Encircle Publications is delighted to announce that In Solo Time (Book I of the Elder Darrow Series) is the winner of the 2018 Maine Literary Award for Crime Fiction! The Maine Literary Awards is an annual competition sponsored and coordinated by the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance (MWPA) for books published in the previous year.

You can see photos of the awards ceremony held on June 14th here. Finalists in the crime fiction category are Kate Flora for Death Warmed Over, Vaughn Hardacker for Wendigo, and Sandra Neily for Deadly Trespass. We’d like to extend our sincere congratulations to all the nominees!

Order In Solo Time here to begin reading the adventures of Elder Darrow. Book II in the series, Solo Act, is also available from Encircle Publications, and Book III is slated for November publication.

Kudos to Richard J. Cass for his work on this fascinating, entertaining series, and for bringing home this award!