RITA Awards

Awards from the Romance Writers of America

BEST CONTEMPORARY SINGLE TITLE

2007. Adios to my old life. Caridad Ferrer. Y Fic FER
2006. Lakeside cottage. Susan Wiggs. Fic WIG
2005. Bet me. Jennifer Crusie. Fic CRU
2004. Birthright. Nora Roberts. Fic ROB, Large Type Fic ROB
2001. First Lady. Susan Elizabeth Phillips. Fic PHI, Large Type Fic PHI
1996. Born in ice. Nora Roberts. Fic ROB, Large Type Fic ROB
1994. Private scandals. Nora Roberts. Fic ROB
1993. This time forever. Kathleen Eagle. Fic EAG

BEST INSPIRATIONAL ROMANCE

2010. The inheritance. Tamera Alexander. Rel. Fic ALE
2009. Finding Stefanie. Susan May Warren. Rel. Fic WAR
2007. Revealed. Tamera Alexander. Rel. Fic ALE
2004. Autumn dreams. Gayle Roper. Rel. Fic ROP
2002. Beneath a southern sky. Deborah Raney. Rel. Fic RAN
2001. The shepherd’s voice. Robin Lee Hatcher. Rel. Fic HAT
2000. Danger in the shadows. Dee Henderson. Rel. Fic HEN
1999. Patterns of love. Robin Lee Hatcher. Rel. Fic HAT
1998. Homeward. Melody Carlson. Rel. Fic CAR
1997. The scarlet thread. Francine Rivers. Rel. Fic RIV, CD Fic RIV
1996. As sure as the dawn. Francine Rivers. Rel. Fic RIV, CD Fic RIV, Audio Fic RIV
1995. An echo in the darkness. Francine Rivers. Rel. Fic RIV, CD Fic RIV, Audio Fic RIV

BEST LONG HISTORICAL ROMANCE

2003. Stealing heaven. Madeline Hunter. Large Type Fic HUN
2001. Devilish. Jo Beverley. Large Type Fic BEV

BEST ROMANTIC SUSPENSE

2009. Take no prisoners. Cindy Gerard. Large Type Fic GER
2007. Blackout. Annie Solomon. Large Type Fic SOL
2006. Survivor in death. J.D. Robb. Mystery ROB, Large Type Fic ROB
2004. Remember when. Nora Roberts / J.D. Robb. Mystery ROB, Large Type Fic ROB
2003. Three fates. Nora Roberts. Fic ROB, Large Type Fic ROB, CD Fic ROB
2002. The surgeon. Tess Gerritsen. Fic GER, Large Type Fic GER, CD Fic GER
2001. Carolina moon. Nora Roberts. Fic ROB, Large Type Fic ROB
1995. Hidden riches. Nora Roberts. Fic ROB
1994. Nightshade. Nora Roberts. Fic ROB
1993. Divine evil. Nora Roberts. Large Type Fic ROB
1992. Night shift. Nora Roberts. Fic ROB
1989. Brazen virtue. Nora Roberts. Fic ROB

BEST NOVEL WITH STRONG ROMANTIC ELEMENTS

2009. Tribute. Nora Roberts. Fic ROB, Large Type Fic ROB
2004. Between sisters. Kristin Hannah. Fic HAN, Large Type Fic HAN

BEST YOUNG ADULT ROMANCE

2009. Hell Week. Rosemary Clement-Moore. Y Fic CLE
2008. Wicked lovely. Melissa Marr. Y Fic MAR
1993. Song of the buffalo boy. Sherry Garland. Y Fic GAR

BEST PARANORMAL ROMANCE

2001. The Highlander’s touch. Karen Marie Moning. Sci. Fic MON
1999. The bride finder. Susan Carroll. Fic CAR, Large Type Fic CAR

BEST SHORT HISTORICAL

1997. Always to remember. Lorraine Heath. Fic HEA
1996. Lord of scoundrels. Loretta Chase. Fic CHA

BEST ROMANCE

1996. Born in ice. Nora Roberts. Fic ROB, Large Type Fic ROB
1992. Outlander. Diana Gabaldon. Fic GAB
1991. The prince of midnight. Laura Kinsale. Fic KIN
1990. Morning glory. LaVyrle Spencer. Fic SPE

BEST REGENCY ROMANCE

1996. Gwen’s Christmas ghost. Lynn Kerstan, Alicia Rasley. Romance KER
1991. The sandalwood princess. Loretta Chase. Fic CHA

BEST SHORT CONTEMPORARY SERIES ROMANCE

1995. Getting rid of Bradley. Jennifer Crusie. Large Type Fic CRU

BEST FIRST BOOK

2009. Oh. My. Gods. Tera Lynn Childs. Y Fic CHI
1994. A candle in the dark. Megan Chance. Fic CHA

BEST HISTORICAL SINGLE TITLE

1994. Untamed. Elizabeth Lowell. Fic LOW

BEST SINGLE TITLE ROMANCE

1989. Leaves of fortune. Linda Barlow. Fic BAR

BEST HISTORICAL ROMANCE

1988. The gamble. LaVyrle Spencer. Fic SPE
1985. Twice loved. LaVyrle Spencer. Fic SPE
1984. Hummingbird. LaVyrle Spencer. Fic SPE

BEST TRADITIONAL ROMANCE

1987. Opal fire. Sandy Dengler. Rel. Fic DEN

BEST MAINSTREAM HISTORICAL ROMANCE

1983. The endearment. LaVyrle Spencer. Large Type Fic SPE

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