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Fool for Love Contest

2015 Fool For Love Contest

* synopsis requested    ** full requested

# VRW member

Short Contemporary

1st Place
His Rebel Heart by April Arrington *

2nd Place
Her Bull Rider’s Choice
by April Arrington *

3rd Place
The Way to You
by L. Catharine Tayler *

 

Finalist Judge
Allison Lyons, Harlequin


Long Contemporary

1st Place
Knock-Down Drag-Out
by Terra Rogerson **

2nd Place
He Love Me, He Loves Me Not
by Nicole Evelina *

3rd Place
The Blackbird
by Diana Bui

 

Finalist Judge
Rebecca Strauss, DeFiore and Company


Light Paranormal

1st Place
Stealing Time
by Bill Haggart

2nd Place
Taxing Courtship
by Jaycee Jarvis

3rd Place
Queen of Hearts
by Harris Fischer


Finalist Judge
Madeleine Colavita, Grand Central Publishing


Dark Paranormal

1st Place
The Mindless
by Pamela Jernigan

2nd Place
The Compass: Book One in the Divided Stars Series
by Cindy Charity

3rd Place
Whispering Lakes
by Brenda McLaughlin


Finalist Judge
Laurie McLean, Fuse Literary Agency


 

Historical

1st Place
The Duke’s Seduction
by Masha Levinson **

2nd Place
The Secret Affairs of a Duke’s Daughter
by Janna MacGregor *

3rd Place
Love’s Triumph
by Jeanine Englert


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


Romantic Suspense

1st Place
Trial of the Heart
by Masha Levison *

2nd Place
Off the Shelf
by Terra Rogerson

3rd Place
The Keys to Her Heart
by Harris Fischer

Honorable Mention
Murder for Granted
by K.T. Cady #

4 finalists due to tie

 

Finalist Judge
Esi Sogah, Kensington Publishing


Young Adult/New Adult

1st Place
Beest
by Debbie Van Brunt ** (double request)

2nd Place
In Between Them
by Jeanmarie Anaya **

3rd Place
She Laughs in Pink
by Jessica Calella

 

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


Published Author

1st Place
The Boyfriend Whisperer
(Young Adult) by Linda Budzinski #

2nd Place
Walk Me Home
(Contemporary) by Sarina Bowen
**

3rd Place
A Town Called Hope
(Romantic Elements) by Abby Gaines


Finalist Judge
Julie Mianecki, Assistant Editor, Berkeley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Updated June 15, 2015


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