Legend Awards Shortlist

The 2009 David Gemmell Legend Awards shortlist has been announced:

Best Fantasy Novel

  • Best Served Cold, Joe Abercrombie (Gollancz, Orbit)
  • The Gathering Storm, Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson (Tor)
  • Empire: The Legend of Sigmar, Graham McNeill (Black Library)
  • The Cardinal’s Blades, Pierre Pevel (Gollancz)
  • Warbreaker, Brandon Sanderson (Tor)

The Morningstar Award for Best Fantasy Newcomer

  • The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart, Jesse Bullington (Orbit)
  • The Adamantine Palace, Stephen Deas (Gollancz)
  • The Drowning City, Amanda Downum (Orbit)
  • The Cardinal’s Blades, Pierre Pevel (Gollancz)
  • Lamentation, Ken Scholes (Tor)

The Ravenheart Award for Best Fantasy Cover Art

  • Didier Graffet & Dave Senior (Illustration) and Laura Brett (Art Direction)for the cover of Best Served Cold by Joe Abercrombie (Gollancz)
  • Jackie Morris (Illustration) and Dominic Forbes (Art Direction) for the cover of The Dragon Keeper by Robin Hobb (Voyager)
  • Larry Rostant (Illustration) and Loulou Clarke (Art Direction) for the cover of Fire by Kristin Cashore (Gollancz)
  • Jon Sullivan (Illustration) for the cover of Empire by Graham McNeill (Black Library)
  • Jon Sullivan (Illustration) and Sue Michniewitz (Art Direction) for the cover of The Cardinal’s Blades by Pierre Pevel (Gollancz)

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