Tuesday, March 27, 2012

RITA Awardees checklist --

Finalists for the 2012 RITA Awards were announced recently and I'm glad to see some favorites on the list:

2012 RITA Finalists for Best First Book
Beautiful Disaster by Laura Spinella
The Darling Strumpet by Gillian Bagwell
The Devil in Disguise by Stefanie Sloane
First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones
Hourglass by Myra McEntire
How to Marry a Duke by Vicky Dreilling
I'm Not Her by Janet Gurtler
Warped by Maurissa Guibord

2012 RITA Finalists for Historical Romance
Always a Temptress by Eileen Dreyer
The Black Hawk by Joanna Bourne
The Danger of Desire by Elizabeth Essex

Heartbreak Creek by Kaki Warner
The Many Sins of Lord Cameron by Jennifer Ashley
Scandalous Desires by Elizabeth Hoyt
Silk Is for Seduction by Loretta Chase
Unveiled by Courtney Milan

--- I really should read Jennifer Ashley and Loretta Chase. (Chase is on my TBR pile. Will add Ashley.)

2012 RITA Finalists for Regency Historical Romance
The Devil in Disguise by Stefanie Sloane
Heiress in Love by Christina Brooke
How to Marry a Duke by Vicky Dreiling

How to Seduce a Scoundrel by Vicky Dreiling
Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish by Grace Burrowes
A Night to Surrender by Tessa Dare
To Seduce an Angel by Kate Moore
When Beauty Tamed the Beast by Eloisa James

--- wow, didn't realize I read so many regencies last year.

Full list of finalists here.


  1. Hi, Laura!

    Thanks for dropping by! This is just the partial list -- to see the full list of RITA finalists, you can visit the RWA website:


    Have a great day!

  2. And~ it takes me this long to connect your name to the author who got nominated --

    Congratulations on the First Book recognition!

    I visited your website and read the information about your book. Very interesting -- will recommend it to friends who read contemporary romances.

  3. Thanks, Tin! Good thoughts are much appreciated! BTW, a lovely site you have here!

    1. Thank you!

      I'm very honored (and giddy beyond belief) to have an author visit my blog. ^_^

  4. Group hug!

    Also, yay for BLACK HAWK!



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