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Harvest House Authors Receive Award Recognition
at the International Christian Retail Show

Contact: Christianne Debysingh, Harvest House Publishers
Phone: 888-468-4108

Eugene, Oregon—July 9, 2015—Harvest House Publishers is pleased to announce that several of their authors were the recipients of various awards presented during the International Christian Retail Show held in Orlando, Florida from June 28—July 1, 2015. 

Authors Mindy Starns Clark and Susan Meissner were the recipients of a 2015 Christy Award in the Contemporary Series category for their book The Amish Blacksmith.  Clark and Meissner tell the compelling story of apprenticed blacksmith Jake Miller who is tasked with helping his boss’s niece connect with their Amish community in Lancaster County. Priscilla’s love of horses and her ability to soothe them draw Jake’s notice, and her fragile heart calls to his in a way he did not expect.

The 2015 Christy Awards were presented at a banquet Monday evening, June 29, 2015, at the Rosen Centre Hotel during the International Christian Retail Show.  Clark was present to accept the award on behalf of herself and Meissner. 

The Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA) also held their annual Golden Scroll Awards luncheon on Sunday, June 28 at the Rosen Centre Hotel. 

The Book of the Year Nonfiction Award went to Gayle Roper for A Widow’s Journey: Reflections on Walking Alone. Roper was also the recipient of a Silver Scroll Merit Award for Fiction for An Unexpected Match. Additionally Cindi McMenamin won a Silver Scroll Merit Award for Nonfiction for When God Sees Your Tears

About the Publisher: 
Harvest House is among the top ten Christian publishing companies, publishing more than 180 books each year and carrying a strong backlist offering more than 1,200 titles. Over 100 million Harvest House books have been sold worldwide through diverse distribution channels, and additional millions have sold in over 75 different languages. 

Print quality images to accompany this press release are available in digital format. Available images are: cover art, author photos, Harvest House logo.

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