- 2015 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Autobiography & Memoir (Adult Nonfiction)
At 14 years old, Christian Picciolini, a bright and well-loved child from a good family, had been targeted and trained to spread a violent racist agenda, quickly ascending to a highly visible leadership position in America’s first neo-Nazi skinhead gang. Just how did this young boy, who had so much going for him, become so lost in extremist ideologies that would horrify any decent person? Romantic Violence is a poignant cautionary tale that details Christian’s indoctrination as a young teen.