Wednesday, November 05, 2008

2008 Divas - Fab 5 Winners

2008 Fab 5 Winners

Erotic Romance
Final Judge: Diane Carlile, Senior Editor, The Wild Rose Press
Category Coordinator: DeAnne Wildes-Mickelson

Winner: Laura Logan: Purrrfect Passion
2nd Place: Lori Philbin: Bluebeard's Hunger
3rd Place: Barbara Zukowski: Love Rocks
4th Place: Cynthia Arends: Wings Of Desire
Honorable Mention: Jamie Kersten: Work It Out

Final Judge: Nephele Tempest, agent, The Knight Agency
Category Coordinator: Jamie Kersten

Winner: Cathy Leming: Angels At Almack's
2nd Place: Michalea Moore: Lord Of Abydos
3rd Place: Ann Hinnenkamp: 4th Place: Moira Rogers: Big Easy
Honorable Mention: Michelle Lauren: Heartbreaker

Romantic Suspense
Final Judge: Kim Whalen, agent, Trident Media Group
Category Coordinator: Jamie Kersten

Winner: Pamela Kopfler: Queen's Justice
2nd Place: Sharon Wray: Guardian's Promise
3rd Place: Sandra DeTaranto: Vegas, Baby
4th Place: Diane M. Garner: Redemption
Honorable Mention: Billie Jean Te: It's Only Music

Series Contemporary Long/Short
Final Judge: Wanda Ottewell, Senior Editor, Harlequin SuperRomance
Category Coordinator: Helen Johannes

Winner: Jennifer Wilson: Claire's Wish
2nd Place: Anna Sugden: Bad Boy, Good Man
3rd Place: Jan Hoffman: Coming Home
4th Place: Kate Bowman: Lani Meets Her Match
Honorable Mention: Theresa Ragan: Better Late Than Never

Single Title
Final Judge: Deb Werksman, Senior Editor, Sourcebooks Publishing
Category Coordinator: Karen Miller

Winner: Kim Duffy: Saving Stoney Brook
2nd Place: Joanna Westreich: Risking It All
3rd Place: Jamie Kersten: Family Recipe
4th Place: Marie Robison: A Cottage By The Lake
Honorable Mention: Anne Stratton: The Last Codex

Women's Fiction with Romantic Elements
Final Judge: Hilary Teeman, editor, St. Martin's Press
Category Coordinator: Jody Allen

Winner: Virginia McCullough: Keeping Secrets
2nd Place: Virginia McCullough: Island Healing
3rd Place: Rachel Goldsworthy: Pasteur's Angel
4th Place: Lorrie Kruse: A Life Worth Living
Honorable Mention: Ann Grace Crowder: Becoming Kay Callahan

Final Judge: Shauna Summers, Senior Editor, Bantam Dell Publishing
Category Coordinator: Marilyn Auer

Winner: Robin Le Fevers: Nightshade
2nd Place: Deb Yates: Heaven Sent
3rd Place: Pamela Bolton-Holifield: Lost In Love
4th Place: Beverley Kendall: The Gauntlet
Honorable Mention: Donna Rosenbloom: Entrapping The Earl

Upward movement in blue...
Five Finals.....
Amy Atwell
Vannetta Chapman
Three Finals...
Yvonne Harris
Courtney Milan
Two Finals..
Cynthia Arends
Pamela Bolton-Holifield
Laura Graham Booth
Tina Butts
Vannetta Chapman
Rachelle Chase
Kathy Coatney
Kimberly Duffy
Donna Hall
Jamie Kersten
Pamela Kopfler
Michelle Lauren
Melinda Leigh
Kathy Lowry Logan - SOLD!
Linda Lovely
Heidi Luchterhand
Greta MacEachern
Jean Mason
Virginia McCullough
Deborah Nemeth
Susan Newman
Lori Philbin
Deb Yates
Divas who sold...
Sandy James - SOLD!
Elaine Levine - SOLD!
Kathy Lowry Logan - SOLD!
Susan Shay - SOLD!

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