GDRWA BBA Finalists

The Greater Detroit Chapter of RWA is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2011 Booksellers’ Best Award Contest


Christmas with her Boss by Marion Lennox
Her Lone Cowboy by Donna Alward
Oh So Sensible Cowboy by Jessica Hart
Saving Cinderella by Myrna Mackenzie

Short Contemporary

Alessandro and the Cheery Nanny by Amy Andrews
Hill Country Holdup by Angi Morgan
Led into Temptation by Cara Summers
Taken Beyond Temptation by Cara Summers

Long Contemporary

A Cold Creek Baby by RaeAnne Thayne
A Cowboy’s Plan by Mary Sullivan
Can’t Stand the Heat by Margaret Watson
The Family Plan by Susan Gable

Single Title

Around the Bend by Shirley Jump
On Folly Beach by Karen White
Shut Up and Kiss Me by Christie Craig
Somewhere Along the Way by Jodi Thomas

Romantic Suspense

Body Heat by Brenda Novak
Broken by Shiloh Walker
Deadly Intent by Kylie Brant
Second Chance by Christy Reece


Nothing Denied by Jess Michaels
Pleasure’s Edge by Eve Berlin
Riding the Night by Jaci Burton
Wings of Desire by Arianna Skye

Short Historical

Butterfly Swords by Jeannie Lin
The Captive by Joanne Rock
The Unmasking of a Lady by Emily May
Whirlwind Secrets by Debra Cowan
Wicked, Sinful Nights by Julia Latham

Long Historical

Secrets of a Scandalous Bride by Sophia Nash
The Irish Warrior by Kris Kennedy
The Mischief of the Mistletoe by Lauren Willig
Trial by Desire by Courtney Milan

Young Adult

Ghost Town by Rachel Caine
Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready
The Alpha Bet by Stephanie Hale
The Gentleman Poet by Kathryn Johnson


Healing Hearts by Beth Wiseman
Mistletoe Magic by Sandra Hyatt
Snowbound and Seduced by Amanda McCabe
The Fiercest Heart by Sharon Sala


Scattered Petals by Amanda Cabot
The Wedding Garden by Linda Goodnight
Wedding Cake Wishes by Dana Corbit
Within My Heart by Tamera Alexander


Captured by Julia Rachel Barrett
Don’t Kill the Messenger by Eileen Rendahl
Haunting Warrior by Erin Quinn
The Mists of Time by Susan Squires

Best First Book

Butterfly Swords by Jeanie Lin
Captured by Julia Rachel Barrett
Hill County Holdup by Angi Morgan
Wings of Desire by Arianna Skye

Congratulations to all the finalists!
Winners will be announced at the RWA National Conference in NYC

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