Announcing the winners of the 2018 SFR Galaxy Awards

Hunted by the Cyborg wins an SFR Galaxy Award!

The Science Fiction Romance Brigade has announced its 2018 SFR Galaxy Award Winners. There were seven SFR reader judges who selected their favorite books of 2018 and bestowed them with unique awards. In alphabetical order, by author, the winners are:

“Best Similar But Different Out of Africa Award” (Judge: Chris Stock)

 Rage (Alien Breed 1-English Edition)by Melody Adams (Translated by Sylvia Corbisiero)

“Firefly Redux Award” (Judge: Marlene Harris)

Entropy by Jess Anastasi

“Hottest Queer Sci-Fi Romance in a Superhero Universe” (Judge: Heather Massey)

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow by Greg Berlanti, Executive Producer

“Shoulda Been a Contender Award ” (Judge: Marlene Harris)

Nightchaser by Amanda Bouchet

“Omega Award: Best End-of-Series” (Judge: KJ Van Houten)

Hunted by the Cyborg (Book 6 Cy-Ops Series) by Cara Bristol

“Short, Sweet and Fiesty Award” (Judge: Chris Stock)

A Darkside Interlude: Darkstar Mercenaries 0.5 by Anna Carven

“Best Use of World Building and Back Story to Jumpstart a Plot” (Judge: Jo Jones)

Breakaway by Michelle Diener

“Favorite Dog Hero” (Judge: Riley Moreland)

Not Fade Away (Interstellar Rescue, #4) by Donna S. Frelick

“Best Improvement After Rewriting” (Judge: Jo Jones) AND

“Phoenix Award: Best Resurrected Series” (Judge: KJ Van Houten)

Warleader by Susan Grant

“Home Again Award (Dance with the One that Brung Ya)” (Judge: Marlene Harris) AND

“Best Start of a New Series and Kidnapping Scene” (Judge: Chris Stock) AND

“Alpha Award: Best New Series” (Judge KJ Van Houten)

Edge of Eon by Anna Hackett

“Most Intriguing Society” (Judge: Lee Koven)

A Treason of Truths by Ada Harper

“Best Bodyguard’s Buddy” (Judge: Lee Koven)

The Protector Series (Dangerous Promise, Wicked Attraction, Forbidden Stranger) by Megan Hart

“Most Unusual Heroine” (Judge: Lee Koven)

Delta V by Elsa Jade

“Potent Post-War Setting Award” (Judge: Riley Moreland)

Aftermath (Hathe, #3) by Mary Brock Jones

“Arachnophobia Award for Creepiest Villain”(Judge: Riley Moreland)

Lost Valyr (Project Enterprise, #7) by Pauline Baird Jones

“Little Green Men Award” (Judge: KJ Van Houten)

Collision by Lea Kirk

“Best Dreams to Nightmare Plot “(Judge: Jo Jones)

An Alien Exchange by Keri Kruspe


“Arcane History Award” (Judge: Riley Moreland)

Infinity (Horizon, #2) by Tabitha Lord

“Best Serial” (Judge: Lee Koven)

Queen’s Gambit by Jessie Mihalik

“Best Out-of-Space Cop Award-Despite-the-Title” (Judge: Chris Stock)

Beauty’s Alien Beast by Linda Mooney

“Best Steampunk Transport” (Judge: Riley Moreland)

Raven, Fire and Ice (Touch of Truth, #1) by Nita Round

“Meow It Again Sam Award” (Judge: Marlene Harris)

“Best Continuation of an Anthology that Makes You Feel Good” (Judge: Chris Stock)

Pets in Space 3: Embrace the Passion by S. E. Smith, Anna Hackett, Ruby Lionsdrake, Veronica Scott, Pauline Baird Jones, Carol Van Natta, Alexis Glynn Latner, Tiffany Roberts, E. D. Walker, JC Hay, Kyndra Hatch

“Best Mobile Phone Replacement” (Judge: Lee Koven)

Implanted by Lauren C. Teffeau

I’d like to congratulate the winners, many of whom I know personally, and give a big thank you to the judges. This was my first SFR Galaxy Award, and it meant a lot. Hunted by the Cyborg was a special book to me, and I’m honored it was recognized.

To read what the judges had to say about the entries, CLICK HERE.

This was my FIRST SFR Galaxy Award. At left is the old cover (which is on the award page), at right, is the updated cover. Same award-winning book, different cover. Get it here.

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4 Responses to Announcing the winners of the 2018 SFR Galaxy Awards

  1. Ed Hoornaert says:

    Congratulations to Cara (and all the other winners)!

  2. Many congrats, Cara! Well deserved.

    Thanks so much for sharing the news of the awards.

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