We are delighted to announce this years’ contenders for the RoNAs (Romantic Novel Awards) 2017 and the overall, most prestigious, award – The Goldsboro Books Romantic Novel of the Year Award.
The Contemporary Romantic Novel, for mainstream romantic novels set post-1960, including genres such as chick lit and romantic suspense.
Falling, Julie Cohen, Black Swan
The Glittering Art of Falling Apart, Ilana Fox, Orion
Dear Dad, Giselle Green, Yule Press
Dear Dad, Giselle Green, Yule Press
Summer at the Comfort Food Café, Debbie Johnson, HarperImpulse
The Sunshine and Biscotti Club, Jenny Oliver, HQ
A Family Holiday, Bella Osborne, HarperImpulse
The Second Love of My Life, Victoria Walters, Headline Review
We’ll Always Have Paris, Sue Watson, Sphere
The Epic Romantic Novel, for novels with serious issues or themes, including gritty, multi-generational stories.
Wedding Bells for Nurse Connie, Jean Fullerton, Orion
Little Girl Lost, Janet Gover, Choc Lit
The War Bride, Pamela Hart, Piatkus
Who We Were Before, Leah Mercer, Lake Union Publishing
The Judge’s Wife, Ann O’Loughlin, Black & White Publishing
The Historical Romantic Novel, for novels set in a period before 1960.
Incognito, Caitlyn Callery, MuseItUp
London Calling, Helen Carey, Headline
It Was Only Ever You, Kate Kerrigan, Head of Zeus
The Reckless Love of an Heir, Jane Lark, HarperImpulse
Map of Stars, Catherine Law, Zaffre Publishing
The Paranormal or Speculative Romance Novel, for romantic novels that include elements beyond the range of scientific explanation, whether paranormal, fantasy, science fiction, time slip or worlds that include ghosts, vampires or creatures of legend.
The Velvet Cloak of Moonlight, Christina Courtenay, Choc Lit
Max Seventeen, Kate Johnson, independently published
An Ordinary Gift, Jan Jones, independently published
Beloved Enemy, Hywela Lyn, The Wild Rose Press
The Romantic Comedy Novel, for consistently humorous or amusing novels.
Girl Having a Ball, Rhoda Baxter, Choc Lit
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Joanna Bolouri, Quercus
The Plumberry School of Comfort Food, Cathy Bramley, Corgi
Letters From Lighthouse Cottage, Ali McNamara, Sphere
Out of Practice, Penny Parkes, Simon & Schuster
The RoNA Rose Award recognises the best in category/series and shorter romance that focus on developing a love affair between the hero and heroine.
Billionaire, Boss…Bridegroom?, Kate Hardy, Mills & Boon Cherish
The Discerning Gentleman’s Guide, Virginia Heath, Mills & Boon Historical
Seven Nights With Her Ex, Louisa Heaton, Mills & Boon Medical Romance
Unlocking Her Boss’s Heart, Christy McKellen, Mills & Boon Cherish
Christmas in the Boss’s Castle, Scarlet Wilson, Mills & Boon Cherish
The Young Adult Romantic Novel features protagonists who are teenagers or young adults.
Love Song, Sophia Bennett, Chicken House
Lydia: The Wild Girl of Pride & Prejudice, Natasha Farrant, Chicken House
New England Dreams, Pia Fenton, independently Published
Instructions for A Second-Hand Heart, Tamsyn Murray, Usborne Publishing
All About the Hype, Paige Toon, Simon & Schuster
This year the numbers of shortlisted books in each category varies, a change made by the committee to create a fairer reflection of the numbers of books being entered into those categories. In addition, we’re delighted that for the first time four independently published books have been nominated, particularly as the authors are all long-standing RNA members.
For more details on the awards and how to obtain tickets please visit the RNA website and official news page.
35 shortlistees and no novels written by men. Men DO tend to hog most book prizes, but I find it hard to believe the nominations didn't include any 'male talent'.
Some of these names may be pseudonymous. Some men write romance novels under a women's name...
Congratulations to all nominees - you're all fab. xxx
The number 1 bestselling romantic comedy title on Amazon Kindle right now is "Mad Love" by Nick Spalding. David Nicholls is probably the bestselling romcom author in the UK over the last 10 years - "One Day" has sold over 5 million copies around the world. I honestly don't believe these shortlists reflect men writing as women. They do reflect large publishing house/imprint dominance, and the cliché of certain readers reading certain books.
congrats to all who are shortlisted .. x
Congrats to all nominees. I am so excited to download eBook of romance novel so I can read and enjoy full story in my upcoming nights.
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I feel very happy to share my great and wonderful testimony with everyone on this site,I was married for 4 years to my husband and all of a sudden another woman came into the picture he started hating me and he was abusive.but i still loved him with all my heart and wanted him at all cost.... He filed for divorce and my whole life was turning apart and i didn't know what to do, he moved out of the house and abandoned me and the kids... my very close friend told me about trying spiritual means to get my husband back and introduced me to a spell caster so i decided to try it. although i didn't believe in all those things then when he did the special prayers and spell, after 2 days, my husband came back and was pleading that he had realized his mistakes I just couldn't believe it, anyway we are back together now and we are happy in case anyone needs help here is his email address; firstname.lastname@example.org His spells is for a better life OR call his number +2349066410185 or contact him on his website : http://gbojiespiritualtemple.website2.me
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A GREAT SPELL CASTER (DR. EMU) THAT HELP ME BRING BACK MY EX GIRLFRIEND.
Am so happy to testify about a great spell caster that helped me when all hope was lost for me to unite with my ex-girlfriend that I love so much. I had a girlfriend that love me so much but something terrible happen to our relationship one afternoon when her friend that was always trying to get to me was trying to force me to make love to her just because she was been jealous of her friend that i was dating and on the scene my girlfriend just walk in and she thought we had something special doing together, i tried to explain things to her that her friend always do this whenever she is not with me and i always refuse her but i never told her because i did not want the both of them to be enemies to each other but she never believed me. She broke up with me and I tried times without numbers to make her believe me but she never believed me until one day i heard about the DR. EMU and I emailed him and he replied to me so kindly and helped me get back my lovely relationship that was already gone for two months.
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Hello everyone. I want to share my amazing experience with the great spell caster Dr Mark my husband was cheating on me and when I found out we had a fight which lead him filling for a divorce I cried and fell sick when I was searching about love quotes online I saw people talking about Dr Mark and his great work whose case was similar to mine they left his contact info I contacted Dr Mark and he told me not to worry that after 24 hours he will cancel the divorce and my husband will be back to me after I did everything he asked me to do to my greatest surprise the next day evening it was my husband he knelt down begging me to accept him back, thank you once again Dr Mark you are indeed a blessing to me he can also help you. contact Dr Mark through his email address on: email@example.com He cure all kinds of sickness or diseases such as: HERPES VIRUS LASSA FEVER GONORRHEA HIV/AID
How I Got My Ex Husband Back. Am so excited, All Thanks goes to Dr Prince i was married to my husband, and we were living fine and happy. it come to an extend that my husband that use to love and care for me, doesn't have my time again, until i fined at that he was having an affair with another woman, I tried to stop him all my effort was in-vain suddenly he divorce me and went for the woman. he live me with two of our kids, I cried all day, I was in pains, sorrow and looking for help. I read a comment on how Dr Prince helped a lady to brought her husband back, after 2yrs , He helped people with his Magic spell love and reuniting spell. so I decided to contact him and explain my problems to him, he did a love spell that made my husband to come back to me and never think of the woman. this man is God sent to restore heart break and reunite relationship. may the lord be your strength and continue to use you to save people relationship and any problems contact him for help on firstname.lastname@example.org You can also contact him through his WhatsApp +19492293867. Contact him now for love spell to bring back your ex lover he is the best spell caster and he is the best solution to all relationship problems…
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