Anne Bartons award-winning debut novel, When She Was Wicked, was released January 29 from Grand Central Forever.

Willa Blair’s debut book, Highland Healer was officially released on January 4 from The Wild Rose Press after three months as a bestseller in the Kindle KDP Select program. Also, her RWA PAN membership was approved January 14.

Kerri Carpenter won first place in the contemporary category of Southwestern Florida Romance Writers’ Hold Me! Thrill Me! contest.

The fifth book in Diana Cosby’s bestselling MacGruder brothers series, His Seduction, will be released on August 15 and the rights for her Scottish Medieval, His Conquest, were sold to Germany.

Katie Dunneback has written a feature article on the erotica genre for the February 15 issue of Library Journal and it was selected to be the cover feature.

Carlene Love Flores’ debut novel, Sidewalk Flower, became an Evernight Top Five Hot Selling Titles for January.

Mary Strand won the mainstream with romantic elements category of the Golden Gateway contest with her book, Sunsets on Catfish Bar.

Foreign print rights for Hope Tarr’s Vanquished, the launch to her Men of Roxbury House Victorian-set trilogy for Medallion Media Group, recently sold to Spanish publisher, Libros de Seda. Plus, Japanese rights to Hope’s Tempting, went to Oakla, by Misa Morikawa at Tuttle-Mori on behalf of Louise Fury at L. Perkins Agency and audio rights to her Suddenly Cinderella Series, comprising three full-length novels and one novella, went to Audio Realms Publishing.