Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Publication and Prizes

Today is the RNA's Awards lunch in the Royal Garden Hotel Kensington London. Sadly I can't be there this year but in the past I've always run a small prize for the person who can name the two winners of the Romantic Novel of The Year Award and The Love Story of the Year Award.

So post your guesses in the comments sction and I have a copy of Mistresses Shackled By Rubies to give to the winner.

The Romantic Novel of the Year

The Romantic Novel of the Year is chosen from a shortlist of six titles which have been selected by the reading public from more than 150 nominated books.

The winner is selected by three independent judges.

The shortlist, in alphabetical order by author name, is:

Passion, Louise Bagshawe, Headline Review

Fairytale of New York, Miranda Dickinson, Avon (Harper Collins)

Lost Dogs and Lonely Hearts, Lucy Dillon, Hodder & Stoughton

A Glimpse at Happiness, Jean Fullerton, Orion

The Glass Painter’s Daughter, Rachel Hore, Pocket (Simon & Schuster)

The Italian Matchmaker, Santa Montefiore, Hodder & Stoughton

The Love Story of the Year

The Love Story of the Year is for a shorter romance where there is a strong emphasis on the developing central relationship.

A shortlist of six is again chosen by the reading public, with the winner selected by three judges. The shortlist is:

The Notorious Mr Hurst, Louise Allen, Harlequin Mills & Boon

Animal Instincts, Nell Dixon, Little Black Dress

Always the Bridesmaid, Nina Harrington, Harlequin Mills & Boon

Fair Deception, Jan Jones, Robert Hale

The Wedding Party, Sophie King, Hodder

Claimed for the Italian’s Revenge, Natalie Rivers, Harlequin Mills & Boon

Today is also publication day for The Konstantos Marriage Demand in the Presents EXTRA line-up in American bookshops.
So look out for that.


susanwilson44 said...

Hi Kate, have read the Italian Matchmaker and loved it. Reading your book in the Shackled by Rubies collection right now and loving it too!

lidia said...

Off topic -- Hugh Jackman is on the Jay Leno show tonight -- YUMMY!!!!!!


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