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This Time You Lose Awarded B.R.A.G. Medallion
Michigan author Chris Stalyn has been awarded the B.R.A.G. Medallion for her debut novel, This Time You Lose, the story of one womans struggle to survive when she and the children she cares for become victims of a home invasion gone terribly wrong
Set in the fictional town of Nogeksum, Mi, This Time You Lose is a suspense thriller like no other. Fast paced, realistic, and filled with characters you'll both love, and love to hate, it's a story that B.R.A.G. calls "a thriller that will keep you up all night reading...it is a book well worth your time and money!"
When asked about becoming a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree, Chris said, "I am thrilled and honored to have earned this award. Readers are everything to an author, and I really want to thank all the readers that have supported me by leaving positive reviews, nominating me for awards, and most of all - by spreading the word about my book. I couldn't have done it without you!"
This Time You Lose is the story of Lisa Kaamp, who operates a small childcare business out of her home in the sleepy little town of Nogeksum, Michigan. Highly respected and known for going the extra mile for her daycare kids, Lisa thought she had handled every daycare emergency possible.
But nothing prepared her for the nightmare she now faced. Lisa awakes one morning to find herself bound and gagged, four strange men in her home, and the daycare children being held hostage in the next room. Terrorized by her captors as the authorities work to meet the ransom deadline, she tries negotiating with the men for the release of the children, and soon realizes that at least one of them has no intention of letting anyone go.
With the deadline quickly approaching, Lisa must do the unimaginable to protect the children and get everyone out alive.
Released in October 2011, This Time You Lose is also gaining attention across the globe. With reviews from Mexico, South Africa, Australia, Fiji, Canada, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, it is clearly a story that resonates with readers. Boasting an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, This Time You Lose is surely destined to become a worldwide bestseller.
B.R.A.G. stands for Book Readers Appreciation Group, and their mission is to recognize quality on the part of authors who self-publish both print and digital books.
From the large and rapidly growing library of indie books that are available today, the readers of B.R.A.G. evaluate and judge the merits of a book based on their proprietary list of criteria, and select only those books they believe deserve to be honored.