The awards and dinner took place at Stationer's Hall in the City of London, the original home of copyright and publishing. Our fiction finalists in attendance were Jacqui Lofthouse with The Modigliani Girl and S E Lynes with Valentina , accompanied by her husband, Paul. Many thanks to the organisers of The People's Book Prize for a fabulous evening. and congratulations to the winners. The fiction prize was won by Paula Wynne with The Grotto's Secret, published by Prado Press.