RT's 2012 Career Achievement Award Nominees

Today we are bringing you this year's nominees for the RT Career Achievement Awards from across the genres. RT's Career Achievement Awards honor authors for their entire body of work throughout their career. Each of these authors has written many outstanding stories and played an essential role in their particular genre. Readers can click on the author's photo to find out more about the authors and the books that RT Magazine has reviewed.

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Nominated for Contemporary Romance

 

Janet Chapman


Rachel Gibson


 

Jill Shalvis
Jodi Thomas
 

 

 

Nominated for Erotic Romance

 
Maya Banks
Jaci Burton
 Emma Holly

 


Nominated for Historical Romance

 

Mary Balogh


Jennifer Blake


 

 Shirlee Busbee
Janelle Taylor
 

 


Nominated for Inspirational

 

Wanda E. Brunstetter


Mary Starns Clark


 

 Ted Dekker
Kathleen Y'Barbo
 

 


Nominated for Mainstream

 

Marie Bostwick


ReShonda Tate Billingsley


 

Emily Giffin
Kristin Hannah  

 


Nominated for Mytery, Suspense & Thriller

 

Nevada Barr

 

Mary Jane Clark


 

 Sara Paretsky
F. Paul Wilson
 

 


Nominated for Paranormal Romance

 

Amanda Ashley


Kresley Cole


 

 Sherrilyn Kenyon
Marrie Shayne
 

 


Nominated for Urban Fantasy

 

Kelley Armstrong


Patricia Briggs


 

 Kim Harrison
Eileen Wilks
 

 


Nominated for Romantic Suspense

 

Cherry Adair


Suzanne Brockmann


 

 Cindy Gerard
Tara Janzen
 

 


Nominated for Science Fiction and Fantasy

 

Tanya Huff


Michelle Sagara


 Kristine Kathryn Rusch



 Jo Walton
Nalo Hopkinson
 

 


Nominated for Series Romance

 
Kate Hoffmann
Diana Palmer
Vicki Lewis Thompson

 


Nominated for Young Adult

 
Daniel Handler
Joyce Carol Oates
Christopher Pike

 

Want to see more of the 2012 RT Awards nominees, including titles nominated for the 2012 RT Reviewers' Choice Awards? Visit our awards page here.