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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Loves Romances Contest Winners

Here is the official list of all the winners from the Loves Romances Best of 2010 Awards. Alas, my own Maxie Briscoe:Werewolf did not win, but thank you all so much for showing your support and love by coming out to vote. You are the best!

A huge congratulations to all the winners.

Winners list for the LRC's Best of 2010 Awards.

Best Contemporary Book-2010

Winner: 'This Can't be Love' by Debra St John

Runner Up: Keeping Promise Rock by Amy Lane

Honorable Mention (no button): Hunting JC by Dominique Eastwick

Best Fantasy Book-2010

Winner: Glimpses by Lynn Flewelling

Runner Up: Omarati by DC Juris

Honorable Mention (no button): Branded by Clare London

Best Paranormal/Urban Fantasy Book-2010

Winner: Micah by Joyee Flynn

Runner Up: Witch's Fire by Tabitha Shay

Honorable Mention (no button): Motor City Fae by Cindy Spencer Pape

Best Historical Book-2010

Winner: Raeliksen by Renee Vincent

Runner Up: Laird of the Mist by Foery MacDonell

Honorable Mention (no button): Texas Promise by Celia Yeary

Best Thriller/Romantic Suspense/Mystery Book-2010

Winner: Fire and Ash by Anne Patrick

Runner Up: Blood Pond by DJ Manly

Honorable Mention (no button): Written In Blood by Elaina Lee

Best Paranormal author

Winner: Stormy Glenn

Runner Up: Joyee Flynn

Honorable Mention (no button): Adrianne Brennan

Best GBLTQ Author

Winner: Josh Lanyon

Runner Up: Stormy Glen

Honorable Mention (no button): Joyee Flynn

Best GBLTQ Book-2010

Winner: Lust and Fae by Joyee Flynn

Runner Up: Caught by Surprise, LD Madison

Honorable Mention (no button): Blaque/Bleu by Belinda McBride & A Taste of Love by Andrew Grey (TIE)

Best BDSM Book

Winner: Two Masters for Samantha by Michele Zurlo

Runner Up: Masters of the Shadowlands 4: Lean on Me by Cherise Sinclair

Honorable Mention (no button): A Matter of Trust by A.C. Katt

Best Anthology/Multi-Authors Book 2010

Winner: Chameleon Wolf by Stormy Glenn and Joyee Flynn

Runner up: His for the Holidays by Josh Lanyon, LB Gregg, ZA Maxfield & Harper Fox

Honorable Mention (no button): Doms of Dark Haven Anthology

Best Science Fiction/Futuristic Book-2010

Winner: Slave Auction by Stormy Glenn

Runner Up: The Starlight Rite by Cherise Sinclair

Honorable Mention (no button): Soothe the Burn by TA Chase

Best Book Cover

Winner: Raeliksen by Renee Vincent & Spencer's Secret by Joyee Flynn (TIE)

Runner Up: Oracle by RJ Scott

Honorable Mention (no button): Taste of Passion by Savannah Chase

Best Erotic Book

Winner: Keeping Promise Rock by Amy Lane

Runner Up: Taste of Passion by Savannah Chase

Honorable Mention (no button): The Distance between Us, L. A. Witt

Best E-publisher-2010

Winner: Silver Publishing

Runner up: Samhain Publishing

Honorable Mention (no button): Dreamspinner Press

Best Shape-shifter Book-2010

Winner: The Cat's Meow by Stormy Glenn

Runner Up: Avoiding Hell's Gate by Joyee Flynn & Changing Their Wolfen Heritage by Missy Martine (TIE)

Honorable Mention (no button): Deadly Mates 2: Wings of Moonlight by Scarlet Hyacinth

Best book all around

Winner: Spell Kissed by Kari Thomas

Runner Up: Cowboy Boots and Unfinished Business by Natalie Acres

Honorable Mention (no button): Love Means…Freedom by Andrew Grey

Best Vampire Book

Winner: Love's Indecision (Warrior Camp#2) by Joyee Flynn

Runner Up: Lover Mine by JR Ward

Honorable Mention (no button): The Vampire Hunters by Scott Baker & MIA Case Files: Blood Relations by KC Burn (TIE)

Best Series

Winner: Black Dagger Brotherhood by JR Ward & Marius Brothers by Joyee Flynn (TIE)

Runner Up: Love Means… by Andrew Grey & Men of Smithfield Series by LB Gregg (TIE)
Honorable Mention (no button): Ancient Prophecy Series by Leiland Dale


  1. You didn't win? Ah, those guys have zero taste in books :P I'm jokin'. :) Congrats to all the winners.

  2. Congratulations to all the winners. I'm sure Maxie Briscoe will earn an award somewhere down the line. Just gotta keep our fingers crossed!

  3. Congrats to the winners. Shame that Maxie Briscoe didn't get in :(

  4. must be a set-up competition if you didn't win :) Ah, the best ones never get the Oscars :(

  5. You gave it a great run Melissa. I'm glad I voted for you. Perhaps, this year will be your crowning achievement!

  6. You're a winner in my book. :) Keep at it, Melissa.

  7. @Nebular You have taken the sting out of the disappointment and made me smile. :)

    @Jeffrey Beesler From your keyboard to the ears of readers. :)

    @Jamie I was so excited because it was completely unexpected and yet, that little bubble of disappointment popped up when I didn't see Maxie on the list.

    @Dez Awww... I'm blushing, comparing me to Oscar nominees. I feel better. :)

    @Matty V I have a lot of projects I hope to have out this year. I want to grow as a writer and break out into new territory.

    @M Pax Your encouragement means a lot. :)

  8. I'm sorry you didn't win but thanks for listing the winners.

  9. @Clarissa You're welcome and thanks! :)

  10. Maxie is still a winner, any way you look at her. Great character, great story and great author. We want more Maxie!

  11. I see some interesting titles to check out for my TBR list (which is already long enough to last me another lifetime).

  12. With this many winners I guess we're all still winners to a certain point. I left you a thank you on my post today.

    Tossing It Out

  13. @KC Thank you! Maxie has two more books in her story.

    @Patricia There are some really great stories here. I know what you mean about the TBR pile. My own could reach Brazil. :)

    @Arlee I like to think of us all as winners, too. :) Can't wait for the A-Z Challenge.


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