NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARDS

CELEBRATING SELF & INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING EXCELLENCE

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Finalists of the 11th Annual Contest!

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SHORT STORIES
THE NIGHT IS YOUNG

Barbara Lockhart

Secant Publishing, LLC

www.barbaramarielockahrt.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
SHORT STORIES
THE FIRST TO DISAPPEAR

Patty Somlo

Spuyten Duyvil

www.pattysomlo.com

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SMALL BOOKS
SPIRIT SAYS... BE HEALTHY
A COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL QUOTES AND AFFIRMATIONS TO GUIDE YOU TOWARD OPTIMAL HEALTH

Dr. Susan Bova

 

Martin Avenue Press

drsusanbova.com

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SOCIAL MEDIA
CYBERCRISIS 
IT'S PERSONAL NOW

William Keiper

FirstGlobal Partners LLC

williamkeiper.com

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SPECIALTY BOOKS
BLACKBOOK DIRECTORY & YEARBOOK

Carl Booker

Avista Products

www.avistaproducts.com

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SPECIALTY BOOKS
THE SLATE ROOF BIBLE, 3RD EDITION

Joseph Jenkins

Joseph Jenkins, Inc.

www.josephjenkins.com

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SPECIALTY BOOKS
ONE HOT NIGHT AT THE VEGGIE BAR

Sandra Marshall

Vesuvius Press

www.funkyfoodart.com

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SPIRITUALITY
THE THIRTEENTH DISCIPLE

Peter Canova

Trimountaine Publishing

thethirteenthdisciple.com

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SPIRITUALITY
ROAD TRIP HOME
A BAHÁ'Í VISION OF HOPE

Steven E. Ellis

First Edition Design Publishing

www.stevenellis-author.com

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SPORTS
HITTIN' THE JUMPER
A 60-YEAR AFFAIR WITH BASKETBALL

Patrick Dowdall

Goosetown Press

www.hittinthejumper.com

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SPORTS
THE EIGHTH WONDER OF THE WORLD
THE LIFE OF HOUSTON'S ICONIC ASTRODOME

Robert C. Trumpbour & Kenneth Womack

University of Nebraska Press

www.kennethwomack.com

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SUSPENSE
THE SEER'S DAUGHTER
(BEYOND THE GRAVE SERIES, BOOK 1)

Athena Daniels

Sunset Coast Publishing

www.athenadaniels.com

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SUSPENSE
NORTH OF THE KILLING HAND

Joni M. Fisher

Self-Published

www.jonimfisher.com

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SUSPENSE
BAROOTA: THE HUNTING GROUND

Zach Fortier

Steelshark press

www.zachfortier.com

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SUSPENSE
LIKE FATHER, LIKE DAUGHTER

Christina Morgan

Limitless Publishing

www.christinaorganbooks.com

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SUSPENSE
THE TICKET

Fred Shackelford

Black Opal Books

www.fredshackelford.com

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TECHNOLOGY
MR. LIQUID CRYSTAL
THE UNTOLD STORY OF HOW JAMES L. FERGASON INVENTED THE LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY & HELPED CREATE THE DIGITAL

Terri Fergason Neal

New Insights Press

www.mrliquidcrystal.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
THRILLER
99 SOULS

Gabriel Burns

TouchPoint Press

www.authorgabrielburns.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
THRILLER
KUBRICK'S GAME

Derek Taylor Kent

Evolved Publishing

www.derektaylorkent.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
THRILLER
DEVIL IN THE DARK

Chris Lindberg

Self-Published

www.devil-in-the-dark.com

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THRILLER
TRACKER
A FOX WALKER NOVEL

Indy Quillen

Treeline Press

www.indyquillen.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
THRILLER
BABY BAILINO

Dina Santorelli

eLuna Media LLC

dinasantorelli.com

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TRAVEL
FLORENCE
A TRAVELER'S GUIDE TO IT'S GEMS & GIANTS

Patty Civalleri

Self-Published

florencetravelbook.com

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TRAVEL
GOOD MORNING DIEGO GARCIA
A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY

Susan Joyce

Peel Production

susanjoycejourneys.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
TRAVEL
FAR OUT AUSTRALIA

Rod Kluzki

Winnty

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TRUE CRIME
THE LAST MASTER OUTLAW
HOW HE OUTFOXED THE FBI SIX TIMES, BUT NOT A COLD CASE TEAM

Thomas J. Colbert & Tom Szollosi

Jacaranda Roots Publishing

tjcconsulting.biz

National Indie Excellence® Awards
TRUE CRIME
WE HAVE YOUR DAUGHTER
THE UNSOLVED MURDER OF JONBENET RAMSEY TWENTY YEARS LATER

Paula Woodward

Prospecta Press

National Indie Excellence® Awards
VISIONARY FICTION
THE SOUL'S HOPE

Beverly Knauer

Wise Words Press

www.authorbeverlyknauer.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
VISIONARY FICTION
DO YOU REALIZE?

Kevin A. Kuhn

Beaver's Pond Press

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VISIONARY FICTION
PIPER, ONCE & AGAIN

Caroline Zani

Wyatt-MacKenzie

www.caroinezani.com

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WESTERN FICTION
CROSSING AT SWEET GRASS

Laurie G. Robertson

iUniverse

laurierobertson.com

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WOMEN'S FICTION
FORKS, KNIVES, AND SPOONS

Leah DeCesare

SparkPress

www.leahdecesare.com

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WOMEN'S FICTION
A MEASURE OF HAPPINESS

Lorrie Thomson

Kensington Books

lorrie-thomson.com

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WOMEN'S FICTION
INN SIGNIFICANT
A NOVEL

Stephanie Verni

Mimosa Publishing

stephsscribe.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
WOMEN'S FICTION
THE EXISTENCE OF PITY

Jeannie Zokan 

Red Adept Publishing

jeanniezokan.blogspot.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
WOMEN'S ISSUES
WORTHY
A YOUNG WOMAN FROM A BACKGROUND OF PROVERTY AND ABUSE FALLS PREY TO A POLYGAMOUS CULT

Marilyn Bushman-Carlton

Self-Published

National Indie Excellence® Awards
WOMEN'S ISSUES
BIRTH, SEX AND ABUSE
WOMEN'S VOICES UNDER NAZI RULE

Beverley Chalmers

Grosvenor House Publishers, UK

bevchalmers.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
WOMEN'S ISSUES
SMILING ON THE OUTSIDE
SECRETS, SEX, SHAME AND THE SEARCH FOR SELF-LOVE

Ann Peck

Curvy World Media

www.annpeck.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
WRITING & PUBLISHING
HOW TO AVOID 101 BOOK PUBLISHING BLUNDERS, BLOOPERS & BOO-BOOS

Judith Briles

Mile High Press

www.the bookshepherd.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards
WRITING & PUBLISHING
WRITING MEMOIR
THE PRACTICAL GUIDE TO WRITING AND PUBLISHING THE STORY OF YOUR LIFE

Jerry Payne

Faydelis Press

www.yourconfidentialghostwriter.com

National Indie Excellence® Awards