Pamela Hamilton, Photo by @RobertClydeGrima

In 2021 Hamilton’s debut novel Lady Be Good received the coveted Kirkus Reviews Starred Review and was selected as a Kirkus Best Book of the Year as well as a Booklife by Publishers’ Weekly Editors Pick. In addition, she has been honored with several book awards: Winner of the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award for Historical Fiction; Winner of the 2021 National Indie Excellence Award; Winner of the 2021 Royal Dragonfly Book Award in the Fiction and Historical Fiction categories; National Indie Excellence Awards Silver Medal; Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards Silver Medal; Eric Hoffer Award; American Fiction Awards Award-Winning Finalist; and IAN Book of the Year Award Finalist for Women’s Fiction. Lady Be Good is a finalist for the Mark Twain Book Award for Humor and Satire and the Goethe Book Award for Historical Fiction.

Selected by Literary Hub as one of the top 5 books with unusually affecting female characters.