And the Winner of Stranded Is … Posted on November 23, 2014 by Brenda Melanie Backus! Congratulations, Melanie! Hope you enjoy STRANDED, Don & Stephanie Prichard‘s debut novel! And I need to apologize! I realized that I failed to announce the winner of STRANDED on the 21st as promised. The winner was chosen and notified, but I neglected to post on Friday.