The Grace Awards is partly a reader's choice awards. The purpose of the awards is to expand the scope and readership of Christian fiction.
Grace Awards 2010 Winners
Women's Fiction: serious women's issues, can have humor and suspense elements
SENSIBLE SHOES by Sharon Garlough Brown (Westbow)
Romance/Historical Romance: primary element is love/courtship/marriage, be it set now or then
MEANDER SCAR by Lisa Lickel (Black Lyon Publishers)
Suspense /Mystery/Romantic Suspense/Detective Novel /Thriller: crime fiction, there's probably a body
BACK ON MURDER by J. Mark Bertrand (Bethany House)
Speculative Fiction: science fiction, horror, fantasy, etc.
SEASONS IN THE MIST by Deborah Kinnard (Sheaf House Publishers)
Action Adventure/Western/Historic Epic Fiction (exploits, quest, a feel of wide-open spaces, expansive):
WOUNDED SPIRITS by April W. Gardner (Vinspire Publishing)
Young Adult: appeals to ages 14 to 21ish
SECRETS UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN by Elisa Maria Crites (Westbow)