Happy People


Karna Small Bodman delivered speeches for a book club, a cancer benefit, the DAR, a church group and Friends of the Library about her new thriller, Castle Bravo.

JT Bock’s A Surefire Way made it to the second round of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. It’s now available on Amazon.com for Kindle and free for Prime members on loan.

Denny S. Bryce earned PRO status with the submission of her romantic suspense, Chasing Damn, to Entangled Publishing.

Darius, Grace Burrowes’ April release, was chosen as a Reviewer’s Top Pick at Romantic Times. Lady Eve’s Indiscretion, the seventh book in her Windham Regency series, made the USA Today Bestseller’s list.

Robin Covington’s April release, His Southern Temptation, received a 4.5 star review from RT Book Reviews. Also, it won the Reader’s Choice award for Contemporary Series in the Judge a Book By its Cover contest.

Short stories by Joy Daniels and Nicky Penttila were included in We LOVE New York: A Romance Anthology to Raise Funds for Hurricane Sandy Relief, which released on Valentine’s Day.

Laura Kaye’s One Night With a Hero won the grand prize for series contemporary romance in the HRARWA JABBIC cover contest. Her covers also finaled in two categories of the readers’ choice contest.

Kimberly Kincaid released her debut novella, Love on the Line.

Alethea Kontis’ Enchanted has been nominated for the Andre Norton Award.

Miguelina Perez published her anthology called Pieces of Me. The anthology chronicles her writings from poetry, prose, essays and short stories.

Elisabeth Staab signed a contract with Sourcebooks for books for books four and five of The Chronicles of Yavn series.

Hope Tarr’s Claimed by the Rouge to Amy Sherwood at Samhain Publishing, by Louise Fury at L. Perkins Agency (World English).

Maggie Toussaint finished a manuscript, Rough Waters, the third in her Southern romance trilogy, in February.

The first novel in Christine Trent’s new historical mystery series, Lady of Ashes, was released on February 26, 2013, by Kensington Books.

Kate Worth made it through to round two of Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel Award Contest in the romance category.