Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Day Three: Last of the 2014 RITA finalists

Congratulations to RITA finalists in the Paranormal, Novella, Romantic Suspense, and Short Contemporary Romance categories!  

As many of you know, it is quite an honor to be a Romance Writers of America RITA finalist. We encourage all GLIAS readers to peruse the list of nominated authors and titles. See anything below you would love to read? Leave the title and your comment, along with your email contact info for a chance to win the RITA finalist book of your choice!

Paranormal Romance

The Burning Sky
by Sherry Thomas
HarperCollins Publishers, Balzer & Bray
Donna Bray, editor

Caged Warrior
by Lindsey Piper
Pocket Books
Lauren McKenna, editor

Demon Hunting in a Dive Bar

by Lexi George
Kensington Publishing Corp., Brava
Alicia Condon

The Devil’s Heart
by Cathy Maxwell
HarperCollins Publishers, Avon Books
Lucia Macro, editor

Diamond Dust
by Vivian Arend
Samhain Publishing
Anne Scott, editor

The Firebird

by Susanna Kearsley
Sourcebooks, Landmark
Deb Werksman, editor

Heart of Obsidian
by Nalini Singh
Berkley Publishing Group, Berkley Sensation
Cindy Hwang, editor

His Clockwork Canary
by Beth Ciotta
Jhanteigh Kupihea, editor

Immortally Ever After

by Angie Fox
St. Martin’s Press
Monique Patterson, editor

by Kristen Callihan
Grand Central Publishing, Forever
Alex Logan, editor

Skies of Gold: The Ether Chronicles
by Zoë Archer
HarperCollins Publishers, Avon Impulse
Amanda Bergeron, editor

by Lauren Kate
Random House Group, Delacorte
Wendy Loggia, editor

Witch Bound
by Eleri Stone
Carina Press
Gina Bernal, editor

Romance Novella

The Bridesmaid
by Julia London
Sourcebooks, Casablanca
Deb Werksman, editor

“Defending Truth”
by Shannon McNear
in A Pioneer Christmas
Barbour Publishing
Becky Germany, editor

How to Marry a Highlander
by Katharine Ashe
HarperCollins Publishers, Avon Impulse
Lucia Macro, editor

How to Misbehave

by Ruthie Knox
Random House Group, Loveswept
Sue Grimshaw, editor

“Imagine Me and You”
by Maisey Yates
in Animal Attraction
Harlequin, HQN
Margo Lipschultz, editor

Mine Under the Mistletoe
by Kat Latham
Carina Press
Angela James, editor

Take Me, Cowboy
by Jane Porter
Tule Publishing, Montana Born Books
Tessa Shapcott, editor

Take What You Want
by Jeanette Grey
Samhain Publishing
Jennifer Miller, editor

“Too Fast to Fall”
by Victoria Dahl
in Be Mine
Harlequin, HQN
Tara Parsons, editor

Romantic Suspense

Justice for Sara
by Erica Spindler
St. Martin’s Press
Jennifer Weiss, editor

The Killing Game
by Toni Anderson

Off the Edge

by Carolyn Crane

Thrill Ride
by Julie Ann Walker
Sourcebooks, Casablanca
Leah Hultenschmidt, editor

Short Contemporary Romance

A Conflict of Interest
by Barbara Dunlop
Harlequin, Desire
Charles Griemsman, editor

Free Fall
by Karen Foley
Harlequin, Blaze
Brenda Chin, editor

Her Accidental Boyfriend

by Robin Bielman
Entangled Publishing, Bliss
Stacy Abrams and Wendy Chen, editors

Her Secret, His Baby
by Tanya Michaels
Harlequin, American Romance
Johanna Raisanen, editor

A Royal without Rules
by Caitlin Crews
Harlequin, Presents
Megan Haslam, editor

Why Resist a Rebel?

by Leah Ashton
Harlequin KISS
Meg Lewis, editor

Commenters: See anything above you'd love to read? Leave the title, your comment, along with your email contact info for a chance to win the RITA finalist book of your choice! 

***Note: Offer void where prohibited. Prizes will be mailed to North America  addresses only. If an Advanced Reading Copy (ARC) is available, the author may utilize that option for International participants. Odds of winning vary due to the number of entrants.


  1. How to Marry a Highlander by Katharine Ashe sounds great!

    Marcy Shuler

  2. Wow, another fantastic list of books! I'd love to win The Devil’s Heart by Cathy Maxwell since I haven't read this series yet!

    ahui55 at gmail dot com

  3. I've got my eyes on a couple of books on this list, especially Katharine Ashe's How to Marry a Highlander. Thanks for the chance to win! :)
    thebigbluewall77 (AT) gmail (DOT) com

  4. I love shadowdance but I already have it so I am going to go with how to marry a highlander.

  5. I would pick The Firedance by Susanna Kearsley.
    mce1011 AT aol DOT com

  6. Some very good books in this about
    Justice for Erica Spindler
    Thanks for the chance.
    grandmabkr at yahoo dot com

  7. Heart of Obsidian

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

  8. How to Marry a Highlander
    by Katharine Ashe

    quiltlady110 at gmail dot com

  9. I read Immortally Ever After. It was awesome - and I don't even read paranomal!

  10. I would like Immortally Ever After.

    sheryll1974 AT netscape DOT net

  11. His Clockwork Canary by Beth Ciotta. I love Beth's books. yenastone at aol dot com

  12. Shadowdance by Kristen Callihan. I read the 1st book in the series & really enjoyed it.