2017 Golden Rose Finalists

Rose City Romance Writers is pleased to announce the 2017 Golden Rose finalists!

Winners will be announced on or about August 31, 2017

(Listed alphabetically by author’s last name)

Contemporary Series

Beyond Paradise by Barbar Forlenza
What He Wants by Jessie Gussman
The Sheriff of Cassidy County by C.J. McCay


Every Time You’re Near by Shannon Gallagher
The Moon and Stars by Carolina Prentice
Everything But the Earl by Willa Ramsey*

Novel with Strong Romantic Elements

Stone Cold Mortal by Disa Dawn*
North Fork Summer by Rosemary Ellis
Scratch Line by Deb Merino

Contemporary Single Title

Flushed and Furious by Kelly Allen
Mulligan by Laralyn Doran
Why Not Me? by Christina Sol

Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal

Venus Rising by Alexis Daria
Midnight’s Pawn by Heather Greye
Praetorian Rising by Lisa Knight

Young Adult

Precious by Susan Chapek
More Than Chemical by Leanne Farella
The Seventh Sun by Lani Forbes

*RCRW Chapter Member

Thank you to all who entered the contest! All scores and comments will be e-mailed to you by July 10th.