Congratulations to all the nominees for Romantic Times’ Reviewers’ Choice and Career Achievement awards! Nominees were announced today, and the winners will be announced in the June 2014 issue of RT Book Reviews. There are a ton of great books and authors on RT’s list, and you can see the whole thing here. But we’re particularly proud of our home-grown nominees, and wanted to give them a little XOXO shoutout!

Career Achievement Nominees

Sabrina Jeffries

Mary Alice Monroe

 

Book of the Year Nominees (monthly recipients of the RT Seal of Excellence)

WICKED AS SHE WANTS by Delilah S. Dawson

 

Best Romantic Suspense Novel

KILLING TIME by Cindy Gerard

 

Best Paranormal Romantic Suspense Novel

RELENTLESS by Cherry Adair

 

Best First Historical Romance

DEMON’S CURSE by Alexa Egan

 

Best Historical Love & Laughter

THE TEMPTATION OF YOUR TOUCH by Teresa Medeiros

 

Best Regency-Set Historical Romance

THAT SCANDALOUS SUMMER by Meredith Duran

 

Best Historical Fiction

THE WHITE PRINCESS by Philippa Gregory

 

Best American-Set Historical Romance

ONE HEART TO WIN by Johanna Lindsey

 

Best Steampunk Novel

WICKED AS SHE WANTS by Delilah S. Dawson

 

Best Shapeshifter Romance

MACRIEVE by Kresley Cole

 

Best Paranormal Romance

A WITCH’S HANDBOOK OF KISSES AND CURSES by Molly Harper

THE FIVE DEATHS OF ROXANNE LOVE by Erin Quinn

BLACK AND BLUE by Gena Showalter

 

Best Paranormal Worldbuilding

BLOOD WARRIOR by Lindsey Piper

 

Best Urban Fantasy Protagonist

Cady Bell in BINDING THE SHADOWS by Jenn Bennett

 

Best Urban Fantasy Worldbuilding

HEART OF VENOM by Jennifer Estep

BLOOD WINTER by Diana Pharaoh Francis

TRICKSTER by Jeff Somers

 

Best Mainstream Fiction

THE LAKE HOUSE by Marci Nault

 

Congratulations to all our authors, and to all the nominees!