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The Washington Romance Writers is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2015 Marlene Awards Contest.

(listed in no particular order)

Historical
Jan Leyh w/a Janna MacGregor, THE SECRET AFFAIRS OF A DUKE’S DAUGHTER
Ellen Lindseth, SEDUCING THE ENEMY
Denny S. Bryce, WILD WOMEN AND THE BLUES*

Paranormal
Harris Fisher, QUEEN OF HEART
Kimberly MacCarron, JUST BELIEVE*
Michelle Edwards w/a Elle McKay, SEDUCING DEATH

Romantic Elements
Kathleen Huffman W/A Kathleen Avery, MONSTROUS INVENTIONS
Elizabeth Bysiek W/A Elizabeth St. Michel, SURRENDER THE WIND
Laura Davies Tilley, VALIANT THIRTEEN, BOOK ONE*

Series Contemporary
Tanya Agler, MISTLETOE MISGIVINGS
Heidi Tanaca/Anna James, BANKING ON LOVE
Masha Levinson, TRIAL OF THE HEART*

Single Title
Tamara Lush, UNCOVERED
Annison Roy, A WILDER NIGHT
Kate Forest, STANDING UP (TIE)
Catherine Rull, TWO FOR THE ROAD (TIE)

Young Adult
Jennifer Dyer, BLUE SERENITY
Sheryl Carpenter, SOLAR PUNK
Mary Sullivan, THE QUEST

*Denotes a WRW member

Robin Covington
Marlene Awards Contest Chair