Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Linda Howard Award of Excellence

Southern Magic is happy to congratulate the 2008 finalists for the Linda Howard Award of Excellence for unpublished authors. The winners will be announced at our sister chapter’s Silken Sands conference April 11-13, 2008 in Pensacola, FL.

Series/Short & Long Contemporary
A Question of Magic by Madelaine Culp
Sand Stalker by Cynthia D'Alba
Sweet Cheeks by Sheryll Gallagher
Heart Strings by Joan Turner
The Nature of Love by Jo Ann Weatherly

Single Title
Cedar Hill by Annette L. Couch-Jareb
Cowboy Games by Wendi Christner
Last Straw by Ann Fischer & Linda Baxter
Personal Assets by Gwendolyn Lucas
Dog Nanny by Ann Whitaker

Romantic Suspense
Deadly Recall by Donnell Ann Bell
Harvesting the Moon by Patricia Canavan
Stronger Than Bone by Kendra Elliot
In Sight by Polly Iyer
Pressing Matters by Adrienne Maynard
Safe in Enemy Arms By Joan Swan
(Six finalists due to tie with same scores for the 5th slot)

Historical
Fatal Fortune by Joanne Barnaba
Once Upon a Masquerade by Tamara Hughes
Courageous Hearts by Sherry Humphreys
Entrapping the Earl by Donna Rosenbloom
Through the Fire by Beth Trissel

Unique Genres
The Time Traveling Matchmaker by Janie Emaus
Incredible Dreams by Sandra De Taranto
The Big Easy by Donna Herren & Gabrielle Goldforb
Blood Runs Thicker by Leah Hodge
Kismet’s Kiss by Cate Rowan

Good Luck!
Carla Swafford
Contest Coordinator
Southern Magic, Birmingham, AL

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