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 ROMANCEElizabeth GraysonLinda Francis LeeAmy J. FetzerMiranda Jarettback to top
HISTORICAL LOVE & LAUGHTEREmily CarmichaelCatherine CoulterJulia QuinnPamela Morsiback to top
HISTORICAL NEW REALITYAmanda AshleyDeb StoverMaureen ChildNancy GideonKathleen Kaneback to top
HISTORICAL NOVELIsabel AllendeSusan Fromberg Schafferback to top
HISTORICAL ROMANCECatherine AndersonStella CameronChristina DoddJane FeatherMegan Chanceback to top
HISTORICAL STORYTELLER OF THE YEARJanelle TaylorTeresa MedeirosCandace CampKatherine Sutcliffeback to top
INNOVATIVE HISTORICAL ROMANCEJude DeverauxBrenda JoycePenelope WilliamsonMeagan McKinneyback to top
WESTERN HISTORICAL ROMANCEStef Ann HolmCheryl Anne PorterBobbi SmithAdrienne de Wolfeback to top
BRITISH-SET HISTORICAL ROMANCEJulie BeardSamantha JamesPatricia RiceJuliana GarnettKaren Ranneyback to top

Inspirational

INSPIRATIONAL ROMANCEFrancine RiversJanette OkeAngela Elwell HuntTerry Blackstockback to top

Mainstream Fiction

CONTEMPORARY NEW REALITYCiji WareSusan KrinardHeather GrahamShannon Drakeback to top
CONTEMPORARY NOVELJennifer CrusieKristin HannahJane HellerDiane ChamberlainGeorgia Bockovenback to top
CONTEMPORARY ROMANCECatherine AndersonPatricia RicePatricia RiceChristina SkyeMariah StewartBarbara Freethyback to top
CONTEMPORARY ROMANTIC SUSPENSEJasmine CresswellVicki HinzeKay HooperJustine DareHeather Grahamback to top

Multicultural/Interracial

MULTICULTURAL ROMANCEShirley HailstockDonna HillBeverly JenkinsJanice Simsback to top

Mystery Suspense & Thriller

FEMALE SLEUTHAimee and David ThurloLaura LippmanEdna BuchananLeslie Glassback to top
HISTORICAL MYSTERYCharles ToddMiriam Grace MonfredoMargaret Frazerlindsay davisback to top
MYSTERY SERIESJanet EvanovichLaurien BerensonCarolyn HartHarlan CobenMargaret CoelLee Harrisback to top
SUSPENSERochelle KrichMary Higgins ClarkPatricia MacDonaldTess Gerritsenback to top

Series

REGENCY ROMANCEAllison LaneBarbara MetzgerNancy ButlerElisabeth FairchildNadine MillerJudith Lansdowneback to top
INNOVATIVE SERIES ROMANCEJill Marie LandisMaureen ChildAnne StuartMuriel Jensenback to top
SERIES ROMANCECathy Gillen ThackerDay LeclaireVicki Lewis Thompsonback to top
SERIES ROMANCE LOVE & LAUGHTERJill ShalvisCharlotte MaclayKate Hoffmannback to top
SERIES ROMANTIC ADVENTURESuzanne BrockmannMarie Farrarellaback to top
SERIES ROMANTIC FANTASYMaggie ShayneAlexandra SellersLori Fosterback to top
SERIES ROMANTIC SUSPENSEDani SinclairRebecca YorkMerline LovelaceTori Carringtonback to top
SERIES STORYTELLER OF THE YEARSharon SalaLucy GordonMyrna Temteback to top