Announcing the 2011 EPIC eBook Award Finalists
The Electronically Published Internet Coalition (EPIC) is proud to present the 12th annual EPIC Awards. These awards, which honor the finest electronically published books of the year, will be presented at the EPIC Award Banquet during EPICon 2011. And the 2011 EPIC Award goes to...
A1 - Anthology Non-Fiction/Fiction
Bad-Ass Faeries 3: In All Their Glory by Danielle Ackley-McPhail (editor) with Lee C. Hillman, Jeffrey Lyman, D.C. Wilson, Hildy Silverman, Chris Pisano, Brian Koscienski, Trisha Wooldridge, Christy Tohara, Robert E Waters, Bernard Mojzes, CJ Henderson, James Daniel Ross, Darren W. Pearce, Neal Levin, Kelly A. Harmon, Jason Franks, Patrick Thomas, David Lee Summers, David Sherman, Elaine Corvidae, James Chambers—Mundania Press, LLC
Tales From Gundarland by Hank Quense—Smashwords, Inc.
Tales From The Treasure Trove Volume VI by Janet Lane Walters, Karen Wiesner, Jane Toombs, Dee Lloyd, Nancy Pirri, Liz Hunter, Carrie S—Whiskey Creek Press
The Mystery of the Green Mist by Linda Houle, Pauline Baird Jones, Sally Love, Jo A. Hiestand, Morgan St. James, D. Nathan Hilliard, Cherri Galbiati, Jacqueline Seewald, Sylvia Nickels, Randy Rohn—L & L Dreamspell
A2 - Anthology Romance
Directions Of Love by Luanna Rugh, Lorna Collins, Sherry Derr-Wille, Christie Shary—Whiskey Creek Press
Northern Roses and Southern Belles by Susan Macatee, Mary Ann Webber, Isobel Roman, Jennifer Ross, Jeanmarie Hamilton, Caroline Clemmons—The Wild Rose Press
A3 - Anthology Erotic Romance/ Erotica
Bound With a Bow by Beth Wylde, Lee Benoit, Mychael Black, Sascha Illyvich, E.M. Lynley, Will Belegon—Phaze Books
Broadly Bound by Beth Wylde, Syd McGinley, Kathleen Bradean, D. L. King, Cassandra Gold, Will Belegon—Phaze Books
Coming Together: Into the Light by Alessia Brio (editor) with Candida Royalle Saskia Walker, Celia Kyle, Jenna Byrnes, Brenna Lyons, C. Sanchez-Garcia, Jeremy Edwards, Alessia Brio, Heidi Champa, Gregory L. Norris, Shanna Germain, Allison Wonderland, Michelle Houston, Nobilis Reed, Will Belegon, Jean Roberta—Coming Together
Doms of Dark Haven by G. G. Royale (editor) with Jana J. Hanson, Sandra Rychel, Sierra Cartwright, Belinda McBride, Cherise Sinclair—Loose Id, LLC
The Cougar Book by Jolie du Pre (editor) with Jeremy Edwards, Rachel Kramer Bussel, Sascha Illyvich, Heidi Champa, Tara S. Nichols, Craig J. Sorensen, Donna George Storey, J. C. Wesner, Randall Lang, Madeline Moore, Bill Brent, Adriana Kraft, Keeb Knight, Jolene Hui, Dona Lee, D. L. King, Doug Harrison, Brenna Lyons, Emerald, Trish DeVene, Julia Barrett, Blue Canyon, Shanna Germain—Logical-Lust Publications
P - Poetry Non Fiction/Fiction
Nuclear Soul by L.K. Ellwood—DLP Books
The Window Into One's Soul by Shawn Blackhawk, T.Q. Sutton, D.K., Rrrose Carbinela—L-Book ePublisher, LLC
Trash by David Halliday—Self-published
C - Children's Non Fiction/ Fiction—
Humberto, the Bookworm Hamster by Mayra Calvani—Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc.
Island Sting by Bonnie J. Doerr—Leap Books
The Villa Dog by Ruth G. Zavitsanos—Wild Child Publishing
EROTIC ROMANCE DIVISION
E1 - Contemporary Erotic Romance
A Proper Seduction by HelenKay Dimon—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Adored by Tina Donahue—Ellora’s Cave Romantica Publishing
Allegro Vivace by Cat Grant—Amber Quill Press, LLC
Beauty and the Feast by Julia Barrett—Resplendence Publishing, LLC
Conquest by S.J. Frost—ManLoveRomance Press, LLC
Cowboy Blues by Jamie Craig—Amber Quill Press, LLC
Deep, Dark, Delicious by Tina Donahue—Ellora’s Cave Romantica Publishing
Don't Wait by Elaine Lowe—Ellora’s Cave Romantica Publishing
Good Cop, Bad Girl by Paige Tyler—Ellora’s Cave Romantica Publishing
Heart of Submission by Claire Thompson—Romance Unbound Publishing
Heidi and the Kaiser by Selena Kitt—eXcessica Publishing
Hot For Teacher by Liza James—Publisher:Red Sage Publishing
Insolence by Lex Valentine—Publisher:Cobblestone Press, LLC
Lush Velvet Nights by Tina Donahue—Ellora’s Cave Romantica Publishing
Out of Her Dreams by Fran Lee—Ellora’s Cave Romantica Publishing
Rescuing Amanda by Honey Jans—Whiskey Creek Press Torrid
Ring Around the Sun by Gemini Judson—Eirelander Publishing
Safe Harbor by Tymber Dalton—Siren Publishing, Inc.
Sexing up the Spy by Tina Holland—Publisher:Resplendence Publishing, LLC
Song of the Sirens 3: The Beauty by Morgan Ashbury—Siren-BookStrand Publishing
Sunset Knight by Sami Lee—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Taurus: All That You Do by Jamie Craig—Amber Quill Press, LLC
Triad by Cat Grant—Lyrical Press, Inc.
E2 - Fantasy Erotic Romance
Bride Ball by Brenna Lyons—Phaze Books
Mad, Bad & Dangerous by Cat Marsters—Ellora’s Cave Romantica Publishing
The Master's Lover by Brenna Lyons—Phaze Books
The Road To Avea by Lynn Lorenz—Amber Quill Press, LLC
The Sex, Vitrus Saga Book 1 by Laura Tolomei—eXtasy Books
E3 - Historical Erotic Romance
The Bad and the Beautiful by Jamie Craig—Amber Quill Press, LLC
The Haunting of Maggie Grey by Lynn Crain—eXtasy Books
E4 - Horror Erotic Romance
Graveyard Games by Sheri Leigh—Fido Publishing, LLC
The Blue Moon Café by Rick R. Reed—Amber Quill Press, LLC
E5 - Mystery, Suspense, and/or Adventure Erotic Romance
Den of Desire by Shauna Hart—Whiskey Creek Press Torrid
More by Sloan Parker—Loose Id, LLC
Pas de Deux by Jamie Craig—Amber Quill Press, LLC
Rust Belt by Jessica Freely—Loose Id, LLC
Secrets We Keep by Caitlyn Willows—Amber Quill Press, LLC
E6 - Paranormal Erotic Romance
Damned And Desired by Kathy Kulig—Ellora’s Cave Romantica Publishing
Desire to Die For by Jessica Lee—Loose Id, LLC
Faith Revisited by Madelyn Ford—Loose Id, LLC
Foxfire by Margaret L. Carter—Ellora’s Cave Romantica Publishing
Healer's Garden by Nina Pierce—Ellora’s Cave Romantica Publishing
I The First: Eden's Hell by Dawne' Dominique—Purple Sword Publications, LLC
Into The Wild by Caitlyn Willows—Loose Id, LLC
Iron by PG Forte—Liquid Silver Books
McCallan's Blood by Lynn Lorenz—Liquid Silver Books
Mysterious Gift by Carlene Rae Dater—Cobblestone Press, LLC
On the Ragged Edge of the World by Jamie Craig—Amber Quill Press, LLC
Ride the Lightning by Lex Valentine—Pink Petal Books
The Midnight Hunt by L.L. Raand—Bold Strokes Books, Inc.
Wolf Games by Vivian Arend—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
E7 - Science Fiction Erotic Romance
An Uncommon Whore by Belinda McBride—Loose Id, LLC
Captured by Julia Rachel Barrett—Siren Publishing, Inc.
Fierce Radiance: Space Confederation 1 by Tymber Dalton—Siren Publishing, Inc.
Lord Of Thunder Thunder Series Book 1 by Linda Mooney—Whiskey Creek Press
Scouts by Nobilis Reed—Logical Lust Publications
E8 - Western Erotic Romance
Rocky Mountain Haven by Vivian Arend—Liquid Silver Books
Texas Surrender by Claire Thompson—Romance Unbound Publishing
Unforgiven by Delilah Devlin—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
F1 - Adventure Fiction
A Human Reaction by Peter Ashley—LL-Publications
A Lever Long Enough by Amy Deardon—Taegais Publishing, LLC
Effigy by Theresa Danley—Whiskey Creek Press
F2 - Erotica
Between Brothers by Lauren Gallagher—Champagne Books (Carnal Passions Imprint)
Second Chance by Selena Kitt—eXcessica Publishing
F3 - Fantasy and/or Paranormal Fiction
Dead, Undead, or Somewhere in Between by J.A. Saare—Eternal Press
Frost Moon by Anthony Francis—BelleBooks
Ghosts: Author's Revised Edition by Noel Hynd—Damnation Books, LLC
One Soul for Sale by Cate Masters—Eternal Press
Soul Catcher by Leigh Bridger—BelleBooks
Talon of the Raptor Clan by J R Tomlin & C R Daems—ePress-online, Inc.
Twice Dead by Kalayna Price—BelleBooks
F4 - Historical Fiction
A Welcome War by Kev Richardson—Wings ePress, Inc.
Mephisto Aria by Justine Saracen—Bold Strokes Books
No Darkness So Great by Susan McGeown—Self-published
Sunset on Ramree by Robert Appleton—Eternal Press
F5 - Horror Fiction
The Hollows - Book 1: The Ticking by Ben Larken—LL-Publications
The Sand Dragon by Michael F Stewart—Publisher:Double Dragon Publishing, Inc.
F6 - Mystery and/or Suspense Fiction
An Axe to Grind by F. M. Meredith—Oak Tree Press
Harry by Tim Wohlforth—Whiskey Creek Press
Mute Witness by Rick R. Reed—ManLoveRomance Press, LLC
Shattered Lens: Catherine Private Investigator by Linda Pendleton—Pendleton Artists/Self-published
The Blue Man Dreams the End of Time by Michael McIrvin—BeWrite Books
The Cart Before the Corpse by Carolyn McSparren—Bell Bridge Books
The Gate House by Kathleen Heady—Virtual Tales
The Pot Thief Who Studied Ptolemy by J. Michael Ordenduff—Oak Tree Press
Yesterday's Body by Norma Huss—Wings ePress, Inc.
F7 - Science Fiction
A Star Curiously Singing by Kerry Nietz—Marcher Lord Press
Charlie Runs Rings Around the Earth by Robert Appleton—Lyrical Press, Inc.
Massively Multiplayer by P. Aaron Potter—Double Dragon Publishing, Inc.
Red Dust and Bones by Sandy Samson—Purple Sword Publications, LLC
Rogue Dancer by K M Tolan—Champagne Books
Second Nature by Jae—L-Book ePublisher, LLC
The Azted Eagle by Catherine Wells—ePress-online, Inc.
The Superlative Stream by Kerry Nietz—Marcher Lord Press
Unnatural States by Nicola Furlong—Self-Published
F8 - Spiritual and/or Metaphysical Fiction
The Comet's Return: Alma Chronicles V by Toby Fesler Heathcotte—Self-published
The Rogue Pirates Bible Heretical by John Klawitter—Double Dragon Publishing, Inc.
F10 - Mainstream
A Strange Little Band by Judith B. Glad—Uncial Press
CurvyKathy31: Confessions of a Chat-aholic by Karyn Lyndon—Wings ePress, Inc.
Next Time I'm Gonna Dance by Linda Rettstatt—Champagne Books
Sister Blackberry by Melissa Newman—Whiskey Creek Press
Symmetry by Joyce Scarbrough—L & L Dreamspell
The Goddess of Fried Okra by Jean Brashear—Bell Bridge Books
This Train by Rachel Smith—Whiskey Creek Press
NF - Non Fiction
A Dog Named Slugger by Leigh Brill—Bell Bridge Books
From Jesus to Heaven with Love: A Parable Pilgrimage by Barbara Garro—Write Words, Inc.
How To Get Off the Merry-Go-Round: Stories o Women Who Broke the Cycle of Abusive Relationships by Milton Trachtenburg—ePress-online, Inc.
Out of the Psychic Closet: The Quest to Trust My True Nature by Toby Fesler Heathcotte—Twilight Times Books
The Cosmic Breath, Metaphysical Essays of Don Pendleton, Introduction by Linda Pendleton by Don & Linda Pendleton—Self-published
R1 - Contemporary Romance
Be My Baby by Meg Benjamin—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Divine Turmoil by Rebecca Rose—Lyrical Press, Inc.
Facing Forward by Robyn Sheridan—Wings ePress, Inc.
Going with Gravity by Cate Masters—The Wild Rose Press
Hooked On You by Anne Whitfield—The Wild Rose Press
Intimate Flames by Annette Snyder—Whiskey Creek Press
Just Right by Erin Nicholas—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Meant To Be by Donna Marie Rogers—The Wild Rose Press
No Matter What by Erin Nicholas—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Picture This by Cate Masters—Eternal Press
Roman Circus by Carlene Rae Dater—Noble Romance
Rx For Trust by Mona Risk—The Wild Rose Press
Sold To The Highest Bidder by Donna Alward—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Something Better by Gail R. Delaney—Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc
Stolen Treasures by Laurie Ryan—Siren Publishing, Inc.
The Groom Wore Leather by Taylor Manning—Uncial Press
Wedding Bell Blues by Meg Benjamin—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
R2 - Fantasy Romance
Everlong by Hailey Edwards—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Love is My Sin by Julia Knight—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Lycan Tides by Renee Wildes—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Myla by Moonlight by Inez Kelley—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Ruling Eden by Michelle Picard—Crescent Moon Press
The Prince of Val-Feyridge by Helen C. Johannes—The Wild Rose Press
R3 - Historical Romance
Notorious Eliza by Barbara Monajem—Harlequin Enterprises Ltd.
Pumpkinnapper by Linda Banche—The Wild Rose Press
The Harmless Deception by Lesley-Anne McLeod—Uncial Press
Wild Oats by Margaret Tanner—The Wild Rose Press
R5 - Mystery, Suspense, and/or Adventure Romance
All For A Fist Full Of Ashes by R. Ann Siracusa—Sapphire Blue Publishing, LLC
Breaking Daylight by MJ Fredrick—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Common Grounds by Michelle L. Levigne—Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc.
Cover of Darkness by Kaylea Cross—The Wild Rose Press
Eye of the Storm, Security Specialists International Book One by Monette Michaels—Liquid Silver Books
Mac's Man by Elaine Charton—Swimming Kangaroo Press
No Turning Back by Kaylea Cross—The Wild Rose Press
PhDs, Pornography, and Premeditated Murder by J L Wilson—The Wild Rose Press
The Bodyguard and the Snitch by Christy Tillery French—L & L Dreamspell
The Curse of the Carnaval by Anastasia Amor—Whiskey Creek Press
The Midnight Effect by Pamela Fryer—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
R6 - Paranormal Romance
A Spiral of Echoes by Barbara M Hodges and Maggie Pucillo—Chalet Publishing LLC
Alexandra's Legacy by N.J. Walters—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Blood, Smoke and Mirrors by Robyn Bachar—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Da Vinci's Lost Years by Sylvia Rochester—Whiskey Creek Press
Dancing in Time by Violet Rightmire—The Wild Rose Press
Deals with Demons by Victoria Davies—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
Dyad Quest by Ann Hinnenkamp—Cerridwen Press
Eternally His by Carol North—Class Act Books
Feral Passion by Stephanie Bedwell-Grime—Samhain Publishing, Ltd.
His to Possess by Su Halfwerk—Devine Destinies
In Franklin's House by Beverly Lauderdale—Oak Tree Press
Jade Dreams; Sons of Earth and Wind, Book VI by Barbara Clark—Amber Quill Press, LLC
Mind Echoes by Carlene Rae Dater—Whiskey Creek Press
My-Wolf by Linda Palmer—Wild Horse Press
Quest for Love by Jean Hart Stewart—Cerridwen Press
Storm Shadows by Caitlyn Hunter—L & L Dreamspell
Tanaquill by Akalle—Self-published
Ties That Bind by Keena Kincaid—The Wild Rose Press
R7 - Science Fiction Romance
Girl Gone Nova by Pauline Baird Jones—L & L Dreamspell
Temperance by J L Wilson—Cerridwen Press
R8 - Spiritual and/or Metaphysical Romance
A Quiet Place by Michelle L. Levigne—Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc.
Cup of Joe by Teri Wilson—White Rose Publishing
The Family Way by Michelle L. Levigne—Desert Breeze Publishing, Inc.
R9 - Western Romance
A Turn of the Cards by Emma McKee—The Wild Rose Press
Promise Me by Deborah Schneider—The Wild Rose Press
Texas Hearts by Rachel Smith—Awe-Struck Publishing
Whisper of Gold by Meg Hennessy—The Wild Rose Press
YOUNG ADULT (Fiction and/or Non-Fiction) DIVISION
YA - Young Adult Non Fiction/ Fiction
Confessions of a Teenage Psychic by Pamela Woods-Jackson—The Wild Rose Press
Moon Rise by Marilee Brothers—Bell Bridge Books
Spirals of Destiny Book One: Rider by Jim Bernheimer—Gryphonwood Press
Starfire Angels by Melanie Nilles—Self-published
The Cinderella Swap by Linda Palmer—Sugar and Spice Press
The Defenders by Ed Sutter—Whiskey Creek Press
The Stillburrow Crush by Linda Kage—The Wild Rose Press