03 November 2010

EPIC eBook Finalists announced!

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


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 CafĂ© 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