The Christy Awards - Suspense

The Christy Awards are given annually for the best in Christian Fiction.
Award Year Authors(s) Title
2012 Steven James The Queen While investigating a double homicide in an isolated northern Wisconsin town, FBI Special Agent Patrick Bowers uncovers a high-tech conspiracy that twists through long-buried Cold War secrets and targets present-day tensions in the Middle East.
2011 Steven James The Bishop FBI Special Agent Patrick Bowers' cutting-edge skills are pushed to the limit when a woman is found brutally murdered near Washington, D.C. While her killers continue a spree of perfect crimes, Bowers struggles to discover a pattern and crack his most difficult case yet.
2010 Athol Dickson Lost Mission
2009 Steven James The Rook FBI Special Agent Patrick Bowers confronts the Navy's darkest secret--and his own painful past.
2008 Athol Dickson The Cure When a small town in Maine becomes a mecca for miracles, Riley Keep journeys north to find out for himself--returning to a place and people he had left long ago. What he finds waiting is a hope beyond his wildest expectations, but will his past drag him away from this second chance at life?
2007 Tim Downs Plague Maker New York FBI counterterrorism agent Nathan Donovan receives a phone call from an eighty-year-old man named Li who has a story to tell - a story too fantastic to believe but too terrible for Donovan to ignore. Li tells the story of Sato Matsushita, a brilliant bioweapons scientist, a man waging a personal war against the United States. His mission: to destroy America with bubonic plague - beginning with the city of New York.
2006 Athol Dickson River Rising In 1927 Louisiana, Rev. Hale Poser arrives in the bayous of Pilotville, looking for his roots. In the swamp beyond the cypress lies a lingering evil. For years it slept in dreadful isolation. Now comes Hale Poser, and it will sleep no more.
2005 Debbie Wilson Tiger in the Shadows Tale of a Chinese government conspiracy to destroy the Chinese church. . . gripping.
2004 Ted Dekker Thr3e Thr3e is a psychological thriller that starts full-tilt and keeps the reader off-balance until the very last suspense-filled page.
2003 Randy Singer Directed Verdict In the face of injustice, one person committed to a holy cause can make a difference. This is the story of how one lawyer, confronted with the martyrdom of a Christian missionary, stands up to injustice despite seemingly insurmountable odds.
2002 T. Davis Bunn Drummer in the Dark In a rip-roaring plot that could be torn from tomorrow's headlines, bestselling author T. Davis Bunn weaves political intrigue and disturbing moral dilemmas into a chillingly credible portrait of the cutthroat world of international finance.
2001 T. Davis Bunn The Great Divide As a small-town lawyer struggles to rebuild his life, a simple inquiry escalates into a courtroom drama of international proportions. Marcus takes the case of Alma and Austin Hall, whose daughter Gloria has disappeared in China while investigating the labor practices of the worlds largest producer of sports shoes. Traveling to Washington, he uncovers a convoluted web of greed and deceit.
2000 James Scott Bell Final Witness