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Bethany House Authors Receive Romantic Times Career
Achievement and Reviewers’ Choice Awards

Contact: Karen Steele
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ksteele@bakerpublishinggroup. com 

Ada, Mich. (April 16, 2015)—On April 13, Romantic Times announced their 2014 Career Achievement Winners and Reviewers’ Choice Awards, which included two Bethany House authors. Lauraine Snelling was selected for the Career Achievement Award in the Inspirational category, and Lisa Wingate received the Reviewers’ Choice Award in the Inspirational Suspense category for her book  Wildwood Creek (ISBN 9780764208249; ebook ISBN 9781441263551; $14.99). The award ceremony will take place at the RT Booklovers Convention in May. For a complete list of the 2014 Romantic Times award winners, please click here.

Lauraine Snelling is the award-winning author of over 70 books, fiction and nonfiction, for adults and young adults. Her books have sold over two million copies. Besides writing books and articles, she teaches at writers’ conferences across the country. She and her husband make their home in Tehachapi, California. Learn more at

Lisa Wingate is a popular inspirational speaker, magazine columnist, and national bestselling author of several books, including Tending RosesTalk of the TownBlue Moon Bay, and Larkspur Cove, which won the 2011 Carol Award for Women’s Fiction. Lisa and her family live in central Texas. Visit

Bethany House has been publishing high quality books for over 50 years. Recognized as the pioneer and leader in Christian fiction, we publish over 75 new fiction and nonfiction titles annually in subjects including historical and contemporary fiction, Christian living, devotional, family resources, and theology. Our titles are frequently found on Christian bestseller lists.