2016 Romance Writers of America RITA Award Nominees


RITA Award Nominees in Historical Romance

( I have indicated my rating for the ones I have reviewed.  You can find the review by using the search function in the left column of this blog.)

Historical Romance: Long

Bella and the Beast by Olivia Drake St. Martin’s Press Jennifer Enderlin, editor

Earls Just Want to Have Fun by Shana Galen (Deet’s score 4.5 stars) Sourcebook Casablanca Deb Werksman, editor

Earls Just Want to Have Fun

If the Viscount Falls by Sabrina Jeffries Simon & Schuster, Pocket Books Micki Nuding, editor

Tiffany Girl by Deeanne Gist Simon & Schuster, Howard Books Beth Adams, editor

Tremaine’s True Love by Grace Burrowes (Deet’s score 5-stars) Sourcebooks, Casablanca Deb Werksman, editor (This is the one I would choose to win in this category.)

Tremaine's True Love

 

 

 

Historical Romance: Short

Falling into Bed with a Duke by Lorraine Heath HarperCollins, Avon Books May Chen, editor

It Started with a Scandal by Julie Anne Long (Deet’s score 5+ stars) HarperCollins, Avon Books May Chen, editor (This is the one I would choose to win the RITA in this category.)

It Started With a Scandal

Say Yes to the Marquess by Tessa Dare (Deet’s score 2-stars) HarperCollins, Avon Books Tessa Woodward, editor

Say Yes To the Marquess

Secrets of a Scandalous Heiress by Theresa Romain (Deet’s score 4.5-stars) Sourcebooks, Casablanca Deb Werksman, editor

Secrets of a Scandalous Heiress

The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy by Julia Quinn HarperCollins, Avon Books Lyssa Keusch, editor

Sweetest Scoundrel by Elizabeth Hoyt (Deet’s score 5-stars) Grand Central Publishing Amy Pierpont, editor (I would also be very happy if this one won the RITA.)

Sweetest Scoundrel

For all the nominees in all categories go to the RWA website.

https://www.rwa.org/p/bl/et/blogid=20&blogaid=1465

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