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EPPIES 2007    

Announcing the
2007 EPPIE, QUASAR,
ARIANA, and DIRK A. WOLF
FINALISTS and WINNERS


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Permission is hereby granted by EPIC to all Award Winners, Artists, Authors, and their
publishers to use the above graphics on any website, marketing, and promotional material.

The Electronically Published Internet Connection (EPIC) is proud to present the 8th annual EPPIE Awards. These awards, which honor the finest electronically published books of the year, will be presented on Saturday, March 10, 2007 in Virginia Beach at the EPPIE Banquet during EPICon 2007.

And the 2007 EPPIE goes to...

Action/Adventure  (TIE)

  • **WINNER**  Fire Owl by Gerald Mills—Publisher Twilight Times Books


  • **WINNER**  Mindwar by Darrell Bain—Publisher Double Dragon Publishing


Children and Young Adult

  • **WINNER**  White Odyssey by Darrell Bain—Publisher Double Dragon Publishing


  • A Partner's Promise by Fran Shaff—Publisher Wings ePress


  • Other People's Secrets by Stacey Lee—Publisher Wings ePress


  • Rickie the Raccoon Learns about Recycling by Giovanna Lagana—Publisher Writer's Exchange e-Publishing


  • The Angel of St Thomas by Peter Prellwitz—Publisher Double Dragon Publishing


Contemporary Romance

  • **WINNER**  East of Easy by Linda Bleser—Publisher Cerridwen Press


  • Honeymoon for One by Stephanie Bedwell-Grime—Publisher New Concepts Publishing


  • I'll Be There for You by Ellen Fisher—Publisher Samhain Publishing


  • I'll Do Anything by Chrystal Kincaid—Publisher Triskelion Publishing


  • Joys of Home by Bonnie Hamre—Publisher Whiskey Creek Publishing


  • Meant To Be by Denise A. Agnew—Publisher Cerridwen Press


  • The Nerd Prince by Ellen Fisher—Publisher Samhain Publishing


Erotica

  • **WINNER**  fine flickering hungers by Alessia Brio—Publisher Phaze Books


  • Second Sight by Ann Regentin—Publisher Midnight Showcase


  • Sequestered Passion by Adrianna Dane—Publisher Amber Quill Press


Erotic Romance Contemporary/Suspense/Mystery

  • **WINNER**  Wish List by Sylvia Day—Publisher Ellora's Cave


  • Ice Queen by Joey W. Hill—Publisher Ellora's Cave


  • Just the Bare Facts, Ma'am by Adrianna Dane, Chevon Gael, Selah March, Carolina Valdez, Deirdre O'Dare—Publisher Amber Quill Press


  • Losing It by Kate Willoughby—Publisher Liquid Silver Book


  • Mirror of My Soul by Joey W. Hill—Publisher Ellora's Cave


  • Take It on Faith by M. L. Rhodes—Publisher Amber Quill Press


Erotic Romance Historical Fiction

  • **WINNER**  Savage Shores by Emma Wildes—Publisher Venus Press


  • A Knight in the Dungeon by Sarah Winn—Publisher Whiskey Creek Press


  • Ask For It by Sylvia Day—Publisher Kensington Publishing


  • Incomparable by Emma Wildes—Publisher eXtasy Books


Erotic Romance Fantasy/Paranormal

  • **WINNER**  The Ice Dragon by Bianca D'Arc—Publisher Samhain Publishing


  • Animal Dreams by Jeanne Laws—Publisher Loose Id


  • Blind Devotion by Lucynda Storey—Publisher Triskelion Publishing


  • Immortality's Caress: Eloise's Awakening Book 2 by Monica M. Martin—Publisher eXtasy Books


  • Knights of the Magical Realm: Warriors Gone Wild by Tina Gerow, Linda Wisdom, Dakota Cassidy, Brit Blaise—Publisher Triskelion Publishing


  • Let Them Eat Cake by Ravyn Wilde—Publisher Ellora's Cave


  • Potions, Elixirs, and Brews...Oh, My! by Lacey Savage, Cassandra Curtis, Caitlyn Willows, Adrianna Dane, and Brit Blaise—Publisher Amber Quill Press


  • Shifting Sands by Lacey Savage—Publisher Loose Id


  • The Distressing Damsel by Shelly Laurenston—Publisher Samhain Publishing


Erotic Romance Science Fiction/Futuristic

  • **WINNER**  Shadow Warrior by Layla Chase, Delilah Devlin, Betty Hanawa, and Myla Jackson—Publisher Triskelion Publishing


  • Celestial Passions: Sheala by Judy Mays—Publisher Ellora's Cave


  • Deadworld by Lorie O'Clare—Publisher Ellora's Cave


  • The Rea Cheveyo Chronicles: Talyss by Rayne Forrest—Publisher Loose Id


Fantasy  (TIE)

  • **WINNER**  Dragon's Gold by Piers Anthony and Robert E. Margroff—Publisher Mundania Press LLC


  • **WINNER**  River by Skyla Dawn Cameron—Publisher Mundania Press LLC


  • Hierath by Joanne Hall—Publisher e-Press Online


Fantasy/Paranormal Romance

  • **WINNER**  A Griffin's Treasure by Lynne Connolly—Publisher Triskelion Publishing


  • Missing in Action by Pam Champagne—Publisher Triskelion Publishing


  • Song Weaver by Michelle L. Levigne—Publisher Amber Quill Press


  • Supernatural Love by Jeanine Berry—Publisher Mundania Press LLC


  • The Beast Within by Kelly Ethan—Publisher Samhain


  • The Taste of Magic by Gina Rosavin—Publisher Love Struck Books


GLBT

  • **WINNER**  Ransom by Lee Rowan—Publisher Linden Bay Romance


  • A Year and a Day by Willa Okati—Publisher Samhain


  • Details of the Hunt by Laura Baumbach—Publisher Loose-ID


  • The Broken Road by Sean Michael—Publisher Torquere Press


Historical and Western

  • **WINNER**  The Centurion by Alex Domokos and Rita Y. Toews—Publisher Hard Shell Word Factory


  • Hudson Lake by Laura Mazzuca Toops—Publisher Twilight Times Books


Historical Romance  (TIE)

  • **WINNER**  Captain Sinister's Lady by Darlene Marshall—Publisher Amber Quill Press


  • **WINNER**  Pirate's Price by Darlene Marshall—Publisher Amber Quill Press


  • The Irish Countess by Janet Quinn—Publisher Whiskey Creek Press


Horror

  • **WINNER**  Rhiannon's Run and Other Tales by Chris Neeley—Publisher Titan Press


  • Fear: Anthology of Horror and Suspense by Louise Bohmer, Vickie Britton, John Everson, Loretta Jackson, Nancy Jackson, Giovanna Lagana, Linda L. Lattimer, Janet Mills, Susan M. Sailors, Richard A. Satterlie, and Katherine Smith—Publisher Whiskey Creek Press


Inspirational Fiction  (TIE)

  • **WINNER**  Begin With Me by Mike Ryan—Publisher Whiskey Creek Press


  • **WINNER**  Outlaw's Daughter by Sherry Derr-Wille—Publisher Awe-Struck Books


Mystery

  • **WINNER**  Just Add Water by Jinx Schwartz—Publisher WhoooDoo Mysteries


  • Falcon's Bend Case Files, Volume I by Karen Wiesner and Chris Spindler—Publisher Hardshell Word Factory


  • Malpractice by Louise Titchener—Publisher Hardshell Word Factory


  • Rio Star by Pepper Smith—Publisher Whiskey Creek Press


Nonfiction: General

  • **WINNER**  The Last Boat Out: Memoirs of a Triumphant Vietnamese-American Family by Truong-Nhu Dinh and Tran Thi Truong Nga—Publisher Gaslight Publishing


  • Hypnosis in Healthcare by Stephen LaFevers—Publisher Whiskey Creek Press


Nonfiction: Self Help

  • **WINNER**  Woodworking for Idiots Like Me by Dr. Bob Rich—Publisher Anina's Book Company


  • Cribbage Reinvented, Second Edition by J. T. Best—Publisher Boson Books


  • Hasty Tasty Meals in the RV by Cheryl Norman—Publisher Paw Prints POD


Poetry

  • **WINNER**  What Will Suffice by Barri Bryan—Publisher Hard Shell Word Factory


  • The Real Reason the Queen Hated Snow by Annette Marie Hyder—Publisher Twilight Times Books


Romantic Suspense

  • **WINNER**  No Ordinary Love by Karen Wiesner—Publisher Whiskey Creek Press


  • Lycan Instinct by Brandi Broughton—Publisher Cobblestone Press


  • Point Blank by Julie Cambria—Publisher Whiskey Creek Press


  • Watch Over Me by Gail R. Delaney—Publisher Triskelion Publishing


Science Fiction

  • **WINNER**  Infinite Space, Infinite God by Karina and Robert Fabian—Publisher Twilight Times Books


  • Needle by L. L. Whitaker—Publisher e-Press Online


Science Fiction/Futuristic Romance

  • **WINNER**  Nuworld: The Saga Begins by Lorie O'Clare—Publisher Ellora's Cave


  • The Phoenix Rebellion Book III: Gaining Ground by Gail R. Delaney—Publisher Triskelion Publishing


  • The Phoenix Rebellion Book IV: End Game by Gail R. Delaney—Publisher Triskelion Publishing


Single Title/Mainstream

  • **WINNER**  Out of Time by Pauline Baird Jones—Publisher Hard Shell Word Factory


  • Mirror in a Blade by Eugen M. Bacon—Publisher INTERBAC


  • Yellow Mountain by Rhiannon Neeley—Publisher Titan Press



Additional EPIC Awards


PATRICIA LUCAS WHITE SERVICE AWARD

Presented to honor an individual, nominated and voted on by the membership, for exemplary service to the organization.

  • **WINNER**  Karen Woods
  • Carol MacLeod


FRIEND OF E-PUBLISHING AWARD  (TIE)

Presented to an individual outside of the organization for his or her dedication to electronic publishing.

  • **WINNER**  Louise Snead, Publisher of Affaire de Coeur magazine
  • **WINNER**  Michael Hart, Project Guttenburg
  • Samandi Adams, Dream Realm Awards


QUASAR/ARIANA AWARDS

Recognizing Excellence in Book Covers--determined by a membership vote.

Here are the eight Ariana Best in Category Winners. Each of these covers received the top number of votes in its category. From the eight, the EPIC membership voted to award the QUASAR for the Best Cover of 2007.

  • **WINNER**  Best in Category Fantasy, Fantasy Romance, and Paranormal Romance
    River—cover artist Trace Edward Zaber—publisher Mundania Press LLC


  • Best in Category Historical and Western
    Widow's Walk—cover artist Nikki Leigh—publisher Write Words, Inc - Cambridge Books


  • Best in Category Horror
    Fear: Anthology of Horror and Suspense—cover artist Jinger Heaston—publisher Whiskey Creek Press


  • Best in Category Mainstream, Single Title, Nonfiction, and Poetry
    Lipstick and Other Stories—cover artist Stacey L. King—publisher Phaze Books


  • Best in Category Mystery, Suspense, Action-Adventure, and Thriller
    A Circle of Crows—cover artist Jinger Heaston—publisher Whiskey Creek Press


  • Best in Category Romance, Contemporary Romance, and Historical Romance
    Bone Deep—cover artist April Martinez—publisher Liquid Silver Books


  • Best in Category Science Fiction and Science Fiction Romance
    Jigsaw—cover artist Trace Edward Zaber—publisher Mundania Press LLC


  • Best in Category Young Adult and Children's
    Valley of the Raven—cover artist Kurt Ozinga—publisher Twilight Times Books




DIRK A. WOLF HONORABLE MENTION EXCELLENCE IN COVER ARTWORK AWARD

Recognizing Excellence in Book Covers--determined by a membership vote.

Here are the eight Dirk A. Wolf Honorable Mention Winners. Each of these covers received the second highest number of votes in its category.

  • Honorable Mention in Category Fantasy, Fantasy Romance, and Paranormal Romance
    Of Water and Dragons—cover artist Ruth Bochte—publisher Awe-Struck


  • Honorable Mention in Category Historical and Western
    Lies That Bind—cover artist Nancy Donahue—publisher Whiskey Creek Press


  • Honorable Mention in Category Horror
    Return To Deville’s Crossing—cover artist Gin E L Fenton—publisher Chippewa Publishing LLC


  • Honorable Mention in Category Mainstream, Single Title, Nonfiction, and Poetry
    Song of Cy: Understanding Grief—cover artist Jinger Heaston—publisher Whiskey Creek Press


  • Honorable Mention in Category Mystery, Suspense, Action-Adventure, and Thriller
    Point Blank—cover artist Jinger Heaston—publisher Whiskey Creek Press


  • Honorable Mention in Category Romance, Contemporary Romance, and Historical Romance
    Chase for an Angel—cover artist Jinger Heaston—publisher Whiskey Creek Press


  • Honorable Mention in Category Science Fiction and Science Fiction Romance
    The Moses Probe—cover artist Trace Edward Zaber—publisher Mundania Press LLC


  • Honorable Mention in Category Young Adult and Children's
    Trapped in Devil's Cavern—cover artist Deb Lee Nurmi—publisher Books Unbound





 
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