RWA Announces The 2014 RITA Award Finalists

Today the Romance Writers of America announced the 2014 RITA Award finalists — a fantastic selection of romance authors and titles from the past year. We’re pleased to bring you a colorful visual of all the 2014 RITA awards finalists. The winners will be announced at the end of July, at the RWA Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas.


Nominated for Best First Book:



Nominated for Best Contemporary Romance:



Nominated for Best Erotic Romance


"When I’m Bad I’m Better"
in the It Stings So Sweet collection
by Stephanie Draven



Nominated for Best Historical Romance:



Nominated for Best Inspirational Romance:



Nominated for Best Paranormal Romance:



Nominated for Best Romance Novella:



"Defending Truth"
by Shannon McNear



“Imagine Me and You”
by Maisey Yates







“Too Fast to Fall”
by Victoria Dahl



Nominated for Best Romantic Suspense:



Nominated For Best Short Contemporary Romance:


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