Shortlisted for the Sir Julius Vogel Award 2013

Don't Be a Hero: A Superhero NovelI have great news! Don’t Be a Hero, my superhero novel, has been shortlisted in the Best Novel category of the 2013 Sir Julius Vogel Awards. Thank you very much to all of you who were kind enough to nominate me.

The next stage is voting by members of SFFANZ and Au Contraire. If you are member of one of these groups and would like a free digital copy of Don’t Be a Hero to read before casting your vote, please email me at with your name and format preference (Kindle, EPUB, PDF).

Thanks again, everyone. You guys are the best.


  1. #1 by Ryan Lawler on April 24, 2013 - 6:09 pm

    Awesome news! Congratulations!

  2. #3 by Debbie Cowens on May 2, 2013 - 2:48 am

    Congratulations on the nomination! Thanks for the offer of a free digital copy for voters. That’s awesome. I’ll be emailing you straight away. 🙂

    • #4 by chrisstrange1 on May 2, 2013 - 2:55 am

      Thanks, Debbie! I just sent you an email so you should find the book in your inbox. Cheers!

  3. #5 by neems on June 16, 2013 - 8:48 pm

    Congratulations. I have literally just this minute finished reading ‘Don’t be a hero’. I absolutely loved it, a great novel.

    Good luck in the awards.

    • #6 by chrisstrange1 on June 17, 2013 - 12:49 am

      Thanks so much. I’m glad you enjoyed the book!

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