Thursday, March 18, 2010

2009 Divas - Golden Rose Contest Winners

The Golden Rose winner – the entry with the highest overall score is How To Reform A Rake by Anne Barton

Final Round Judge: Melissa Jeglinski, Agent, The Knight Agency
1st place: The Wanted Bride by Sylvia McDaniel
2nd place: Her Unexpected Family by Carol Burnside
3rd place: The Masked Maitland by Quinn Tellier

Final Round Judge: Wanda Ottewell, Editor, Harlequin
1st place: Wanted: Wife/Mother for Christmas by Barbara Geris
2nd place: The Perpetual Batchelor by Dawn Groszek
3rd place: It Had To Be You by Pepper Basham

Final Round Judge: Megan McKeever, Assistant Editor, Pocket Books
1st place: The Lake Effect by Gabrielle Luthy
2nd place: Delicious by Judie Aitken
3rd place: In Deep by Meredith Clark

Final Round Judge: Esi Sogah, Editor, Harper Collins
1st place: Master of Love by Catherine Roach
2nd place: How to Reform a Rake – Anne Barton
3rd place: Good-Timin' Man by Alison Atwater

Final Round Judge: Andrea Somberg, Agent, Harvey Klinger, Inc.
1st place: Pull My String by Barbara Binns
2nd place: Adventures of a Teenage Truthseer by Cat Schield
3rd place: Personal Demons by Lisa Desrochers

Final Round Judge: Amberely Finarelli, Agent, Andrea Hurst Literary Agency
1st place: Partners by Donna Keihle
2nd place: The Other Side of Heaven by Deb Cordes & Cary Frates
3rd place: Kincaid's Hope by Grace Greene
4th place: Galloping Garnets by Rebecca Zanetti
Final Round Judge: Alissa Davis, Editor, Dorchester Publishing
1st place: Legend Of The Druid Laird by Barbara Longley
2nd place: Castle In The Clouds by Carol Dunford
3rd place: Maelstrom by Elise Chand

Final Round Judge: Leis Pederson, Assistant Editor, Berkley
1st place: In Her Jeans by Aimee Carper
2nd place: Watch Them Die by Susanne Frost
3rd place: Closure by Death by Donna Meier
Contest Diva Leaders:
Advancement from one final upward is highlighted in blue:
Fourteen Finals:
Nancy Evertz
Eleven Finals:
Diane O'Brien Kelly
Ten Finals:
Kelly Fitzpatrick
Donna Meier
Gail Zerrade
Nine Finals:
Deborah Gross
Christine E. Johnson - SOLD!
Kathleen Bittner Roth
Cat Schield
Eight Finals:
Anne-Marie Carroll
Constance Gillam
Gabrielle Luthy
Seven Finals:
Barbara Longley
Yvonne Harris
Patricia Patton
Tracy St. Hilaire
Six Finals:
Louisa Cornell
Kelly Fitzpatrick
Jean Mason
Elizabeth Pina - SOLD!
Elaine M. Powell
S. G. Shellabarger
Beth Watson
Robin Weaver
Laura Williams
Five Finals:
Deborah Blake
Jeanell Bolton
Meredith Clark
Jeannie Lin
Susan Newman
Allison Pang
Cathy Perkins
Cathryn Pritchard
Four Finals:
Barbara Binns
Linda Bond
Tina Joyce Butts
Sharon Calvin
Melanie Card
Deanna Carlyle
Denise Cychosz
Lisa Desrochers 
Jeanne Dickson
Martha Ferris
Susanne Frost
Katie Graykowski
Keli Gwyn
Tiffinie Helmer
Jessica B. Hunt
Julie Johnstone
Heidi Luchterhand
Angi Platt - SOLD!
Michal Scott
Tatia Talbot
Sandra van den Bogerd
Sharon Wray
Three Finals:
Sara Avellino
Elizabeth Bemis
Dianne K. Burns
Sheryl Carpenter
Jennifer Conner
Wenda Dottridge
Leslie Duvall
Sherry Foley
Kate Freiman
Abby Gaines
Grace R. Greene
Deborah Gilbert
Alison Henderson
Lisa Kessler
Dee S. Knight
Maggi Landry
Kim Law
D'Ann Linscott-Dunham
Virginia McCullough
Sylvia McDaniel
Kaylin McFarren
Meghan Murphy
Gina Rosavin
Madeline Smyth
Quinn Tellier
Laurie Thompson
Ellen Wehle
Gina Welborn
Beatriz Williams
Two Finals:
Drue Allen
Maree Anderson
Robyn Anders
Rylee Andrews
Sheila Athens
Alison Atwater
Stefani Catenzaro Baltar
Anne Barton
Joyce Barton
Jennifer Beane
Jennifer Beckstrand
Mary A. Behre
TJ Bennett
Jenny Bernard
Amanda Berry - SOLD!
Robin Bielman
Ann Bleakley
Kara Bonnevie
Kelley Bowen
Jennifer Bray-Weber
Susan Breeden
Jude Brown
Kelsey Browning
Carol Burnside
Marie Campbell
Kathleen Cherry
Zita Christian
Robin Constantine
Ally Cowee 
Donna Cummings
Beth Davis
Laurie DeMarino
Tracey Devlyn
Kate Diamond
Alleyne Dickens
Ella Drake
Cat Dubie
Lee Rhuday Duncan
Kendra Elliot
C. J. Ellison
Nikki Enlow
Tracy Falenwolfe
Gloria Ferguson
Sharon Fisher
Louise D. Foster
Joe Fraser
Bethany Cunningham Gabbert
Lottie Green
Anna Hackett
Jennette Heikes
Ashley Henderson
Laura Hirneisen
Celesta Hofmann
Jennifer Holden
Kinsey W. Holley
Sharon Houdek 
Bev Irwin
Christine Johnson - SOLD!
Suzanne Kalb
Joan Kayse
Jeffe Kennedy
Sandra Kerns
Barbara Kroon 
Sara LaBudda
Corrina Lavitt
Suzanne Lazear 
Alison Leake
Barbara Cool Lee
Sherri Lee
Melinda Leigh
Mary Lindsey - SOLD!
Linda Lovely
Kate MacArthur
Greta MacEachern
Kate MacEachern
Jennifer Mackin
Mary Manners
Sarah Marshall
Carolyn Martin
Dora Mekouar
Jamie Michele
Imani Miller
Judy Mills
Gwen Mitchell
Jean B. Newlin
Laurel O'Donnell
Mary Oldham
Tara Owens
Kathleen Irene Paterka
Alison Pritchard
Dawna Rand
Jodi Redford
Shellee Roberts
Cate Rowan
Lateia Sandifer
Pamela Scheibe
Catherine Marie Scott
Arianna Skye - SOLD!
Dina Sleiman
Coreene Smith
Susan Speers
Lori Dillon Stacy
Jill Stone
Jennifer Stroka
Morgan Taylor
Sheila Tenold
Holly Watson
Ami Weaver
Kayla Westra
Hailey Williams
Teri Wilson
Kevin Wolf
Marilyn Yarbrough
Amanda Berry
Christine E. Johnson
Mary Lindsey
Elizabeth Pina
Angi Platt
Arianna Skye
Liz Talley
Penny Watson

1 comment:

Keli Gwyn said...

Congratulations, Anne, on being the Golden Rose overall winner. I'm thrilled for you!!!