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Christy Awards

Established in 1999 to acknowledge the value and impact of the novel of faith in contemporary culture.

The Christy Awards

Mystery / Suspense / Thriller

2000-2009

WINNER:  Final Witness by James Scott Bell

FINALISTS:

  • A Ship Possessed by Alton Gansky

  • The Chairman by Harry Lee Kraus, Jr.

WINNER:  The Great Divide by T. Davis Bunn

FINALISTS:

  • Blind Justice by James Scott Bell

  • Lethal Harvest by William Cutrer and Sandra Glahn

WINNER:  Drummer in the Dark by T. Davis Bunn

FINALISTS:

  • Out of the Shadows by SIgmund Brouwer

  • Sadie's Song by Linda Hall

WINNER:  Directed Verdict by Randy Singer

FINALISTS:

  • Crown of Thorns by Sigmund Brouwer

  • They Shall See God by Athol Dickson

WINNER:  Thr3e by Ted Dekker

FINALISTS:

  • Into the Nevernight by Anne de Graaf

  • The Lies of Saints by Sigmund Brouwer

  • Steal Away by Linda Hall

WINNER:  Tiger in the Shadows by Debbie Wilson

FINALISTS:

  • The Assignment by Mark Andrew Olsen

  • River's Edge by Terri Blackstock

WINNER:  River Rising by Athol Dickson

FINALISTS:

  • Comes a Horseman by Robert Liparulo

  • Last Light by Terri Blackstock

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WINNER:  The Rook by Steven James

FINALISTS:

  • By Reason of Insanity by Randy Singer

  • Winter Haven by Athol Dickson

2010-2019

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WINNER:  When Death Draws Near by Carrie Stuart Parks

FINALISTS:

  • Without Warning by Joel C. Rosenberg

  • If I Run by Terri Blackstock

WINNER:  The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright

FINALISTS:

  • Coldwater by Samuel Parker

  • Rule of Law by Randy Singer

WINNER:  Every Wicked Man by Steven James

FINALISTS:

  • Called to Protect by Lynette Eason

  • Mind Games by Nancy Mehl

2020-2029

WINNER:  The Girl Behind the Red Rope by Ted Dekker and Rachelle Dekker

FINALISTS:

  • Echoes Among the Stones by Jaime Jo Wright

  • Smoke Screen by Terri Blackstock

WINNER:  Relative Silence by Carrie Stuart Parks

FINALISTS:

  • Port of Origin by Lisa Harris & Lynne Gentry

  • Unknown Threat by Lynn H. Blackburn