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Oz authors nominated for 2016 RITA Awards

Two Australian authors have been nominated for the 2016 RITA Awards, presented by Romance Writers of America (RWA) for ‘excellence in published romance novels and novellas’.

M J Scott is a finalist in the Paranormal Romance category for The Shattered Court (ROC), and Madeline Ash is in the running in the Romance Novella category for ‘Her Secret Prince’, published in Royal Holiday (Tule).

In the Golden Heart Awards, which recognise excellence in unpublished manuscripts, Australian writer Gabrielle Luthy’s ‘Shelter Me’ is in the running in the Contemporary Romance category, while New Zealand writer Elizabeth King is twice nominated in the Historical Romance category for ‘The Earl and the Pussycat’ and ‘Taming the Earl’.

The winners will be announced on 16 July at the RWA Annual Conference in San Diego California. To see the full list of finalists, click here.

 

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