I was notified today that Finding Billy Battles (Book 1 of the Finding Billy Battles Trilogy) was named a finalist for the 2019 TopShelf Magazine Book Award. Very proud to be a finalist.
“It is with great pleasure that I inform you that Finding Billy Battles (Book 1 of the Finding Billy Battles Trilogy) has been selected as a FINALIST in the 2019 TopShelf Book Awards!” Keith Katsikas, CEO & Publisher, TopShelf Magazine.
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Here is a link to the book on Amazon in case you want to check it out. And if you do, check out Books 2 & 3 also. You can purchase all three award-winning Kindle editions of the Finding Billy Battles Trilogy for the special low price of $10.97!