Sarah’s Heart E S Beidas Nominated by: Westmont Public Library Sarah, her husband, and her children may have escaped the Holocaust in Europe, but they still carry the scars inflicted by the Nazi regime.
The Sweetest Heartbreak by Heather Bentley Nominated by: Fox River Grove Memorial Library When naïve, humble, and beautiful meets arrogant, brash, and handsome, it can only lead to…Sweetest Heartbreak.
Morwen Cottage by LeAnn L Morgan Nominated by: Galesburg Public Library Rowena Mills , recently divorced, learns she inherited a Cornwall U.K. estate. Without much planning, she sold everything she owned and boarded a plane to England.
Congratulations to the three authors listed above. We thank everyone who took the time to submit their work (and their sponsoring libraries). And if you didn’t make it to the finalist round this year, we encourage you to keep writing and editing. And perhaps, try again next year. The 2019 contest will open mid-October 2018.