Winners 2012/2013 -

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Sue Eckstein Interpreters by Sue Eckstein Published by Myriad Editions

When Julia Rosenthal returns to her suburban childhood home, the unspoken tensions of family life come flooding back. In a different place and time, another woman struggles to tell the story of her early years in wartime Germany, gradually revealing the secrets she has carried through the century, until past and present collide.
One Woman’s War
Eileen Younghusband One Woman's War by Eileen Younghusband  Published by Candy Jar Books

A vivid first-hand account giving a unique and intimate picture of the Filter rooms and Bomber Command during World War Two, the operations of which were considered too secret to speak of for thirty years.
Ante’s Inferno Griselda Hamway Ante’s Inferno by Griselda Heppel  Published by Troubador Publishing Ltd
An accident on a balcony sends 12 year-old Ante on a perilous journey through the Underworld, accompanied by her sworn enemy, Florence, and Gil, a boy who died 100 years before. Battling with monsters is terrifying; but Ante’s growing fear is worse. Will any of them return? If so – who?
TPBP Beryl Bainbridge Award for a First Time Author
A Guide To Becoming Distinctly Average Amy Elliot Smith A Guide To Becoming Distinctly Average by Amy Elliott-Smith Published by Crooked Cat Publishing

Depression is a bitch. Spending your life with depression, working with bitches is the worst of the worst. A Guide to Becoming Distinctly Average is a laugh-out-loud, dark comedy, which delves into the depths of a thirty-something dog groomer’s mind as she struggles to cope with life, depression and dogs who wee up her sofa. Ultimately, the question she must ask is... Can I carry on?
TPBP Best Achievement Prize
E-Mail From The Soul William Ayot Email from the Soul By William Ayot Published by PS Avalon

Ayot’s poetry has helped leaders from around the world to pause, reflect and re-think, to re-engage with their imaginations and refresh themselves. This collection reminds us that timeless challenges can still find contemporary champions, and old virtues can find new venues, even in the jargon-polluted corporate world.

Finalists 2012/2013 -

Finalists for Spring 2013 (March, April May)
A Guide To Becoming Distinctly Average by Amy Elliott-Smith, published by Crooked Cat Publishing
E-Mail From The Soul  by William Ayot, published by PS Avalon
Whittington Manor by Claire Louise Voet, published by Pneuma Springs Publishing

Elite! by Floyd Woodrow and Simon Acland, published by Elliot & Thompson 
The Quirky Medium byAlison Wynne-Ryder, published by Local Legend
The Traumatised Society by Fred Harrison published by Shepheard-Walwyn (Publishers) Ltd

The Little Raindrop  by Jaonna Gray published by Top That! Publishing
Jimmy Threepwood and the Veil of Darkness by Rich Pitman published by Ghostly Publishing 
Grandma Bendy by Izy Penguin, published by Maverick Arts Publishing Ltd

Finalists for Winter 2012 (December, January, February)
Painting By Numbers by Tom Gillespie, published by Crooked Cat Publishing
The Day of the Swans by Linda M James, published by Indigo Dreams Publishing
A Time for Silence by Thorne Moore, published by Honno Press

The Carbon Cycle by Kate Rawles, published by Two Ravens Press Ltd
The Little Book of Prison by Frankie Owens, published by Waterside Press
Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni by Mary Smith, published by Indigo Dreams Publishing
Travels with my Harp by Mary O'Hara, published by Shepheard-Walwyn (Publishers) Ltd
For the first time 2 titles tied with equal votes each.  Therefore they have both become finalists
Tamara Small and the Monsters' Ball by Giles Paley-Phillips, published by Maverick Arts Publishing Ltd
Ante's Inferno by Griselda Heppel, published by Troubador Publishing
The Silly Satsuma by Allan Plenderleith, published by Ravette Publishing Ltd

Finalists for Autumn 2012 (September, October, November 2012)
Interpreters by Sue Eckstein published by Myriad Editions
Kangazang by Terry Cooper published by Candy Jar Books  
Cutting In
 by Felicity Fair Thompson published Wight Diamond Press

Non Fiction:
One Woman's War  by Eileen Younghusband published by Candy Jar Books 
Be The Worst You Can Be
 by Charles Saatchi published by Booth-Clibborn Editions
A Little Book Of Pleasures  by William Wood published by Sunpenny Publishing Group

Goose Goes to the Zoo   by Laura Wall published by Award Publications Ltd
Dead Game by Claire Kinton published by New Age Publishers
If Horses Were Wishes
by Elizabeth Sellers  published by Sunberry  Publishing

Finalists for Summer 2012 (June, July, August 2012)
The Incomers 
by Moira McPartlin published by Fledgling Press Ltd
Not all Stars Sparkle by Carys Jones published by Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie 
Within the Glade by Patrick Moore published by SMH Books

Non Fiction:
The Psychic Biker meets The Extreme Ghost Hunter 
by Paul Green & Stephen Lambert   published by  Cauliay Publishing
Swatchway Magic by Paul Antrobus, Charles Scooners published by Delancey Press
Butterflies and Sweaty Palms by Judy Apps published by Crown House Publishing Limited

Rabbityness  by Jo Empson  published by Child's Play International
The Silent Owl by Clemency Pearce published by Top That! Publishing
Firestorm Rising by John Clewarth published by Mauve Square Publishing

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