Monday, February 6, 2012

Finalists Announced!

North Texas RWA is proud to announce the finalists of the 2012 Great Expectations Contest.

~~ Please forward ~~
North Texas RWA congratulates the following finalists of the 2012 Great Expectations contest. We wish everyone the best of luck in the final round. 

~~ Contemporary SERIES Category ~~
FINAL ROUND EDITOR: Denise Zaza, Harlequin
·         Dangerous Exposure  by Tracey Alvrez
·         The Italian’s Return by Angela Bissell
·         Southern Comforts by Nancy Evertz
·         Blueprint for Love by Gina Nelson

~~ EROTIC ROMANCE Category ~~
FINAL ROUND EDITOR:  Katherine Pelz, Berkley Heat
·         Final Girl  by Kylie Breakey
·         Second Chances by Anna Moder
·         Teach Me by Ella Sheridan

FINAL ROUND EDITOR: Sue Grimshaw, Random House
·         The Winds of Fate by Elizabeth Bysiek
·         The Secret of Whitfield Manor by Kerry Feldmann
·         The League of Rogues by Lauren Smith
·         Between the Devil and the Deep Blue See by Lea Taddonio

~~ INSPIRATIONAL Category ~~
FINAL ROUND EDITOR: Natalie Hanemann, Thomas Nelson
·       The Lady’s Masquerade by Sherrinda Ketchersid
·       The Centurion by Tina Leonard
·       The Heir of Stainsby Hall by Susan Mason
·       Suburban Straightjacket by Carol Moncado

~~ MAINSTREAM with romantic elements Category ~~
FINAL ROUND EDITOR: Emilia Pisani, Gallery and Pocket Books
·       Fire Point  by Meg Mims
·       Taylor Made  by Kary Rader
·       Barefoot Family Chronicles by Kristi Rhodes
·       Good Liars pixelby Genevieve Wilson

~~ Romantic Suspense Category ~~
FINAL ROUND EDITOR: Libby Murphy, Entangled Publishing
·       Mesmerized in Madagascar by gg guthridge
·       To Trust a SEAL by Julie-Ann Miskell
·       Dancing with Danger by Laura Sheehan
·       Edge of Danger by Danniele Worsham

~~ Single Title Category ~~
FINAL ROUND EDITOR:  Meredith Giordan, Berkley
  • Betting Brenda by Jennifer Britt
  • Alive at 5 by Linda Bond
  • One Final Night by Nancy Evertz
  • Balancing Act pixelpixelpixelby Pamela Gibson

      Fantasy, Futuristic, Paranormal & Time Travel ~~
FINAL ROUND EDITOR:  Talia Platz, New American Library
·       Moon Borne by Heather Boey
·       Dark Bringer by Mia Celeste
·       When Angels Soared by Lana Douglas
·       The Book of Dracon by Briana MacWilliam

~~ YOUNG ADULT Category ~~
FINAL ROUND EDITOR: Elizabeth Bistrow, New American Library
·       Invisible by Clover Autrey
·       Alyce in Werewolf Land by Lynda Bailey
·       Dead Lucky by Abby Gaines
·       The Gift by S. A. Tudhope