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2013 Semifinalist Selections Announced
25 entries are moving to the semifinals
2013 Semifinalists by Category
Mystery & Thriller
About the ContestThe Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest is an opportunity to win a publishing contract with Amazon Publishing. One Grand Prize winner will receive a publishing contract with an advance of $50,000, and four First Prize winners will each receive a publishing contract with an advance of $15,000. Visit the prizes page for the full list of prizes and details.
See Previous Contestants in Printprevious contestants in print in a variety of genres, including Karen McQuestion's Easily Amused.
Previous Breakthrough Novel Award Winners
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