2018 Golden Rose Finalists

Rose City Romance Writers is pleased to announce the 2018 Golden Rose finalists!

Winners will be announced on or about August 31, 2018

(Listed alphabetically by author’s last name)

Contemporary Series

The Road to Hollydale by Tanya Agler
Love on the Books by Betsy Gray
On the Brink by Lynn Harris


Best Laid Plans by Patricia Reagin
The Art of the Scandal by Suzanne Turner
The Spy’s Mark by Emmaline Warden

Novel with Strong Romantic Elements

Falling Into Forty by Bonny Fawn
The Un-Cruise by Angie Hockman
Love’s Illusion by Susan Sbardellati

Contemporary Single Title

Focused on a Cowboy by Makenna Lee
Hearts on Hold by Makenna Lee
Jesse’s Girl by Tara September

Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal

The Mercenary’s Kiss by Kitt Masters*
Addie Gets an Afterlife by Peyton Reese*
The Traveler by Charissa Weaks

Romantic Suspense

Under Lock and Key by Tanya Agler
Zapata by Harper McDavid
The Storm Shall Pass by Deb Merino

Young Adult

Casualty by Paula Huffman
Mercy Killers by Jessica Grace Kelley
Unseen by Rachel Scott

*RCRW Chapter Member

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