RITA Winners

The RITA Awards were announced in Atlanta, USA over the weekend. I haven’t read all of the winning books, but some books I loved were finalists, so I feel a little sad they couldn’t win!

Congratulations to everyone who won. It was a strong year for a number of categories, Romantic Suspense in particular.

Here’s a list of the winners:

Best First Book: The Haunting of Maddy Clare by Simone St. James

Contemporary Single Title Romance: The Way Back Home by Barbara Freethy

A Rogue by Any Other Name by Sarah MacLean

Historical Romance: A Rogue by Any Other Name by Sarah MacLean

Inspirational Romance: Against the Tide by Elizabeth Camden

Long Contemporary Series Romance: A Gift for All Seasons by Karen Templeton

Novel with Strong Romantic Elements: The Haunting of Maddy Clare by Simone St. James

Paranormal Romance: Shadow’s Claim by Kresley Cole

Romance Novella: Seduced by a Pirate by Eloisa James

Scorched by Laura Griffin

Romantic Suspense: Scorched by Laura Griffin

Short Contemporary Series Romance: A Night of No Return by Sarah Morgan

Young Adult Romance: The Farm by Emily McKay

You can also find a list of the Golden Heart winners HERE. The Golden Heart awards go to unpublished writers with outstanding manuscripts. I know for a fact that a lot of these manuscripts go on to be incredible, award-winning books!

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