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Fool for Love Contest

2015 Fool For Love Contest

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Short Contemporary

Her Bull Rider’s Choice by April Arrington

His Rebel Heart by April Arrington

The Way to You by L. Catharine Tayler


Finalist Judge
Allison Lyons, Harlequin

Long Contemporary

He Love Me, He Loves Me Not by Nicole Evelina

Knock-Down Drag-Out by Terra Rogerson

The Blackbird by Diana Bui


Finalist Judge
Rebecca Strauss, DeFiore and Company

Light Paranormal

Queen of Hearts by Harris Fischer

Stealing Time by Bill Haggart

Taxing Courtship by Jaycee Jarvis

Finalist Judge
Madeleine Colavita, Grand Central Publishing

Dark Paranormal

The Compass: Book One in the Divided Stars Series by Cindy Charity

The Mindless by Pamela Jernigan

Whispering Lakes by Brenda McLaughlin

Finalist Judge
Laurie McLean, Fuse Literary Agency



Love’s Triumph by Jeanine Englert

The Duke’s Seduction by Masha Levinson

The Secret Affairs of a Duke’s Daughter by Janna MacGregor

Finalist Judge
Courtney Miller-Callihan, Sanford J. Greenburger Associates

Romantic Suspense

Off the Shelf by Terra Rogerson

The Keys to Her Heart by Harris Fischer

Trial of the Heart by Masha Levison

Murder for Granted by K.T. Cady *

4 finalists due to tie


Finalist Judge
Esi Sogah, Kensington Publishing

Young Adult/New Adult

Beest by Debbie Van Brunt

In Between Them by Jeanmarie Anaya

She Laughs in Pink by Jessica Calella


Finalist Judges
Tamar Rydzinski, Laura Dail Literary Agency
Karen Grove, Entangled Press

Published Author

A Town Called Hope (Romantic Elements) by Abby Gaines

The Boyfriend Whisperer (Young Adult) by Linda Budzinski *

Walk Me Home (Contemporary) by Sarina Bowen

Finalist Judge
Julie Mianecki, Assistant Editor, Berkeley









Updated May 11, 2015


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