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 RomanceElaine BarbieriJudith E. FrenchJill GregoryJill Marie LandisLinda Francis LeeSusan WiggsMaureen Childback to top
British-Set Historical RomanceConnie BrockwayStella CameronSamantha JamesJuliana GarnettKaren RanneyMadeline Hunterback to top
Historical RomanceJayne Ann KrentzMaura SegerElizabeth ThorntonTeresa MedeirosKatherine Sutcliffeback to top
Historical Storyteller of the YearNorah HessKat MartinNan RyanColleen FaulknerColleen Shannonback to top
Regency-Set Historical RomanceVictoria AlexanderChristina DoddCathy MaxwellJulia Quinnback to top

Inspirational

Inspirational RomanceDiane NobleDee HendersonJane Kirkpatrickback to top

Mainstream Fiction

Contemporary New RealityKimberly RayeCiji WareSusan KrinardLynn KurlandChristine Feehanback to top
Contemporary NovelKristin HannahJane HellerLuanne RiceDeborah Smithback to top
Contemporary RomancePatti BergMarilyn PappanoPatricia RiceRachel LeeSusan Andersenback to top
Contemporary Romantic SuspenseJasmine CresswellMeryl SawyerMariah StewartSuzanne Brockmannback to top

Multicultural/Interracial

Multicultural RomanceKayla PerrinMonica JacksonJacquelin Thomasback to top

Mystery Suspense & Thriller

Female SleuthBeverly ConnorSara ParetskyNevada BarrCharlaine HarrisBarbara Seranellaback to top
Mystery SeriesFaye KellermanJeanne M. DamsToni L.P. KelnerEleanor Taylor BlandAnne Georgeback to top
SuspenseLisa GardnerGayle LyndsNancy PickardMary Jane ClarkElizabeth Georgeback to top

Series

Innovative Series RomanceMaggie ShayneBeverly BirdDay Leclaireback to top
Series RomanceNora RobertsSharon SalaCharlotte MaclayBeverly Bartonback to top
Series Romance Love & LaughterDixie BrowningJudy ChristenberryJacqueline Diamondback to top
Series Romantic AdventureSuzanne BrockmannMerline LovelaceBJ Jamesback to top
Series Romantic FantasySusan MalleryLynne GrahamLori Fosterback to top
Series Storyteller of the YearKathryn ShayLucy GordonAmy J. Fetzerback to top
Series Romantic SuspenseMarilyn PappanoPatricia RosemoorAmanda Stevensback to top