AWARD NOMINEES & WINNERS

Career Achievement Awards honor authors for their entire body of work throughout their career.

The winners and nominees are selected by our staff of over 50 reviewers representing the readers' voice in the women's fiction industry.


   

Historical

AMERICANA HISTORICAL ROMANCEDebra CowanLeigh GreenwoodJoan JohnstonMaureen ChildLorraine Heathback to top
BEST ALL AROUND HISTORICAL ROMANCEVirginia HenleyBrenda JoyceBetina KrahnIris Johansenback to top
HISTORICAL ADVENTURESuzanne BarclayConstance O'BanyonSuzanne RobinsonTeresa MedeirosVirginia Brownback to top
HISTORICAL FANTASYBarbara BrettonSandra HillRoberta Gellisback to top
HISTORICAL LOVE & LAUGHTERJill BarnettMargaret BrownleyMillie CriswellSharon IhleSandra Chastainback to top
HISTORICAL NOVELKathryn Lynn DavisElizabeth ChadwickElisabeth MacdonaldEugenia PriceLucia St. Clair Robsonback to top
HISTORICAL STORYTELLER OF THE YEARMadeline BakerCarol FinchStef Ann HolmNan RyanJo GoodmanCharlene CrossCarol Finchback to top
INNOVATIVE HISTORICAL ROMANCEChristina DoddKristin HannahMarylyle RogersChristina Skyeback to top
REGENCY HISTORICAL ROMANCEKasey MichaelsElizabeth ThorntonAmanda Quickback to top
WESTERN HISTORICAL ROMANCEJill GregoryJanis Reams HudsonPatricia PotterDana RansomJodi ThomasRaine Cantrellback to top
REGENCY ROMANCEAnne BarbourSara BlaynePatricia OliverJoan Overfieldback to top

Mainstream Fiction

CONTEMPORARY FANTASYDebbie MacomberCarin RaffertyChristina SkyePatricia Simpsonback to top
CONTEMPORARY NOVELLinda BarlowChristiane HegganJane HellerRebecca Forsterback to top
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCEBarbara BrettonKaren RobardsSharon SalaSusan Elizabeth Phillipsback to top
CONTEMPORARY ROMANTIC SUSPENSEStella CameronLinda HowardNora RobertsSuzanne Forsterback to top
CONTEMPORARY SUSPENSECarole Nelson DouglasTami HoagWendy HornsbyJan Burkeback to top
FUTURISTIC ROMANCEAnne AveryKathleen MorganSaranne DawsonJustine Davisback to top

Series

BEST ALL AROUND SERIES ROMANCEJoAnn RossM.J. RodgersRachel LeeGlenna McReynoldsJustine DavisMargaret St. Georgeback to top
INNOVATIVE SERIES ROMANCEEmilie RichardsSharon SalaLaura ParkerDebra DixonMargaret St. Georgeback to top
SERIES ROMANCE LOVE & LAUGHTERJennifer CrusieCathie LinzJule McBrideDay LeclaireLeanne Banksback to top
SERIES ROMANTIC ADVENTURELinda TurnerEvelyn A. CroweLori Fosterback to top
SERIES ROMANTIC FANTASYMaggie ShayneAnne StuartMarilyn Tracyback to top
SERIES ROMANTIC SUSPENSEMarilyn PappanoLisa GardnerM.J. RodgersJustine DavisAlicia Scottback to top
SERIES STORYTELLER OF THE YEARPenny RichardsMyrna TemteBJ JamesLaura TaylorRita Rainvilleback to top