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.


   

Erotica

Best Erotic Romance and EroticaLUCAVARIOUS
Stephanie Burke, www.ellorascave.com, (May 2003)
EVIL'S NIECE
Melissa MacNeal, Black Lace, (April 2003)
SHATTERED LEGACY
Lora Leigh, www.ellorascave.com, (October 2003)
TAKEN BY PASSION
Cheyenne McCray, St. Martin's, (September 2011)
PARADOX II
Rosemary Laurey and J.C. Wilder, www.ltdbooks.com, (November 2003)
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Contemporary Romance

Best Contemporary RomanceSOME GIRLS DO
Leanne Banks, Warner Forever, (May 2003)
FULL TILT
Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes, St. Martin's, (February 2003)
THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT
MacKenzie Taylor, Avon, (March 2003)
MULLIGAN MAGIC
Deb Stover, Jove, (April 2003)
ONLY BY YOUR TOUCH
Catherine Anderson, Signet, (April 2003)
TAKE A CHANCE ON ME
Susan Donovan, St. Martin's, (August 2003)
THE DARE
Elda Minger, Berkley, (October 2003)
RETURN ENGAGEMENT
Lynn Michaels, Ivy, (October 2003)
THE SEDUCTIVE ONE
Susan Mallery, Pocket Star, (November 2003)
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Historical

Best American-Set RomanceTHE LONGING
Wendy Lindstrom, St. Martin's, (April 2003)
STRONG SPIRITS
Alice Duncan, Zebra, (February 2003)
SILENT SURRENDER
Katherine O'Neal, Bantam, (June 2003)
A SUMMER AFFAIR
Susan Wiggs, Mira, (August 2003)
A SAVAGE BEAUTY
Merline Lovelace, Mira, (September 2003)
RETURN TO ME
Rosemary Rogers, Mira, (December 2003)
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Best British-Set Historical RomanceHOPE
Mary Ryan, Thomas Dunne, (April 2003)
LOVE WITH A SCANDALOUS LORD
Lorraine Heath, Avon, (June 2003)
BORROWED DREAMS
May McGoldrick, Signet, (June 2003)
WAKING THE PRINCESS
Susan King, Signet, (September 2003)
UNDONE
Virginia Henley, Signet, (December 2003)
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Best First Historical RomanceTHE SEA WIFE
Holly Cook, Leisure, (May 2003)
SWEET RELEASE
Pamela Clare, Leisure, (March 2003)
THE CAPTAIN OF ALL PLEASURES
Kresley Cole, Pocket, (July 2003)
ALMOST A GENTLEMAN
Pam Rosenthal, Kensington Brava, (May 2003)
SHE WHO LAUGHS LAST
Jennie Klassel, Leisure, (August 2003)
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Historical K.I.S.S. ('Knight In Shining Silver') Hero AwardNO PLACE FOR A LADY
Katherine Greyle, Leisure, (May 2003)
LONDON'S PERFECT SCOUNDREL
Suzanne Enoch, Avon, (May 2003)
HANNAH'S HALF-BREED
Heidi Betts, Leisure, (January 2003)
INNOCENT PASSIONS
Brenda Hiatt, Avon, (February 2003)
EVERYTHING I EVER WANTED
Jo Goodman, Zebra, (March 2003)
THE WEDDING ESCAPE
Karyn Monk, Bantam, (March 2003)
THE PRINCESS AND HER PIRATE
Lois Greiman, Avon, (July 2003)
THE SCOUNDREL
Claire Delacroix, Warner, (August 2003)
BARELY A BRIDE
Rebecca Hagan Lee, Jove, (August 2003)
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Best Historical Love & LaughterABOUT ADAM
Stella Cameron, Mira, (March 2003)
BECOMING GEORGIA
Emily Carmichael, Berkley, (July 2003)
WHO WILL TAKE THIS MAN?
Jacquie D'Alessandro, Avon, (October 2003)
ENTER THE HERO
Judith O'Brien, Pocket, (December 2003)
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Best Historical NovelPARADISE ALLEY
Kevin Baker, Harper Collins, (February 2003)
1949: A NOVEL OF THE IRISH FREE STATE
Morgan Llywelyn, Forge, (March 2003)
MY DEAREST CECELIA
Diane Haeger, St. Martin's, (March 2003)
RUSLAN
Barbara Scrupski, Crown, (May 2003)
THE CRIMSON PETAL AND THE WHITE
Michael Faber, Harcourt, (July 2003)
FOUR SPIRITS
Sena Jeter Naslund, Morrow, (September 2003)
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Best Historical Paranormal FantasyTHE FOREVER KISS
Thea Devine, Brava, (June 2003)
THE PENWYTH CURSE
Catherine Coulter, Jove, (January 2003)
THE SELKIE
Melanie Jackson, Love Spell, (February 2003)
NIGHT FIRES
Karen Harbaugh, Dell, (December 2003)
THE BOOK OF SPLENDOR
Frances Sherwood, W.W. Norton & Co., (July 2003)
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Best Historical Romantic AdventureADVENTURES OF A SCOTTISH HEIRESS
Cathy Maxwell, Avon, (May 2003)
BEYOND SUNRISE
Candice Proctor, Ballantine, (May 2003)
THE IRON ROSE
Marsha Canham, Signet, (March 2003)
THE SPY'S BRIDE
Nita Abrams, Zebra, (May 2003)
THE PIRATE NEXT DOOR
Jennifer Ashley, Leisure, (October 2003)
THE SILVER LION
Lynn Kerstan, Onyx, (November 2003)
MIDNIGHT ANGEL
Julie Beard, Berkley, (December 2003)
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Best Historical SagaALL HE EVER WANTED
Anita Shreve, Little, Brown, (April 2003)
THE PHOTOGRAPH
Virginia Ellis, Ballantine, (June 2003)
NO ANGEL
Penny Vincenzi, Overlook, (September 2003)
DEAFENING
Frances Itani, Atlantic Monthly, (September 2003)
THE TOUCH
Colleen McCullough, Simon and Schuster, (December 2003)
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Best Medieval Historical RomanceTHE JESTER
James Patterson with Andrew Gross, Little, Brown, (March 2003)
LORD OF THE HUNT
Ann Lawrence, Leisure, (January 2003)
DANELAW
Susan Squires, Leisure, (February 2003)
THE CRIMSON LADY
Mary Reed McCall, Avon, (June 2003)
THE WIFE TEST
Betina Krahn, Berkley, (July 2003)
THE LAIRD OF STONEHAVEN
Connie Mason, Leisure, (September 2003)
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Best Regency-Set Historical RomanceALMOST A PRINCESS
Elizabeth Thornton, Bantam, (January 2003)
SLIGHTLY SCANDALOUS
Mary Balogh, Dell, (June 2003)
ONE WILD NIGHT
Barbara Dawson Smith, St.Martin's, (September 2003)
THE SEDUCER
Madeline Hunter, Bantam, (October 2003)
THE EARL'S PRIZE
Nicola Cornick, Harlequin, (December 2003)
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Best Scottish-Set Historical RomanceBRIDE OF THE BEAST
Sue-Ellen Welfonder, Warner, (January 2003)
TAMING THE SCOTSMAN
Kinley MacGregor, AVON, (September 2003)
REIVER'S BRIDE
Amanda Scott, Warner, (September 2003)
THE IDEAL HUSBAND
Shari Anton, Warner, (October 2003)
HIGHLAND GROOM
Hannah Howell, Zebra, (November 2003)
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Best Sensual Historical RomanceSEDUCED
Pamela Britton, Warner, (April 2003)
THE PRINCE OF PLEASURE
Nicole Jordan, Ivy, (July 2003)
COMPLETE ABANDON
Cheryl Holt, St. Martin's, (September 2003)
THE PLEASURE SEEKERS
Melanie George, Pocket, (November 2003)
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Best Western RomanceINTO THE VALLEY: THE SETTLERS
Rosanne Bittner, Forge, (March 2003)
NAUGHTY MARIETTA
Nan Ryan, Mira, (April 2003)
A MAN TO CALL MY OWN
Johanna Lindsey, Pocket, (July 2003)
LAKOTA FLOWER
Janelle Taylor, Zebra, (September 2003)
THE SURGEON
Kate Bridges, Harlequin, (December 2003)
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Historical Romance Of The YearDANCE OF SEDUCTION
Sabrina Jeffries, Avon, (April 2003)
THE DEVIL YOU KNOW
Liz Carlyle, Pocket, (April 2003)
LADY OF DESIRE
Gaelen Foley, Ivy, (January 2003)
KISSED BY SHADOWS
Jane Feather, Bantam, (February 2003)
ST. RAVEN
Jo Beverley, Signet, (February 2003)
WORTH ANY PRICE
Lisa Kleypas, Avon, (February 2003)
ONE NIGHT OF SCANDAL
Teresa Medeiros, Avon, (August 2003)
FOOL FOR LOVE
Eloisa James, Avon, (August 2003)
TO LOVE A SCOTTISH LORD
Karen Ranney, Avon, (August 2003)
THE TROUBLE WITH MAGIC
Patricia Rice, Signet, (August 2003)
ONE KISS FROM YOU
Christina Dodd, Avon, (November 2003)
THE PERFECT SEDUCTION
Leslie LaFoy, St. Martin's, (December 2003)
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Best RegencyVALENTINE'S CHANGE OF HEART
Elisabeth Fairchild, Signet, (January 2003)
AN INCONVENIENT HEIR
Martha Kirkland, Signet, (January 2003)
LORD LOGIC AND THE WEDDING WISH
Melynda Beth Skinner, Zebra, (February 2003)
THE INDIFFERENT EARL
Blair Bancroft, Signet, (March 2003)
LAVENDER BLUE
Sandra Heath, Signet, (April 2003)
LADY IN DISGUISE
Amanda McCabe, Signet, (September 2003)
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Inspirational

Best Inspirational NovelTHE WISHING JAR
Penelope J. Stokes, W Publishing Group, (March 2003)
ROMANCE RUSTLERS AND THUNDERBIRD THIEVES
Sharon Dunn, Kregel, (February 2003)
ANTONIA'S CHOICE
Nancy Rue, Multnomah, (May 2003)
AND THE SHOFAR BLEW
Francine Rivers, Tyndale, (May 2003)
BRIDE FOR A BIT
Cathy Marie Hake, JoAnn A. Grote, Janelle Burnham Schneider, Pamela Kaye Tracy, Barbour Publishing, (June 2003)
FINDING ALICE
Melody Carlson, Waterbrook, (September 2003)
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Best MulticulturalEBONY BUTTERFLY II
Delilah Dawson, Genesis, (January 2003)
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Mainstream Fiction

Best Chick Lit NovelTHE SONG READER
Lisa Tucker, Downtown Press, (May 2003)
THE MAN I SHOULD HAVE MARRIED
Pamela Redmond Satran, Downtown Press, (March 2003)
LARGER THAN LIFE
Adele Parks, Downtown Press, (August 2003)
BABYVILLE
Jane Green, Broadway, (May 2003)
THE BIG BAD WOLF TELLS ALL
Donna Kauffman, Bantam, (June 2003)
THE NANNY
Melissa Nathan, Avon, (October 2003)
32AA
Michelle Cunnah, Avon, (December 2003)
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Best Contemporary NovelTHE BOY ON THE PORCH
Dee Holmes, Berkley, (January 2003)
A PIECE OF HEAVEN
Barbara Samuel, Ballantine, (February 2003)
SWEET HUSH
Deborah Smith, Little, Brown, (February 2003)
NEVER WALK ALONE
Paula Detmer Riggs, Onyx, (June 2003)
SKYWARD
Mary Alice Monroe, Mira, (July 2003)
HEART ON THE LINE
Judith Arnold, Mira, (August 2003)
TWIST OF FATE
Mary Jo Putney, Jove, (August 2003)
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Best Women's FictionSECOND GLANCE
Jodi Picoult, Atria, (May 2003)
TWELVE TIMES BLESSED
Jacquelyn Mitchard, HarperCollins, (April 2003)
ISLE OF PALMS
Dorothea Benton Frank, Berkley, (July 2003)
THE PROBABLE FUTURE
Alice Hoffman, Doubleday, (July 2003)
A PERFECT DAY
Richard Paul Evans, Dutton, (October 2003)
THE CHRISTMAS BLESSING
Donna VanLiere, St. Martin's, (November 2003)
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Mulitcultural/Interracial

Best First Multicultural RomanceRULES FOR A PRETTY WOMAN
Suzette Francis, Avon, (September 2003)
RISING
Darnella Ford, St. Martin's, (January 2003)
REMEMBER LOVE
AlTonya Washington, BET/Arabesque, (April 2003)
JUNE IN WINTER
Patricia Anne Phillips, Dafina, (June 2003)
REFLECTIONS OF CHERISHED LOVE
Darlene Davis, Ingenuity Publishing, (October 2003)
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Best MulticulturalONLY IN MY DREAMS
Kimberley White, BET/Arabesque, (May 2003)
SOME THINGS I NEVER THOUGHT I'D DO
Pearl Cleage, Ballantine/One World, (September 2003)
COMFORT OF A MAN
Adrianne Byrd, BET/Arabesque, (July 2003)
SOMEBODY'S KNOCKING AT MY DOOR
Francis Ray, St. Martin's, (May 2003)
JUNE IN WINTER
Patricia Anne Phillips, Dafina, (June 2003)
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Mystery Suspense & Thriller

Best Amateur SleuthA BLOODHOUND TO DIE FOR
Virginia Lanier, HarperCollins, (August 2003)
JACKSON PARK
Charlotte Carter, One World/Ballantine, (August 2003)
TWO COOKS A-KILLING
Joanne Pence, Avon, (November 2003)
MURDER OF A BARBIE AND KEN
Denise Swanson, Signet, (November 2003)
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Best Contemporary MysteryECSTASY
Beth Saulnier, Warner, (March 2003)
DEAD FILE
Kelly Lange, Mysterious Press, (July 2003)
SENSE OF EVIL
Kay Hooper, Bantam, (August 2003)
A FAINT COLD FEAR
Karin Slaughter, William Morrow, (October 2003)
BLOW FLY
Patricia Cornwell, Putnam, (October 2003)
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Best First MysteryHAUNTED GROUND
Erin Hart, Scribner, (May 2003)
BLIND RUN
Patricia Lewin, Ballantine, (April 2003)
KILLER HAIR
Ellen Byerrum, Signet, (August 2003)
FIDDLE DEE DEATH
Caroline Cousins, John F. Blair, (June 2003)
STAR STRUCK DEAD
Sheila York, Pocket, (October 2003)
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Best Historical MysteryDEADLY CARESS
Brenda Joyce, St. Martin's, (April 2003)
CHILDREN OF THE STORM
Elizabeth Peters, William Morrow, (April 2003)
BENEATH A SILENT MOON
Tracy Grant, Morrow, (April 2003)
RAGTIME IN SIMLA
Barbara Cleverly, Carroll and Graf, (October 2003)
LETTER FROM HOME
Carolyn Hart, Berkley Prime Crime, (October 2003)
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Best P.I. MysteryTHE WHITE ROAD
John Connolly, Atria, (March 2003)
THE KALAHARI TYPING SCHOOL FOR MEN
Alexander McCall Smith, Pantheon, (April 2003)
TO THE NINES
Janet Evanovich, St. Martin's, (July 2003)
BLACKLIST
Sara Paretsky, Putnam, (October 2003)
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Best SuspenseWITH A VENGEANCE
Eileen Dreyer, St. Martin's, (March 2003)
SHUTTER ISLAND
Dennis Lehane, William Morrow, (May 2003)
SUSPICIOUS ORIGIN
Patricia MacDonald, Atria, (April 2003)
THE BREATHTAKER
Alice Blanchard, Warner, (November 2003)
ONE GRAVE TOO MANY
Beverly Connor, Onyx, (December 2003)
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Paranormal/Urban Fantasy

Best Contemporary ParanormalA GARDEN IN THE RAIN
Lynn Kurland, Berkley, (September 2003)
SHADOW GAME
Christine Feehan, Jove, (September 2003)
SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE
Kristine Grayson, Zebra, (January 2003)
KILLING MOON
Rebecca York, Berkley Sensation, (June 2003)
STOLEN
Kelley Armstrong, Viking, (May 2003)
OUTSIDERS
Melanie Jackson, Love Spell, (November 2003)
GODDESS OF THE SEA
P.C. Cast, Berkley, (October 2003)
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Best Vampire RomanceSINGLE WHITE VAMPIRE
Lynsay Sands, Love Spell, (September 2003)
EMBRACE THE TWILIGHT
Maggie Shayne, Mira, (March 2003)
I BURN FOR YOU
Susan Sizemore, Pocket, (October 2003)
SUNSHINE
Robin McKinley, Berkley, (October 2003)
DARK MELODY
Christine Feehan, Leisure, (November 2003)
DANCE WITH THE DEVIL
Sherrilyn Kenyon, St. Martin's, (December 2003)
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Romantic Suspense

Best Romantic IntrigueOUT OF SIGHT
Cherry Adair, Ivy, (September 2003)
GONE TOO FAR
Suzanne Brockmann, Ballantine, (July 2003)
FROM BOARDWALK WITH LOVE
Nina Bangs, Leisure/B.L.I.S.S., (January 2003)
THE DEEPEST EDGE
Jessica Hall, Signet, (February 2003)
INTO DANGER
Gennita Low, Avon, (April 2003)
HOT PURSUIT
Christina Skye, Dell, (February 2003)
OUT OF THE DARK
Sharon Sala, Mira, (October 2003)
CRY NO MORE
Linda Howard, Ballantine, (November 2003)
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Best Romantic SuspenseTWISTED SHADOWS
Patricia Potter, Jove, (January 2003)
AFTER MIDNIGHT
Merline Lovelace, Signet, (February 2003)
DIE IN PLAIN SIGHT
Elizabeth Lowell, William Morrow, (July 2003)
KISS THEM GOODBYE
Stella Cameron, Mira, (November 2003)
THICKER THAN WATER
Maggie Shayne, Mira, (November 2003)
TRUTH OR DARE
Jayne Ann Krentz, Putnam, (December 2003)
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Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Best Epic Fantasy NovelTHE SWORD OF THE LAND
Noel-Anne Brennan, Ace, (March 2003)
KUSHIEL'S AVATAR
Jacqueline Carey, Tor, (April 2003)
THE WHITE DRAGON
Laura Resnick, Tor, (July 2003)
JARKA RUUS
Terry Brooks, Del Rey, (September 2003)
THE LOST STEERSMAN
Rosemary Kirstein, Del Rey, (September 2003)
FUDOKI
Kij Johnson, Tor, (October 2003)
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Best Fantasy NovelJOUST
Mercedes Lackey, Daw, (March 2003)
THE WAR OF THE FLOWERS
Tad Williams, Daw, (June 2003)
SPIRITS IN THE WIRES
Charles de Lint, Tor, (August 2003)
THE ANVIL OF THE WORLD
Kage Baker, Tor, (August 2003)
PALADIN OF SOULS
Lois McMaster Bujold, Eos, (October 2003)
TINKER
Wen Spencer, Baen, (November 2003)
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Best Futuristic RomanceTOO CLOSE TO THE SUN
Robin T. Popp, Love Spell, (July 2003)
UNEARTHED
C.J. Barry, Love Spell, (May 2003)
PORTRAIT IN DEATH
J.D. Robb, Berkley, (March 2003)
HEART THIEF
Robin D. Owens, Berkley, (June 2003)
THE STAR PRINCESS
Susan Grant, Love Spell, (August 2003)
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Best Science Fiction NovelDUNE: THE MACHINE CRUSADE
Brian Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson, Tor, (September 2003)
TRADING IN DANGER
Elizabeth Moon, Del Ray, (October 2003)
SKYFALL
Catherine Asaro, Tor, (October 2003)
THE ETHOS EFFECT
L.E. Modesitt Jr., Tor, (October 2003)
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Series

Best Continuity Series RomanceHER STOLEN PAST
Amanda Stevens, Harlequin, (June 2003)
CRADLE AND ALL
M.J. Rodgers, Harlequin, (March 2003)
HER BEAUTIFUL ASSASSIN
Virginia Kantra, Silhouette, (October 2003)
KEEPING FAITH
Day Leclaire, Harlequin, (December 2003)
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Best First Series RomanceTHE GREEK TYCOON'S MISTRESS
Julia James, Harlequin, (June 2003)
TRIED AND TRUE
Katie Gallagher, Harlequin, (June 2003)
HAVING THE TYCOON'S BABY
Anna DePalo, Silhouette, (August 2003)
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Best Harlequin AmericanWEDDING ROULETTE
Leandra Logan, Harlequin, (February 2003)
THAT SUMMER IN MAINE
Muriel Jensen, Harlequin, (April 2003)
SAVED BY A TEXAS-SIZED WEDDING
Judy Christenberry, Harlequin, (May 2003)
MONTANA TWINS
Charlotte Maclay, Harlequin, (August 2003)
PREGNANCY COUNTDOWN
Linda Randall Wisdom, Harlequin, (October 2003)
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Best Harlequin BlazeSTRIPTEASE
Alison Kent, Harlequin, (August 2003)
HERS TO TAKE
Karen Anders, Harlequin, (September 2003)
AFTER HOURS
Vicki Lewis Thompson, Harlequin, (September 2003)
PACKED WITH PLEASURE
Lori Wilde, Harlequin, (October 2003)
OVER THE EDGE
Jeanie London, Harlequin, (Novmber 2003)
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Best Harlequin DuetsTHE MAID OF DISHONOR
Tanya Michaels, Harlequin, (March 2003)
TRIED AND TRUE
Katie Gallagher, Harlequin, (June 2003)
TRULY, MADLY, BRIEFLY
Delores Fossen, Harlequin, (June 2003)
DESPERATELY SEEKING SULLY
Jennifer Drew, Harlequin, (August 2003)
HOW TO HUNT A HUSBAND
Holly Jacobs, Harlequin, (September 2003)
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Best Harlequin IntrigueTOUGH AS NAILS
Jackie Manning, Harlequin, (April 2003)
ATTEMPTED MATRIMONY
Joanna Wayne, Harlequin, (June 2003)
OPERATION BASSINET
Joyce Sullivan, Harlequin, (September 2003)
HIS MYSTERIOUS WAYS
Amanda Stevens, Harlequin, (November 2003)
MOUNTAIN SHERIFF
B.J. Daniels, Harlequin, (December 2003)
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Best Harlequin PresentsTHE SHEIKH'S VIRGIN BRIDE
Penny Jordan, Harlequin, (June 2003)
A PASSIONATE MARRIAGE
Michelle Reid, Harlequin, (March 2003)
THE CONTAXIS BABY
Lynne Graham, Harlequin, (July 2003)
IN THE SPANIARD'S BED
Helen Bianchin, Harlequin, (September 2003)
THE SICILIAN SURRENDER
Sandra Marton, Harlequin, (October 2003)
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Best Harlequin RomanceTHE ITALIAN MILLIONAIRE'S MARRIAGE
Lucy Gordon, Harlequin, (June 2003)
THE SHEIKH'S PROPOSAL
Barbara McMahon, Harlequin, (January 2003)
THE BRIDESMAID'S REWARD
Liz Fielding, Harlequin, (May 2003)
MANHATTAN MERGER
Rebecca Winters, Harlequin, (July 2003)
A WHIRLWIND ENGAGEMENT
Jessica Hart, Harlequin, (September 2003)
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Best Harlequin SuperromanceTHE MEN OF THORNE ISLAND
Cynthia Thomason, Harlequin, (March 2003)
THE TARGET
Kay David, Harlequin, (May 2003)
THE MOMMY PLAN
Susan Gable, Harlequin, (August 2003)
MY NAME IS NELL
Laura Abbot, Harlequin, (October 2003)
SANCTUARY
Brenda Novak, Harlequin, (October 2003)
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Best Harlequin TemptationRED-HOT AND RECKLESS
Tori Carrington, Harlequin, (April 2003)
PROPOSITIONED?
Kristin Gabriel, Harlequin, (January 2003)
FRINGE BENEFITS
Nancy Warren, Harlequin, (September 2003)
TRICK ME, TREAT ME
Leslie Kelly, Harlequin, (October 2003)
BARELY BEHAVING
Jennifer LaBrecque, Harlequin, (November 2003)
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Best Silhouette DesireRENEGADE MILLIONAIRE
Kristi Gold, Silhouette, (March 2003)
SCENES OF PASSION
Suzanne Brockmann, Silhouette, (July 2003)
HAVING THE TYCOON'S BABY
Anna DePalo, Silhouette, (August 2003)
LONETREE RANCHERS: COLT
Kathie DeNosky, Silhouette, (December 2003)
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Best Silhouette Intimate MomentsLETTERS TO KELLY
Suzanne Brockmann, Silhouette, (April 2003)
ONE OF THESE NIGHTS
Justine Davis, Silhouette, (February 2003)
ENTRAPMENT
Kylie Brant, Silhouette, (May 2003)
FREEFALL
RaeAnne Thayne, Silhouette, (August 2003)
SOME MEN'S DREAMS
Kathleen Korbel, Silhouette, (August 2003)
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Best Silhouette RomanceOOPS...WE'RE MARRIED?
Susan Lute, Silhouette, (June 2003)
PRACTICE MAKES MR. PERFECT
Patricia Mae White, Silhouette, (July 2003)
DID YOU SAY...WIFE?
Judith McWilliams, Silhouette, (August 2003)
TO KISS A SHEIK
Teresa Southwick, Silhouette, (September 2003)
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Best Silhouette Special EditionTHE MONA LUCY
Peggy Webb, Silhouete, (April 2003)
A FATHER'S FORTUNE
Shirley Hailstock, Silhouette, (February 2003)
A LITTLE BIT PREGNANT
Susan Mallery, Silhouette, (November 2003)
MAKE-BELIEVE MISTLETOE
Gina Wilkins, Silhouette, (December 2003)
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Best Steeple Hill Love InspiredINNER HARBOR
Lois Richer, Steeple Hill, (April 2003)
FINDING HOPE
Brenda Coulter, Steeple Hill, (July 2003)
A LOVE BEYOND
Kate Welsh, Steeple Hill, (August 2003)
PROMISE OF GRACE
Bonnie K. Winn, Steeple Hill, (September 2003)
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Small Press

Best Small Press Paranormal & FuturisticTHE DRAGON LAIRD
Deborah Lynne, www.echelonpress.com, (July 2003)
ORYX AND CRAKE
Margaret Atwood, Nan A. Talese, (June 2003)
THE EMERALD DAGGER
Barbara Hodges, www.tigresspress.com, (May 2003)
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Best Small Press RomanceQUIXOTIC FANTASY
Christine Poe, www.wings-press.com, (July 2003)
TANGLED PASSIONS
Jewelann Butler, www.awe-struck.net, (April 2003)
ROGUE'S HOSTAGE
Linda McLaughlin, www.amberquill.com, (January 2003)
SPELLBINDER
Elizabeth Taylor George, www.hardshell.com, (February 2003)
SUMMER HEAT
J.A. Clarke, www.wings-press.com, (June 2003)
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