AWARD NOMINEES & WINNERS

Reviewers' Choice Awards honor the best books of the year.

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


   

Historical

BEST BRITISH-SET HISTORICAL ROMANCEBEWITCHING THE BARON
Lisa Cach, Leisure, (March 2000)
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BEST FIRST HISTORICAL ROMANCEBY ARRANGEMENT
Madeline Hunter, Bantam, (June 2000)
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BEST HISTORICAL LOVE & LAUGHTERNO MARRIAGE OF CONVENIENCE
Elizabeth Boyle, Avon, (September 2000)
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BEST HISTORICAL NOVELAHAB'S WIFE
Sena Jeter Naslund, William Morrow, (March 2000)
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BEST HISTORICAL ROMANTIC ADVENTURETHE SUN AND THE MOON
Patricia Ryan, Signet, (June 2000)
A TRUE PRINCE
Veronica Sattler, Zebra, (December 2000)
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BEST INNOVATIVE HISTORICAL ROMANCETHE FORBIDDEN GARDEN
Tracy Fobes, Pocket, (March 2000)
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BEST K.I.S.S. HEROHERE COMES THE BRIDE
Whitney Lyles, Berkley Trade, (July 2006)
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BEST MEDIEVAL HISTORICAL ROMANCEINTIMATE ENEMIES
Shana Abe, Bantam, (June 2000)
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BEST REGENCY HISTORICAL ROMANCEA DANGEROUS GENTLEMAN
Julia London, Dell, (April 2000)
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BEST SCOTTISH HISTORICAL ROMANCETHE BRIDE AND THE BEAST
Teresa Medeiros, Bantam, (April 2001)
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BEST WESTERN ROMANCEMADDIE'S JUSTICE
Leslie LaFoy, Bantam, (September 2000)
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HISTORICAL ROMANCE OF THE YEARA MEMORY OF LOVE
Bertrice Small, Ballantine, (July 2000)
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BEST FIRST REGENCYLORD STANHOPE'S PROPOSAL
Jessica Benson, Zebra, (January 2005)
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BEST REGENCY ROMANCELORD NIGHTINGALE'S DEBUT
Judith Lansdowne, Zebra, (August 2000)
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BEST AMERICAN-SET HISTORICAL ROMANCETHE MISTRESS
Susan Wiggs, Mira, (October 2000)
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Mainstream Fiction

BEST CONTEMPORARY NOVELIN THE MIDNIGHT RAIN
Ruth Wind, Harper, (May 2000)
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BEST CONTEMPORARY PARANORMALUTTERLY CHARMING
Kristine Grayson, Zebra, (On-sale February 2000)
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BEST CONTEMPORARY ROMANCEKISS AND TELL
Cherry Adair, Ivy, (September 2000)
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BEST ELECTRONIC BOOKVALKYRIE
Lindsay McKenna, www.hardshell.com, (December 2000)
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BEST FANTASY NOVELDAUGHTER OF THE FOREST
Juliet Marillier, Tor, (May 2000)
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BEST FUTURISTIC ROMANCEWITNESS IN DEATH
J.D. Robb, Berkley, (March 2000)
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BEST HISTORICAL TIME TRAVELHEAVEN ON EARTH
Constance O'Day-Flannery, Avon, (August 2000)
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BEST INSPIRATIONAL ROMANCEHEAVENLY DAZE
Angela Elwell Hunt, Lori Copeland, Word Publishing, (December 2000)
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BEST MULTICULTURAL ROMANCETHE PRICE OF PASSION
Evelyn Palfrey, Pocket Books, (October 2000)
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BEST ROMANTIC INTRIGUEMR. PERFECT
Linda Howard, Pocket, (July 2001)
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BEST ROMANTIC SUSPENSESTEALING SHADOWS
Kay Hooper, Bantam, (September 2000)
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BEST VAMPIRE ROMANCEDARK MAGIC
Christine Feehan, Leisure, (July 2000)
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BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVELASCENDANT SUN
Catherine Asaro, Tor, (March 2000)
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Mystery Suspense & Thriller

BEST AMATEUR SLEUTHFILM STRIP
Nancy Bartholomew, St. Martin's, (October 2000)
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BEST CONTEMPORARY MYSTERYUNBREATHED MEMORIES
Marcia Talley, Dell, (June 2000)
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BEST FIRST MYSTERYDEATH ON A SILVER TRAY
Rosemary Stevens, Berkley, (May 2001)
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BEST HISTORICAL MYSTERYHE SHALL THUNDER IN THE SKY
Elizabeth Peters, Avon, (May 2000)
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BEST PI NOVELTHE WRONG DOG
Carol Lea Benjamin, Walker, (November 2000)
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BEST SUSPENSEDEAD AIR
Rochelle Krich, Avon, (July 2001)
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Sci-Fi/Fantasy

BEST SILHOUETTE DESIREHUSBAND OR ENEMY?
Caroline Cross, Silhouette, (November 2000)
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Series

BEST FIRST SERIES ROMANCEA MAN LIKE MAC
Fay Robinson, Harlequin, (April 2000)
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BEST HARLEQUIN AMERICANA PREGNANCY AND A PROPOSAL
Mindy Neff, Harlequin, (February 2000)
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BEST HARLEQUIN DUETTHE WRONG MR. RIGHT
Tina Wainscott, Harlequin, (August 2000)
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BEST HARLEQUIN INTRIGUETHE SPECIALIST
Dani Sinclair, Harlequin, (November 2000)
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BEST HARLEQUIN PRESENTSROMANO'S REVENGE
Sandra Marton, Harlequin, (July 2000)
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BEST HARLEQUIN ROMANCETHE PATERNITY PLAN
Heather MacAllister, Harlequin, (October 2000)
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BEST HARLEQUIN SUPERROMANCEDEEP IN THE HEART
Linda Warren, Harlequin, (August 2000)
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BEST HARLEQUIN TEMPTATIONHOT-BLOODED HERO
Donna Sterling, Harlequin, (April 2000)
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BEST MINISERIES ROMANCEIN THE ARMS OF A HERO
Beverly Barton, Silhouette, (May 2000)
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BEST SILHOUETTE INTIMATE MOMENTSSPECIAL REPORT
Maggie Price, Debra Cowan, Merline Lovelace, Silhouette, (December 2000)
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BEST SILHOUETTE ROMANCERAFFLING RYAN
Kasey Michaels, Silhouette, (November 2000)
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BEST SILHOUETTE SPECIAL EDITIONSULLIVAN'S CHILD
Gail Link, Silhouette, (May 2000)
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BEST STEEPLE HILL LOVE INSPIREDTHE WAY HOME
Irene Hannon, Steeple Hill, (September 2000)
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BEST ZEBRA BOUQUETSTOLEN KISSES
Kate Donovan, Zebra, (July 2000)
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