I am thrilled to announce that I had 2 BOOKs place in the 2021 PRISM AWARDS!!!
The Blood King (Inferno Rising #2) placed 2nd in Dark Paranormal
Try As I Smite (Brimstone Inc. #4) placed 3rd in Novella
The PRISM Award is a prestigious contest held annually by the fabulous Fantasy, Futuristic, & Paranormal (FF&P) chapter of Romance Writers of America (RWA). The contest is for published paranormal romance authors in multiple paranormal romance categories, plus the ‘Best First Book’ and ‘Best Book’ awards. All books are judged by peers in the paranormal romance genre, which makes it that much more special to me.
This year, I was thrilled to learn that I’m a double finalist! The Blood King is the second book in my Inferno Rising series. The Rogue King (book #1) placed 2nd in Dark Paranormal Romance last year, with The Rookie (Fire’s Edge #2) placing 1st in the same category. And Try As I Smite is in the same series as The Demigod Complex which placed 2nd in Novella in 2017. So wonderful to continue to see readers/judges enjoying all these series!
I was also thrilled to see the names of several friends and some of my favorite books of the year in the finalists list! Huge congrats to all the finalists in the various categories! And hooray!
2021 PRISM AWARDS WINNERS
Winners are listed below. List also posted on the FF&P website.
PRISM Winner (tie): Ancient Enemy by Katie Reus
PRISM Winner (tie): Ancient Protector by Katie Reus
2nd Place: The Blood King (Inferno Rising #2) by Abigail Owen
3rd Place: Hellishly Ever After by Nadine Mutas
PRISM Winner: The Longing of Lone Wolves by Lana Pecherczyk
2nd Place: Demon’s Bane by India Powers
3rd Place: Bones of Earth by Elizabeth Schechter
PRISM Winner: Till Demon Do Us Part by AE Jones
2nd Place: Bishop’s Gambit by McKenna Dean
3rd Place: Priceless by Catherine Stein
PRISM Winner: Salvation by Cassie Laelyn
2nd Place: The Daughter’s Duty by Claire Leggett
3rd Place: Try As I Smite by Abigail Owen
Sci Fi & Futuristic
PRISM Winner: Defending the Galaxy by Maria V. Snyder
2nd Place: Tin Man by Ava Cuvay
3rd Place (tie): Lust by Lana Pecherczyk
3rd Place (tie): Captured by V. K. Ludwig
Best First Book
Demon’s Bane by India Powers
Best of the Best
Defending the Galaxy by Maria V. Snyder
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