Tuesday, December 26, 2017

2017 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence

The Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence
by Julia Muscari

Congratulations to the category finalists and winners of the 2017 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence.

CONTEMPORARY

Winners:     
Can't Stop Loving You -- Miranda Liasson 
Jockeying for You -- Stacy Hoff

Finalists:
Cowboy in Charge -- Barbara White Daille
The All-Star Antes Up -- Nancy Herkness
The Millionaire's Revenge -- Wendy Byrne
Then He Kissed Me -- Laura Trentham


HISTORICAL

Winner:
Claimed by a Highlander -- Margaret Mallory

Finalists:
Clingstone -- Marti Ziegler
Whispers on the Wind -- Caroline Fyffe


INSPIRATIONAL

Winner:
Shielding His Christmas Witness -- Laura Scott

Finalists:
Close to Home -- Deborah Raney
Cold Shot -- Dani Pettrey
Interrupted -- Dana R. Lynn
Mirror Image -- Laura Scott
Rocky Mountain Reunion -- Tina Radcliffe


SUSPENSE

Winner: 
Deceiving Bella -- Cate Beauman

Finalists:
Black Diamond -- Susannah Sandlin
Hunt the Dawn -- Abbie Roads
Wild Man's Curse -- Susannah Sandlin


NEW ADULT

Winner:
Inseverable -- Cecy Robson

Finalists:
Let Me -- Cecy Robson
The Moonlight Market -- Aidee Ladnier


PARANORMAL & FANTASY

Winner:
Black Bullet -- L. D. Rose

Finalists:
Max Seventeen -- Kate Johnson
Untamable Love -- Rosalie Redd


TEEN

Winner:
Magnetic Shift -- Lucy D. Briand

Finalists:
The Reformation of Marli Meade -- Tracy Hewitt Meyer
The Secret to Letting Go -- Katherine Fleet


NOVELLA

Winner: 
Paper Love -- Aubrey Wynne

Finalists:
Merry Christmas, Baby -- Katie Reus
The Irishman's Christmas Gamble -- Nancy Herkness                    

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