Romance, typhoons, and exotic scenery highlight this exceptional sea-faring memoir about love and surviving loss by Pacific Northwest author, Theresa Mathews.
GESTALT as a WAY of LIFE: Awareness Practices as Taught by Gestalt Therapy Founders and Their Followers by Cyndy Sheldon – Gestalt, Self-Help, Psychotherapy, TA & NLP
A fine introduction to the Gestalt movement and a gentle method for applying it to your life. A WIN on two levels!
MY DEAR WIFE and CHILDREN: CIVIL WAR LETTERS FROM a 2nd MINNESOTA VOLUNTEER by Nick K. Adams – Civil War Memoir, Family Letters
An intimate historical record of the realities of war seen through the sometimes tear-dimmed eyes of a Civil War soldier to his beloved wife and children.
Fire Call! Sounding the Alarm to Save Our Vanishing Volunteers by George De Vault – Memoir/Fire Science
Readers will be thrilled and at times chilled by this up-close view of the sacrifice, guts, and skill displayed on an everyday basis by volunteer firefighters who perform their duties with no thought of recognition or reward.
The Breast is History: An Intimate Memoir of Breast Cancer by Bronwyn Hope – Inspirational Non-Fiction
The author does not shy away from tough issues. She displays a secure knowledge of many complex medications and their effects and side effects. By detailing how her illness progressed, she provides a guideline for others.
The Horse Lover: A Cowboy’s Quest to Save the Wild Mustangs by H. Alan Day with Lynn Wiese Sneyd – Non-Fiction/Memoir
A poignant and vivid story of 1,500 wild mustangs at risk of being destroyed but saved through resolve and dedication of a South Dakota cattle rancher.
Madcap, fast-paced international mystery that pits multi-layered villainy against inexperienced, but spirited, sleuthing with a back-beat of newly minted love.
The Official List of the Chanticleer 2014 Grand Prize Winners of the Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions
We are excited and honored to have announced the 2014 grand prize award winners at the second annual Chanticleer Authors Conference's Awards Banquet held on Tuesday, Sept. 29th, 2015 at the Hotel Bellwether by beautiful Bellingham Bay, Wash.