The Christy Award® Hall of Fame

Authors honored with four or more Christy Award wins are inducted into The Christy Award Hall of Fame. This is the highest Author honor of the program, recognizing their legacy and contributions to Christian fiction.

Presenting the Hall of Fame authors and their winning Christy Award titles.

Author

Lynn Austin

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Wonderland Creek

2012
(Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group)

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While We're Far Apart

2011
(Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group)

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Though Waters Roar

2010
(Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group)

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Until We Reach Home 

2009
(Bethany House Publishers)

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A Proper Pursuit

2008
(Bethany House, a division of Baker)

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Fire by Night

2004
(Bethany House Publishers)

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Candle in the Darkness

2003
(Bethany House Publishers)

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Hidden Places

2002
(Bethany House Publishers)

Author

Davis Bunn

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Rare Earth

2013
(Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group)

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Drummer in the Dark

2002
(WaterBrook Press)

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The Great Divide

2001
(WaterBrook Press)

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The Meeting Place

2000
(Bethany House Publishers)

Author

Karen Hancock

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Shadow Over Kiriath

2006
(Bethany House Publishers)

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The Shadow Within

2005
(Bethany House Publishers)

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The Light of Eidon

2004
(Bethany House Publishers)

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Arena

2003
(Bethany House Publishers)

Author

Chris Fabry

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The Promise of Jesse Woods

2017
(Tyndale House Publishers)

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Looking Into You

2017
(Tyndale House Publishers)

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Not in the Heart

2013
(Tyndale House Publishers)

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Almost Heaven

2011
(Tyndale House Publishers)

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Dogwood 

2009
(Tyndale House Publishers)

Author

James L. Rubart

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The Man He Never Was

2018
(Thomas Nelson)

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The Long Journey to Jake Palmer

2017
(Thomas Nelson)

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The Five Times I Met Myself

2016
(Thomas Nelson)
ALSO NAMED AS 2016 BOOK OF THE YEAR

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Soul's Gate

2013
(Thomas Nelson)

Author

Tamera Alexander

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With This Pledge

2019
(Thomas Nelson)

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A Note Yet Unsung

2017
(Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group)

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From a Distance

2009
(Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group)

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Remembered

2008
(Bethany House/ Baker Publishing Group)

Author

Steven James

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Every Wicked Man

2019
(Berkley, an imprint of Penguin Random House)

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The Queen

2012
(Revell/ Baker Publishing Group)

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The Bishop

2011
(Revell/ Baker Publishing Group)

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The Rook

2009
(Revell/ Baker Publishing Group)

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We thank the following retailers for their promotional support of the finalists and winners:

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