Saturday, April 2, 2011

LERA Announces RITA and Golden Heart Finalists

Land of Enchantment Romance Authors, the local New Mexico chapter of Romance Writers of America®  announces four RITA® and Golden Heart® finalists for 2011!

Laurel McKee is a RITA® finalist for her Historical Romance, Countess of Scandal.

Robin Lynn Perini is a Golden Heart® double finalist in Contemporary Series Romance--Suspense/Adventure with two manuscripts, Stolen Lullaby and In Her Sights.

Bria Quinlan is a Golden Heart® finalist in Young Adult Romance with her manuscript Secret Life.

Laurie A. Green is a Golden Heart® double finalist in Paranormal Romance with her manuscripts, P2PC and The Outer Planets.

The 2011 RITA honors romance fiction published in 2010. More than 1,100 novels and novellas were judged in 12 categories. The 2011 Golden Heart® Award honors unpublished romance manuscripts in 2010.

Winners of the awards will be announced July 1, 2011 at the RITA® and Golden Heart® Awards Ceremony to be held at RWA’s 31st Annual National Conference in New York, New York.

Congratulations to all the finalists!