Thursday 19 November 2020

Check out which books made it to the finals of The Coffee Pot Book Club Book of The Year Awards 2020 #BookAwards #CoffeePotBookClub


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Please give a warm congratulations to this years 


Historical Fiction Finalists 2020

Ancient World

Allen, Brook: Antonius: Second in Command (Antonius Trilogy, Book 2)

Allen, Brook: Antonius: Soldier of Fate (The Antonius Trilogy, Book 3

Berry, Thomas J: Fire and Ash (Gifts of the Gods, Book 3)

O'Bryan, Laurence: The Sign of the Blood (A Dangerous Emperor, Book #1)

Early Medieval

Pettersen, Garth: The Cold Hearth (The Atheling Chronicles #3)

Ripley Miller, Cynthia: A Sword Among Ravens (Book #3 of The Long-Hair Saga)

Schumacher, Eric: Forged By Iron (Olaf's Saga Book 1)

Walker, Tim: Arthur Rex Brittonum (A Light in the Dark Ages)


Appleyard, Susan  Bonfire of the Perfect

Foreman, Richard: Siege (The First Crusade, Book 1) 

Hughes, Carolyn: Fortune’s Wheel (The First Meonbridge Chronicle)

Rochelle, Mercedes: Heir to a Prophecy

The Tudors & The Stuarts

Heenan, Karen: Songbird: A Novel of the Tudor Court 

Macpherson, Marie: The Last Blast of the Trumpet (John Knox Trilogy, Book 3) 

Morgan, Tony: The Pearl of York, Treason and Plot

Walker, Paul: The Queen's Devil (A William Constable Spy Thriller, Book #3)

Early Modern

Ebsworth, David: The Doubtful Diaries of Wicked Mistress Yale (The Yale Trilogy, Book 1)

Fenech, Marthese: Eight Pointed Cross (A Novel of the Knights of Malta)

Fenech, Marthese: Falcon's Shadow (A Novel of the Knights of Malta)

Stolle, Michael: The French Orphan

American War

Bennett, Paul: Paths to Freedom (The Mallory Saga #2)

Greene, Daniel: Northern Hunt (Northern Wolf Series Book 2)

Greene, Daniel: Northern Blood (Northern Wolf Series, Book 3)

Ross, Michael L: Across the Great Divide: Book 1 The Clouds of War

Modern America

Caugherty, Jill: Waltz in Swing Time

Bennett Pennell, Linda: Miami Days, Havana Nights

Bennett Pennell, Linda: All That Glitters

Mathis, Bill: The Rooming House Diaries - Life, Love & Secrets

Miller, John Anthony: Sinner, Saint or Serpent


Gallacher, Heidi: Rebecca's Choice

Lanigan, Susan: Lucia's War

Lecky, Pam: Footprints in the Sand (The Lucy Lawrence Mysteries Book 2)

Petken, Jana: Oath of Allegiance (Allegiance, Book 2) 

Swift, Deborah: The Occupation 

Historical Romance 

Belfrage, Anna: His Castilian Hawk (The Castilian Saga, Book 1)

Bernal, Mary Ann: Crusader's Path

Davis, Jayne: An Embroidered Spoon

Jeannette, Gretchen: This Day is Ours

Jeannette, Gretchen: The Devil Take Tomorrow

Historical Fiction Dual-Timelines

Belfrage, Anna: A Flame Through Eternity (The Wanderer Series Book #3)

Dunn, Cathie: Love Lost in Time: A Tale of Love, Death and Redemption

Eljarbo, Heidi: Of Darkness and Light (A Soli Hansen Mystery Book 1)

Rodriguez, Mona and Vigorito, Dianne: Forty Years In A Day

Historical Romance Time-Travel

Belfrage, Anna: Revenge and Retribution (The Graham Saga #6)

Belfrage, Anna: Whither Thou Goest (The Graham Saga, Book #7)

Belfrage, Anna: To Catch A Falling Star (The Graham Saga, Book #8)

Morgan, Mary: To Weave A Highland Tapestry (A Tale from the Order of the Dragon Knights)

Historical Fantasy

Maybrooke, Laura: Immortal Defiance (Dulcea’s Rebellion, Book #1) 

Northcott, Nancy: The Herald of Day (The Boar King’s Honor, Book 1)

Spencer, Barbara: The Year the Swans Came

Stine, Catherine: Witch of the Wild Beasts

Thorpe, Marian L: Empire's Reckoning: Empire's Reprise, Book I


Newcomb, Charlene: Echoes of the Storm

Stovall, Shami: Dread Pirate Arcanist (Frith Chronicles, Book #2)

Stovall, Shami: Coliseum Arcanist (Frith Chronicles, Book #3)

Terry, Sonya Deanna: Epiphany - THE GOLDING


Grady, Robyn: One Night with His Rival

Horigan, Lilly: Paper Treasures

Krist, Anne: Burning Bridges 

Self-Help / Spiritual

Kalahari, Angelina Kalahari: Breathing for Confidence: Your Voice, Your Superpower

Miller, Isaac Samuel: Just Get Up: And Manifest Your Inner Genius

Rudolph, Ivan: Your Origin and Destiny: Explore the Meaning of Life, Time and Creation

Scott, Cory B: God's in the Garden

Debut Novel

Butterfield, Paula: La Luministe

Gallacher, Heidi: Rebecca's Choice

Hunter, Ian: Quillan Creek and the Little War (Time Stones Book I)

Tyler, Charlie: The Cry of the Lake

Winners will be announce on Monday 30th November 2020

The overall winner of The Book of the Year Award 2020 will be announced on Monday 30th November at 17:00 GMT 



  1. Thanks Mary Anne. So many great books so delighted to be in such great company. Best of luck to all. Pam


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