Revell Author Receives Selah Book of the Year Award

On Wednesday, May 29, Eva Marie Everson presented the 2024 Selah Awards at a gala event held at the Ridgecrest Conference Center in Ridgecrest, North Carolina. This event took place on the final evening of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. Revell author Cindy K. Sproles was selected as the first place winner in the Historical/Biblical category and also received the Selah Book of the Year award in the Fiction category for . Each year, Selah Book of the Year designations are awarded to the highest-scoring titles in each of the three categories, including Nonfiction, Fiction, and Children.

An additional seven awards were presented to 澳门六合彩开奖记录资料 (Bethany House and Revell) authors. For a complete list of the 2024 Selah Award winners, please visit .

Contemporary Romance AND First Novel (First Place in both categories)

Julia Monroe Begins Again by Rebekah Millet Bethany House; October 24, 2023; ISBN 9780764240959 With her two boys off to college, forty-year-old Julia Monroe intends to expand her cleaning business in New Orleans, but God seems to have other plans. Samuel Reed, the ruggedly handsome Green Beret who broke her heart more than twenty years ago, has returned to town, and he鈥檚 determined to win her back.

General Fiction (First Place)

The Wind Blows in Sleeping Grass by Katie Powner Bethany House; September 26, 2023; ISBN 9780764242007 Pete is content in his simple life in a remote Montana town, but elderly widow Wilma is busy meddling in Pete鈥檚 life to make up for past wrongs. When the sister Pete was separated from as a child shows up, Pete must confront a difficult past, and Wilma discovers her long-awaited chance at redemption may come at too high a price.

Historical/Biblical (First Place)

This Is Where It Ends by Cindy K. Sproles Revell; June 27, 2023; ISBN 9780800740795 Widow Minerva Jenkins has lived alone in her small mountain home for 40 years where she has guarded her husband鈥檚 deathbed request. When a young reporter comes calling and inquires about a rumored box of gold on her property, an unlikely friendship forms. Will she go to her grave with her husband鈥檚 secret, or will the weight of it be the death of her?

(Third Place)

The All-American by Susie Finkbeiner Revell; July 11, 2023; ISBN 9780800739362 In this 1950s coming-of-age story, two sisters are left reeling when their father is accused of being a member of the Communist party. Bertha finds a haven with the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Flossie finds herself in an unexpected friendship. Both are about to discover how much good there is in the world鈥攅ven in the hardest of circumstances.

Historical Romance (First Place)

The Maid of Ballymacool by Jennifer Deibel Revell; February 21, 2023; ISBN 9780800741747 The only home Brianna Kelly has ever known is Ballymacool Boarding School, but when the son of local gentry arrives at the school to deal with his unruly niece, an unexpected discovery uncovers the truth about her past鈥攁nd the key to her future.

Mystery/Suspense (First Place)

The Vanishing at Castle Moreau by Jaime Jo Wright Bethany House; April 4, 2023; ISBN 9780764238345 In 1870, orphaned Daisy Francois takes a housemaid position at a Wisconsin castle and finds that the eccentric Gothic authoress inside hides more than the harrowing tales in her novels. In the present day, Cleo Clemmons uncovers an age-old mystery, and the dust of the old castle鈥檚 curse threatens to rise again, this time to leave no one alive to tell its sordid tale.

Audio Books (First Place)

With Every Memory by Janine Rosche Revell; June 6, 2023; ISBN 9780800742959 After a tragic accident robs her of the last nine years of memories, Lori Mendenhall comes home to a family completely different than she remembers. As her memory returns and past secrets resurface, it will take all of them to repair what鈥檚 been broken and find a new future together.

The Selah Awards, which began in 1999, recognizes and celebrates excellence in Christian writing in a variety of categories and is organized by the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference. 澳门六合彩开奖记录资料 offers their congratulations to all the Selah Award winners.

Revell, a division of 澳门六合彩开奖记录资料, publishes books that help bring the Christian faith to everyday life. Whether through fiction, Christian living, self-help, marriage, family, or youth books, each Revell publication reflects relevance, integrity, and excellence.

Bethany House, a division of 澳门六合彩开奖记录资料, seeks to uplift readers鈥 families, faith, and free time with our library of industry-leading fiction and bestselling, Christ-centered nonfiction.

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