*This is the hub page for the Nominations for 2013/2014 'MORNINGSTAR Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer/debut.

We will be listing and linking to the Nominees as they come in from the publishers!

Morningstar Award:

The Morningstar Award is to celebrate the newcomers to the fantasy genre, whose first book published in English will fight it out amongst the other young bloods to be crowned the fans undisputed New Blood Fantasy Champion.


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As with the Legend Award the winner will be crowned at our ceremony at London's Magic Circle in June 2014.  This years list to date is as follows:

BARNES, Mark T - The Garden of Stones - 47 North

GUYMER, David - Headtaker - Black Library

KNIGHT, Francis - Fade to Black - Orbit

McCLELLAN, Brian - Promise of Blood - Orbit

ROUAUD, Antoine - The Path of Anger - Gollancz

SCULL, Luke - The Grim Company - Head of Zeus

SMITH, AJ - The Black Guard - Head of Zeus

WEEKES, Patrick - The Palace Job - 47 North

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