The Carol Award finalists were announced June 30 on social media. If We Make It Home by Christina Suzann Nelson is included in the debut category while Liar's Winter by Cindy K. Sproles is honored in the historical category.
Additionally, Awakened by Morgan L. Busse from Enclave Publishing garnered a spot in the finals in the speculative category.
The Carol Awards, hosted by American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW), recognize the best Christian fiction published by traditional publishing houses in the previous calendar year.
The winners will be announced during the gala awards dinner in Nashville as part of ACFW's annual conference. A complete list of finalists can be found on their website: https://www.acfw.com/carol/carol_award_finalists_2018.