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Baker Publishing Group titles selected as 2020 Carol Award winners

Ada, Mich. (September 22, 2020)—On Saturday, September 19, the American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) held a virtual gala to announce the winners of the 2020 Carol Awards.

Four Baker Publishing Group titles received this prestigious award including The Sky Above Us by Sarah Sundin (Historical Romance), The Gryphon Heist by James R. Hannibal (Mystery/Suspense/Thriller), Driftwood Bay by Irene Hannon (Romance), and The Killing Tide by Dani Pettrey (Romantic Suspense). ACFW, which is devoted to promoting the craft of writing Christian fiction, created the Carol Awards as a way to recognize the best Christian fiction published within the previous calendar year.

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The Sky Above Us by Sarah Sundin
(Revell; ISBN 9780800727987; Ebook ISBN 9781493416585; $16.00)

A top American fighter pilot battles the Germans in the air and his past on the ground. Can a Red Cross volunteer help him heal the wounds that tore his brothers apart?

The Gryphon Heist by James R. Hannibal
(Revell; ISBN 9780800735777; Ebook ISBN 9781493419432; $15.99)

A rookie CIA officer makes a reluctant agreement to work with a former assassin and an elite team of thieves to breach a high-altitude data vault hovering in the mesosphere in the most daring heist ever conceived.

Driftwood Bay by Irene Hannon
(Revell; ISBN 9780800728816; Ebook ISBN 9781493416509; $15.99)

Jeannette Mason swore off relationships of any kind when she moved to Hope Harbor to start a new life—but a single dad with a grieving little girl and an unruly pup may test that resolve.

The Killing Tide by Dani Pettrey
(Bethany House; ISBN 9780764230844; Ebook ISBN 9781493418695; $15.99)

When a Coast Guard officer is found dead and another goes missing, Special Agent Finn Walker faces his most dangerous assignment yet. Complicating matters is the arrival of investigative reporter Gabby Rowley, who’s on a mission to discover the truth. Can they ignore the sparks between them and track down this elusive killer?

Baker Publishing Group (Bethany House, Revell, Baker Books, Chosen, Brazos Press, and Baker Academic) is a leading producer of Christian resources that give insight and inspiration to readers worldwide. Our divisions reflect the broadest scope of topics, which includes fiction, self-help, inspiration, professional books, Christian living, and academic titles.

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