Awards

 

My wonderful publisher sends a shadowbox to each of their authors who sell 100,000 copies. I'd like more boxes on this wall!

My wonderful publisher sends a shadowbox to each of their authors who sell 100,000 copies. I’d like more boxes on this wall!

When I sold my first 50,000 copies my publisher sent me a cheesecake. Zero calories if it's a celebration, right?

When I sold my first 50,000 copies my publisher sent me a cheesecake. Zero calories if it’s a celebration, right?

 

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My pal and fellow RITA award nominee Alyssa Alexander and I did not win that evening, but the chocolate RITA statues they gave us were delicious!

My pal and fellow RITA award nominee Alyssa Alexander and I did not win that evening, but the chocolate RITA statues they gave us were delicious!

RITA

 

 

 

 

CRAZY LITTLE THING

  • Finalist, RWA RITA, Best First Book, 2013
  • Winner, Golden Quill Contest for published authors, 2013
  • 4-Star review in RT magazine, October, 2012
  • Finalist, RWA® 2011 Golden Heart® Contest, Novel with Strong Romantic Elements
  • First Place, 2010 Connecticut RWA® Write Stuff Contest, for Single Title Contemporary
  • Finalist, 2010 Music City RWA® Melody of Love Contest, for Single Title Contemporary
  • Finalist, 2010 Rose City RWA® Golden Rose Contest, for Single Title Contemporary

HIGHLAND SURRENDER

  • Winner, Golden Quill Contest for published authors, 2013
  • Finalist, Book Sellers Best Contest for published authors, 2013
  • Finalist, 2012 RWA® Golden Heart® Contest, Historical Category
  • First Place, 2012 SARA Merritt Contest, Historical Category
  • Finalist, 2011 Silicon Valley RWA® GOTCHA! Contest, for Historical Romance Category

HOLD ON MY HEART

  • First Place, 2012 West Houston RWA® Emily Contest, for Contemporary Women’s Fiction
  • First Place, 2011 Florida RWA® Golden Palm Contest,  for Contemporary Women’s fiction

 THE BEST MEDICINE

  • Winner, 2015 Golden Quill 
  • Kindle Top 100 Bestsellers of 2014
  • Finalist, 2015 RWA RITA award, Best Contemporary Romance

LOVE ME SWEET

  • Nominee, RITA, 2016
  • Wall Street Journal Bestsellers List
  • #1 Romantic Comedy, Amazon Kindle Bestsellers list.