Congratulations to the Winners of the 7th Annual Dixie Kane Memorial Contest

The Southern Louisiana Chapter of the Romance Writers of America is proud to announce the winners in the 2012 7th Annual Dixie Kane Memorial Contest


Single Title Contemporary

First Place: A Place Called Grace by Frances D. Roberts

Second Place: Dancing Naked in Dixie by Lauren Clark

Third Place: Pearls by Dawn Chartier

Honorable Mention: Secrets in the Snow by Jerol Anderson


Novel With Strong Romantic Elements

First Place (tie): Eli Caine, Thief by Bonnie Rehage

                        Quadroon by L. Mad Hildebrandt

Second Place: Kegan, Prince of the Gills by Heather Lynn Gibson

Third Place (tie): Duel of Destiny by Lynette Vinet

                        Preservation by Carrie Christie

Honorable Mention: Everything to Gain by Kate James 



First Place: Guarding Kate by Lynette Vinet

Second Place (tie): Love Moves Mountains by Patricia Warner

                            Into the Grey by Bobbi Groover

Third Place: A Touch of Grace by Regina Jeffers

Honorable Mention: The First Wives’ Club by Regina Jeffers



First Place: Last Woman Standing by Michele Mills

Second Place: Shift Happens: A Carus Novel by JC McKenzie

Third Place: Fire Dancer by C. J. Parker

Honorable Mention: Buried Magic by Dawn Chartier


Romantic Suspense

First Place: In Shadows by Jaimie Bergeron

Second Place: Dream Wishes by Lynette Vinet

Third Place: Diamonds Most Deadly by Christina L. Huber

Honorable Mention: Villa de la Luna by C. J. Parker


Grand Prize (Receives $50 Cash Prize)

Highest Overall Score in all Categories

Last Woman Standing by Michele Mills