Alas, Flashpoint, Book one of the Underground didn’t win the 2008 Pluto award, but I am still chuffed that it finaled. Congratulations goes to Jana Oliver for her book Virtual Evil.
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By KitchenSink Entertainment Group
Dated: Sep 02, 2008
Jana G. Oliver’s Virtual Evil made the cut to become the winner of the 2008 Pluto Award given out by Yellow30 Sci-Fi Review of Books
Mark Randell, the new editor at Yellow30 Sci-Fi, states the award committee had a hard time this year as the contenders for the award were some of the best books reviewed in the past year. Frank Creed’s Flashpoint and Christopher Hopper’s The Lion Vrie made the judges job very difficult to say the least.
Ms. Oliver can be proud of the fact that this is the second time she’s won the Pluto Award. Perhaps we’re seeing the rising of a new star in the science fiction writer’s world.
Virtual Evil won an Honorable Mention in the ForeWord Awards for science fiction and tied for the Gold Medal in the Independent Publishers Award for science fiction.
Y30 Sci-fi is a speculative fiction review site that highlights books respectful of Christian values, and their authors. The online journal emphasizes new names in the publishing world, but it also reviews works from established authors.
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