2017 Inspy Shortlists!

2 May

Congratulations to all the wonderful authors represented on the 2017 Inspy Shortlists. Now the hard part starts. I wish good reading to all the capable judges!

Contemporary Romance/Romantic Suspense

Can’t Help Falling by Kara Isaac
Her One and Only by Becky Wade
Just a Kiss by Denise Hunter
A Twist of Faith by Pepper Basham
You’re the One that I Want by Susan May Warren


Debut Fiction

Close to You by Kara Isaac
Counted with the Stars by Connilyn Cossette
Leaving Independence by Leanne W. Smith
The Secret to Hummingbird Cake by Celeste Fletcher McHale
The Undoing of Saint Silvanus by Beth Moore

General Fiction

The Alliance by Jolina Petersheim
The Feathered Bone by Julie Cantrell
Land of Silence by Tessa Afshar
Long Way Gone by Charles Martin
A Portrait of Emily Price by Katherine Reay

Historical Romance

A Flight of Arrows by Lori Benton
The Lady and the Lionheart by Joanne Bischof
A Heart Most Certain by Melissa Jaegers
The Captive Heart by Michelle Griep
The Ringmaster’s Wife by Kristy Cambron


Conspiracy of Silence by Ronie Kendig
Cold Shot by Dani Pettrey
Dressed for Death by Julianna Deering
If I Run by Terri Blackstock
When Death Draws Near by Carrie Stuart Parks

Literature for Young Adults

A Daring Sacrifice by Jody Hedlund
Gilt Hollow by Lorie Langdon
I’ll Be Yours by Jenny B. Jones
Siren’s Song by Mary Weber
Unblemished by Sara Ella

Speculative Fiction

Accelerant by Ronie Kendig
The Calling by Rachelle Dekker
The Long Journey to Jake Palmer by James L. Rubart
Seasons of Glory by Lisa T. Bergren
The Shattered Vigil by Patrick W. Carr