2020 International Book Awards Winners and Finalists

2020 International Book Awards Winners and FinalistsBlack Spot Books and Vesuvian Books&bnsp;Winner – Anthology – A Midnight Clear by Sam Hooker, Alcy Leyva, Laura Morrison, Cassondra Windwalker, Dalena Storm, and Seven Jane Finalist – Novella – Come Back to the Swamp by Laura Morrison Finalist – Historical – The Isle of Gold by Seven Jane Finalist – Women’s Fiction – …

Come Back to the Swamp

Bernice loved the swamp. And the swamp loved her back. Working on completing her ecology graduate degree, Bernice is doing invasive species research in Cleary Swamp when she is confronted by a mysterious hag who says she is the swamp’s caretaker. When Bernice discovers that the hag is actually a woman named Rebecca Hallett who disappeared in the swamp decades before, …