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

AMERICAN HISTORICAL ROMANCEJudith E. FrenchMiranda JarrettRebecca Hagan LeeSandra Chastainback to top
HISTORICAL FANTASYSusan CarrollDebra DierLynn KurlandAlice BorchardtSuzanne Frankback to top
HISTORICAL LOVE & LAUGHTERCasey ClaybourneTanya Anne CrosbyChristina DoddJulia Quinnback to top
HISTORICAL NOVELCasey ClaybourneSue HarrisonJudith Merkle RileyPhilippa Gregoryback to top
HISTORICAL ROMANCEJill BarnettKimberly CatesTeresa MedeirosLorraine Heathback to top
HISTORICAL STORYTELLER OF THE YEARMadeline BakerKat MartinLinda Lael MillerShelly ThackerElizabeth ThorntonAmy J. Fetzerback to top
INNOVATIVE HISTORICAL ROMANCEKasey MichaelsJo-Ann PowerCandice ProctorJudith Ivoryback to top
REGENCY HISTORICAL ROMANCEMarjorie FarrellCathy MaxwellJane AshfordStephanie Laurensback to top
WESTERN HISTORICAL ROMANCELaurie GrantTheresa MichaelsSusan EdwardsBeverly Jenkinsback to top

Inspirational

INSPIRATIONAL ROMANCERobin Lee HatcherMaggie OsborneCatherine PalmerPeggy DartyBarbara Jean Hicksback to top

Mainstream Fiction

CONTEMPORARY FANTASYJill JonesCiji WareJeanette BakerSusan Krinardback to top
CONTEMPORARY NOVELJennifer CrusieSandra KittDiane ChamberlainEileen Goudgeback to top
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCEDebbie MacomberPatricia RiceJoAnn RossMariah Stewartback to top
CONTEMPORARY ROMANTIC SUSPENSEElizabeth LowellMargot DaltonKay HooperJustine DareHeather Grahamback to top
MULTICULTURAL ROMANCEAngela BensonLynn EmerySandra KittGwynne Forsterback to top

Mystery Suspense & Thriller

FEMALE SLEUTHVirginia LanierSara ParetskyThomas PerryNevada Barrback to top
HISTORICAL MYSTERYDianne DayBarbara HamblyMiriam Grace MonfredoSharan Newmanlindsay davisback to top
MYSTERY SERIESWilliam BernhardtJ.A. JanceDeborah CrombiePeter Robinsonback to top
SUSPENSEIris JohansenTracey TillisBeverly ConnorTess Gerritsenback to top

Series

REGENCY ROMANCEAllison LaneEvelyn RichardsonEmma Jensenback to top
INNOVATIVE SERIES ROMANCERuth WindCharlotte MaclayElizabeth Bevarlyback to top
SERIES ROMANCE LOVE & LAUGHTERMarie FerrarellaMetsy HingleKate HoffmannSusan Crosbyback to top
SERIES ROMANTIC ADVENTURESharon SalaEileen WilksSuzanne BrockmannMerline LovelaceMaggie Shayneback to top
SERIES ROMANTIC SUSPENSEJoanna WayneTerese RaminAimee ThurloSally Tyler HayesMaggie Priceback to top
SERIES STORYTELLER OF THE YEARKathleen KorbelSandra MartonLindsay McKennaChristine Rimmerback to top
SERIES ROMANCEBarbara McCauleyAnne McAllisterPaula Detmer RiggsMuriel Jensenback to top
SERIES ROMANTIC FANTASYLinda CajioEmily DaltonMindy Neffback to top