THRONE OF THE CRESCENT MOON nominated for Best Novel Hugo!

I am thrilled to announce that THRONE OF THE CRESCENT MOON has been nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel. A longer post will follow; I fear I’m a bit too stunned to be coherent right now!


  1. Posted Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 6:33 pm | Permalink

    I just saw — that’s awesome! Congrats! :D


  2. Mike Poole
    Posted Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 8:01 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations on the nomination, Saladin. Best of luck to you in September.


  3. Posted Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 9:02 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations!!! And well-deserved. I thoroughly enjoyed Throne of the Crescent Moon.


  4. Jeanie
    Posted Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at 11:13 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations!!!! So happy for you.

  5. Truman Daley-Douglas
    Posted Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 12:56 am | Permalink

    Congratulations to you!

  6. Brian
    Posted Monday, April 1st, 2013 at 10:01 am | Permalink

    Congratulations, that’s great news!

  7. Posted Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 at 12:31 pm | Permalink

    I can’t think of anyone who deserves it more! Congratulations! I look forward to the next installment. :D

  8. Posted Thursday, April 4th, 2013 at 11:21 am | Permalink

    Saladin, that’s awesome news! Best of luck. I’ll be pulling for you.

  9. Jakub
    Posted Saturday, April 6th, 2013 at 4:19 am | Permalink

    Congratulations and I’ll keep my fingers crossed!
    Best regards from Poland :)

  10. Amy
    Posted Monday, April 29th, 2013 at 8:44 am | Permalink

    Congratulations. I loved the book. When do you think the next one might come out? Can’t wait.

  11. Posted Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at 6:00 pm | Permalink

    Congratulations! All the best!

  12. Muni
    Posted Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 3:42 pm | Permalink

    Kudos and good luck come September

  13. Cathy
    Posted Monday, August 5th, 2013 at 9:07 pm | Permalink

    I LOVE this book; Congratulations … well earned nomination, and I hope you win. Eagerly await for the next book, and thank you for the joyful adventures.

  14. Martin Young
    Posted Friday, August 9th, 2013 at 2:46 pm | Permalink

    Loved it. When is the next installment of The Cresent Moon Trilogy coming out?

  15. Posted Sunday, August 18th, 2013 at 8:15 pm | Permalink

    Mr. Ahmed,
    I’m glad to hear of your book’s nomination. It’s a good, original fantasy tale that provides a fresh element to a busy genre. My family and I just finished listening to Phil Gigante’s reading of the story, and we loved it! I’m now planning to look into your short stories. Nicely done!

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