New Horizons by Patty Jansen

Best Short Story

Winner
“Bushimi: The Cat that Wanted to be an Art Critic” from Something Nicer by Andrew Lawston

Runner-Up
1000 Yards by Mark Dawson

Best Novella

Winner
Blackwater Lake by Maggie James

Runner-Up
Rose Boy by Michael-Scott Earle

Best Novel

Winner
The Second Captive by Maggie James

Runner-Up
Masque by W.R. Gingell

Best Anthology

Winner
The Bard’s Tale: Stories & Recipes from The Black Dragon Inn, Daniel Myers, editor

Runner-Up
Twists in Time: A Time Travel Anthology, Crimson Tree Publishing

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