Archive for September, 2013

Awards

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Accolades for “The Duel” or “Miss Stewart’s Seduction”

“Gorgeous writing, absolutely un-put-downable” – contest judge /senior editor

“In-depth historical knowledge at a detailed level, a knack for twining that detail into the story, and an ability to create characters true to their day.” – New York Times bestselling author

“I love the opening. The writing in the pages is fabulous. I looked forward to each turn of the page.” – contest judge /agent

Winner in Romance, 2013 Novel Rocket Launch Pad Contest: READ AN EXTENDED EXCERPT AT THIS LINK.

First Place for Romantic Suspense in the 2012 Southwest Florida Romance Writers’ Hold Me, Thrill Me Contest. Final judge: Leslie Wainger (Harlequin)

First Place for Romantic Suspense in the 2012 Valley of the Sun RWA’s Hot Prospects Contest. Final judges: Deborah Werksman (Sourcebooks) and Elaine P. English.

First Place for Romantic Suspense in the 2012 Celtic Hearts Romance Writers’ Golden Claddagh Contest. Final judge: Suzie Townsend (New Leaf Literary and Media)

First Place for Historical Romance in the 2012 Golden Acorn Excellence in Writing Award, sponsored by the Charter Oak Romance Writers. Final judge: Alicia M Dean (The Wild Rose Press)

Runner-Up in the 2013 Vivid Voices Contest, “Prepare to Scare!” Judge: Lucy Carson (The Friedrich Agency)

Second Place for Historical Romance in the 2012 Rose City Romance Writer’s Golden Rose Contest. Final judge: Chelsey Emmelhainz (Avon/HarperCollins)

Second Place for Romantic Suspense in the 2012 Touch of Magic Contest, sponsored by the Central Florida Romance Writers. Final judge: Katherine Pelz (Berkley/Penguin)

Third Place for Romantic Suspense in the 2012 First Coast Romance Writers’ Unpublished Beacon Contest. Final judges: Leis Pederson (Berkley) and Shana Smith (Harlequin Intrigue)

Third Place for Mainstream with Romantic Elements in the 2013 North Texas RWA Great Expectations Contest. Final judge: Emilia Pisani (Simon and Schuster)

Honorable Mention for Historical Romantic Suspense in the 2012 Daphne Contest, sponsored by the Kiss of Death Romance Writers.  Final judges: Laura Bradford (Bradford Literary Agency) and Megan Records (Kensington Press)

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