Announcing The 2014 RT Reviewers' Choice And Career Achievement Awards Winners

Today we're so happy and proud to present the 2014 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 2014. 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 Dallas next month, we hope to see many of you there! 

 

 

CAREER ACHIEVEMENT

CONTEMPORARY
ROMANCE

Brenda Novak

EROTIC
ROMANCE

Cecilia Tan

HISTORICAL
ROMANCE

Candace Camp


INSPIRATIONAL

Lauraine Snelling

MAINSTREAM

Marie Bostwick

 

MYSTERY

Kathy Reichs

 

SUSPENSE

Sandra Brown

YOUNG ADULT

Walter Dean Myers

PARANORMAL
ROMANCE

Amanda Ashley

ROMANTIC
SUSPENSE

Sharon Sala

SCIENCE FICTION
& FANTASY

C.J. Cherryh

SERIES
ROMANCE

Kate Hoffmann

 

URBAN FANTASY

Patricia Briggs

   

BOOK OF THE YEAR


Sweet Filthy Boy

by Christina Lauren

 

SERIES ROMANCE

HARLEQUIN
AMERICAN

Her Forever Cowboy
by Marie Ferrarella

HARLEQUIN
BLAZE

Taken by Storm
by Heather MacAllister


HARLEQUIN
DESIRE

The Texas Renegade Returns
by Charlene Sands

HARLEQUIN
INTRIGUE

Undercover Warrior
by Aimée Thurlo

HARLEQUIN
PRESENTS

The Magnate's Manifesto
by Jennifer Hayward


HARLEQUIN
ROMANCE

The Return
of the Rebel

by Jennifer Faye

 

HARLEQUIN
ROM. SUSPENSE

When No One is Watching
by Natalie Charles

 


HARLEQUIN
SPECIAL EDITION

Santa's
Playbook

by Karen Templeton

HARLEQUIN
SUPERROMANCE

Winning Ruby Heart
by Jennifer Lohmann

KIMANI
ROMANCE

Safe in My Arms
by Janice Sims

LOVE
INSPIRED

A Heart to Heal
by Allie Pleiter

LOVE INSPIRED
HISTORICAL

A Home for her Heart
by Janet Lee Barton

LOVE INSPIRED
SUSPENSE

Crossfire
by Jodie Bailey

   

HISTORICAL ROMANCE

HISTORICAL ROMANCE
OF THE YEAR

One More, My Darling Rogue
by Lorraine Heath

FIRST HISTORICAL
ROMANCE

A Gentleman
'til Midnight
by Alison DeLaine

 

LOVE &
LAUGHTER

The Viscount who Loved Down the Lane
by Elizabeth Boyle

 

BRITISH ISLES-SET

Three Weeks with Lady X
by Eloisa James

 

HISTORICAL
K.I.S.S. HERO

Apollo Greaves
Darling Beast
by Elizabeth Hoyt

 

HISTORICAL
FICTION

Written in My Own Heart's Blood
by Diana Gabaldon

DIGITAL HISTORICAL
ROMANCE

The Suffragette Scandal
by Courtney Milan

  

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

CONTEMPORARY
ROMANCE

Between the Sheets
by Molly O'Keefe

CONTEMPORARY
LOVE & LAUGHTER

One in a Million
by Jill Shalvis


INDIE PRESS

Enemies on Tap
by Avery Flynn

PARANORMAL/URBAN FANTASY

 

STEAMPUNK

Dawn's Early Light
by Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris

PARANORMAL
ROMANCE

Bitter Spirits
by Jenn Bennett

PARANORMAL
WORLDBUILDING

The Descent
by Alma Katsu

FANTASY
ROMANCE

Entreat Me
by Grace Draven

FUTURISTIC
ROMANCE

Born of Fury
by Sherrilyn Kenyon

URBAN FANTASY
NOVEL

Magic Breaks
by Ilona Andrews

 

URBAN FANTASY
WORLDBUILDING

Up from the Grave
by Jeaniene Frost

 

SELF-PUB
URBAN FANTASY

Broken Blade
by J.C. Daniels

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE

ROMANTIC
SUSPENSE

Hard as You Can
by Laura Kaye

 

PARANORMAL
ROM. SUSPENSE

Virtue Falls
by Christina Dodd

 

MYSTERY/SUSPENSE/THRILLER

CONTEMPORARY
MYSTERY

After I'm Gone
by Laura Lippman

HISTORICAL
MYSTERY

The Counterfeit Heiress
by Tasha Alexander

FIRST
MYSTERY

Doing Harm
by Kelly Parsons

SUSPENSE

The Girl in 6E
by A.R. Torre

 

AMATEUR SLEUTH

One Potion in the Grave
by Heather Blake

 

 

MAINSTREAM

MAINSTREAM
FICTION

How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky
by Lydia Netzer

 

YOUNG ADULT/NEW ADULT


YA CONTEMPORARY

Isla and the Happily Ever After
by Stephanie Perkins


YA FANTASY

Dreams of Gods & Monsters
by Laini Taylor


MIDDLE GRADE PROTAGONIST

Callum Hunt
The Iron Trial
by Holly Black & Cassandra Clare

NEW ADULT

Deeper
by Robin York

EROTICA

EROTIC
ROMANCE

Reaper's Stand
by Joanna Wylde

DIGITAL EROTIC
ROMANCE

Hard Time
by Cara McKenna

EROTIC ROMANCE
NOVELLA

"Fit"
by Rebekah Weatherspoon

SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY

SCIENCE
FICTION

Valley of Fires
by J. Barton Mitchell


FANTASY

My Real Children
by Jo Walton

EPIC
FANTASY

The Widow's House
by Daniel Abraham

FANTASY
ADVENTURE

Daring
by Elliott James

MULTICULTURAL

MULTICULTURAL
ROMANCE

Jericho
by Ginger Jamison

 

MULICULTURAL
FICTION

The Choir Director 2: Runaway Bride
by Carl Weber

 

INSPIRATIONAL

INSPIRATIONAL
ROMANCE

Sadie's Secret
by Kathleen Y'Barbo

INSPIRATIONAL
FICTION

A Promise Kept
by Robin Lee Hatcher

INSPIRATIONAL
SUSPENSE

Wildwood Creek
by Lisa Wingate

Congratulations to all the winners! Thanks for writing such amazing books. See you at the award ceremony in Dallas! 

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