New England Readers’ Choice Contest for Published Authors


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THE 2019 NEW ENGLAND READERS’ CHOICE CONTEST

Please join the New England Chapter of Romance Writers of America® in congratulating the winners of the New England Readers’ Choice Awards contest!

ROMANCE SHORT STORY

Third place: Elizabeth Chatsworth, Ten Minutes Past Teatime

Second place Charissa Weaks, “Silver Heart” in Once Upon the Longest Night

First place: Piper Malone, Fabulously Tanked

ROMANCE NOVELLA

Third place: L. A. Witt, Christmas Homecoming

Second place: Barbara Lohr, Christmas Dreams and Santa Schemes

First place: Jess Vonn, The Summer I Saw You

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE:

Third place: Toni Anderson, Cold Blooded

Second Place: Bev Pettersen, Along Came a Cowboy

First place: Cari Z. and *L. A. Witt, Double or Nothing

SHORT CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

Third place: Radclyffe, Dangerous Waters

Second Place: Marie Johnston, Rancher in Training

First place: Heather Novak, Headlights, Dipsticks, and My Ex’s Brother

EROTIC ROMANCE

Third place: L. A. Witt, Sink or Swim

Second lace: L. A. Witt, Once Burned

First place: V. H. Luis, Fading to Black

ROMANCE WITH RELIGIOUS/SPIRITUAL ELEMENTS

Third place: Laura Scott, Primary Suspect

Second place: Sherri Shackelford, No Safe Place

First place: Oliva Rae, Adoration

HISTORICAL ROMANCE

Third place: Grace Callaway, Enter the Duke

Second place: Margaret Mallory, Kidnapped by a Rogue

First place: Margaret Locke, The Legendary Duke

YOUNG ADULT ROMANCE

Third place: Julia Day, Fade to Us

Second place: Marissa Doyle, Between Silk and Sand

First place: Kilby Blades, Friended

PARANORMAL/FANTASY/SF/TT ROMANCE

Third place: Allie Marie, Hands of the Healer

Second place: Cara Crescent, Wretched

First place: Marie Johnston, A Shifter’s Second Chance

LONG CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

Third place: Peggy Jaeger, Dearly Beloved

Second place: J. N. Welsh, In Tune

First place: Sandra Owens, Just Jenny

And our Grand Prize winner of a $250 prize publicity package from Author Marketing Services is:

Margaret Locke, for The Legendary Duke!


CONTEST INFORMATION

You can find 2019 contest rules and information at https://www.necrwa.org/contest/2019-contest-info/