Griffin Brady is proud to announce that The Heart of a Hussar, Book One of The Winged Warriors duology, has been awarded a Bronze Medal for Best Adult Fiction E-Book at the 25th Annual Independent Publisher Book Awards and was named an Historical Fiction Finalist at the 15th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards.

Brady said in response to the news, “How exhilarating to receive such positive recognition for this book. I have loved learning about Polish winged hussars and their moment in history, and it has been more than fulfilling to share that passion with my readers.”

The Annual Independent Publisher Book Awards are conducted each year to honor the year’s best independently published books, the “IPPY” Awards recognize excellence in a broad range of styles and subjects.  The Heart of a Hussar was evaluated against 4,500 entries to be selected as a Bronze Medalist for Best Adult Fiction E-Book.

“Enchantment is what we hope for, every time we crack the cover of a new book,” says Jim Barnes, director of the Awards. “Each new book you open offers the promise of magic, and maybe even a life-changing moment.”

The National Indie Excellence® Awards recognize excellence in all aspects of the final presentation. To be named a Historical Fiction Finalist, The Heart of a Hussar was meticulously judged by experts from various facets of the book industry profession including publishers, editors, authors, and designers.

Doug Fogelson, the President of the National Indie Excellence® Awards said, “This past year’s entries stand as a testament to the art of self-publishing. The National Indie Excellence® Awards proudly cheer these authors for their enduring vision, talents, and dedication.”

As a Discovered Diamond and now two-time award-winning title, Brady is excited about the momentum this will bring to The Winged Warriors Series. The Heart of a Hussar and Book Two, A Hussar’s Promise, are available for purchase on Amazon.