Amazon Announces Winner of a Third Indie Literary Prize for …
November 11, 2016 - Kindle Unlimited
SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–(NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon currently announced that Ana Ballabriga and
David Zaplana, with their title Ningún Escocés Verdadero—a
thriller that involves religion, mystery, art and deception—have won the
Third Indie Literary Prize for Spanish-language authors worldwide. From
Jul 1 to Aug 31, some-more than 1,400 authors from 39 countries entered
a competition by uploading their titles to Amazon’s Kindle Direct
Publishing (KDP) (https://kdp.amazon.com).
The tip countries participating were Spain, Mexico, Venezuela, a U.S.
and Argentina, and a books were sole to business in 71 different
countries. To be authorised for a contest, a stories had to be
original, unpublished works created in Spanish, and disdainful to Kindle
by enrollment in KDP Select. After selecting 5 finalists,
submissions were delicately reviewed by a quarrel of judges to determine
a winning title.
Ningún Escocés Verdadero tells a story of Elías, a private
questioner specializing in art-related crimes, who is hired by the
Spanish Bishop of Murcia to hunt for a Cross of Caravaca, stolen in
a year 1934. His goal is to revive it in time for an upcoming
revisit from a Pope. At a same time, Elías is tasked with appropriation a
puzzling painting, that also goes blank shortly after he purchases it
in an auction in Madrid. From there, he meets an puzzling and beautiful
lady who will lead him down a dangerous trail to a truth.
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“Hope, excitement, restlessness, joy, stress and happiness. We
have left by all these emotions via a contest, given we
submitted a novel until we schooled we were a winners,” pronounced authors
Ana Ballabriga and David Zaplana. “We know where we came from and how
tough it was to get here, so now a destiny seems like a smashing place.”
“For a third year in a row, we were vacant by a talent participating
in a Indie Literary Prize for Spanish-language. It is good to be able
to move extraordinary characters such as a ones in a thriller Ningún
Escocés Verdadero to a broader assembly for Spanish readers and, in
a future, to English readers as well,” pronounced Charles Kronbach,
Director, Kindle Direct Publishing. “This beginning is a good approach to
make new books accessible to a flourishing Spanish-speaking customers
worldwide. The implausible rendezvous we see each year, both in terms of
authors and readers, confirms that there are many some-more books out there
that haven’t had a possibility to be review and there are millions of readers
fervent to learn new stories.”
Contest envoy and best-selling author Ismael Cala, said, “Winning a
competition is not a matter of luck, though talent and perseverance. I
honour a winning authors, a finalists, and all of the
participants. Whatever a outcome, all of them have created a book and
have done it accessible to others underneath a auspices of Amazon. The
fulfilment is common and a story is being combined to day by
Ningún Escocés Verdadero will be published globally in Spanish by
Amazon Publishing, and translated into English and published globally by
AmazonCrossing in digital, imitation and audio formats. Ana Ballabriga and
David Zaplana are now partial of a organisation of winners of Amazon’s Indie
Literary Prize for Spanish-Language, that also includes Myriam Millán,
leader of a esteem in 2015 with her book La hija del Dragón; and
Jorge Magano, 2014 leader with his pretension La mirada de piedra.
Complete information on a contest, participating titles and terms and
conditions can be found at: www.amazon.com/concursoindie.
KDP is a giveaway and seamless approach for writers and publishers to make their
eBooks accessible to Kindle readers around a world. Titles enrolled in
a competition are accessible in full in a Kindle Store and many of them
are also accessible for giveaway for Kindle Unlimited customers. All Kindle
Books can be review on Kindle e-readers and Fire tablets, and giveaway Kindle
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