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The Redemption Engine by James L. Sutter Named Best Original Novel (Speculative) in Competition with Star Trek, Sleepy Hollow, Grimm, and Fringe

REDMOND, WA (July 13, 2015): Paizo Inc., publisher of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, is thrilled to announce its Pathfinder Tales novel, The Redemption Engine by author James L. Sutter, has won the Scribe Award for Best Original Novel (Speculative) awarded by the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers. The winners were announced this past weekend at San Diego Comic Con. The Redemption Engine tied for first place with Fringe: Sins of the Fathers by Christa Faust.
The Redemption Engine is the sequel to Death’s Heretic, which was released in 2011 and ranked #3 on Barnes & Noble’s Best Fantasy Releases of 2011. The Redemption Engine was in a category alongside novels based on such properties as Star Trek, Sleepy Hollow, Grimm, and Fringe, with other categories including work based on Doctor Who, 24, Stargate, and more. This was the first year Pathfinder Tales received a nomination for a Scribe Award.
About the Author
James L. Sutter is the Executive Editor for Paizo Publishing and a co-creator of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game campaign setting. In addition to The Redemption Engine, he is the author of the novel Death's Heretic, which was a finalist for the Compton Crook Award for Best First Novel as well as ranked #3 on Barnes & Noble's list of the Best Fantasy Releases of 2011. He's written numerous short stories for such publications as Escape Pod, PodCastle, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Geek Love (the most-backed fiction anthology in Kickstarter history at the time of its publication), and the #1 Amazon bestseller Machine of Death. His anthology Before They Were Giants pairs the first published short stories of science fiction and fantasy luminaries with new interviews and writing advice from the authors themselves. In addition, he's published a wealth of gaming material for both Dungeons & Dragons and the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, including such titles as Distant Worlds, City of Strangers, and The Asylum Stone. Follow him on Twitter at @jameslsutter.
About Pathfinder Tales
Pathfinder Tales are the official novels, novellas, and web fiction stories that explore the fascinating world of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, written by some of fantasy's best-selling authors. Each Pathfinder Tales novel comes in mass-market paperback format, with new volumes released every two months. Subscribers receive a free downloadable version of each book they purchase, in both PDF and ePub formats. For more information, including sample chapters, visit

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