Friday, October 10, 2008

2008 Divas - Marlene Contest Winners

The 2008 Marlene Contest Winners Announced!

Young Adult—Final judge: Karen Chaplin, Penguin

  • Winner: Kickin' It: A "Chick Jocks" Novel by Liz Eliot
  • First runner-up: Ellie and the King by Anita L. Nolan
  • Second runner-up: Tangled in the Power Lines by Suzanne Kaufman Kalb

Historical—Final judge: May Chen, Avon

  • Winner: The Lady Falcon by Candy Lyons
  • First runner-up: Lost in Love by Pamela Bolton-Holifield
  • Second runner-up: Addie's Choice by Keli Gwyn
  • Third runner-up: Highland Magic by Alexis Walker

Single Title—Final judge: Jennifer Enderlin, St. Martin's Press

  • Winner: Old Flames by Marianna Jameson
  • First runner-up: Come Morning by Laura Graham Booth
  • Second runner-up: Race of Her Life by D'Anne Avner
  • Third runner-up: Buried Alive by Jean Mason

Series Contemporary—Final judge: Keyren Gerlach, HQN

  • Winner: Relic Hearts by Lee Roland
  • First runner-up: Her Responsibility by Kathy Altman
  • Second runner-up: Playing the Billionaire's Game by Greta MacEachern

Paranormal—Final judge: Alicia Condon, Dorchester

  • Winner: Rogue Moon by Melinda Leigh
  • First runner-up: The Ruby Brooch by Katherine Lowry Logan (Sold)
  • Second runner-up: Magic Heart by Kerry McCleskey

Romantic Elements—Final judge: Kate Duffy, Kensington

  • Winner: Five O'Clock Whistle by Nancy Lytle
  • First runner-up: Fat Chance by Linda Lovely
  • Second runner-up: Where There's Smoke by Melinda Leigh

Upward movement in blue...

Two Finals..
Tina Butts
Vannetta Chapman
Yvonne Harris
Melinda Leigh
Greta MacEachern

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