2010 Golden Rose Winners

2010 Golden Rose Contest Winners

Grand Prize Winner
April, Maybe June by Denise Weeks



Contemporary Series
Final round judge: Susan Litman, Harlequin
First Place
Lost and Found
by Jo Anne Banker
Second Place
The Indian Princess by Sarah Anderson
Third Place
Some Like it in Handcuffs by Christine Warner

 

Historical
Final round judge: Emmanuelle Morgan, Judith Ehrlich Agency
First Place
Her Poor Dead Husband by SG Shellabarger
Second Place
Red Sky at Night by Kelly Bowen
Third Place
To Marry an Earl by Kathleen Cherry

 

Novel with Strong Romantic Elements
Final round judge: Amberly Finarelli, Andrea Hurst Agency
First Place
Repossessed* by Sandy Parks
Second Place
Far From Perfect by Barbara Longley
Third Place
After the Fall by Deborah O’Neill Cordes and Cary Morgan Frates

 

Contemporary Single Title
Final round judge: Megan Records, Kensington
First Place
A Little Bit Crazy* by Faye Hughes
Second Place
Baltimore Heat by Andrea Dickinson
Third Place
Totally Dody by Tracy Roper

 

Fantasy, Futuristic & Paranormal
Final round judge: Alexandra Machinist, Linda Chester Agency
First Place
Touch of the Umbra by Sandy Parks
Second Place
Confessions of a Labrador Retriever by Terri Bolyard
Third Place
True Through The Ages by Barbara Longley

 

Romantic Suspense
Final round judge: Kristin Sevick, Tor
First Place
Scent of Fear by Nancy Litzau
Second Place
Deadly Embrace by Judie Aitken
Third Place
Hell on the Heart by Nancy Crampton-Brophy

 

Young Adult
Final round judge: Andrea Somberg, Harvey Klinger Agency
First Place
April, Maybe June* by Denise Weeks
Second Place
Slick by Sandra Schleuning
Third Place
In Deep by Robin Weaver

*Request from final round judge