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2016 MARLENE CONTEST FINALISTS

The Washington Romance Writers Chapter of the Romance Writers of America is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2016 Marlene Contest for unpublished romance.

Erotic
No finalists in 2016 – category cancelled due to low entries

Historical
Evelyn Alexie, LORD JAMES’ CHALLENGE
Masha Levinson, THE DUKE’S SEDUCTION*
Wanda Ann Thomas, SWEET CREEK RANCH

Paranormal
Seana Kelly, SANCTUARY
J. Keely Thrall, SERIOUS MOONLIGHT*
Carolyn Wren, TAILS OF WINTHROP HALL

Romantic Elements
Julie Cameron, PERMANENT PLUS ONE
Jennifer McKeone, FENIAN RAM*
Tracy Hewitt Meyer, THE REFORMATION OF MARLI MEADE*

Romantic Suspense
Daniela Kraiem, PERFECT COVER
Masha Levinson, TRIAL RUN*
Sharon Wray, LET THE HEAVENS FALL*

Series Contemporary
Seana Kelly, HIGHER LEARNING
Kimberly MacCarron, LOVE IN THE TIME OF EBOLA*
Kimberly MacCarron, WHAT WOULD GINGER DO*
Karen Muir, UNDERCOVER NANNY
Jenny Redford, BURIED TREASURE

Single Title
Angelina Lopez, THE BILLIONAIRE PRINCE*
Kimberly MacCarron, DARE TO GRASP THE THORNS*
Renee Ann Miller, WHEN ONE KISS ISN’T ENOUGH
Evie Owens, SAY MY NAME*

Young Adult
Lori Freeland, THE ACCIDENTAL BOYFRIEND
Christine Gunderson, SOREN’S RESISTANCE*
Kimberly MacCarron, UNMASKED*
Megan Macijauskas, THE BEEKEEPER

 

*Denotes a WRW member

Robin Covington
Marlene Awards Contest Chair