This time of year is awards season, and Harlequin Romance has made a great showing in several contests.
Congratulations to Barbara Wallace, who won the NECRWA Beanpot Award for THE HEART OF A HERO!
Three cheers for Fiona Harper, who is a double finalist in the Golden Quill Awards with MILLIONAIRE’S BABY BOMBSHELL and SWEPT OFF HER STILETTOS!
Donna Alward’s HOW A COWBOY STOLE HER HEART won the Short Contemporary Category of the Colorado Award of Excellence. Her book, A FAMILY FOR THE RUGGED RANCHER, was also a finalist.
Romance Writers of Australia announced the finalists for the R*BY Award (Romantic Book of the Year) and in the Short Sweet category, Romance author Marion Lennox finalled with ABBY AND THE BACHELOR COP and Barbara Hannay finalled with MOLLY COOPER’S DREAM DATE. Way to go! The winners will be announced at the RWAus conference later this summer.
The National Reader’s Choice Award finalists were announced, and HOW A COWBOY STOLE HER HEART (Donna Alward) is shortlisted for Contemporary Series. The awards are handed out at RWA Nationals in Anaheim this July.
And the Booksellers’ Best Award nominees are listed and congrats to Jessica Hart for THE SECRET PRINCESS and Donna Alward for HOW A COWBOY STOLE HER HEART – both books got the nod in the Traditional category. This award is also handed out at RWA Nationals.
So what do you think? Should we pop the champagne or what?