Rayner Tapia: Wembley author’s latest Tom McGuire adventure book up for Amazon fiction award

Rayner Tapia

Rayner Tapia - Credit: Archant

The fifth installment of a disabled Wembley author’s self-published adventure series has been nominated for Amazon’s top fiction award.

Rayner Tapia won first prize for Science Fiction for her children's novel The Last Enchantment

Rayner Tapia won first prize for Science Fiction for her children's novel The Last Enchantment - Credit: Archant

Rayner Tapia’s Magnificent Reveal, from The Adventures of Tom McGuire series, is up for the online retail giant’s New Breakthrough Fiction 2018 Award.

The unstoppable mum-of-three won the Pinnacle Book Achievement award for Science Fiction with the Last Enchantment, her fourth book in the series, beating writers across the Americas in 2015.

She said: “I’m blown away, I’m floating. I’ve seen my twitter account increase to 17,700 with celebrity authors and literary agents following me. I feel so blessed.”

The award winning author, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, added: “I’m really pleased people stuck by me through that whole journey of self-publishing.


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“I think ‘did I write that? Of course I wrote that!’

“People can achieve anything they want to, they must never feel disheartened. Onwards and upwards!”

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The winner will be named on December 15.

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