2021 Screenplay Award Shortlist - Book Adaptation Needed

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Page Turner Awards is delighted to announce our 2021 Screenplay Award finalists for the Book Adaptation Needed category. Please join us in congratulating these talented authors who stand the chance of winning a book adaptation prize. Please leave them a comment at the bottom of their finalist submission (click 'see more') or join in the discussion in our shortlists' forum.

The finalists' listed below are shown in random order for the screenplay category, Book Adaptation Needed.

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Christianne Robinson Robinson for "Hedged"
Genre: Thriller

Christianne is an attorney in Houston, Texas. She enjoys words, happy hour, cheese, cars, and Longhorn football. Currently, she lives with her husband and their cat Batman; soon they will be adding a Great Pyrenees puppy to the family.

LM Latham Latham for "Shoot The Savage"
Genre: Historical Fiction

I'm a journalist and editor whose work has regularly appeared in top international publications, including the New York Times, FT, Sunday Times and Wall Street Journal. I have a degree in literature and film. Naturally terrified of risk but always on the hunt for a good story, I've trekked in Tierra

JAlexander Alexander for "The Choice"
Genre: Sci-Fi, Dystopian and Futuristic

James Alexander has always had a deep fascination with science fiction and fantasy. As an avid fan of all things extra-terrestrial, he’s passionate about crafting unique and thrilling stories that bring the universe and its mysterious inhabitants to life. In his spare time, James enjoys exploring

Penny Berlin Berlin for "Forever Catalunya"
Genre: Historical Fiction

Penny Berlin has had a varied life. She worked for the famous Molton Brown hair salon in London’s West End. With this rich experience under her belt she eventually worked on Holland America Cruise ships, visiting The United States, Bermuda, Caribbean, Mexico and Canada. Later spending 30 years in

Joseph Byrd for "Monet & Oscar"
Genre: Historical Fiction

My BS in Journalism and MA in Communications degrees inspired me to become a pioneer in electronic publishing. As a McGraw-Hill editor, I developed one of the first computer publishing systems. In the rapidly developing PC software industry, I co-authored one of his two books using PC desktop

mrsteveparker Parker for "CHILD BEHIND THE WALL"
Genre: Crime

I was born and raised in south east London (Camberwell and Peckham). At age twenty-one I joined the Metropolitan Police where I served for twenty years in numerous high profile squads before being pensioned out with a serious back injury. Blessed with a complete lack of DIY skills I could now

Michele E. Gwynn for "The Making of Herman Faust"
Genre: Thriller

Michele E. Gwynn is an award-winning Bestselling Author and former freelance journalist from San Antonio, Texas. She has worked in newspaper and contributed online to sites like Examiner.com, Yahoo Voices, and Salon.com. She has also worked as a senior editor for FashionErotica.com, written for Film

Robbi Bryant for "The Darkness"
Genre: Suspense

Hi! I wrote THE DARKNESS after a confrontation with the serial rapist who raped me. I showed up at the county jail where he was being held after my case ended in a mistrial. After continued frustrations of waiting for the legal system to bring justice, I went to the jail, where he was held (parole

Jayne Doxtater for "The Box in the Closet"
Genre: Memoir

Jayne Doxtater was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba and currently resides in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. A business owner and esthetician of 40 years, she is now semi-retired and loves spending time outdoors. A self-proclaimed tree hugger and chocolate lover, Jayne is

Lara Byrne for "The Road to Canossa"
Genre: Historical Fiction

Lara is a a part-time marketing manager, with a PhD in 20th-century literature and a passion for medieval history. She left a corporate career to fulfill a childhood dream: turning some of the great events and characters of medieval European history into the subject matter of contemporary stories

Jacqueline Kowalczyk for "The Depths of Deception"
Genre: Thriller

Jacqueline Kowalczyk is a member of Jericho Writers. In April 2021, her first children's book was published by Carl Ed Schunemann KG in Germany, but her heart belongs to thrillers. She's writing a thriller/psychological thriller series with returning characters, although each book works as a