Port Townsend, WA, October 16, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- In the past year, four novels at Class Act Books have received recognition from the Paranormal Romance Guild and Preditors & Editors, two highly respected literary organizations.
Paranormal Romance Guild (PRG) is a nonprofit and was organized in 2009 to promote and support authors of the paranormal romance genre through its website and events. This has since been broadened to include other genres, as well as reviewing and recommending novels, and offering advice, links to author services, and writing contests. Each year, it selects from novels reviewed within that year for its annual Reviews Choice awards.
Preditors and Editors was founded in 1997 as a guide for writers, composers, artists, and game designers. It is a nonprofit organization which hold an annual poll for print/electronic books and short stories as well as other categories in which readers vote for their favorites.
Among the books winning prizes in 2014 were:
"NEBRASKA: Walk the Shadow Trail" by Toni V. Sweeney, first place in General Genre from Preditors and Editors Readers Poll,
"Absinthe" by Tony-Paul de Vissage, second place in M/M horror from Paranormal Romance Guild's Reviewers Award,
"In Lieu of Surrender" by Bill Russell, second place in Historical 2014 from Paranormal Romance Guild's Reviewer's Choice,
"Tuesday's Child" by Icy Snow Blackstone, first place in Contemporary Romance from Paranormal Romance Guild's Reviewers Choice.
Class Act Books went under new ownership in 2012 and in the past two years has gathered many talented authors under its logo. Publishing in genres from Romance to Horror, its writers and their novels are listed on amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Smashwords. Besides having authors honored in the above contests, one of their cover artists was voted one of the ten outstanding artists of 2014.