Announcing The 2013 RT Reviewers' Choice And Career Achievement Awards Winners

Oooh are we excited! Because today we're so happy and proud to present the 2013 Reviewers' Choice and Career Achievement Winners! Let us tell you, a lot of blood, sweat and tears (more tears than you might think!) went into selecting these, the best titles of 2013. Hearty congratulations to all of the winners, thank you for writing such amazing books last year. The award ceremony will take place at the RT Convention in New Orleans next month, we hope to see many of you there! 

 

Career Achievement


Contemporary Romance

Rachel Gibson

Erotic Romance

Emma Holly

Historical Romance

Eloisa James

Inspirational

Wanda E. Brunstetter


Mainstream

Mary Alice Monroe

Thriller

Lee Child

Paranormal

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Romantic Suspense

Suzanne Brockmann


Fantasy

Anne Bishop

Series Romance

Jenna Ryan

Urban Fantasy

Kim Harrison

Young Adult

Tamora Pierce

 

Book Of The Year



 

 

Tear You Apart
by Megan Hart

 

 

 

Series Romance


First Series Romance

Proof of Their Sin
by Dani Collins

Harlequin American

The Cowboy's Christmas Surprise
by Marie Ferrarella

Harlequin Blaze

A SEAL's Seduction
by Tawny Weber

Harlequin Kiss

It Was Only a Kiss
by Joss Wood

Harlequin Desire

Temporarily His Princess
by Olivia Gates

Harlequin Intrigue

Stranger on Raven's Ridge
by Jenna Ryan

Harlequin Nocturne

This Wicked Magic
by Michele Hauf

Harlequin Presents

Count Valieri's Prisoner
by Sara Craven

Harlequin Romance

Snowbound With the Soldier
by Jennifer Faye

Harlequin
Romantic Suspense

Beyond Valor
by Lindsay McKenna

Harlequin Special Edition

The Widow of Conard County
by Rachel Lee

Harlequin Superromance

His Uptown Girl
by Liz Talley

Kimani Romance

A Chance With You
by Yahrah St. John

Love Inspired

Bride Wanted
by Renee Andrews

Love Inspired
Historical

The Heiress's Homecoming
by Regina Scott

Love Inspired
Suspense

Thread of Suspicion
by Susan Sleeman

 

Historical


Historical Romance
of the Year

No Good Duke
Goes Unpunished

by Sarah MacLean

First Historical
Romance

The Dark Lady
by Máire Claremont

Historical
Love & Laughter

Any Duchess Will Do
by Tessa Dare

Innovative
Historical Romance

The Lass Wore Black
by Karen Ranney

Historical Paranormal

Shadowdance
by Kristen Callihan

Medieval
Historical Romance

X Marks the Scot
by Victoria Roberts

Regency-Set
Historical Romance

The Scoundrel Takes a Bride
by Stefanie Sloane

Scotland-Set
Historical Romance

Once Upon a Tartan
by Grace Burrowes

Historical Romantic
Adventure

The Rogue's Proposal
by Jennifer Haymore

Sensual
Historical Romance

When She Said I Do
by Celeste Bradley

American-Set
Historical Romance

Destiny's Embrace
by Beverly Jenkins

Historical
K.I.S.S. Hero

The Wicked Wallflower,
The Duke of Ashbrooke
by Maya Rodale

     

 

 

Historical Fiction

The Boleyn King
by Laura Andersen

 

 

Contemporary Romance


  
 

Contemporary
Romance

Bungalow Nights
by Christie Ridgway

Contemporary
Love & Laughter

Two of a Kind
by Susan Mallery

 

 

Paranormal & Urban Fantasy


Vampire Romance

Twice Tempted
by Jeaniene Frost

Shapeshifter
Romance

Kinked
by Thea Harrison

Steampunk

Wicked as She Wants
by Delilah S. Dawson

Paranormal
Romance

Heart of Obsidian
by Nalini Singh

  

Paranormal
Worldbuilding

Reaver
by Larissa Ione

Futuristic
Romance

Alien in the House
by Gini Koch

 

 

   

Urban Fantasy
Novel

Written in Red
by Anne Bishop

Urban Fantasy
Protagonist

Tempest's Reborn, Jane True
by Nicole Peeler

Urban Fantasy
Worldbuilding

Touch of the Demon
by Diana Rowland

Indie Press
Urban Fantasy

Shifting Selves
by Mia Marshall

 

Romantic Suspense


     

 

Romantic Suspense

Law Man
by Kristen Ashley

Paranormal
Romantic Suspense

Sleep With the Lights On
by Maggie Shayne

 

 

Mystery/Suspense/Thriller


Contemporary
Mystery

Lost
by S.J. Bolton

Historical
Mystery

The Chalice
by Nancy Bilyeau

First Mystery

How to be a Good Wife
by Emma Chapman

Suspense

 

The Shining Girls
by Lauren Beukes

     
 

Amateur Sleuth

Bled & Breakfast
by Michelle Rowen

   

 

Mainstream Fiction


 
 
 

Mainstream Fiction

Orphan Train
by Christina Baker Kline

  

 

Young Adult and New Adult


Young Adult
Contemporary

Dare You To
by Katie McGarry

Young Adult
Futuristic

Shades of Earth
by Beth Revis

Young Adult
Protagonist

The Fiery Heart, Sydney Sage
by Richelle Mead

New Adult

 

Wait for You
by J. Lynn

 

Science Fiction/Fantasy


Science Fiction
Novel

The Best of All
Possible Worlds

by Karen Lord

Fantasy Novel

Without a Summer
by Mary Robinette
Kowal

Epic Fantasy
Novel

Blood of Dragons
by Robin Hobb

Fantasy
Adventure

 

Cast in Sorrow
by Michelle Sagara

 

Multicultural


   

 

Multicultural
Romance

All That I Desire
by Francis Ray

Multicultural
Fiction

Don't Tell a Soul
by Tiffany L. Warren

 

 

Inspirational


 

Inspirational
Romance

The Secret Keeper
by Beverly Lewis

Inspirational
Novel

Invisible
by Ginny Yttrup

Inspirational
Suspense

Fear Has a Name
by Creston Mapes

 

 

Erotica


 

Erotic
Romance

Slow Surrender
by Cecilia Tan

Sci-Fi Erotic
Romance

Haevyn
by Darcy Abriel

Ebook Erotic
Romance

Beyond Pain
by Kit Rocha

 

 

Congratulations to all the winners! Have you read any of the RT Award winners? Let us know what you thought in the comments. And for more genre news and fiction reviews, stop by the RT Daily Blog!