The Lisburn Press has announced that Familiar Evil has won two more book awards, bringing the total to ten, including six Gold Medals for Best True Crime, Best New Nonfiction and Best Narrative Nonfiction.
Familiar Evil was named the 2017 Winner of the Best True Crime category by The Independent Press Award. This juried competition received worldwide participation with only one winner named per category. The Independent Press Awards are judged on overall excellence by a jury of experts from all aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters.
It was also a Finalist for the Eric Hoffer Award which honors the memory of the great American philosopher Eric Hoffer by highlighting freethinking writers and independent books of exceptional merit. Since its inception, the Hoffer has become one of the largest international book awards for small, academic, and independent presses. Results are published in the U.S. Review of Books.