Ash, Isaac nominated for 2017 RITA Awards
Melbourne author Madeline Ash has been nominated for the Romance Writers of America (RWA) 2017 RITA Awards for excellence in published romance novels and novellas.
Ash, who was also nominated last year, is a finalist in the Contemporary Romance: Short category for Breaking Good (Tule Publishing).
New Zealand author Kara Isaac is a finalist in two categories for her debut Close to You (Howard Books): Best First Book and Romance with Religious or Spiritual Elements.
The nominations for the RWA Golden Heart Awards, which recognise excellence in unpublished manuscripts, were also announced. The winners will be announced on July 27 at the 2017 RWA Conference in Orlando, Florida. For the full list of finalists, visit the RWA website here.