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Carol Stream, IL (July, 2010) – In an announcement made during the Romance Writers of America (RWA) conference last week in Orlando, Florida, Tyndale House authors DiAnn Mills and Maureen Lang received two of seven awards presented by the “Faith, Hope and Love” chapter of RWA.

“Inspirational Readers Choice” awards for novels published in 2009 were given to Breach of Trust by DiAnn Mills for  the Romantic Suspense category, and Look to the East by Maureen Lang was the winner in the Women’s Fiction category.

Entries were judged by inspirational readers worldwide, and winners were selected from submissions from writers whose worldview, influenced by their faith in the God of the Bible, is woven into the fabric of the book.  Contest coordinator Nancy Farrier announced the winners at the RWA Conference on Wednesday, July 28.  For a complete list of awardees, visit

 Breach of Trust, Book One in the contemporary Call to Duty series about women in dangerous occupations is a compelling story about a former CIA agent who moves to a small town to escape further danger. Breach of Trust also received the Christy Award for Contemporary Romance on June 26, 2010.  DiAnn Mills’ Call to Duty series also includes Sworn to Protect (April, 2010) and Pursuit of Justice (releasing October, 2010.)

Set in Europe at the beginning of World War I, Look to the East is an inspiring novel about two feuding families who must learn to work together when the German Army sweeps into their

French village.  Maureen Lang has written four other Tyndale novels, including Whisper on the Wind (coming September, 2010.)

“We congratulate DiAnn Mills and Maureen Lang upon receiving this recognition for their outstanding and inspiring novels,” said Karen Watson, Associate Publisher.

Tyndale House Publishers was founded in 1962 by Dr. Kenneth N. Taylor as a means of publishing The Living Bible.  Tyndale publishes The Holy Bible, New Living Translation (NLT) and other resources for home and family.  Within the past ten years, more than thirty Tyndale nonfiction or fiction books have become New York Times’ best sellers, including novels by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye, Francine Rivers, Karen Kingsbury, and Joel C. Rosenberg.  Tyndale is substantially owned by the Tyndale House Foundation.  As a result, the company’s profits help underwrite the Foundation’s mission, which is to spread the Good News of Christ around the world. Tyndale House is located in Carol Stream, Illinois.