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Author of small-town romance with suspense and comedy elements. Winner of the RWA National Reader’s Choice Award (Once In A Blue Kentucky Moon).
Author of contemporary, romantic suspense and urban fantasy.
- Finalist, 2017 NYSRA Charlotte Award (Voting closes April 30, 2018)
- Finalist, Amy Mathers Teen Book Award
- Bustle 30 Best YA Book Covers Of 2015
- Finalist, 2016 Compton Crook Award
- The 2016-2017 Tome Society It List Nominee
- LA Young Readers Choice 2018 (6th-8th Grade)
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Erotic Romance.
- 3-time winner of the Golden Quill
- 2-time winner of the Golden Leaf Award
- Winner of the National Readers’ Choice Award, CRA Award of Excellence, Silken Sands, and JABBIC, Sexiest Cover.
Pseudonym for Opal Carew. As Opal she publishes erotic love stories that push the limits, but as Ruby she doesn’t know what limits are!
Author of Sassy Romantic Adventures and Misadventures with Kick-Ass Heroines and Smokin’ Hot Heroes.
Author of heartwarming, small-town contemporary romance and RWA® Golden Heart® finalist 2015 in Contemporary Romance.
Julie Evelyn Joyce
Author of quirky and witty Romances.
Winner of First Coast Romance Writers Beacon Contest back in December for category-length romance.
Award-winning author of sizzling Contemporary and Erotic Romance. Amazon & All Romance EBook Best Selling author.
- Winner of 2015 Book Buyers Best Contest, Erotic Romance Category
- Winner of 2015 National Excellence in Romance Fiction (NERFA), Erotic Romance Category
- Winner of 2016 Carolyn Readers’ Choice Award, Erotic Romance Category
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Romance author of paranormal, cyborg, alien, werewolf, futuristic/sci-fi, and more.
M.H. Susanne Matthews
Amazon bestselling author of romance, suspense, and historical novels.
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Erotic Historical Romance, Erotic Paranormal Romance, Sensual Historical Romance, and New Adult Contemporary Erotic Romance.
- Two time winner of the RT Bookreviews Reviewers Choice Award (once for erotic Romance, once for historical romance)
- Nominee for RT Bookreviews Career Achievement in Erotic Romance
- 3-time winner of the National Readers’ Choice Award (for erotic romance)
- Winner of the Golden Quill, the Colorado Award of Excellence, and the WisRWA Write Touch Award (all erotic romance)
- Daphne Finalist (RWA’s Kiss of Death chapter)
Linda Poitevin is the author of the Grigori Legacy, a dark urban fantasy series featuring a hard-as-nails cop caught up in the war between Heaven and Hell. She has published six full-length novels and one novella.
USA Today bestselling author of Paranormal Romances that range from light steamy to erotic, as well as hot Contemporary Romance.