Category Archives: Nominations-2010

Introducing The Word Reclaimed

Our last 2010 CWA nomination is The Word Reclaimed by Steve Rzasa (Marcher Lord Press). Genre. Adult Christian science fiction/space opera Description. Book 1: The Face of the Deep In the far future, the civilized worlds have finally been freed … Continue reading

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Introducing The Vanishing Sculptor

From Donita K Paul and WaterBrook Press, nomination number eighteen, The Vanishing Sculptor. Genre. Young adult/adult Christian fantasy Description. Book 1, Dragons of Chiril Tipper is a young emerlindian who’s responsible for the upkeep of her family’s estate during her … Continue reading

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Introducing Starfire

Nomination number seventeen brings us to Starfire by Stuart Vaughn Stockton (Marcher Lord Press). Genre. Adult Christian science fiction Description. The Mending, Book 1 On an alien planet far removed from Earth, Rathe of Yanguch seeks to rise from lowly … Continue reading

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Introducing Offworld

Nomination number sixteen is Offworld by Robin Parrish (Bethany House). Genre. Adult science fantasy/thriller Description. Christopher Burke and his crew of NASA astronauts are the first human beings to walk on the surface of Mars. Their return to Earth was … Continue reading

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Introducing North! Or Be Eaten

North! Or Be Eaten by Andrew Peterson (WaterBrook) is nomination number fifteen on the 2010 CSA list . Genre. Young adult Christian fantasy Description. Second in the Wingfeather Saga. Janner, Tink, and Leeli Igiby thought they were normal children with … Continue reading

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Introducing The Muse

Nomination number fourteen — The Muse by Fred Warren (Splashdown Books). Genre. Adult inspirational fantasy Description. Imagine you’re a writer searching desperately for inspiration. Imagine that one day, you find it, but in a way that seems impossible, that challenges … Continue reading

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Introducing Lunatic

Nomination number thirteen is Lunatic by Ted Dekker and Kaci Hill (Thomas Nelson). Genre. Adult/young adult dark fantasy/suspense Description. The Lost Books #5 Separated by time and space, our heroes finally return home. But five years have passed and they … Continue reading

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Introducing Lost Mission

Our twelfth 2010 nomination is Lost Mission by Athol Dickson (Howard Fiction). Genre. Adult supernatural suspense/magic realism Description. Lupe de la Garza, a simple shopkeeper in a mountain village in Mexico, believes God wants her to go to America to … Continue reading

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Introducing The Last Cordate

Nomination number eleven is The Last Cordate by Alison Pickrell (OakTara). Genre. Adult Christian fantasy Description. In the beginning the race of beings called datta reveled in their world, their gifts, and made Da-Dat-Shee, the three-hearted God, the center of … Continue reading

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Introducing Hunter Brown and the Consuming Fire

Next up is Hunter Brown and the Consuming Fire by Christopher and Allen Miller (Warner Press). Genre. Young adult/middle grade contemporary Christian fantasy Description. Second in the Codebearers series. After returning from his first trip to Solandria, Hunter Brown finds … Continue reading

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Introducing The Firstborn

On to nomination number nine, The Firstborn by Conlan Brown (Realms Fiction). Genre. Adult Christian contemporary paranormal thriller Description. The Firstborn, those gifted with Foresight, Hindsight, and Insight at the time of Christ’s death are divided between themselves. And when … Continue reading

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Introducing Faery Rebels: Spell Hunter

Nomination number eight on our alphabetical list of 2010 nominations is Faery Rebels: Spell Hunter (published in the UK under the title Knife) by R. J. Anderson (HarperCollins). Genre. Middle grade/young adult contemporary faery fantasy. Description. Forget everything you think … Continue reading

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Introducing Eternity Falls

Nomination number seven on the 2010 list is Eternity Falls by Kirk Outerbridge (Marcher Lord Press). Genre. Adult near future science fiction techno-thriller Description. It wasn’t supposed to happen. People who took the Miracle Treatment weren’t supposed to die-ever, especially … Continue reading

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Introducing The Enclave

Number six on our 2010 list of nominations is The Enclave by four-time Christy Award winner Karen Hancock (Bethany House Publishers). Genre. Adult Christian contemporary science fiction/supernatural thriller. Description. When Lacey McHenry accepts a prestigious research fellowship at the world-renowned … Continue reading

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Introducing Curse of the Spider King

Nomination number five in our alphabetical listing for the 2010 award is Curse of the Spider King, first in the Berinfell Prophecies, by Wayne Thomas Batson and Christopher Hopper (Thomas Nelson Publishing). Genre. Young adult Christian classic fantasy. Description. The … Continue reading

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Introducing By Darkness Hid

Our next 2010 nomination is By Darkness Hid, first in the Blood of Kings series by Jill Williamson (Marcher Lord Press). Genre. Adult/young adult Christian classic fantasy. Description. Given the chance to train as a squire, kitchen servant Achan Cham … Continue reading

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Introducing The Bones of Makaidos

Third on our alphabetical list of 2010 nominations is The Bones of Makaidos by Bryan Davis (Living Ink/AMG Publishers) Oracles of Fire series, book 4. Genre. Young adult Christian contemporary fantasy/supernatural suspense Description. As the fiery wall of Abraham dies … Continue reading

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Introducing Blaggard’s Moon

Second alphabetically on our list of 2010 nominations is Blaggard’s Moon by George Bryan Polivka (Harvest House). Genre. Adult pirate fantasy Description. From the author of highly praised Trophy Chase Trilogy comes this exciting swashbuckling tale of a pirate sentenced … Continue reading

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Introducing the Nominations – A Star Curiously Singing

In keeping with Read Christian Speculative Fiction Month, I thought it would be appropriate to introduce (starting in alphabetical order) the books that have been nominated for the CSACSF. This way you’ll have more than a title at your disposal … Continue reading

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The 2010 Nominations

Here is the final list (in alphabetical order by title) of Nominations for the 2010 CSA. I’ve designated July the Read Christian Speculative Fiction month, then in August, the voting will begin. Remember, only those who have read at least … Continue reading

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