Monday, December 15, 2008

Samhellion Holiday Hunt

Are you prepared to undertake a festive mission?

How to Play:
Each author has placed a graphic of a Christmas bulb (ornament, not light) on their website. Go to each website on the list, locate the bulb and write down the color. Please note - each graphic is within 2 clicks from the main page of the site.

Once you’ve collected all the info, come back here and fill out the form!

Each entry will be used for a random drawing for a free ebooks from all participating authors. (33 ebooks / winners total)

This week these elves have hidden the ornaments ::
  1. Anne Hope
  2. Jenna Bayley-Burke
  3. Denise A. Agnew
  4. JC Wilder
  5. Monica Burns

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Romantic Times 2008 Reviewers Choice Awards Nominees - Mainstream & Chick Lit

Best Mainstream and ChickLit Fiction Novels of 2008

Women's Fiction
THE SUGAR QUEEN Sarah Addison Allen Bantam (Jun.)
FIREFLY LANE Kristin Hannah St. Martin's (Feb.)
THE GIRL WITH NO SHADOW Joanne Harris Morrow (May)
THE ART OF KEEPING SECRETS Patti Callahan Henry NAL (Jun.)
THE GIRL WHO STOPPED SWIMMING Joshilyn Jackson Grand Central (Mar.)
THREE MOTHERS Sonia Lambert Berkley (Jan.)
CERTAIN GIRLS Jennifer Weiner Atria (Apr.)
SNOWFALL AT WILLOW LAKE Susan Wiggs Mira (Feb.)

Chick Lit Novel
THE BRIDE OF CASA DRACULA Marta Acosta Pocket (Sep.)
FIFTEEN MINUTES OF SHAME Lisa Daily Plume (Apr.)
NOTES FROM THE BACKSEAT Jodi Gehrman Red Dress Ink (Jan.)
THE HARD WAY Julie Luongo Forge (Jan.)
RECONSTRUCTING BRIGID Lee Nichols Red Dress Ink (Aug.)
SLIGHTLY SUBURBAN Wendy Markham Red Dress Ink (Jul.)
QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE MARRYING Melissa Senate Red Dress Ink (Jun.)

Young Adult Novel
AUDREY, WAIT! Robin Benway Razorbill (Apr.)
WHAT I SAW AND HOW I LIED Judy Blundell Scholastic (Nov.)
THE HUNGER GAMES Suzanne Collins Scholastic (Oct.)
PAPER TOWNS John Green Dutton (Oct.)

Romantic Times 2008 Reviewers Choice Awards Nominees - Best Small Press

Best Small Press 2008

Small Press Contemporary Paranormal/Futuristic
CALL OF THE HIGHLAND MOON Kendra LeighCastle Sourcebooks (May)
HER EYES Jennifer Cloud &Regan Taylor Amira (Jan.)
PROMISE FOR TOMORROW Liz Kreger Samhain (Oct.)
CLOCKWORK HEART Dru Pagliassotti Juno (Apr.)
SHAKING OFF THE DUST Rhianna Samuels Samhain (May)
CRY OF SORROW Holly Taylor Medallion (Jul.)

Small Press Romance
TAKING FLIGHT Connie Cox Avalon (Apr.)
SEALED WITH A KISS Mary Margret Daughtridge Sourcebooks (Apr.)
EVERYTHING BUT A BRIDE Holly Jacobs Avalon (Aug.)
WINDSWEPT Ann Macela Medallion (Feb.)

Romantic Times 2008 Reviewers Choice Awards Nominees - Best Contemporary and Paranormal Romances

Best Contemporary and Paranormal Romances of 2008

Contemporary Romance
OVERNIGHT MALE Elizabeth Bevarly HQN (Jun.)
EVERYBODY LOVES EVIE Beth Ciotta HQN (Feb.)
THIGH HIGH Christina Dodd Signet (Mar.)
HELLO, DOGGY Elaine Fox Avon (Jan.)
ACCIDENTALLY YOURS Susan Mallery HQN (Jan.)
FLAT-OUT SEXY Erin McCarthy Berkley Sensation (Nov.)
UNRAVEL ME Christie Ridgway Berkley Sensation (Nov.)

Futuristic/Fantasy Romance
MOONSTRUCK Susan Grant HQN (Jun.)
SOLAR HEAT Susan Kearney Tor Paranormal Romance (Feb.)
HIDDEN Eve Kenin Shomi (Jul.)
THE MAGE'S DAUGHTER Lynn Kurland Berkley Sensation (Jan.)
COUNTDOWN Michelle Maddox Shomi (Aug.)
PHENOMENAL GIRL 5 A.J. Menden Shomi (Nov.)
SHADES OF DARK Linnea Sinclair Bantam (Aug.)

Vampire Romance
MIDNIGHT RISING Lara Adrian Dell (Apr.)
THE DARKNESS L.A. Banks St. Martin's Griffin (Feb.)
BECAUSE YOUR VAMPIRE SAID SO Michele Bardsley Signet Eclipse (May)
DARK CURSE Christine Feehan Berkley (Sep.)
DARKNESS EVERLASTING Alexandra Ivy Zebra (May)
SUCKER BET Erin McCarthy Berkley Sensation (Jan.)
THE ACCIDENTAL VAMPIRE Lynsay Sands Avon (Jan.)

Shapeshifter Romance
THE ACCIDENTAL WEREWOLF Dakota Cassidy Berkley Sensation (Feb.)
KISS OF FIRE Deborah Cooke Signet (Feb.)
THE DRAGON MASTER Allyson James Berkley Sensation (Nov.)
THE LAST TWILIGHT Marjorie M. Liu Leisure (Feb.)
WALK ON THE WILD SIDE Christine Warren St. Martin's (Jun.)

Contemporary Paranormal Romance
DESTINY KILLS Keri Arthur BantamSpectra (Nov.)
TURBULENT SEA Christine Feehan Jove (Aug.)
NOAH Jacquelyn Frank Zebra (Sep.)
THUNDER MOON Lori Handeland St. Martin's (Jan.)
DEMON'S HUNGER Eve Silver Forever (Dec.)
NIGHT SEASON Eileen Wilks Berkley Sensation (Nov.)

Paranormal Action Adventure Romance
ETERNAL PLEASURE Nina Bangs Leisure (Jul.)
DARK DESIRES AFTER DUSK Kresley Cole Pocket (Jun.)
PREDATORY GAME Christine Feehan Jove (Mar.)
DARK MAGIC Cheyenne McCray St. Martin's (Nov.)
HOSTAGE TO PLEASURE Nalini Singh BerkleySensation (Sep.)
BOUND BY SHADOW Anna Windsor Ballantine (Jul.)

Paranormal Fiction
UNDEAD AND UNWORTHY MaryJanice Davidson BerkleySensation(Jul.)
PLAYING WITH FIRE Katie MacAlister Signet (May)
UP IN SMOKE Katie MacAlister Signet (Oct.)

Romantic Times 2008 Reviewers Choice Awards Nominees - Best Books And Authors

FOR BEST BOOKS AND AUTHORS OF 2008
Best Series Romance Novels 2008
Reviewers' ChoiceNominees

First Series Romance
HIS MISTRESS BY ARRANGEMENT Natalie Anderson Harlequin Presents (Jun.)
STRANGERS IN THE NIGHT Kerry Connor Harlequin Intrigue (Jun.)
MARRYING THE BOSS Megan Kelly Harlequin American (Apr.)
MARRIAGE AT THE MILLIONAIRE'S COMMAND Anne Oliver Harlequin Presents (Jun.)

Harlequin American
FOREVER HIS BRIDE Lisa Childs (Aug.)
RELUCTANT PARTNERS Kara Lennox (Jun.)
THE RIGHT MR. WRONG Cindi Myers (Feb.)
THE PILOT'S WOMAN Ann Roth (Mar.)
TEXAS HEIR Linda Warren (Sep.)
Harlequin Blaze
UNLEASHED Lori Borrill (Nov.)
RESTLESS Tori Carrington (Dec.)
MS. MATCH Jo Leigh (Oct.)
BELOW THE BELT Sarah Mayberry (Jun.)
PRIMAL INSTINCTS Jill Monroe (Feb.)

Harlequin Intrigue
BENEATH THE BADGE Rita Herron (Aug.)
NICK OF TIME Elle James (Nov.)
ARMED AND DEVASTATING Julie Miller (Jul.)
I'LL BE WATCHING YOU Tracy Montoya (Apr.)
GUARDIAN ANGEL Debra Webb (Feb.)
CHRISTMAS SPIRIT Rebecca York (Oct.)

HarlequinNASCAR
EXTREME CAUTION Jean Brashear (Dec.)
PEAK PERFORMANCE Helen Brenna (May)
HITTING THE BRAKES Ken Casper (Jun.)
HOT PURSUIT Wendy Etherington (Sep.)
TEAMING UP Abby Gaines (Aug.)
Harlequin Presents
THE MAGNATE'S INDECENT PROPOSAL Ally Blake (Sep.)
BRIDE OF DESIRE Sara Craven (Dec.)
BOUGHT: THE GREEK'S INNOCENT VIRGIN Sarah Morgan (Aug.)
ACCIDENTAL MISTRESS Susan Napier (May)
BEDDED BY THE GREEK BILLIONAIRE Kate Walker (Nov.)

Harlequin Presents Extra
THE ITALIAN'S PREGNANCY PROPOSAL Maggie Cox (Aug.)
ANGELO'S CAPTIVE VIRGIN India Grey (Sep.)
HOUSEKEEPER TO THE MILLIONAIRE Lucy Monroe (Apr.)
MISTRESS Kathryn Ross (Sep.)
THE GIANNAKIS BRIDE Catherine Spencer (May)

Harlequin Romance
THE BOSS'S UNCONVENTIONAL ASSISTANT Jennie Adams (Aug.)
HIRED: THE BOSS'S BRIDE Ally Blake (Oct.)
HER BABY, HIS PROPOSAL Teresa Carpenter (Jun.)
THE SHEIKH'S UNSUITABLE BRIDE Liz Fielding (Jan.)
THE HEIR'S CONVENIENT WIFE Myrna Mackenzie (May)
HarlequinSuperRomance
SECOND-CHANCE FAMILY Karina Bliss (Nov.)
FINDING MR. RIGHT Helen Brenna (Oct.)
TO PROTECT THE CHILD Anna DeStefano (Jun.)
BABY BY CONTRACT Debra Salonen (May)
HIS SON'S TEACHER Kay Stockham (Jul.)

Kimani Romance
TENDER SECRETS Ann Christopher (Oct.)
TAME A WILD STALLION Deborah Fletcher Mello (Jun.)
MODEL PERFECT PASSION Melanie Schuster (Apr.)
SECRET AGENT SEDUCTION Maureen Smith (Sep.)
HER KIND OF MAN Pamela Yaye (May)

Silhouette Desire
THE DESERT LORD'S BABY Olivia Gates (May)
QUADE'S BABIES Brenda Jackson (Dec.)
DANTE'S BLACKMAILED BRIDE Day Leclaire (Feb.)
DO NOT DISTURB UNTIL CHRISTMAS Charlene Sands (Nov.)
FRONT-PAGE ENGAGEMENT Laura Wright (Aug.)

Silhouette Nocturne
VEILED TRUTH Vivi Anna (Oct.)
LAST WOLF HUNTING Rhyannon Byrd (Apr.)
LAST WOLF WATCHING Rhyannon Byrd (May)
WILD HUNT Lori Devoti (Jun.)
DEADLY REDEMPTION Kathleen Korbel (Sep.)

Silhouette Romantic Suspense
COLD CASE COP Mary Burton (Jan.)
HER BEST FRIEND'S HUSBAND Justine Davis (Aug.)
A SOLDIER'S HOMECOMING Rachel Lee (Jul.)
UNDERCOVER WIFE Merline Lovelace (Oct.)
THE PASSION OF SAM BROUSSARD Maggie Price (Feb.)

Silhouette Special Edition
THE SINGLE DAD'S VIRGIN WIFE Susan Crosby (Oct.)
THE MILLIONAIRE'S MAKEOVER Lilian Darcy (May)
THE CHEF'S CHOICE Kristin Hardy (Aug.)
BACHELOR BOSS Christie Ridgway (Apr.)
YOURS, MINE . OR OURS? Karen Templeton (Jan.)
Steeple Hill Love Inspired
FINALLY A FAMILY Carolyne Aarsen (Jun.)
MISSION: MOTHERHOOD Marta Perry (Jul.)
A COWBOY'S HONOR Lois Richer (Apr.)
FAMILY TREASURES Kathryn Springer (Nov.)
TIME FOR GRACE Kate Welsh (May)

Steeple Hill Love Inspired Historical
COURTING MISS ADELAIDE Janet Dean (Sep.)
THE ROAD TO LOVE Linda Ford (May)
HIGH COUNTRY BRIDE Jillian Hart (Jul.)
LEGACY OF SECRETS Sara Mitchell (Apr.)
SEASIDE CINDERELLA Anna Schmidt (Jul.)

Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense
HIDDEN MOTIVE Hannah Alexander (Apr.)
SHADOWS AT THE WINDOW Linda Hall (Jul.) T
HE PROTECTOR'S PROMISE Shirlee McCoy (Nov.)
HER ONLY PROTECTOR Lisa Mondello (Aug.)
THE FACE OF DECEIT Ramona Richards (Sep.)
BROKEN LULLABY Pamela Tracy (Mar.)

Best Continuity
FULL EXPOSURE Diana Duncan Mediterranean Nights ( Jan.)
PICTURE OF PERFECTION Kristin Gabriel Thoroughbred Legacy (Jul.)
FLASHPOINT Connie Hall Athena Force (Apr.)
BREATHLESS Sharron McClellan Athena Force (Feb.)
BIDING HER TIME Wendy Warren Thoroughbred Legacy (Jul.)

Romantic Times 2008 Reviewers Choice Awards Nominees - Best Science Fiction & Fantasy

Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Novels 2008

Science Fiction Novel
DUST Elizabeth Bear Bantam Spectra (Jan.)
ZOE'S TALE John Scalzi Tor (Aug.)
GALAXY BLUES Allen Steele Ace (Apr.)
SATURN'S CHILDREN Charles Stross Ace (Jul.)
HALF A CROWN Jo Walton Tor (Oct.)

Fantasy Novel
THE HOUSE OF THE STAG Kage Baker Tor (Sep.)
SHADOWS RETURN Lynn Flewelling Bantam Spectra (Jul.)
SHADOWBRIDGE Gregory Frost Del Rey (Jan.)
GOBLIN WAR Jim C. Hines Daw (Mar.)
CAST IN FURY Michelle Sagara Luna (Oct.)
FORTUNE AND FATE Sharon Shinn Ace (Nov.)
KING OF SWORD AND SKY C.L. Wilson Leisure (Oct.)

Epic Fantasy Novel
PRINCEPS' FURY Jim Butcher Ace (Dec.)
THE IMMORTAL PRINCE Jennifer Fallon Tor (Mar.)
BLACK SHIPS Jo Graham Orbit (Mar.)
HAWKSPAR Holly Lisle Tor (Jun.)
THE HERO OF AGES Brandon Sanderson Tor (Oct.)

UrbanFantasy Novel
MAGIC BURNS Ilona Andrews Ace (Apr.)
BITE THE BULLET L.A. Banks St. Martin's (Oct.)
MIDNIGHT'S DAUGHTER Karen Chance Onyx (Oct.)
PURE BLOOD Caitlin Kittredge St. Martin's (Sep.)
THE IRON HUNT Marjorie M. Liu Ace (Jul.)
STORM BORN Richelle Mead Zebra (Aug.)
MAGIC TO THE BONE Devon Monk Roc (Nov.)

Urban Fantasy Protagonist
Mercy Thompson IRON KISSED Patricia Briggs Ace (Jan.)
Joanne Baldwin GALE FORCE Rachel Caine Roc (Aug.)
Cat Crawfield ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE Jeaniene Frost Avon (May)
Sookie Stackhouse FROM DEAD TO WORSE Charlaine Harris Ace (May)
Daunuan HOTTER THAN HELL Jackie Kessler Zebra (Aug.)
Marla Mason DEAD REIGN T.A. Pratt Bantam Spectra(Nov.)
Anna Strong LEGACY Jeanne C. Stein Ace (Sep.)

Romantic Times 2008 Reviewers Choice Awards Nominees - Best Erotic

Best Erotic Romance and Erotic Novels of 2008

Paranormal/Fantasy/Sci-Fi Erotic Romance
UNDERCOVER Lauren Dane Heat (Dec.)
SEDUCED BY DARKNESS Delilah Devlin Avon Red (Apr.)
THE MARK OF THE VAMPIRE QUEEN Joey W. Hill Heat (Feb.)
FULL CIRCLE Ann Jacobs Ellora's Cave (May)
ETERNAL DESIGNS Gracie C. McKeever Siren (Mar.)
ADDICTED Lydia Parks Aphrodisia (Sep.)

Erotic Romantic Suspense
FORBIDDEN FRUIT Eden Bradley Delta (Nov.)
RIDING WILD Jaci Burton Heat (Feb.)
SHE'S ON TOP Susan Lyons Aphrodisia (Apr.)
JADED Karin Tabke Pocket (Jun.)

Erotic Romance Historical
MIRAGE Monica Burns Samhain (Jan.)
CROSSED SWORDS Marianne LaCroix Ellora's Cave (Apr.)
ONE WICKED NIGHT Noelle Mack Aphrodisia (Jan.)
BLACK SILK Sharon Page Aphrodisia (May)
NATE Beth Williamson Samhain (Jan.)

Erotic Fiction
SWAP Jenesi Ash Heat (Sep.)
THE PEOPLE YOU KNOW,THE SEX THEY HAVE Aubrey Leatherwood Lyrical (Dec.)
SLEEPING WITH THE DEVIL Vanessa Marlow St. Martin's Griffin (Apr.)
WHIP APPEAL M├ęta Smith Pocket (Aug.)

Romantic Times 2008 Reviewers Choice Awards Nominees - Historical

Best Historical Novels 2008

Historical Romance of the Year
SEDUCTION OF A PROPER GENTLEMAN Victoria Alexander Avon (Sep.)
SIMPLY PERFECT Mary Balogh Delacorte (Apr.)
TRAITOR'S KISS/LOVER'S KISS Mary Blayney Bantam (Nov.)
NEVER ROMANCE A RAKE Liz Carlyle Pocket (Aug.)
TO TASTE TEMPTATION Elizabeth Hoyt Forever (May)
SECRETS OF SURRENDER Madeline Hunter Dell (Jun.)
THE SEDUCTION OF AN UNKNOWN LADY Samantha James Avon (Apr.)
A DANGEROUS LOVE Brenda Joyce HQN (Apr.)
SEDUCE ME AT SUNRISE Lisa Kleypas St. Martin's (Oct.)
THE BOOK OF SCANDAL Julia London Pocket (Aug.)
THE BRIDE PRICE Anne Mallory Avon (Nov.)

First Historical Romance
THE SPYMASTER'S LADY Joanna Bourne Berkley Sensation (Jan.)
THE DUKE OF SHADOWS Meredith Duran Pocket Star (Apr.)
NIGHT FALLS DARKLY Kim Lenox Signet Eclipse (Oct.)
MISTRESS OF PLEASURE Delilah Marvelle Zebra (Sep.)
PRIVATE ARRANGEMENTS Sherry Thomas Bantam (Apr.)

Historical Love & Laughter
DESPERATELY SEEKING A DUKE Celeste Bradley St. Martin's (Mar.)
HOW TO PROPOSE TO A PRINCE Kathryn Caskie Avon (Mar.)
UNDER YOUR SPELL Lois Greiman Avon (Jun.)
THE TROUBLE WITH MOONLIGHT Donna MacMeans Berkley Sensation (Jun.)

American-Set Historical Romance
GUARDED HEART Jennifer Blake Mira (Feb.)
THE LONER Geralyn Dawson HQN (May)
A REASON TO SIN Maureen McKade Berkley Sensation (Mar.)
TALL, DARK AND TEXAN Jodi Thomas Jove (Nov.)

British Isle-Set Historical Romance
A LADY'S SECRET Jo Beverley Signet (Apr.)
THE WICKED WAYS OF A DUKE Laura Lee Guhrke Avon (Jan.)
IN BED WITH THE DEVIL Lorraine Heath Avon (Jul.)
THE DECADENT DUKE Virginia Henley Signet (Nov.)
DUCHESS BY NIGHT Eloisa James Avon (Jul.)
VEILED PASSIONS Tracy MacNish Zebra (Oct.)
THE CAPTIVE HEART Bertrice Small NAL (Oct.)

Regency-Set Historical Romance
TO WED A WICKED PRINCE Jane Feather Pocket Star (Apr.)
WICKED AS SIN Jillian Hunter Ballantine (Jul.)
LET SLEEPING ROGUES LIE Sabrina Jeffries Pocket (Mar.)
TO PLEASURE A LADY Nicole Jordan Ballantine (Feb.)
A BRIDE FOR HIS CONVENIENCE Edith Layton Avon (Dec.)
NO CHOICE BUT SURRENDER Johanna Lindsey Pocket (Jul.)
THE KISS Sophia Nash Avon (Mar.)

Scotland-Set Historical Romance
SHADOW MUSIC Julie Garwood Ballantine (Jan.)
WILD ANGEL Sasha Lord Signet Eclipse (Jan.)
IN THE HIGHLANDER'S BED Cathy Maxwell Avon (Feb.)
A HIGHLANDER NEVER SURRENDERS Pamela Quinn Forever (Aug.)
BORDER WEDDING Amanda Scott Forever (Mar.)

Historical Paranormal
TEMPTED BY THE NIGHT Elizabeth Boyle Avon (Sep.)
THE WIZARD'S DAUGHTER Catherine Coulter Jove (Jan.)
IMMORTAL WARRIOR Lisa Hendrix Berkley Sensation (Nov.)
MY IMMORTAL PROTECTOR Jen Holling Pocket (Mar.)
DARK EMBRACE Brenda Joyce HQN (Sep.)
PHANTOM Lindsay Randall Love Spell (Jun.)
MYSTIC RIDER Patricia Rice Signet Eclipse (Jul.)
THE SORCERESS OF BELMAIR Bertrice Small HQN (May)

Historical Vampire/Werewolf Romance
THE BLEEDING DUSK Colleen Gleason Signet Eclipse (Feb.)
UNDER THE BLOOD RED MOON Mina Hepsen Avon A (Oct.)
COME THE NIGHT Susan Krinard HQN (Oct.)
LET THE NIGHT BEGIN Kathryn Smith Avon (Jul.)
THE RAVENING Dawn Thompson Love Spell (Feb.)

Historical Romantic Adventure
THEFT OF SHADOWS Naomi Bellis Signet Eclipse (Feb.)
HER EVERY PLEASURE Gaelen Foley Ballantine (Apr.)
THE TREASURE Iris Johansen Bantam (Dec.)
TO SEDUCE A BRIDE Nicole Jordan Ballantine (Apr.)
THE PERILS OF PLEASURE Julie Anne Long Avon (Feb.)
PRISONER OF THE FLAMES Dawn MacTavish Leisure (Nov.)
SEDUCED BY A SPY Andrea Pickens Forever (Mar.)

Sensual Historical Romance
A ROGUE'S GAME Renee Bernard Pocket (May)
DON'T TEMPT ME Sylvia Day Brava (Apr.)
DOUBLE FANTASY Cheryl Holt St. Martin's (Mar.)
EXPLOSIVE Charlotte Mede Brava (Jan.) JUST FOR HER Katherine O'Neal Brava (Jul.)

Historical Fiction
THE DARK LANTERN Gerri Brightwell Crown (Mar.)
THE WINTER ROSE Jennifer Donnelly Hyperion (Jan.)
THE TSARINA'S DAUGHTER Carolly Erickson St. Martin's (Oct.)
PHYLLIDA AND THE BROTHERHOOD OF PHILANDER Ann Herendeen Harper (May)
THE WHISKEY REBELS David Liss Random House (Oct.)

Historical Biography
TUMBLEWEED Jane Candia Coleman Leisure (Jun.)
THE OTHER QUEEN Philippa Gregory Simon and Schuster (Sep.)
THE KING'S FAVORITE Susan Holloway Scott NAL (Jul.)
THE KING'S DAUGHTER Sandra Worth Berkley (Dec.)

Historical K.I.S.S. Hero
Trevelyn Deveridge DISTRACTING THE DUCHESS Emily Bryan Leisure (Mar.)
Harry Morant HIS CAPTIVE LADY Anne Gracie Berkley Sensation (Sep.)
General Merin 22 NIGHTS Linda Winstead Jones Berkley Sensation (Dec.)
Chance Morgan MAVERICK WILD Stacey Kayne Harlequin (Jan.)
Nicholas Ramsay THE MIDNIGHT MAN Charlotte Mede Brava (Aug.)
Major Harrison THE SCANDALOUS LIFE OF A TRUE LADY Barbara Metzger Signet Eclipse (Jun.)
Wyatt Yarbro THE RUSTLER Linda Lael Miller HQN (Oct.)
Gabriel MacBraedon THE NIGHT BEFORE THE WEDDING Debra Mullins Avon (Feb.)

Historical Romantic Mystery/Gothic
SEDUCTION BECOMES HER Shirlee Busbee Zebra (Jul.)
DARK TEMPTATION Allison Chase Signet Eclipse (Nov.)
CONFESSIONS AT MIDNIGHT Jacquie D'Alessandro Avon (Jan.)
AFTER THE KISS Suzanne Enoch Avon (Jul.)
WICKED INTENSIONS Lydia Joyce Signet Eclipse (Dec.)
WHERE THE HEART LEADS Stephanie Laurens Morrow (Feb.)
THE SEDUCTION OF THE CRIMSON ROSE Lauren Willig Dutton (Feb.)

Romantic Times 2008 Reviewers Choice Awards Nominees - Career Acheivement Nominees

CareerAchievement Nominees

HISTORICAL ROMANCE
Victoria Alexander
Sabrina Jeffries
Anne Mallory
Patricia Rice

HISTORICAL STORYTELLER OF THE YEAR
Celeste Bradley
Carol Finch
Susan Johnson
Paula Quinn

INNOVATIVE HISTORICAL ROMANCE
Lois Greiman
Lorraine Heath
Elizabeth Hoyt
Robin Schone


SERIES ROMANCE
Roz Denny Fox
Jillian Hart
Emilie Rose
Debra Salonen

SERIES ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
Jessica Andersen
Linda Castillo
Linda Conrad
Julie Miller
Joanna Wayne

SERIES ROMANTIC ADVENTURE
Kylie Brant
Kathleen Creighton
Kay David
Sylvie Kurtz
Marilyn Pappano

SERIES ROMANCE LOVE & LAUGHTER
Susan Crosby
Lucy Gordon
Marion Lennox
Molly O'Keefe
Melanie Schuster

SERIES STORYTELLER OF THE YEAR
Leanne Banks
Jean Brashear
Jackie Braun
K.N./Ken Casper
Eve Gaddy

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE
Carly Phillips
Christie Ridgway
Vicki Lewis Thompson
Sherryl Woods

PARANORMAL ROMANCE
C.T. Adams & Cathy Clamp
Nina Bangs
P.C. Cast
Katie MacAlister

URBAN FANTASY
Keri Arthur
Simon R. Green
Charlaine Harris
Kim Harrison

WOMEN'S FICTION
Barbara Taylor Bradford
Joy Fielding
Lorna Landvik
Nicholas Sparks

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
Cherry Adair
Heather Graham
Tara Janzen
Carla Neggers

MYSTERY SERIES
Laura Childs
Joanne Fluke
Elizabeth Peters
Kate Wilhelm

FEMALE SLEUTH
Nevada Barr
Carolyn Hart
Alex Kava
Nancy Martin

SUSPENSE/THRILLER
Kay Hooper
J.D. Robb
James Rollins
Karen Rose

INSPIRATIONAL
Hannah Alexander
Terri Blackstock
Beverly Lewis
Lori Wick

AFRICAN-AMERICAN
A.C. Arthur
Leslie Esdaile
Melanie Schuster
Janice Sims
Jacquelin Thomas