W.Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction

About the W.Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction
This award honors the best fiction set in a period when the United States was at war. It recognizes the service of American veterans and military personnel and encourages the writing and publishing of outstanding war-related fiction. Donated by William Young Boyd II.

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2008 Winner(s)

A Different Kind of Honor

by Robert N. Macomber (Pineapple Press)

It’s an excellent work about the assignment of Lt. Cmdr. Peter Wake during a conflict that is little known to history, the War of the Pacific. This conflict lasted from 1879 to 1884, with the main players in this war being Bolivia and Peru versus Chile. This historically accurate novel is entertaining and the plot-twisting narrative keeps you wondering what would happen next.