Group of Young People at a Party Sitting on a Couch with Champagne

Congratulations to all of the Washington Romance Writers who are celebrating this month.

Christi Barth is a finalist in the novella category of the NJRWA Golden Leaf contest for “Ask Her At Christmas.” She is also a finalist in the single title category of the Heart of Denver Aspen Gold contest for Planning For Love. And book three in her Aisle Bound series, Friends To Lovers, releases on October 14!

Caryn Moya Block released her sixth book,  A Siberian Werewolf In Paris, on September 17th.

Chloe Carson’s novel, Rules for Burning, is a finalist in SF Chapter’s Heart to Heart contest.

Misha CrewsStill Waters, her 1950s romantic suspense novel, is officially a finalist for Kindle Book Review’s 2013 Best Indie Book Award in the romance category.

P.A. DePaul’s first full-length paranormal novel, Guardian Redeemed, just released to paperback and received a 4 out of 5 star rating by Book Obsessed Chicks.

Alexa Egan’s Shadow’s Curse, the second book in her para-storical Imnada Brotherhood series released in October.

Shelly Ellis signed another 3-book contract with her publisher, Kensington Publishing Inc., for women’s fiction series.

Grace Greene’s women’s fiction novel, Beach Winds, will be released in November 2013 by Turquoise Morning Press. Beach Winds is a sequel to Beach Rental and takes place in Emerald Isle, N.C.

Cristin Harber’s debut romantic suspense release Winters Heat hit Amazon’s Military Romance best sellers list.

Kimberly Kincaid’s “Sugar and Spice” novella was released in late September as part of the Sugar Cookie Sweetheart Swap Anthology.

Alethea KontisHero, the second book in her YA fairy tale series, released Oct. 1. Enchanted, the first book in that series, has been picked up by the Scholastic Book Club, and will be available in schools as of Oct. 1 as well!

Tamra Lassiter just published her first novel, I Take Thee to Deceive.

L.H. Nicole (Lisa Hood) signed a four-book deal for her first series ever. The first book will be released in late February.

Miguelina Perez completed the first draft of the synopsis for the Vicar’s Deadly Sin. Patience Bloom from Harlequin wants to read it and the manuscript.

Keely Thrall is a finalist in the Lone Star Writing contest in the paranormal category.