Monday, March 29, 2010

RITA ROUND-UP!

A huge Pink Heart Congrats to the finalists of this year's RITA Awards!  RITA day is always a tense, edge of the seat affair and this year was spectacular as the nominations were announced!  There are several category romances shortlisted:

For Best First Book:

The Gladiator by Carla Capshaw


For Contemporary Series:
 
A Not-So-Perfect Past by Beth Andrews


From the Outside by Helen Brenna

The Snow-Kissed Bride by Linda Goodnight

Single Mom Seeks... by Teresa Hill

Revealed: a Prince and a Pregnancy by Kelly Hunter

The Christmas Love-Child by Jennie Lucas

One-Night Mistress...Convenient Wife by Anne McAllister

Duty, Desire, and the Desert King by Jane Porter

I Still Do by Christie Ridgway

Contemporary Series - Suspense/Adventure
 
Mountain Investigation by Jessica Andersen


The Christmas Stranger by Beth Cornelison

The Soldier's Secret Daughter by Cindy Dees

In Care of Sam Beaudry by Kathleen Eagle

Silent Watch by Elle Kennedy

Cold Case Affair by Loreth Anne White

The Christmas Present by Tracy Wolff

Historical Romance:

Make Me Yours by Betina Krahn

Taming The Irish Warrior by Michelle Willingham

Inspirational Romance:

The Gladiator by Carla Capshaw



Regency Historical Romance:

Lord Braybrook's Penniless Bride by Elizabeth Rolls

Novella:

“Annalise and the Scandalous Rake” by Deb Marlowe in The Diamonds of Welbourne Manor (Historical)




"Charlotte and the Wicked Lord" by Amanda McCabe in The Diamonds of Welbourne Manor (Historical)

“The Christmas Eve Promise” by Molly O'Keefe in The Night Before Christmas (SSE)





GOOD LUCK TO ALL OF YOU IN NASHVILLE, TN!  You rock!

3 comments:

  1. Congrats to everyone and I'm so pleased that I own so many of these books, all of them keepers!

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  2. It's lovely to see some of my fave authors on the list of RITA finalists. Congratulations to all of you. It must be such a lovely thrill.

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  3. Congratulations to all the finalists--what a talented bunch :-)!

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