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.


   

Contemporary Romance

Contemporary RomanceCatherine AndersonSusan MalleryChristie Ridgwayback to top

Historical

Historical RomanceLaura Lee GuhrkeSamantha JamesMaggie OsborneLorraine Heathback to top
Historical Storyteller of the YearLois GreimanSusan Kay LawThea DevineEloisa Jamesback to top
Innovative Historical RomanceSandra HillLaura KinsaleGaelen FoleyPamela Brittonback to top
Regency RomanceAllison LaneNancy ButlerSandra HeathWilma Countsback to top
British Isle Historical RomanceJulie BeardLinda NeedhamAmanda ScottSherrilyn Kenyonback to top

Inspirational

InspirationalCatherine PalmerAngela HuntMelody CarlsonKaren Kingsburyback to top

Mainstream Fiction

Contemporary NovelJennifer CrusieKristin HannahBarbara SamuelSusan Wiggsback to top
Women's FictionBarbara BrettonBarbara DelinskyDebbie MacomberLorna LandvikJodi Picoultback to top

Multicultural/Interracial

Multicultural RomanceFelicia MasonAdrianne ByrdBettye Griffinback to top

Mystery Suspense & Thriller

Female SleuthDana StabenowCarol Lea BenjaminLaura LippmanSue Graftonback to top
Historical MysteryKate KingsburyBarbara HamblyLaurie R. KingFiona Buckleyback to top
Mystery SeriesJoanne PenceJan BurkeDeborah Crombieback to top
SuspenseKay HooperPatricia CornwellLisa ScottolineBeverly Connorback to top

Paranormal/Urban Fantasy

Contemporary New RealityDeb StoverSusan SizemoreSherrilyn KenyonMelanie Jacksonback to top

Romantic Suspense

Romantic SuspenseChristina SkyeMariah StewartLisa JacksonCherry Adairback to top

Series

Series RomanceCathie LinzLindsay McKennaBarbara McCauleyback to top
Series Romance Love and LaughterHolly JacobsLiz FieldingCara Colterback to top
Series Romatic AdventureKathleen CreightonAmy J. FetzerKatherine Garberaback to top
Series Romatic SuspenseSusan KearneyDebra WebbHarper Allenback to top
Series Storyteller Of The YearCara ColterJean BrashearKristi Goldback to top