Fairer than Morning Wins 2011 Laurel Award

I am thrilled to share with you that my debut novel, Fairer than Morning, has just won the 2011 Laurel Award.

Find out more about the award here.

I am so grateful to the awesome people at Clash of the Titles for all their hard work, and to my reader and writer friends for your support. 2011 has been a challenging year in some ways, and this lovely honor couldn't have come at a better time to encourage me. In addition, the entire process was a privilege and a blessing because of the high quality of the other contenders and the graciousness of the authors involved. Thank you all very much.