Mystery Mayhem Awards Cozy MysterNovels

Mystery Novel Journalism
2022 Jun 02

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one-day conference on Sept. 17 in Boston

Mystery & Mayhem Awards Cozy Mystery Novels

The entry fee is $99 for Non-Members and $75 for The Roost at Chanticleer members per entry per category. Visit for more information about The Roost at Chanticleer.

All First in Category Winning Titles will go on to compete for the M&M Grand Prize.

The M&M Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Cozy Mystery Fiction Book of the Year, and goes on to compete for the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize Best Book of the Year - if Overall Grand Prize Book is won, the the $500 will be forfeited for the $1,000 USD prize! Not a bad deal at all!

The Overall Grand Prize Winner is named Chanticleer Reviews Best Book of the Year, and awarded the $1000 prize.

All Winners receive a Chanticleer Prize Package which includes a ribbon and a whole assortment of goodies detailed below (winners outside the US pay a shipping & handling fee).

The Chanticleer 1st Place Prize Package includes:

A Prize Ribbon to use in promotion at book signings and book festivals.

Book stickers to identify your print books to book store shoppers as they browse.

A powerful promotional boost from Chanticleer Reviews, with:

Your name and book title announced on our high traffic website at the finalist stage, the category winner stage, the genre grand prize stage, and the overall grand prize stage, depending on how far you go in the competition.

Corresponding social media announcements of your contest advancements.

Corresponding newsletter announcements to our sizable email list.

If your book has been reviewed by Chanticleer, your books Chanticleer review will be published in our Chanticleer Reviews Magazine.

Chanticleer Book Reviews is looking for the best books featuring mystery and mayhem, amateur sleuthing, light suspense, travel mystery, classic mystery, British cozy, hobby sleuths, senior sleuths, or historical mystery, perhaps with a touch of romance or humor, we will put them to the test and choose the best among them. (For suspense, thriller, detective, crime fiction see our Clue Awards).

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