Not an official answer, but based on what I've seen it would.
The problem for it being that the vote will be split between years, so
Okay. Here's approximately how my brain works.
First: for me, "damsel in distress" is a pretty narrow term. Not just any woman
My top two reads of the year are The Crown Tower and The Rose and the Thorn. Without Michael Sullivan and Mark Lawrence this would of been a very poor
My suggestions would be The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch and Among Thieves by Douglas Hulick.
I must say that Michael Sullivan always
Carol Berg Ria-Kirah series is my favorite.
Jennifer Fallon Second Sons trilogy is awesome.