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A BRAND NEW ADDRESS is a finalist in the YA teen romance category!  Please see the full list of winners below!


This award showcases the shining excellence of published authors in novella and novel-length romance fiction and women’s fiction.

Congratulations to all of the finalists. Thank you to everyone who entered this year’s contest.

First, Second and Third Place will be awarded in each category. Highest score in each category will advance to the Final Round to be judged by Helen Fried, County Librarian, Orange County Public Libraries, for the “Top Pick” award.

The top finishers from the final round of judging will be announced at the chapter’s Birthday Bash on October 10, 2015.

  • 2015 FINALISTS
    Contemporary Series Romance:
    A Texas Holiday Miracle by Linda Warren
    Christmas Justice by Robin Perini
    The Promise of Rain by Rula SinaraContemporary Single Title Romance:
    Clear as Glass by Lynn Kellan
    The Place I Belong by Nancy Herkness
    Secret Lives by Ann AlexandraMainstream with Romantic Elements:
    My Sort-of, Kind-of Hero by Emily Harper
    A Scandalous Husband by Bev Patterson
    Veiled Intentions by Eileen Carr

    Suspense/Mystery with Romantic Elements:
    Cold Light of Day by Toni Anderson
    Justice for Abby by Cate Beauman
    LUSH by Beth Yarnall

    Historical/Regency Romance:
    Fair Play by Deeanne Gist
    Where the Horses Run by Kaki Warner
    Mistress of Melody by Anthea Lawson

    Paranormal/Fantasy/Sci-Fi with Romantic Elements:
    That Magic Touch by Donna Marie Rogers
    Wolf in Gucci Loafers by Tara Lain
    Wicked Flames by Sharon Kay

    Inspirational Romance:
    Firewall by Diane Mills
    The Widow’s Suitor by Rose Ross-Zediker
    Shenandoah Dreams by Lisa Belcastro

    Young Adult Romance:
    Royal by Anthea Lawson
    A Brand New Address by Kathleen Rowland
    Innocent by Callie James

    Erotic Romance:
    Funny Girl by Kate Baum
    Sliding Into Home by Anne Lange
    Hers to Own by Anne Lange

    Novella – Romance: (tie) 
    The Big One by Louisa Bacio
    Once Upon a Ring by Kate Moore
    Shimmy For Me by DeAnna Cameron
    Night Angel by Lisa Kessler

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