Friday, December 19, 2008

2008 Divas - TARA Contest Winners

Series Contemporary
Final Editor Judge -- Wanda Ottewell -- Harlequin

Winner: Detecting Delia - Ruth Logan Herne
Second Place: The Tycoon's Education - Jen Carangal
Third Place: Loving Ellie - Kimberly Duffy

Final Editor Judge -- Natalie Hanemann -- Thomas Nelson

Winner: This Crazy Love I Never Expected - Belinda Peterson
Second Place: Shadows From the Past - Pat Trainum
Third Place: Seeing Clearly - Judythe Hixson

Final Editor Judge -- Leah Hultenschmidt -- Dorchester

Winner: The Jingle of Spurs - Caroline Fyffe
Second Place: Entrapping the Earl - Donna Rosenbloom
Third Place: Heart of Gold - Laurel Natale
Honorable Mention: Hellion's Haven - Christina Rich

Romantic Suspense
Final Editor Judge -- Allison Brandau -- Berkley

Winner: Love on a Limb - Lauren Darcey
Second Place: Crowded Cabin - Robin Weaver
Third Place: Truth and Consequences - Robin Perini

Final Editor Judge -- Amy Pierpont -- Grand Central

Winner: Dark Guardian - Robin Perini
Second Place: Legend of the Druid Laird - Barbara Longley
Third Place: Fate of the Fallen - Sharron Houdek

Single Title
Final Editor Judge: Danielle Poiesz -- Pocket

Winner: He Kills Me, He Kills Me Not - Lena Diaz
Second Place: Personal Assets - Gwendolyn Lucas w/a Kelsey Browning
Third Place: Color My Horse - Bev Pettersen

Women's Fiction
Final Editor Judge: Lindsay Louis -- NAL

Winner: Stella June - Wyndemere Coffey
Second Place: Foreign Wives Club - Susan Sipal
Third Place: The Quetzal's Tale - Jane Sevier

Upward movement in blue...

Seven Finals......
Cathy Leming
Averil Reisman

Six Finals......
Amy Atwell
Caroline Fyffe - SOLD!
Robin Perini
Five Finals.....
Pamela Bolton-Holifield
Vannetta Chapman
Pamela Kopfler
Courtney Milan - SOLD!
Four Finals....
Yvonne Harris
Michelea Moore
Deborah Nemeth
Susan Newman
Deb Yates
Three Finals...
Cynthia Arends
Julie Bensen
Lauren Darcey
Melanie Dickerson
Kimberly Duffy
Donna Hall
Ruth Logan Herne
Ann Hinnenkamp
Lori Philbin
Heidi Luchterhand
Jean Mason
Stephie Smith
Kristin Welker
Julie Whitby
Jennifer Ziros
Two Finals..
Laura Graham Booth
Tina Butts
Vannetta Chapman
Rachelle Chase
Kathy Coatney
Laurie Cooper
Sarah Elizabeth Davis
Alyssa Fernandez
Ann Fischer
Mary Lou Keller
Kris Kennedy
Jamie Kersten
Marge Knudsen
Ash Krafton
Kathy Krevat
Michelle Lauren
Melinda Leigh
Barbara Longley
Kathy Lowry Logan - SOLD!
Linda Lovely
Greta MacEachern
Ann Marsh-Flores
Virginia McCullough
Lenore Nash
Elyssa Papa
Belinda Peterson
Tina M. Radcliffe
Theresa Ragan
Jodi Redford
Christina Rich
Shauna Roberts
Donna Rosenbloom
Cat Schield
Ann Siracusa
Lori Sowell
Anna Sugden
Robin Weaver
Kimberly Wenger
Victoria Whitaker
Skyler White
Divas Who Sold...
Carla Capshaw
Caroline Fyffe
Sandy James
Beverley Kendall
Elaine Levine
Kathy Lowry Logan
Courtney Milan
Tracey O'hara
Susan Shay

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