Sun
Jul 3 2011 8:41pm

2011 RITA and Golden Heart Winners

Books are LoveFriday night in New York City, at the end of the annual Romance Writers of America conference, the winners of the 2011 RITAs and Golden Hearts were awarded, recognizing some of the year’s best works in the romance genre.

And the awards went to...

Golden Heart Winners:

2011 Golden Heart Winner for Regency Historical Romance
The Proper Miss’s Guide to Bad Behavior
by Anne Barton

2011 Golden Heart Winner for Historical Romance
The Dark Lady
by Maire Shelley

2011 Golden Heart Winner for Inspirational Romance
At His Command
by Ruth Kaufman

2011 Golden Heart Winner for Young Adult Romance
Irresistible
by Suzanne Kaufman Kalb

2011 Golden Heart Winner for Contemporary Series Romance
Lost and Found
by Jo Anne Banker

2011 Golden Heart Winner for Contemporary Series Romance: Suspense/Adventure
Stolen Lullaby
by Robin Lynn Perini

2011 Golden Heart Winner for Novel with Strong Romantic Elements
Nearly Departed in Deadwood
by Ann Charles

2011 Golden Heart Winner for Romantic Suspense
Spy in the Mirror
by Diana Van Dyke

2011 Golden Heart Winner for Paranormal Romance
The Blood Sworn King
by Trisza Ray

2011 Golden Heart Winner for Contemporary Single Title Romance
The Sinners
by Lisa Connelly

 

2011 RITA Awards

2011 RITA Winner for Regency Historical Romance
The Mischief of the Mistletoe
by Lauren Willig
Penguin Group USA, Dutton
Erika Imranyi, editor

2011 RITA Winner for Historical Romance
His at Night
by Sherry Thomas
Random House, Bantam Books
Caitlin Alexander, editor

2011 RITA Winner for Inspirational Romance
In Harm’s Way 
by Irene Hannon
Baker Publishing, Revell
Jennifer Leep, editor

2011 RITA Winner for Young Adult Romance
The Iron King
by Julie Kagawa
Harlequin Teen
Natashya Wilson, editor

2011 RITA Winner for Contemporary Series Romance
Welcome Home, Cowboy
by Karen Templeton
Silhouette Special Edition
Gail Chasan, editor

2011 RITA Winner for Contemporary Series Romance: Suspense/Adventure
The Moon That Night
by Helen Brenna
Harlequin Superromance
Johanna Raisanen, editor

2011 RITA Winner for Novel with Strong Romantic Elements
Welcome to Harmony 
by Jodi Thomas
Penguin Group USA, Berkley Trade
Wendy McCurdy, editor

2011 RITA Winner for Romance Novella
“Shifting Sea”
by Virginia Kantra
in Burning Up
Penguin Group USA, Berkley Sensation
Cindy Hwang, editor

2011 RITA Winner for Romantic Suspense
Silent Scream 
by Karen Rose
Grand Central Publishing
Karen Kosztolnyik, editor

2011 RITA Winner for Paranormal Romance
Unchained: The Dark Forgotten
by Sharon Ashwood
Penguin Group USA, Signet Eclipse
Laura Cifelli, editor

2011 RITA Winner for Best First Book
Pieces of Sky 
by Kaki Warner
Penguin Group USA, Berkley Sensation
Wendy McCurdy, editor

2011 RITA Winner for Contemporary Single Title Romance
Simply Irresistible
by Jill Shalvis
Grand Central, Forever
Alex Logan, editor

In addition, Sharon Sala was awarded the 2011 RWA Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award.

Congratulations to all the winners and to the nominees!

Subscribe to this conversation (must be logged in):
Individual - You will receive an alert for each comment added to this post.
Digest - You will receive an end-of-day alert for all comments added to this post.
0 comments
Post a comment