March 8th, 2014
Cars, trucks, and planes grind to a halt as an oil-eating bacteria (similar to the one used to clean up the Exxon Valdez disaster) consumes fuel, while free hydrogen gas causes explosions and fires around the city of L.A. Amy Rogers, M.D. Ph.D. grounds her science-based thriller in fact until the last possible second when she expertly blends "what if" with "what is" making "Petroplague" a page-turning thriller.[read more]
March 3rd, 2014
We are honored to announce the Authors and Titles to make the of Finalists in the CLUE Awards 2013 for Thriller, Suspense, & Mystery Novels. Congratulations to those who made the Short List![read more]
February 20th, 2014
We are honored to post the Official List of 1st Place Category Winners for the Dante Rossetti Awards 2013 for Young Adult Fiction, a division of Chanticleer Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions. These 1st Place Category Winners have been read cover to cover and have made it through seven rounds of judging.[read more]
February 14th, 2014
"Mistress by Magick" captivated me from the beginning with its intriguing story line, along with Navarre’s lush writing style that makes every scene come vividly alive. She deftly interweaves the suspense of the impending Spanish invasion, the intrigue of two royal courts, the fantasy elements of fallen angels and the Fae, and deliciously pure seduction in this riveting tale of rivaling powers, deceit, and passion. Navarre's s romance novels are a secret pleasure for those—do I dare say—who consider themselves not the typical romance novel readers.[read more]
More than $20,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded by Chanticleer Book Reviews in 2014 to the First Place Winners of our Blue Ribbon Awards writing competitions. Nine Genre Contests; Published and Manuscripts Divisions.
Testimonials"I just got home this morning and opened the package with my [CBR blue] ribbon in it. I cried. I cannot wait to display it while I am touring this fall. Again, many thanks to Chanticleer Book Reviews and the judges. I will be entering [the Blue Ribbon Awards contests] again."
- Janet Shawgo, Look For Me.
"Thank you so much for selecting my novel Saving Hope as the first place winner for mystery/thriller. This recognition and validation means a lot to me."
- Liese Sherwood-Fabre, Saving Hope
"I was thrilled to be a 1st Place winner in the Published Blue Ribbon awards Romance/Western category. "
- Bobbi Groover, Inn at Little Bend
"I'm so excited! Thanks so much for recognizing Nardi Point and placing it in such good company with all Blue Ribbon Winners!"
-Nancy LaPonzina, Nardi Point
"Your website is such a great resource for authors!"
- Juilette H.
"Thanks, Chanticleer, for all you do to help the world of books!"
-Bernadette Pajer, The Professor Bradshaw Mystery Series