SOLA Congratulates the Winners of the 6th Annual Dixie Kane Contest

Romantic Suspense

First Place (tie)   Vagabonds and Kings by Merle McCann

Wild Obsession by Genevieve Williams

2nd Place (tie)     Don’t Mess With Mick by Robena Grant

Forever by Alicia Lienhart

3rd Place Blue Steel Crucifix by S. R. Perricone

Honorable Mention (tie)   River Rat by Teresa Lynn

Spellbound by Margaret McIsaac


1st Place Other Than by Brenda Nelson-Davis

2nd Place Sword’s Call by Chrissy Szarek

3rd Place Murderous Victims by C. J. Parker

Honorable Mention (tie)   A Promise Given by Carla S. Smith

Wolf’s Ward by Allison Rose Martinez

Novel With Romantic Elements

1st Place The Hourglass by Sharon A. Struth

2nd Place A Death That Lingers by Kaylie Newell

3rd Place Caught in the Storm, 1861 – 1863 by Mary Culver

Honorable Mention (tie)  The End of the Storm, The Journey Home by Mary Culver

Portrait of a Dead Guy by Larissa Hoffman


1st Place Ties That Bind by Judy Ridgley

2nd Place Love Moves Mountain by Pat Warner

3rd Place (tie)     The Raven’s Bride by Lynette Vinet

A Matter of Chemistry by Amy B. Ferguson

Honorable Mention Outlaw Hearts by Linda Triegel

Single Title Contemporary

1st Place Two for theRoad by Linda Triegel

2nd Place HurricaneWinds by Jaimie Bergeron

3rd Place Chasing Miracles by Linda Chubbuck

Honorable Mention Hiding in Plain View by Katherine McDermott

Highest Overall Score

Vagabonds and Kings by Merle McCann