Novel: The Colonel's Son by Daniel Castro
Runners-up: Horace Edgecomb’s Civil War by Jacob Appel
Of Light and Violence, Dan Turtel
Narrative Non-Fiction: Off the Grid, by Randy Denmon
Runner-up: My Mother's House by David Armand
Novella: The Virginal Grip by Paul Negri
Runners-up: Apple Tree, Michael Caleb, Australia
Breeding in Stockholm, Stan Kempton, New Orleans, LA
Novel in Progress: Search a Dark and Empty Place, Emily Capdeville
Runner-up: An Inventory of Lunatics, Jacob Appel
Tough luck for Jacob Appel who was runner-up in both the Novel and Novel-in-Progress.
As for The Girl in the Bathtub, a sequel to A Perfect Day for an Expat Exit, also set in Penang, Malaysia, it remains as a finalist in the novel category.
—Borneo Expat Writer