Orlando, FL, Miami, FL, Myrtle Beach, SC & Washington, D.C. October 14, 2016—The office of mystery author Digger Cartwright announced that four of Mr. Cartwright’s books were recognized in the 2016 Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards Contest.
- Conversations on the Bench won the Bronze Medal in the Non-Fiction-Inspirational Category.
- The House of Dark Shadows won the Silver Medal in the Fiction-Intrigue Category.
- The Maynwarings: A Game of Chance received Honorable Mention in the Fiction-Western Category.
- The Versailles Conspiracy received an Honorable Mention in the Fiction-Thriller-Terrorist Category.
Mr. Cartwright made the following statement after the announcement of the results of the Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards contest:
“I’m honored to once again have my books recognized in the Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards contest. It is a high honor for any indie author, and it is a testament to the fact that truly good books stand the test of time and competition. Each of my books reflects my commitment to indie authorship and the great deal of time, effort, emotion, and dedication that go into creating a work that brings joy to readers.
Again, my thanks to the reviewers and the judges as well as to the organizers of this great competition. I’m eternally grateful for the continued recognition in the Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards contest. I’m inspired and motivated to keep writing enjoyable books for readers.”
The House of Dark Shadows, The Maynwarings: A Game of Chance, and Conversations on the Bench also won USA Regional Excellence Book Awards in 2015 and 2016. These books were also finalists in the 2015 Beverly Hills Book Awards. Conversations on the Bench received a Book Excellence Award in 2016 and was a finalist in the 10th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards (2016). The Maynwarings: A Game of Chance won the 2016 IndieReader Discovery Award for Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, was a finalist in the Book Excellence Awards (2016), and was a finalist in the 9th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards (2015).
For additional information on the 2016 Readers’ Favorite Book Awards, please click here.
About Mr. Cartwright—Digger Cartwright is the award-winning 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.
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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