2018 Carol Award Nominees

2 Jul

Congratulations to the 2018 Carol Award shortlist authors! The Carol Awards are sponsored by the American Christian Fiction Writers. If you are looking for a good book to read, this list is a great start!



Maybe It’s You by Candace Calvert
The Long Highway Home by Elizabeth Musser
A Fragile Hope by Cynthia Ruchti



Catching the Wind by Melanie Dobson
A Plain Leaving by Leslie Gould
Liar’s Winter by Cindy Sproles


Historical Romance

A Note Yet Unsung by Tamera Alexander
The Road to Paradise by Karen Barnett
Heart on the Line by Karen Witemeyer



Four Months in Cuba by Luana Ehrlich
Ghost Heart by Lisa Harris and Lynne Gentry
Portrait of Vengeance by Carrie Stuart Parks



Puzzle House by Lillian Duncan
An Awakened Heart by Jody Hedlund
One Enchanted Noel from Enchanted: A Christmas Collection by Melissa Tagg



A New Shade of Summer by Nicole Deese
Then There Was You by Kara Isaac
A Matter of Trust by Susan May Warren


Romantic Suspense

Justice Buried by Patricia Bradley, Revell
Fatal Mistake by Susan Sleeman
The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright


Short Novel

Christmas at Carnton by Tamera Alexander
A Sweetwater River Romance by Misty M. Beller
Claiming Her Cowboy by Tina Radcliffe



Awakened by Morgan L. Busse
Huntress by Julie Hall
King’s Blood by Jill Williamson


Young Adult

For Love & Honor by Jody Hedlund
Playing by Heart by Carmela Martino
Betrayal of the Band by Sarah Tipton



Freedom’s Ring by Heidi Chiavaroli
If We Make It Home by Christina Suzann Nelson
Lady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano

9 Responses to “2018 Carol Award Nominees”

  1. Paula Shreckhise July 2, 2018 at 11:47 am #

    I have read a few. I own a few and I want most of them!

    • rbclibrary July 2, 2018 at 12:43 pm #

      Exactly! 😉

  2. thebeccafiles July 2, 2018 at 12:39 pm #

    So many awesome reads!

    • rbclibrary July 2, 2018 at 12:43 pm #

      Yes! The pile just keeps getting bigger . . .

      • thebeccafiles July 2, 2018 at 1:39 pm #

        haha yes! #thestruggleisreal 😉

  3. Melissa at the Book Shelf July 2, 2018 at 3:39 pm #

    I have read a few. Thank you for posting the finalists.

    • rbclibrary July 2, 2018 at 6:52 pm #

      Hope you get to read more!

  4. RobbyeFaye July 3, 2018 at 4:51 pm #

    Wow, a lot of really great books, which I guess, makes sense! The ones I haven’t read yet, I want. (My poor out of control TBR!!)

    • rbclibrary July 3, 2018 at 4:55 pm #

      I hear ya!

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