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FINALISTS: 2012 David Gemmell Legend Award

The finalists for the 2012 David Gemmell Legend Award, honoring fantasy novels in the spirit of David Gemmell’s work, have been announced:


Legend Award (Best Book)
  • The Heroes – Joe Abercrombie
  • The Wise Mans Fear – Patrick Rothfuss
  • Blood of Aenarion – William King
  • Alloy of Law – Brandon Sanderson
  • Black Veil – Kristen Britain


Morningstar Award (Best Newcomer)
  • Prince of Thorns – Mark Lawrence
  • Among Thieves – Douglas Hulick
  • The Unremembered – Peter Orullian
  • The Heir of Night – Helen Lowe
  • Songs of the Earth – Elspeth Cooper

Ravenheart Award (Best Artist)

Congratulations to the finalists!

See also: Past winners.

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9 Comments on FINALISTS: 2012 David Gemmell Legend Award

  1. Thank you, John

  2. Not sure how, but I’ve read 4 of the 5 Morningstar Nominees already…only missing Doug’s from the list.

  3. Did you mean to include two different covers of Joe’s book and not include Patrick’s cover for the Legend Award?

  4. gary furrow // April 11, 2012 at 2:13 pm //

    I read all five of the Morningstar books and they were all books that I thought should have made the shortlist. I have changed my mind three times on which one to vote for now. But, I guess I will make the decision in the next few days.

    Only read three of the Legend books. But; I have a clear favorite there. The man from Wisconsin.

    gary

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