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Fool for Love Contest

2014 Fool For Love Contest
Winners and Finalists

* extra finalists due to ties

** full requested

Short Contemporary Category

1st Place
When in Rome
by Angela Bissell**

2nd Place
Chasing the Sun
by April Standard

3rd Place
by Mia Sosa

Finalist Judge
Laura Barth, Associate Editor, Harlequin Blaze and American Romance

Long Contemporary Category*

1st Place
Barreled Over
by Jenna Sutton

2nd Place
Rent and Cornflakes
by Jilly Wood

3rd Place
Pretty Smart Girls
by Leigh Kraushaar

4th Place
The Promise of Tomorrow
by Karen Henry

Finalist Judge
Melissa Jeglinski, The Knight Agency

Historical Category

1st Place
The Heretic’s Daughter by Jessica Trapp

2nd Place
Ambition and Amour
by Linda Olson

3rd Place
All That Shimmers
by Kady Winter

Finalist Judge
Elizabeth Poteet, St. Martin's Press

Paranormal Category*

1st Place
A Moment After Dark
by Janet Halpin

2nd Place
Damned If She Don't
by Janet Walden-West

3rd Place
Steam Me Up, Rawley
by Angela Quarles

4th Place
Keeping Athena
by Fae Rowen

5th Place
The City Beneath
by Melody Johnson

Finalist Judge
Madeleine Colavita, Editorial Assistant, Grand Central Publishing


Romantic Suspense

1st Place
Murders, Curlers, and Cream
by Arlene McFarlane**

2nd Place
Family Secrets
by Debbie S G

3rd Place
Saving Eric
by Joan Deneve

Finalist Judge
Jill Marsal, Agent, Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, LLC

Young Adult

1st Place
The Nascent Bloom
by Janet Halpin**

2nd Place
Tiger Lily
by Wende Dikec

3rd Place
Sucker Punching Magic
by Mia Jo Celeste

Finalist Judge
Molly Ker Hawn, The Bent Agency

Published Author

1st Place
Camp Murder
by Auralee Wallace**

2nd Place
The Homecoming
by William Walker

3rd Place
Mad for the Marquess
by Jess Russell

Finalist Judge
Alicia Condon, Editorial Director, Kensington Books









Updated July 9, 2014


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