Award-Winning Mystery Author Digger Cartwright Wins Three USA Regional Excellence Book Awards

Orlando, FL, Miami, FL, Myrtle Beach, SC & Washington, D.C. April 3, 2015—The office of mystery author Digger Cartwright announced that Mr. Cartwright has won three awards from the USA Regional Excellence Book Awards.  The Maynwarings: A Game of Chance won 1st place in the western category for the Southeast region.  Conversations on the Bench won 1st place in the memoir category for the Southeast region.  The House of Dark Shadows won 1st place in the adult fiction category for the Southeast region.


Mr. Cartwright issued the following statement:


“It’s an honor for three of my books to win USA Regional Excellence Book Awards.  I’m truly flattered for these awards.  As any indie author will tell you and as I’ve stated before, each book is a labor of love, and to be recognized with an award in a competition at this level is truly rewarding on a personal level.  The awards are acknowledgment that all the hard work taking each novel from just an idea to a finished and marketable book was well invested.  Thank you to Ellen Reid, President and CEO of the USA Regional Excellence Book Awards, and to the judges in this competition.  I will accept these awards with gratitude and with recognition to those individuals to whom each book was dedicated and to the many readers who have enjoyed these books.  I appreciate the continued support of my works by my readers.”


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About Mr. Cartwright—Digger Cartwright is the author of several mystery stories, teleplays, and novels including The Versailles Conspiracy, a modern day political thriller, Murder at the Ocean Forest, a traditional mystery novel set in the 1940s, The House of Dark Shadows, a psychological thriller, and The Maynwarings: A Game of Chance, a mystery set in the Old West.  His latest book, Conversations on the Bench, is an inspirational/motivational novel.  His books are available in hardback, paperback, and e-book format through his website, on-line booksellers and bookstores.


Mr. Cartwright has contributed to a number of articles on a wide range of financial, strategic planning, and policy topics.  He frequently contributes articles, commentaries, and editorials focusing on current economic and political topics for the private think tank, Thinking Outside the Boxe.


Mr. Cartwright is an enthusiastic supporter of local no-kill animal shelters, the Wounded Warrior Project, and local Meals on Wheels programs.


He enjoys golf, participating in charity golf tournaments, and attending WWE events.  He divides his time between Washington, D.C., South Carolina, and Florida.


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