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Tween Western Mystery Hits Amazon’s Best Sellers List

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MuseItUp authors Sherry Alexander’s debut novel, Search for the Red Ghost, made it on Amazon’s Best Sellers Listing for Children’s US Western Historical Fiction.

Montreal, Quebec – January 23, 2016 – MuseItUp Publishing, Inc., a Canadian publisher of e-books and print books in several genres: fantasy, paranormal, romance, historical, mystery, suspense/thriller, sci-fi and mainstream, announced today Amazon’s Best Seller:

  • Search for the Red Ghost by Sherry Alexander made it on Amazon Best Sellers Lists:

#21 in Kindle eBooks…Children’s Historical Fiction United States…Westerns

Thirteen-year-old Jake Thrasher’s mother is dead, and the only clues left by the beast that killed her are a few strands of red hair and a set of plate-sized tracks.

When his Army Scout father refuses to hunt it down, Jake takes matters into his own hands. Leaving the safety of his small ranch, Jake follows a sparse trail through an inhospitable desert filled with snakes, wolves, grizzlies, renegade Apache, and the ever-present threat of death. Will he find his Red Ghost? Or, will he succumb to the inherent dangers?

Sherry Alexander Admittedly obsessed with American and Native American history, Sherry Alexander comes by it honestly. Her ancestors were 1800 pioneers who traveled West in hopes of making a new life, and she was fascinated by the stories of their lives on the frontier. “As a kid, I wanted to be a pioneer, so reading books was the last thing on my mind. Instead, I led my siblings and cousins on great adventures into the forests of Scappoose, Oregon, hunted and fished with my brother, and dreamed of forging new trails to an unknown land.”

Sherry is also not one to take a dare lightly. She started writing on a dare, and her first book, published in 1987, was the result of that dare. Recently retired, Sherry now spends her days writing children’s articles and books, homeschooling her ten-year- old granddaughter—a job she says is the best part about being a grandmother, sharing her newfound love of books with her family and friends, and enjoying life with her husband on their ten forested acres in Southwest Washington.

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AWARDS

 

2015

P&E Awards

Thriller Category #9

P&E Awards

YA Category #6

P&E Awards

Digital Book Publishers #4

Online Bookstore #3

   

 

2014

  Congratulations to Mindy Mymudes for wiining the 2014 Gold award for Children's Grade 4-8 category in the 2014 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards
  Congratulations to Jamie Waters for winning the 2014 Silver award in the Romance Fantasy/Sci-Fi category in the Readers' Favorite International Book Awards...The Two Towers also won second place in the Sci-Fi category in the CIPA EVVY Awards.
  Congratulations to Eric Price receiving the Children's Literary Classics Seal of Approval  

 

 

 

2013

Congratulations to the following MuseItUp Publishing authors/cover designers as Epic 2014 E-book Award finalists and Ariana cover finalists:

MYSTERY NOVEL

by Heather Fraser Brainerd

& David Fraser

SHORT STORY

by Pamela Turner

FANTASY/PARANORMAL

Ariana Cover Finalist

CA Marion Sipe

Author Donna Jean McDunn

 

MYSTERY

Ariana Cover Finalist

CA Delilah Stephens

Author Cin Eric

 

EROTIC COVER

Ariana Cover Finalist

CA Delilah Stephens

Author Thomas Briar

Congratulations to Heather Haven as a Global Gold, Best Mystery Fiction 2013:

Best Mystery Fiction

by Heather Haven

 

 

2012

Congratulations to the following MuseItUp Publishing authors as Epic 2013 E-book Award finalists:

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Mystery

Death Runs in the Family

by Heather Haven

Paranormal 

Angela's Coven

by Bruce Jenvey

Sci-Fi

Spectra

by Joanne Elder

Historical Romance

A Courtesan's Desires

by Killarney Sheffield

 

 Colorado Romance Writers 2012 Award of Excellence

Congratulations also go out to S.J. Clarke for being one of five finalists in the Colorado Romance Writers 2012 Award of Excellence in the Romantic Suspense category. Winners will be revealed at the CRW Mini-Conference event held on May 5, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.

 

EPICon

Congratulations go out to Cyrus Keith for his EPICon win in the Suspense Thriller category for Becoming NADIA. Everyone at MuseItUp Publishing is thrilled for you!

 

Preditors and Editors Voting Polls Results

Print/Electronic Book Publishers Category        

2nd Place

MuseItUp Publishing

2011 and 2012 Winner

         
Bookstore Category          
1st Place        
Cover Designer Category        

3rd place

Delilah K. Stephans

         
Editors Category          

3rd Place

Anne Duguid

7th Place

Joelle Walker

8th place

Tanja Cilia

     
E-book Cover Category        

1st Place

Children of Subspecies

Cover Designer

Delilah K. Stephans

2nd Place

The Unhewn Stone

Cover Designer

Tiger Matthews

   
Children's Category        

2nd Place

Bad Spelling

by Marva Dasef

10th Place

Betwixt and Between

by Grace DeLuca

   
Young Adult Category        

2nd Place

If I Could Be Like

Jennifer Taylor

by Barabara Ehrentreu

3rd Place

The Unhewn Stone

by Wendy Laharnar

6th Place

Laurel's Miracle

by Nancy M. Bell

Romance Short Story Category        

2nd Place

No Ordinary Love

by Kate Lynd

3rd Place

A Trace of Love

by Danielle Ravencraft

9th Place

Midnight Find

by Christine I. Steeves

Romance Novel Category        

1st Place

Written in Stone

by Viviane Brentanos

6th Place in the

Connections of the Mind

by Roseanne Dowell

   
Horror Novel Category        

2nd Place

Duh, Fried and Zombified

by Ryan Miller

       
Anthology Category        

9th Place

Lavender Dreams

by Muse Authors

Cancer Anthology

       
Short Story Category        

10th Place

The Forget-Me-Nots

by Ginger Simpson

       
Sci-fi Short Story Category        

1st Place

The Blue of her Hair,

The Gold of her Eyes

by John B. Rose

       
Sci-Fi/Fantasy Category        

2nd Place

Exiled: Autumn's Peril

by Rosalie Skinner

3rd Place

Spectra

by Joanne Elder

   
Mystery Category        

2nd Place

A Wedding To Die For

by Heather Haven

8th Place

Missing, Assumed Dead

by Marva Dasef

10th Place

The Lighthouse

by Kat Holmes

Thriller Category        

6th Place

Becoming NADIA

by Cyrus Keith

       
Novel Category        

6th Place

Dance with the Devil

by Pat Dale

10th Place

White Savage

by Larion Wills

   
Erotic Novel Category        

1st Place

Subspecies, Inc.

by Mike Arsuaga

       


We'd like to also congratulate our top 20 winners in this year's Preditors and Editors Voting Polls

Cover

13. Wounds, Kaytlin Platt

13. No Ordinary Love, Delilah Stephans

14. Bad Spelling, Kaytalin Platt

16. A Wedding to Die For, Delilah Stephans

16. The Powers, Delilah Stephans

17. If I Could Be Like Jennifer Taylor, Kaytalin Platt

17. Erotic Deception, Suzannah Safi

17. Connection of the Minds, Delilah Stephens

18. Shadows Steal The Light, Delilah Stephans

18. Midnight Find, Suzannah Safi

18. Laurel's Miracle, Kaytalin Platt

19. Shortcomings, Delilah Stephans

19. Angela's Coven, Mike Zambrano

19. Crewkin, Delilah Sephans

19. Remy, Delilah Stephans

Editors

13. Lea Schizas

15. Nancy Bell

20. Christine I Speakman

20. Penny Ehrenkranz

21. Ellee Braun

Young Adult

11. Summer On Fire, Kevin Craig

11. Bad Spelling, Marva Dasef

15. Shortcomings, Ginger Simpson

16. Kellan's Dragons, Antonia Tiranth

17. The Boogedyman, AP Miller

17. Wounds, Barbara Bockman

17. Desert Fire, H.M. Prévost

Horror

14. Twlight Comes, L.J. Holmes

16. The Heart's Lone Desire, Nicolai Due-Gundersen

16. Steam Heat, John B. Rosenman

Mystery 12. A Reason to Kill, Nathaniel Tower
Thriller

13. Beyond Yesterday, L.J. Holmes

14. Dead Witness, Joylene Nowell Butler

Romance

15. When We Were Amazing, Christine London

20. This Time Forever, L.J. Holmes

Sci-fi Fantasy

12. At All Costs, Heather Kuehl

13. Heart of the Queen, Kat Holmes

20. Crewkin, Rhobin Courtwright

Other 14. Working Under Covers, Kat Holmes
Erotic

13. Shakin' It For Daddy, Tigra-Luna LeMar

13. Suc-U, L.J. Holmes

13. Sweet Chocolate's First Taste, Richard Burns

2011

November - You Gotta Read Video Contest
Kaytalin Platt - cover artist
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October 2011 award in

D. Renee Bagby's Best Overall Cover and First Chapter

for Mike Arsuaga's Paranormal Erotica Romance:

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COVER ARTIST: Delilah K. Stephans - AUTHOR: Christine London

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COVER ARTIST: Delilah K. Stephans - AUTHOR: Heather Haven

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EPICon 2012 FINALIST

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EPICon 2012 FINALIST

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EPICon 2012 FINALIST

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First Prize winner in Alternate-Read.com Cover Contest - September 2011

Cover artist: Delilah K. Stephans - Author: Penny Ehrenkranz 

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Second Place in September's You Gotta Read Cover Contest:

Cover artist: Tiger Matthews - Author: M.L. Archer

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JULY

YouGottaRead.com Cover Contest

Cover artist: Suzanna Safi - Author: Marva Dasef

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MuseItUp Publishing 2nd in E-Publishing House Category

MuseItUp Publishing Bookstore 2nd in Bookstore Category

Delilah K. Stephans - 3rd in Cover Artist Category

Karen McGrath & Lea Schizas - TOP TEN Editors Category

    

The Halloween Dino Trip - TOP TEN in both the children's and Young Adult Categories

 

Fallon O'Reilly and the Ice Queen's Lair - TOP TEN in Young Adult Novels Category

 

Ghostly Passions - TOP TEN in E-book Artwork Category

 

Murder is a Family Business - TOP TEN in E-book Artwork Category

 

Grounds for Murder - TOP TEN in Mystery Novel Category

 

Resurrection Garden - TOP TEN in Mystery Novel Category

 

Santa is a Lady - TOP TEN Romance Novel Category

 

The Fireborn Chronicles: Resonances - TOP TEN Sci-Fi Novel Category

 

World of Ash - TOP TEN Horror Short Story Category & Sci-Fi Short Story Category

 

The Oak King's Daughter - TOP TEN Romance Short Story Category

 

The Enchanted Bathroom - TOP TEN Erotica Category

 

2010

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