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2012 Sheila Contest Winners Announced

Saturday, July 28, 2012

The Valley Forge Chapter of the Romance Writers of America has announced the placements in the 2012 Sheila Contest. My manuscript The Parachutist placed second while Tempting Bella placed fifth.

Here are the final placements in all categories:

Paranormal - Final Round Judge - Leah Hultenschmidt, Sourcebooks

1st Place - Fairy Tales by Elisabeth Roadifer + Full Requested
2nd Place -  Flood and Fire by Amy Raby
3rd Place - Incandescent by Mary V. Freeman
4th Place - Blood Vine, Book One by Amber Belldene
5th Place - Dead Vampires Don't Date by Meredith Allen Conner

Young Adult - Final Round Judge - Wendy Loggia, Delacorte Press, Random House

1st Place -  Flying Objects, Falling in Love and Other Catastrophes by Caryn Caldwell
2nd Place - The Agreement by Angela N. Blount
3rd Place - Designer Genes, The Boyfriend Cut by Harley Brooks
4th Place - Dolphins, Dorks and Danger by Robin Weaver
5th Place - Midnight Siren by Ruth Knafo Setton

Historical - Final Round Judge - Elizabeth Poteet, St. Martin's Press

1st Place - Embracing an Unloved Earl by Eileen Emerson**
2nd Place - The Parachutist by Diana Quincy + Full Requested
3rd Place - Her Every Desire by Jennifer McQuiston
4th Place - Taming Huck Finn by Elisabeth Burke
5th Place - Tempting Bella by Diana Quincy
6th Place - The Winds of Fate by Elizabeth Bysiek

Women's Fiction with Strong Romantic Elements - Final Round Judge - Alex Logan, Grand Central Publishing

1st Place - Murder Curlers and Cruises by Arlene McFarlane
2nd Place - Unredeemed by Joni M. Fisher
3rd Place - Preservation by Carrie Christie
4th Place - Untamed Valor by Virginia E. Boylan
5th Place - Taylor Made Life by Kary Rader

Single Title - Final Round Judge - Emilia Pisani, Gallery Books

1st Place - Cat on a Hot Steel Flight Deck by Heather Nickodem
2nd Place - The Secret Ingredient by Susan Spaulding**
3rd Place - Octagon Girl by Michele Mannon
4th Place - The Novice Wife by Adele Downs**
5th Place - Doctor with Benefits by Elizabeth Kelley**

Romantic Suspense - Final Round Judge - Katherine Pelz, The Berkley Group

1st Place - Double Trick by Ava Milone + Full Requested
2nd Place - Mesmerized in Madagascar by Georgi and Noi Gutheridge
3rd Place - Twisted by Tori Lennox
4th Place - Her Unreasonable Doubt by Anne-Marie Carroll
5th Place - The Way You Love Me by Janis Thereault


+ Full Requested
** VFRW member

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4 comments:

K. Victoria Chase said...

Congrats on placing!!! And good luck on the request. :-)

Diana Quincy said...

Thank you! I'm very excited. Thanks for stopping by the blog :)

Joanna Shupe said...

Congratulations! I love that story. Good luck!

Diana Quincy said...

Thanks Joanna!

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