Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Hot News...!


HOT NEWS..! I’m back from holiday to discover that while I was away my novel ‘Bagpipes & Bullshot’ won The People's Book Award for Kindle (May 2013)! Previous winners include JK Rowling’s ‘The Casual Vacancy’, Hilary Mantel’s ‘Wolf Hall’, David Nicholl’s ‘One Day’ and E L James’ ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’.



The People's Book Awards are the only international awards open to all titles distributed in Kindle or Printed formats by Amazon sites around the world. Established in 2008, the awards site (www.thebookawards.com) attracts large numbers of visitors and in that time thousands of voters around the world has shown their appreciation by supporting and nominating books in the competition. The competition is strong, with several international best sellers, in addition to talented emerging authors making up the field.

Managing Director, Peter Lihou sent me a personal message of congratulations and this is what he said!

"Over the years, we've seen a great many popular titles gain the tangible applause of their fans by their votes and comments, but Bagpipes & Bullshot enjoys particularly warm support. It really is quite an accomplishment for an author to inspire their customers so much that they get online and vote in such numbers and leave extremely flattering comments. Janice Horton is a very worthy winner!"

Thank you to everyone who voted for Bagpipes & Bullshot!

COMPETITION

Win a Kindle copy of Bagpipes & Bullshot - just answer this question.

What exactly is bullshot...?

Leave your answer in a blog comment below
or
email your entry to janice@janicehortonwriter.co.uk
or
leave your answer on my Author Facebook Page
 
(competition to run to 30th June)
 
Thank you also for the lovely comments on my last post. You are all correct in that the Pearl Anniversary is for 30 years married and Georgina Troy is the winner of an ecopy of Voodoo Wedding!
Haste ye back on Friday for my usual weekly posting

9 comments:

Jean Bull said...

Congratulations, Talli, that's wonderful news!!!

Janice Horton said...

Talli...? Have you been on the gin, Jean? :)

Fiona Pearse said...

Fantastic news, Janice! Congratulations and what a nice greeting after a holiday!

Rosemary Gemmell said...

Many congratulations, Janice - a worthy winner!

Jean Bull said...

Oh dear! I knew it was you because of your tartan blog. I don't know what got into me. Sorry, Janice!!!

Janice Horton said...

Thank you Fiona - it certainly was!

Aw, thanks, Rosemary :)

Jean - I'm secretly very pleased you could mix me up with Talli - whom is both young and very pretty!:)

Janice xx

Melanie said...

Congratulations! I already have a copy of B&B so I won't enter your competition. Good luck to those who do!

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Janice .. congratulations - many many of them! How wonderful ..

30 years - so pleased for you both ..

Have a great week ahead .. cheers Hilary

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