Milestones – 2013

57 books, 27 contest finalists, and 10 publishing commitments. Awesome!

Book Releases (by release date)

Pamela DuMond, Cupcakes, Paws, and Bad Santa Claus (Annie Graceland Mysteries), December 31, Pamela DuMond

Claire DavonSense of Adventure, December 31, Claire Davon

Charlene Sands, The Cowboy Contract, December 31, Charlene Sands

Pamela DuMond, The Messenger (Mortal Beloved Romance), December 26, Pamela DuMond

Robena Grant, Gone Tropical, December 26, The Wild Rose Press

Maggie Marr, Hollywood Hit (Hollywood Girls Club), December 17, NLA Digital LLC

Claire DavonIt’s Not Love, December 7, Claire Davon

Kate McKinley, A Duchess in the Dark (By Invitation Only), December 3, Hachette Forever Yours

Ana Krista Johnson, Jade’s Treasure, December 2, Crimson Romance

Jennifer Haymore, The Rogue’s Proposal, November 19, Hachette Book Group: Forever

Tanya Hanson, Claiming His Heart, November 15, Prairie Rose Publications

Sylvie Fox

  • Impasse, November 19, Penner Media
  • Unlikely, November 18, Penner Media

Christine London, Soul in His Eyes, audio version, November 4, Celeritas Unlimited

Charlene Sands, The Secret Heir of Sunset Ranch, November 1, Harlequin Desire

Carol Arens, Rebel With a Heart, November 1, Harlequin Historical

Sabrina Darby, Private Research, October 29, Avon Red Impulse

Felice Fox, Hold Me Together, October 26, M. Scribes Press

Samanthe Beck, Falling For the Marine (McCade Brothers), October 25, Entangled Brazen

Mia Hopkins, Here’s My Problem, Dr. Kinsey (Dirty Little Numbers), October 23, Go Deeper Press

Robin Bielman, Her Accidental Boyfriend (A Secret Wishes Novel), October 14, Entangled Bliss

Roz Lee, Switch Hitter (Mustangs Baseball), October 8, Roz Lee

Veronica Scott, Dancer of the Nile (Gods of Egypt), October 4, Veronica Scott

Carol Arens, Christmas Cowboy Kisses, October 1, Harlequin Historical

Jennifer Haymore, His For Christmas (House of Trent), October 1, Hachette Forever Yours

Carol Ericson, Trap, Secure: Navy SEAL Security (Brothers in Arms: Fully Engaged), September 30, Harlequin Intrigue

Veronica Scott, Warrior of the Nile (Gods of Egypt),  September 16, Carina Press

Kathy Bennett, A Deadly Justice, September 13, Kathy Bennett

Carol Malone w/a Jill Tunney, Ladies Night, September 4, Fight Card Books

Jayna Vixen, Leather and Sand,  September 3, Jayna Vixen

Veronica Scott, Escape from Zulaire,  August 30, Veronica Scott

Robin Bielman, Risky Surrender, August 26, Entangled: Indulgence

Suzanne Lazear, Charmed Vengeance (The Aether Chronicles), August 1, Flux

Janie Emaus, Confucius Say: When Shit Hits Fan, Girlfriends Bring Pooper Scooper (You Have Lipstick on Your Teeth), July 31, PRG Media

Jennifer Haymore, The Duchess Hunt (House of Trent), June 25, Hachette Forever Yours

Christine London, Caught Being Good (55 Portobello Road), June 25, Christine London

Roz Lee, Bases Loaded (Mustangs Baseball), June 24, State of Mind Publishing

Dee J. Adams, Against the Wall (High Stakes), June 16, Totally Irish Productions

Linda O. Johnston, Nonstop Spaniels, June 4, Penguin Group

Lynne Marshall, NYC Angels: Making the Surgeon Smile, June 1, Harlequin Medical Romance

Roz Lee, Free Agent (Mustangs Baseball), May 24, State of Mind Publishing

Dee J. Adams, Living Dangerously (Adrenline Highs), May 20, Carina Press

Robin Bielman, Kissing the Maid of Honor (A Secret Wishes Novel), May 13, Entangled Bliss

Sylvie Fox, Puppy Love, April 29, Crimson Romance

Felice Fox

  • Hotter Than Sext (The Right Kind of Wrong #3), April 22, M. Scribes Press
  • Perfect Sext (The Right Kind of Wrong #2), April 22, M. Scribes Press
  • It’s Just Sext (The Right Kind of Wrong #1), April 22, M. Scribes Press

Robena Grant, Desert Exposure (Desert Heat Book 3), April 20, The Wild Rose Press

Charlene Sands, Sunset Surrender, March 1, Harlequin Desire

Dolores W. Maroney, Lost Melody, February 12, State of Mind Publishing

Linda O. Johnston

  • Oodles of Poodles, February 5, Berkley
  • Undercover Wolf, February 1, Harlequin Nocturne

Robena Grant

  • The Blue Dolphin (Desert Heat Book 2), January 24, The Wild Rose Press
  • Unlock the Truth, January 24, The Wild Rose Press

Ericka Scott, A Twisted Tide, January 20

Rebekah Weatherspoon, Blacker Than Blue (Vampire Sorority Sisters Book 2), January 1, Bold Strokes Books

Carol Arens, Rebel With a Cause, January 1, Harlequin Historical

Book Deals (alphabetical by author)

Robin Bielman

  • 3 book deal with Entangled
  • Single title paranormal romance deal with Samhain

Robena Grant, Gone Tropical, contract with Wild Rose Press

Jennifer Haymore, 3 book historical romance deal with Grand Central/Forever

Kate Willoughby, 2 book hockey romance deal with Carina Press

Contests & Recognition (alphabetical by author)

Dee J. Adams, Against the Wall, Amazon Best Selling Suspense and Romantic Suspense list

Zoe Archer

  • Skies of Gold, Library Journal’s Best E-Book Romances list
  • Romantic Times Reviewers Choice, innovative historical

C J Bahr, Walking Through Fire, Chesapeake Romance Writers “Finish the Damn Book!” Contest, paranormal 2nd place

Robin Bielman

Carol Ericson, Deception, Volusia Country Romance Writers Laurel Wreath Award, contemporary 1st place

Robena Grant, Corsica Gate, Utah RWA Heart of the West Contest, contemporary 2nd place

S.L. Hannah, The Need, Florida Romance Writers Golden Palm Contest, New Adult 1st place

Kelly Hartog

Jennifer Haymore

  • The Rogue’s Proposal, Romantic Times Reviewers Choice, best historical romance adventure
  • His for Christmas, featured in USA Today Happy Ever After blog

Jennifer Johnston, Coming Home, Central Florida Romance Writers Touch of Magic Contest, short contemporary 1st place

Harley Jane Kozak, Keeper of the Moon, Romantic Times Reviewers Choice, best first series

Roz Lee, Inside Heat, Ancient City Romance Authors Heart of Excellence Readers’ Choice Award, contemporary 3rd place

Jennie Lin, The Lotus Palace, Romantic Times Reviewers Choice, historical romance adventure

Lynne Marshall

Allison Morse

Veronica Scott

  • Wreck of the Nebula Dream, Volusia Country Romance Writers Laurel Wreath Award, paranormal time travel fantasy 2nd place
  • Escape from Zulaire, Amazon Best Selling Science Fiction list

Jayna Vixen, Leather and Sand, Amazon Best Selling Romantic Suspense list

Kady Winter

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