Announcing the Winners of the 8th Annual Dixie Kane Memorial Writing Contest

Overall Winner in all Categories

  • Patricia Warner Love Moves Mountains Historical Category

Erotic Romance

First Place (Tie)

  • The Blue Plate Special by M. B. Daniel
  • Quick and Dirty by Bonnie Kidd

Second Place

  • The Captive by Allison Gordin

Third Place

  • The Amorous Adventures of Granny Grace by I M Flambeau

Honorable Mention

  • The Erotic Escapades of Earline Evers by I M Flambeau

Historical Romance

First Place

  • Love Moves Mountains by Patricia Warner

Second Place

  • The Untied Knot by Barbara A. Partridge

Third Place

  • Angel and the Devil Duke by Regina Jeffers

Honorable Mention

  • The Privateer by Elizabeth Bysiek

Inspirational

First Place

  • River of Dreams by Jan M. Lugenbuhl

Second Place (Tie)

  • Rosemary’s Awakening by Donan Berg
  • Amanda by Donan Berg

Third Place

  • Storm Windows by Duncan B. Putney

Honorable Mention

  • The Breaking of Styrma by Paul Stuart Vogt

Novel w/Strong Romantic Elements

First Place

  • Katyusha by Marina Osipova

Second Place (Tie)

  • Alexa by Donan Berg
  • Echo by Kate James

Third Place

  • March Fools & April’s Flowers by Rose Marie Sand

Honorable Mention

  • Black Knight, White Knight by M. B. Daniel

Paranormal

First Place

  • A Matter of Love and Death by Bonnie Rehage

Second Place

  • Valor by Jessica Tastet

Third Place (Tie)

  • Eternal Seduction by Sasha Cain
  • The Witch Assassin by Bonnie Rehage
  • Divergent Bloodline by TJ Shaw

Honorable Mention

  • His Magic Touch by Deborah Grahl

Romantic Suspense

First Place

  • A Child of my Own by Joyce Hunt

Second Place

  • Prodigal Sins by M. B. Daniel

Third Place

  • Jeanette and Company by Jacqueline Baron

Honorable Mention

  • The Mysterious Death of Mr. Darcy by Regina Jeffers

Short/Long Series Contemporary

First Place

  • Skater’s Waltz by Margaret-Mary Jaeger

Second Place

  • Bippity Boppity Boo by Brenda Moguez

Third Place

  • The Voodoo That You Do by Alisha Vincent

Honorable Mention

  • A Rude Awakening by Chloe C. Grimes

Single Title Contemporary

First Place

  • Cooking with Kandy by Margaret-Mary Jaeger

Second Place (Tie):

  • By Proxy by Katy Regnery
  • Sophie by Jane LaBreche Hebert

Third Place

  • Thirty First Dates by Stacey Wiedower

Honorable Mention

  • Masquerading with the CEO by Dawn Chartier