Sunday, July 15, 2007

RWA National Convention - RITA and GOLDEN HEART Winners

Yes! The grand awards ceremony is done and the results are in... the beautiful dresses were worn... the M&B and Harlequin gang all scrubbed up beautifully and the hall was filled to capacity as each category was read out and shown on the big screens...

And so here we are to try and remember them all for you and to give you a flavour of the night...

RITA AWARD WINNERS:

Best Traditional: Claiming His Family by Barbara Hannay

Best Short Contemporary: From The First by Jessica Bird

Best Long Contemporary: The Mommy Quest by Lori Handeland

Best Paranormal: A Hunger Like No Other by Kresley Cole

Best Inspirational: Revealed by Tamera Alexander

Best Romantic Novella: Tis The Silly Season (in a Nascar Holiday) by Roxanne St Claire

Best First Book: The Husband Trap by Tracey Anne Warren

Best Short Historical: The Book Of True Desires by Bettina Krahn

Best Long Historical: On The Way To The Wedding by Julia Quinn

Best Novel With Strong Romantic Elements: A Lady Raised High by Jennifer Ashley

Best Romantic Suspense: Blackout by Annie Solomon

Best Contemporary Single Title: Adios To My Old Life by Caridad Ferrer



GOLDEN HEART WINNERS:

Contemporary Single Title: Romeo, Romeo by Robin Kawczynski

Best Long Contemporary: All Or Nothing by Beth Burgoon

Best Inspirational: The Heart Beckons by Carla Hughes

Best Long Historical: Sager's Passion by Elaine Levine

Best Paranormal: Black Jack by Jennifer Stark

Best Romantic Suspense: Falling Into Darkness by Bronwyn Clarke

Best Short Contemporary: Weekend Arrangement by Barbara Tanner Wallace

Best Strong Romantic Elements
: According To Jane by Marilyn Weigel

Best Short Historical: The Lost Jewel by Debra Bess (aka Debra Marlowe who is a new M&B Historical author)

Best Young Adult: Coven by Trish Milburn

AND STILL PLENTY MORE CONFERENCE PICS AND GOSS AND TALKS INFO TO BRING YOU SO REMEMBER TO KEEP CHECKING BACK....

4 comments:

  1. Am I allowed to say how absolutely stunning I think my wife (Fiona Harper) looks in the bottom photo!!

    Too late, I already did!

    A

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  2. LOL So she does! And, yes, you're certainly allowed.

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  3. I agree, Fiona looked fabulous and we're so proud of her!

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  4. And I was so thrilled to present the Short Historical Golden Heart to Deb Bess/Marlow for her manuscript!! It was so exciting opening the envelope and reading her name..

    Congrats to all the winners!

    Terri B

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