2019 RONE Awards

Congratulations to the 2019 RONE Awards FINALISTS!

 

Suspense/Thriller (6 finalists)   
   
Thirty-Three Days - Stephen B. King
   
Tormented - Susan Clayton-Goldner
   
Fire Setters - Debra Erfert
       
On His Six - Patricia D. Eddy
       
Falcon's Prey - Terry Odell
       
Shadow of Doubt -  Linda Poitevin

   
   
Audiobook: Paranormal/Mystery (4 finalists)   
   
Magic of the Loch - Karen Michelle Nutt/Heather McRae
   
Bombshell - Pamela Fagan Hutchins/Chanté McCormick
   
The Girl Who Knew da Vinci - Belle Ami/Gary Furlong
   
Lorelei's Lyric - D. B. Sieders/Stephanie Kay  *tie*
   
Body Wave -  Nancy J. Cohen/Mary Ann Jacobs  *tie*
   

   
Young Adult (4 finalists)   
   
Soul Catchers - Carrie Pulkinen
   
Glamour of Midnight - Casey L. Bond
   
The Stone Awakened - Judith Sterling
   
The Spellbinder's Sonata - Stephanie Keyes



Paranormal:  Short (6 finalists)   
   
Inception - Laxmi Hariharan
   
Eye of the Eagle - Sharon Buchbinder
   
The Haunting of Hillwood Farm - Kathryn Knight
   
Sea Dragon's Hunger - Rebecca Rivard
   
Dragon Slayer, Dragon Light - Isobelle Cate
   
Autumn Magic - T.M. Cromer
   

   
   
Historical:  Ancient - 16th Century (3 finalists)   
   
A Wolfe Among Dragons - Kathryn Le Veque
   
Seductive Secrets - Elizabeth Rose
   
Overruled by Fate - Leila Snow

   
   
   
Inspirational/Women's Fiction (4 finalists)   
   
The Billionaire's Secret Marriage - Tamie Dearen
   
Robert's Rules - J. F. Riordan
   
September's Song - Ryan Jo Summers
   
Better Together - Jessie Gussman
   

   
   
Historial:  Victorian - 20th Century (5 finalists)   
   
The Unexpected Wife - Caroline Warfield
   
Out of Splinters and Ashes - Colleen L. Donnelly
   
A Fair Trade - Laylah Abrams
   
The Substitute Wife - CiCi Cordelia
   
Everything But the Earl - Willa Ramsey
   

   
   

Audiobook:  General (4 finalists)   
   
Maybe This Time - Susan B. James/Stephanie Bentley
   
The Engima Stolen - Breakfield and Burkey/Derek Shoales
   
Music to My Years - Artie Kane/Artie Kane
   
Not a Blueprint, It's the Shoe Print That Matters - Nina Norstrom/Sara Morsey
   

   


Mystery (4 finalists)   
   
Stowaway - Darcy Flynn
   
Wine Thief - Mary Billiter
   
Handbags & Homicide - Anne Marie Stoddard
   
Thrill Girl -Jack Curran
   

   
   
Historical:  Scottish (5 finalists)   
   
To Redeem a Highland Rake - Collette Cameron
   
Rodrick the Bold - Suzan Tisdale
   
Highland Secrets - Elizabeth Rose
   
The Warrior's Mission - Mia Pride
   
Highland Honor - Madelyn Hill




Anthology (3 finalists)   
   
Timeless Regency Collection:  Wedding Wagers - Donna Hatch, Heather B. Moore, Michele Paige Holmes
   
A Thousand Doors - J. T. Ellison and numerous others
   
Timeless Victorian Collection: The Queen's Ball -  Anthea Lawson, Jennifer Moore, Rebecca Connolly

   
   
Fantasy (5 finalists)   
   
Queen of the Night Guild - Andy Peloquin
   
Trial of a Warrior - Mary Morgan
   
Wicked Darkness - Victoria Zak
   
A Weapon of Magical Destruction - Katie Salidas
   
Misfortune of Time - Christy Nicholas
   

   

Paranormal:  Long (5 finalists)   
   
Heart of Ice - Lisa Edmonds
   
Debriefing the Dead - Kerry Blaisdell
   
Werewolves Only - Carrie Pulkine   
   
Winter Magic - T. M. Cromer
   
Bewitching the Beast - Tamara Hughes

   
   
   
Novella (5 finalists)   
   
Only a Duke Would Dare - Collette Cameron
   
Two Hearts, One Stone - Leslie Scott
       
Silver Bells - Ev Bishop
   
Wet Kisses - Susan Griscom
       
For the Love of Laura Beth - Aubrey Wynn

   
   
Contemporary:  Sweet (3 finalists)   
   
Summer Bride - Shanna Hatfield
   
Six Months - Mona Sedrak
   
Just Right - Jessie Gussman  *tie*
   
Marshmallows and Mistletoe - Marianne Rice *tie*

   
   
Contemporary:  Steamy (6 finalists)   
   
Going Down on One Knee - Christina Hovland
   
Sexy Bad Boss - Tami Lund/Misti Murphy
   
Masquerade - Desiree Holt
   
A Season to Dance - Rebecca Heflin
   
Just For You - Kay Harris
   
Sworn to Forget - Maria Imbalzano

   
   

Time Travel/Sci-Fi (3 finalists)   
   
Serengeti Valor: The Apprentice - EG Manetti
   
Winds of Time - Lilly Gayle
   
The Breaking of Dawn - KC Klein

   
   
Historical:  17 Century - Regency (5 finalists)   
   
A December with a Duke - Collette Cameron
   
The Devil in the Duke - K. J. Jackson
   
One Moment in Time - Sherry Ewing
   
The Daring Miss Darcy - Adele Clee
       
Only You:  Duke of Rutland - Elizabeth St. Michel