Tuesday, December 08, 2009

2009 Divas - TARA Contest Winners

Inspirational - Jessica Barnes - WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing

Winner - The Path by Lee Rhuday Duncan
Second Place - The Real Thing by Morgan Taylor
Third Place - The Anchoring Ground by Dorothy Canada

Historical - Leah Hultenschmidt - Dorchester Publishing

Winner - To Love a Viscount by Kathleen Cherry
Second Place - Her Heart's Desire by Jeri Gutierrez
Third Place - Her Wicked Ways by Darcy Burke
Honorable Mention - Seducing Charlotte by Dora Mekouar
Honorable Mention - Pride & Promises by Karen Lingefelt

Paranormal - Danielle Poiesz - Pocket

Winner- Reading the Waters by Jessica B. Hunt
Second Place - Bloodsworn by- Kathy Lane
Third Place - Fire of the Dragon by Lori Dillon Stacy

Series Contemporary - Wanda Ottewell - Harlequin

Winner - The Perfect Match by Cindyann Jachrimo
Second Place - In His Kiss by Ruth Owen
Third Place - Bottom Line by Pamela Smith

Women's Fiction - Jhanteigh Kupihea - NAL

Winner - Tootsie Takes Wall Street by Teresa Bolyard
Second Place - Missing Clayton by Bev Irwin
Third Place - One Woman's Trash Another's Treasures - Hattie Mae Ratliff

Romantic Suspense - Amy Pierpont - Grand Central

Winner - A Little Death by Tracy Falenwolfe
Second Place - Verdict by Jean Mason
Third Place - Alive at Five by Linda Bond

Single Title - Deb Werksman - Sourcebooks

Winner - A Place at the Table by Patricia O'Dea-Rosen
Second Place - Dangerous Secrets by Donna Meier
Third Place - Forget the Past by Rosemary Rothacker
Honorable Mention - The Second Wife by Sharron Houdek

Contest deadline was 5/1/09

Tampa Area Romance Authors

Contest Diva Leaders:
Advancement from one final upward is highlighted in blue:
Thirteen Finals:
Nancy Evertz
Eleven Finals:
Diane O'Brien Kelly
Nine Finals:
Kelly Fitzpatrick
Eight Finals:
Christine E. Johnson - SOLD!
Seven Finals:
Deborah Gross
Yvonne Harris
Six Finals:

Kelly Fitzpatrick
Elizabeth Pina - SOLD!
Kathleen Bittner Roth
Cat Schield
Five Finals:
Constance Gillam
Jeannie Lin
Susan Newman
Elaine M. Powell
Tracy St. Hilaire
Beth Watson
Laura Williams
Four Finals:
Jeanell Bolton
Deanna Carlyle
Louisa Cornell
Barbara Longley
Michal Scott
Sandra van den Bogerd
Gail Zerrade
Three Finals:
Sara Avellino
Elizabeth Bemis
Deborah Blake
Anne-Marie Carroll
Wenda Dottridge
Martha Ferris
Sherry Foley
Abby Gaines
Katie Graykowski
Alison Henderson
Jessica B. Hunt
Julie Johnstone
D'Ann Linscott-Dunham
Gabrielle Luthy
Jean Mason
Virginia McCullough
Donna Meier
Tatia Talbot
Gina Welborn
Sharon Wray
Two Finals:
Drue Allen
Maree Anderson
Robyn Anders
Rylee Andrews
Sheila Athens
Stefani Catenzaro Baltar
Mary A. Behre
Linda Bond
Kara Bonnevie
Jennifer Bray-Weber
Susan Breeden
Kelsey Browning
Dianne K. Burns
Tina Joyce Butts
Sharon Calvin
Marie Campbell
Melanie Card
Meredith Clark
Denise Cychosz
Beth Davis
Laurie DeMarino
Ella Drake
Cat Dubie
Lee Rhuday Duncan
Kendra Elliot
Tracy Falenwolfe
Sharon Fisher
Louise D. Foster
Kate Frieman
Grace R. Green
Keli Gwyn
Jennette Heikes
Celesta Hofmann
Bev Irwin
Suzanne Kalb
Jeffe Kennedy
Sandra Kerns
Lisa Kessler
Christine Johnson
Corrina Lavitt
Kim Law
Barbara Cool Lee
Sherri Lee
Mary Lindsey
Heidi Luchterhand
Kate MacArthur
Kate MacEachern
Jennifer Mackin
Sarah Marshall
Carolyn Martin
Jamie Michele
Judy Mills
Jean B. Newlin
Laurel O'Donnell
Mary Oldham
Tara Owens
Allison Pang
Kathleen Irene Paterka
Patricia Patton
Cathy Perkins
Angi Platt - SOLD!
Cathryn Pritchard
Jodi Redford
Shellee Roberts
Lateia Sandifer
Pamela Scheibe
Catherine Marie Scott
Susan Shellabarger
Dina Sleiman
Susan Speers
Lori Dillon Stacy
Quinn Tellier
Laurie Thompson
Holly Watson
Beatriz Williams
Hailey Williams
Teri Wilson
Amanda Berry
Christine E. Johnson
Elizabeth Pina
Angi Platt
Arianna Skye
Amy Talley
Penny Watson

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