Sunday, May 10, 2009

Great news for Harlequin Romance!

Typically at this time of year, various award competitions announce finalists and winners. Our author loop has been all abuzz with the great news flooding - yes FLOODING - our way lately, and so it's high time we shared it with our readers!

Congrats to Jennie Adams who won this year's Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice award for Best Harlequin Romance with The Boss's Unconventional Assistant!

In addition to Jessica Hart and Barbara Hannay's RITA finals, the lists are up for the National Reader's Choice Awards, the Bookseller's Best Awards, and the Golden Quill Awards.

And what a showing!

In the NRCA's Traditional Category:

Jackie Braun - Expecting a Miracle
Jessica Hart - Last Minute Proposal
Lucy Gordon - The Italian's Cinderella Bride and The Italian's Passionate Revenge
Michelle Douglas - The Loner's Guarded Heart

In the BBA Traditional Category:

Christmas Wishes, Mistletoe Kisses – Fiona Harper
Her Millionaire, His Miracle - Myrna Mackenzie
The Italian’s Cinderella Bride – Lucy Gordon
Newlyweds of Convenience – Jessica Hart

And in the GQ Traditional Category:

The Soldier's Homecoming - Donna Alward
Saying Yes To The Millionaire - Fiona Harper
Executive Mother-To-Be - Nicola Marsh
The Rancher's Doorstep Baby -Patricia Thayer
The Millionaire's Proposal - Trish Wylie

And also in the Novella category:

Snowbound Bride (Christmas Weddings)- Shirley Jump

Other good news includes an Honorable Mention for Donna Alward's The Soldier's Homecoming in Love Romances and More's Golden Rose Awards in the Best Category Romance of 2008 Category.

Congrats to all our Romance authors!


  1. What a fabulous showing for Harlequin Romance! Who to cheer for -- the whole series should take a bow, along with the authors, the editors and the fabulous readers who know a good thing when they see it!

  2. Wonderful news! Congrats, ladies!