RWA Announces The 2013 RITA Award Winners

On Saturday, the Romance Writers of America announced the winners for the 2013 RITA Awards at the annual conference in Atlanta. We were excited to see a mix of debut authors along with some fan favorites pick up trophies. For those who couldn't attend, you can get a glimpse of the ceremony here. And check out all of the award winning books below. 

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Nominated for Best First Book:

    
    

And the winner is ...

 

 

Nominated for Best Contemporary Single Title:

    
    

And the winner is ...

 

Nominated for Best Long Contemporary Series Romance:

    
    

And the winner is ...

 

Nominated for Best Short Contemporary Series Title

    
 
    

And the winner is ...

 

Nominated for Best Historical Romance:

    
    

And the winner is ...

 

Nominated for Best Inspirational Romance:

    
    

And the winner is ...

 

Nominated for Best Novel with Strong Romantic Elements:

    

    

And the winner is ...

 

Nominated for Best Paranormal Romance:

    
    

And the winner is ...

 

 

Nominated for Best Romance Novella:

    

 

 

"Room at the Inn"
by Ruthie Knox

 
    
 
    

 

"Sleeping with a Beauty"
by Leslie Kelly

"The Valentine's Curse"
by Jodi Thomas

 

    

And the winner is ...

 

 

Nominated for Best Romantic Suspense:

    
    

And the winner is ...

 

Nominated for Best Young Adult Romance:

 
    

And the winner is ...

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