2016 Inspirational Reader’s Choice Award Finalists

Long Contemporary

Together With You by Victoria Bylin (Bethany House)
Married ‘Till Monday by Denise Hunter (Harper Collins)
Isle of Hope by Julie Lessman (Julie Lessman LLC)

Long Historical

To Win Her Favor by Tamera Alexander (Harper Collins)
Mist of Midnight by Sandra Byrd (Howard)
Luther and Katharina by Jody Hedlund (Multnomah)

Short Contemporary

Anna’s Courage by Kristin Noel Fischer (Kristin Noel Fischer)
Nursing the Soldier’s Heart by Merrillee Whren (Harlequin LI)
Second Chance Reunion by Merrillee Whren (Harlequin LI)

Short Historical

A Home for His Family by Jan Drexler (Harlequin LIH)
Cowboy Seeks a Bride by Louise M. Gouge (Harlequin LIH)
Out of the Ashes by Sandi Rog (Tulpen Publishing)

Romantic Suspense

Gone Without a Trace by Patricia Bradley (Revell)
No Place to Hide by Lynette Eason (Revell)
Forgotten Memories by Laura Scott (Harlequin LIS)

Women’s Fiction

The Art of Losing Yourself by Katie Ganshert (Waterbrook)
Two Roads Home by Deborah Raney (Abingdon)
As Waters Gone By by Cynthia Ruchti (Abingdon)
Ties That Bind by Cindy Woodsmall (Waterbrook)


Christmas at Tiffany’s by Marianne Evans (Pelican)
Daughters of the Wind by DiAnn Mills (Barbour)
A Love for Irma Rose by Beth Wiseman (Thomas Nelson)


Previous Years’ Winners