BEA finalist

And yet another award for my book, Blades of Grass, which has been named a Finalist in the 2018 Book Excellence Awards.

There were hundreds of entries from around the world and my book has been selected for its high quality writing, design and market appeal.

To view my Book Excellence Awards Commemorative Certificate click here.

And to view the list of Finalists in this competition click here.


NIEA finalist

Another award for my book, Blades of Grass, which has been named a Finalist in the 2018 National Indie Excellence Awards (NIEA).

The prestigious National Indie Excellence® Awards is an award contest open to recent English language books in print from independent, university, and self-publishers. Judging is now complete for the 12th year and the results celebrate a spectacular range of titles.

The National Indie Excellence® Awards celebrate independent publishing as a strong and proud facet of the publishing industry. Recognizing authors and publishers hard work, NIEA is a champion of self-publishers and the small or independent presses that go the extra mile to produce books of excellence in every aspect. Established in 2007, the NIEA competition is judged by experts from all facets of the book industry including publishers, writers, editors, book designers and professional copywriters.

Winners and finalists are determined on a basis of presentation in every facet of the published product. Jurors value a synergy of both form and content as they review entries spanning a wide range of genres; sponsorship awards and monetary prizes are selected from the overall group of Winners and Finalists.

To view the 12th Annual NIEA Winners and Finalists click here.


NGIBA finalist

My book, Blades of Grass, has been named a Finalist in the 2018 Next Generation Indie Book Awards (NGIBA).

This achievement will be published in the next few weeks on the Next Generation Indie Book Awards website along with the other Winners and Finalists.

A Press Release will be sent out announcing the Grand Prize Winners and advising media and others where they can see the complete list of Winners and Finalists.

My book will be listed as a Finalist in the 2018 NGIBA catalog being distributed to thousands of media, book buyers, and book lovers including being distributed by Headline Books at their booth during the American Library Association Annual Conference which will be held in New Orleans in June, 2018.


Blades of Grass, has been shortlisted in the Non-fiction Category of the 2018 International Rubery Book Awards where it is described as providing "a portrait of a cataclysmic time in history", and that the "early part of the book tells us about George's life with photographs and family details, but everything comes alive with long extracts from George's life. He turns out to be an accomplished chronicler with the ability to enthral with details and insight into a world that is long gone."






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