Congratulations to Marivi Soliven whose THE MANGO BRIDE won the San Diego Book Award for Best Published Contemporary Fiction!
Congratulations to Martin Limon and Gigi Pandian, who are both Macavity Award Nominees for Best Mystery Short Story:
“The Dragon’s Tail” by Martin Limon (Nightmare Range: The Collected Sueno and Bascom Short Stories, Soho Books) and
“The Hindi Houdini” by Gigi Pandian (Fish Nets: The Second Guppy Anthology, edited by Ramona DeFelice Long; Wildside Press)
Congratulations to Sarah M. Anderson on a terrific 4 1/2 star review of RODEO DREAMS from RT! “Excellent description and a novel story idea make this a must read. Anderson gives the readers an inside peek at rodeo riding on a small scale. Her characters ring true and the skill with which she ratchets up the tension is admirable.”
Congratulations to our Colorado Romance Writers 2014 Award of Excellence Finalists & Winners:
Romantic Suspense Winner- Behind the Lies ~ Robin Perini
Contemporary Series Winner- The Cradle Conspiracy ~ Robin Perini
Young Adult/New Adult w/Romantic Elements Finalist-Running on Empty ~ Colette Ballard
Mainstream with Romantic Elements Finalist- Mortal Arts ~ Anna Lee Huber
Mainstream with Romantic Elements Finalist- The Vanishing Thief ~ Kate Parker
Erotic Romance Finalist- Masque ~ Lexi Post
Chanel Cleeton’s FLIRTING WITH SCANDAL, in which the secret, illegitimate daughter of a powerful U.S. senator has a passionate encounter with a handsome young man after meeting him at a Washington D.C. bar, only to discover he’s running for political office and her internship has her working on his campaign, in the first book in the new Capital Confessions series about three sisters, the secrets they keep, and a powerful blog with a knack for exposing scandals, to Kate Seaver at Berkley, in a nice deal, in a three-book deal.
Land of Shadows, Rachel Howzell Hall’s latest novel, is a riveting exploration of crime and its repercussions in the poor neighborhoods of Los Angeles. Together with her previous thriller, No One Knows You’re Here, Land of Shadows proves that Hall is a star at weaving fast-paced, layered, and gripping stories.
Robin Perini’s SECRET OBSESSION is a 4.5 star Top pick from RT! “Perini pulls out all the stops for this one, and readers won’t want the tale to end.”
Congratulations to Tiffany Allee whose TEMPTATION BY FIRE was one of the winners in the Paranormal/Time Travel/Futuristic/Fantasy category of the 2014 HOLT Medallion Contest!