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The Winners and Recommended Short List for the 2014/2015 Gaylactic Spectrum Awards in the Best Novel category were announced at Chessiecon in November 2015.

2013 Published Titles - Winner and Recommended List Handout

2014 Published Titles - Winner and Recommended List Handout

2013 Published Titles - Best Novel - Winner and Recommended Short List

2013 Published Titles - Best Novel - Winner and Recommended Short List

2013 Best Novel - Other Nominees List

2014/2015 Best Novel Winner and Recommended List - 2013 Published Titles

WINNER:
Death By Silver - Melissa Scott & Amy Griswold (Lethe Press)

SHORT/RECOMMENDED LIST:
Angel on the Ropes - Jill Shultz (Jill Shultz/self)
Blood Oranges - Kathleen Tierney (Caitlin Kiernan) (Roc)
Dead In the Desert - Lou Harper (Harper Books/self)
The Holy Road / His Sacred Bones - Ginn Hale (Blind Eye Books)
Indexing - Seanan McGuire (47North)
The Left Hand of Justice - Jess Faraday (Bold Strokes Books)
The Magpie Lord - KJ Charles (Samhain Publishing)
Something More Than Night - Ian Tregillis (Tor)
The Summer Prince - Alaya Dawn Johnson (Arthur A. Levine Books)
The Violent Century - Lavie Tidhar (Hodder & Stoughton)
Widdershins / Threshold / Stormhaven - Jordan L. Hawk (JLH/Widdershins/self)

2014/2015 Best Novel Winner and Recommended List - 2014 Published Titles

Best Novel consideration is given to individual novel length works by a single author/authorial team. Works must have been originally published in North America in 2013/2014 to be eligible unless an exception is granted by the judging team.

WINNER:
Fairs' Point - Melissa Scott (Lethe Press)

SHORT/RECOMMENDED LIST:
A Case of Possession / Flight of Magpies - KJ Charles (Samhain Publishing)
The Dark Defiles - Richard K. Morgan (Del Rey)
Daughter of Mystery - Heather Rose Jones (Bella Books)
A Death at the Dionysus Club - Melissa Scott & Amy Griswold (Lethe Press)
The Future Falls - Tanya Huff (DAW)
Heirs of Grace - Tim Pratt (47North)
King of Dublin - Lisa Henry & Heidi Belleau (Riptide Publishing)
The Mercury Waltz - Kathe Koja (Roadswell Editions/self)
Necropolis / Bloodline - Jordan L. Hawk (Widdershins Press/self)
Red Delicious - Kathleen Tierney (Caitlin Kiernan) (Penguin)
Pathfinder Tales: The Redemption Engine - James L. Sutter (Paizo Publishing)
Shards of Time - Lynn Flewelling (Del Rey)
Wind Raker - Melissa Scott & Jo Graham (Crossroad Press)

2014/2015 Best Novel Other Nominees

Best Novel consideration is given to individual novel length works by a single author/authorial team. Works must have been originally published in North America in 2013/2014 to be eligible unless an exception is granted by the judging team.

The Abolitionist by Dusk Peterson (2013) (Love In Dark Settings Press)
Bliss by Lisa Henry & Heidi Belleau (2014) (Riptide Publishing)
Circus of the Damned by Cornelia Gray (2014) (Riptide Publishing)
City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett (2014) (Broadway Books)
Down by Ally Blue (2014) (Riptide Publishing)
Drama Queens and Adult Themes by Kevin Klehr (2014) (Wilde City Press)
Dust Devil On a Quiet Street by Richard Bowes (2013) (Lethe Press)
Highfell Grimoires by Langley Hyde (2014) (Blind Eye Books)
Insomnium by Zachary Bonelli (2014) (Fuzzy Hedgehog Press)
The Line by J.D. Horn (2014) (47North)
Lucky Strike by Jane Davitt (2014) (Riptide Publishing)
Mersoon Rising by Shirley Coleman (2013) (Wild Seed Press)
The Other Side of Winter by G.B. Gordon (2014) (Riptide Publishing)
Prosperity by Alexis Hall (2014) (Riptide Publishing)
Resistance: A Novel of Aerdh by B. R. Sanders (2014) (Inkstained Succubus)
Sacrati by Kate Sherwood (2014) (Riptide Publishing)
Sanacion II: We Are the Aliens by Mary Louise Davie (2013) (Brighton Publishing)
Sea Change by S. M. Wheeler (2013) (Tor Books)
Shovel Ready by Adam Sternbergh (2014) (Crown Books)
The Source by J.D. Horn (2014) (47North)
Strain by Amelia Gormley (2013) (Riptide Publishing)
Stranger Skies by Katje van Loon (2013) (The Pack Press)
The Supernatural Detective by Crin Claxton (2013) (Bold Strokes Books)
Swans and Klons by Nora Olsen (2013) (Bold Strokes Books)
Tales from the Arena: Playing for Keeps by Elizabeth Schechter (2013) (RFX Studios)
There Will Be Phlogiston by Alexis Hall (2014) (Riptide Publishing)
The Tide of War by Lori A. Witt (2014) (Riptide Publishing)
The True Master by Dusk Peterson (2013) (Love In Dark Settings Press)
Unmarked by Dusk Peterson (2013) (Love In Dark Settings Press)
The Vampire's Witch by Damian Serbu (2013) (Mystic Books)
The Void by J.D. Horn (2014) (47North)
West of Sunset by Dennis Upkins (2014) (Parker Publishing)
Windigo Thrall by Cate Culpepper (2014) (Bold Strokes Books)
The Winter Long by Seanan McGuire (2014) (DAW)
Wolf at the Door by K. Drew (2013) (Dreamspinner Press)