Silver/2nd Place

Best Women's Fiction


Mary De Groat

2016 Feathered Quill Awards

INSIDE SCOOP! Listen to an interview with Mary De Groat. Topics of conversation: The Power of Decision -  Writing and Writer's Block - Writing from the Heart and Emotion - Advice for Others on any Creative Path - The Next Chapter

2016 Reader Views Literary Award 

Gold/1st Place

Best Inspirational

Beyond the Last Horizon

A heart-warming ride through the lives of

five strangers, friends, and lovers.

Seeking fame, fortune, and love, life spins out of control for Carrie, Gina, Hank, David, and Sara who will stop at nothing to reach their goals. From corporate boardrooms to exotic islands their paths intersect on a journey of self-discovery.  "Beyond the Last Horizon," inspires readers to change what's not working in their own lives, and to imagine a destiny of their dreams.

 "The author writes beautifully and vividly. The characters inspired me to start dreaming big - if what imagine can happen, it can happen for anyone. I loved getting to know each character and how they turned their lives around."  - Reader Review on

"A captivating novel about five characters' fateful decisions that should leave readers feeling inspired to make positive changes in their own lives."                 - Kirkus Reviews