Romance Writers of America RITA Finalist Winners
March 29, 2012
A dashing British officer, under orders, "invades" this community of strong-willed "spinsters," only to discover he's met his match in Miss Susannah Finch!
Welcome to Spindle Cove, where the ladies with delicate
constitutions come for the sea air, and men in their prime
are . . . nowhere to be found.
Or are they?
Spindle Cove is the destination of choice for certain types
of well-bred young ladies: the painfully shy, young wives Read More »
An explosively witty and sexy historical romance!
Adam Salvatore is no ordinary millionaire. The heir to an
ancient race possessing a dark, powerful magic, he can
shapeshift and create energy. His gifts make him a living
weapon and have forced him to live in seclusion. But now an
inhuman force hunts down Adam-just when he finds Read More »
A story of love lost...
Mia Wells’s eco-friendly career goals are about to
become a reality—but her life-altering moment
is interrupted when an unexpected call ushers
in her tremulous past. A man who’s never left
Mia’s memory: Flynn, the enigmatic, passionate
man Read More »
A Novel of Nell Gwynn
A thrilling debut novel
starring one of history’s
most famous and beloved
From London’s slums to its bawdy playhouses,
The Darling Strumpet transports the reader to the
tumultuous world of seventeenth-century England,
charting the meteoric rise of the dazzling Nell
Gwynn, who captivates the Read More »
A charming historical tale of the King's favorite mistress
In Stefanie Sloane’s smoldering new series of undercover seduction and adventure, a seasoned spy discovers passion is a dangerous game.
Lord William Randall, the Duke of Clairemont, is a wicked
rake with little regard for society—a most unlikely suitor
for the prim and proper Lady Lucinda Gray. But his latest
assignment for the Young Corinthians, an elite spy
organization, involves protecting her from a kidnapping plot
and to do Read More »
A Regency Romance to kidnap your heart!
A smashing, award-winning debut novel that introduces
Charley Davidson: part-time private investigator and
full-time Grim Reaper, Charley sees dead people.
That's right, she sees dead people. And it's her job to
convince them to "go into the light." But when these very
dead people have Read More »
Divine Debut: Don't Fear the Reaper
One hour to rewrite the past . . .
For seventeen-year-old Emerson Cole, life is about seeing
what isn’t there: swooning Southern Belles; soldiers long
forgotten; a haunting jazz trio that vanishes in an instant.
Plagued by phantoms since her parents’ death, she just wants
the apparitions to Read More »
England's most eligible bachelor has finally met his match.
Tristan, the Duke of Shelbourne is a man with a mission:
find a wife he can tolerate as long as they both shall
live. No love is necessary—nor desired. But how to choose
amid a dizzying array of wealthy-yet-witless candidates?
Hire London’s infamously prim and proper Read More »
In her historical romance debut, author Vicky Dreiling gives us an 1800's version of "The Bachelor."
Matchmaker, matchmaker -- watch who you catch!!
Brainy Tess Smith is the younger sibling of the beautiful,
popular, volleyball-scholarship-bound Kristina. When
Kristina is diagnosed with bone cancer, it drastically
changes both sisters’ lives. Sometimes the things that
annoy us the most about our siblings are the ones we’d
miss the most if we lost Read More »
Tessa doesn't believe in magic. Or Fate. But there's
something weird about the dusty unicorn tapestry she
discovers in a box of old books. She finds the creature
woven within it compelling and frightening. After the
tapestry comes into her possession, Tessa experiences dreams
of the past and Read More »
Clay Gregory's known Megan Briggs her whole life, and he's
been plenty worried about her while she's been getting
medical treatment. Now she's back home and hiding away on
the family ranch.
Knowing the stubborn cowgirl won't accept his help
willingly, he invites her Read More »
He's through playing the field...or is he?
Cedric Reeves has just been sidelined, and the bad-boy pro
footballer suddenly finds himself without an agent or a
prayer of getting back in the game. What he needs is
someone pulling for him...someone like gorgeous go-getter
A media-hounded celebrity like Cedric is just Read More »
Fun, sassy and sexy tale about a bad boy NFL star and a hard negotiating player agent
Nanny Holly O'Mara has formed a close bond with her late
cousin's little twins. When their estranged father, rough,
rugged Australian cattleman Gray Kidman, arrives to take
them home to the outback, Holly senses that he is out of
Holly soon falls for mysterious Gray. Seeing Read More »
Travis Bravo was sick of his meddling mother and her matchmaking ways. So what better way to stop her than to bring a fiancee home for the holidays? One catch--he wasn\'t even dating anyone. But that was where his rough-and-tumble oil-rig friend, Samantha Jaworski, came Read More »
Both times, it was a fall that nearly did him in…The first time, it was a tumble down a mountain that threatened Donovan McRae\'s very survival. And though he had once been the Man Who Had Everything, at that point he thought he had nothing left to lose Read More »
With her family business in crisis, Polly Prince does her
best to keep calm and carry on. But hard work alone can't
save her London company from a takeover by the infamously
ruthless Damon Doukakis…or her traitorous body from the
lethal sensuality of her boss!As his new Read More »
J. D. Cooper had left no stone unturned when investigating a cold case that hit much too close to home. Or so he\'d thought. Thanks to small-town deputy Natalie Becker, new evidence had surfaced that might lead J.D. closer to the truth. But Natalie had a stake Read More »
Welcome Home, Stranger For Pamela Jo Wilson, returning to
her sleepy Mississippi hometown means coming face-to-face
with her past. At seventeen, overwhelmed by the
responsibilities of a new marriage and family, she fled
Mimosa. But Nick Shepard wasn't the only one Pam left
behind. Now, thirteen years Read More »
Sheltered her entire life, Jessie Murdock has rarely gotten her way. Until her dying father makes a deal with Cadde Hardin. Cadde will get shares of Shilah Oil on one condition—marry Jessie. In love with him for years, Jessie doesn\'t hesitate to sign the papers. But she didn Read More »
Fresh on the heels of their disastrous date, Dr. Camille
Lawson is none too pleased to find Dr. Wyatt Holladay
darkening her doorstep. But a mystery ailment is claiming
her patients—and just maybe the gorgeous doctor can help her
get some answers. What should be a simple investigation of Read More »
To criminology professor Alicia Solano, serial killers aren\'t just academic. A very real one is stalking her now, possibly the same madman who brought Gabe Cooper to town. The sexy Southern lawman still blames himself for an unsolved murder and this time, he\'ll do anything to catch the Read More »
As chief legal council for Project Justice, widow Raleigh
Shinn doesn't seem the type to accept bribes. Still,
Griffin Benedict has an anonymous tip that points to her
guilt. And if he wants to make the move to national news
anchor, he needs a sensational story.
But nothing is Read More »
Navy Commander Brady Hathaway is done with women. Since
H.O.T. Watch is pretty much a 24/7 job, that leaves no time
for female entanglements. Then he's appointed Eve Dupont's
handler. Tan, leggy and blonde, the lethal-looking civilian
chosen to take down a terrorist cell Read More »
An exotic wildlife preserve is a dream come true for
conservation biologist Daniela Flores. Until she finds out
her ex-husband is leading the research team. World-famous
shark expert Sean Carmichael has only grown more ruggedly
appealing in the time they were apart…the passion between
them more intense Read More »
Ford Hyatt thought he was done. He was all set to give up
on himself and on Project Justice. Then Robyn Jasperson
walks back into his life. His former bad-girl crush looks
better than ever and needs his help getting a case
overturned. Robyn's got an ex-husband Read More »
Mysterious dreams draw costume designer Isabella Silviera to Angel’s Bay, the California coastal town where angels occasionally dance above the waves.
Bestselling author Barbara Freethy enchants again in this
emotional and compelling tale of family secrets, abiding
friendships, and heart-touching romance.
Isabella’s drive to Angel’s Bay would have ended in
tragedy when her car slid off a cliff if she hadn’t been
rescued by Nick Read More »
A compelling novel with plenty of romance, compassion and intrigue.
A good girl can be bad for one night...
Bernadette Hogan doesn't make mistakes. Not when it comes
to caring for her mother, and not at her job protecting
Texas's most eligible--and infuriating--bachelor. Maybe
that's why she's overcome with guilt after Read More »
An enchanting tale of finding love in unexpected places
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