My Awards

(These are from the  early years.  Now I rarely enter contests.   You, dear readers, are award enough!)

2008

  • 4 1/2 star review from RT Book Reviews Magazine for Taking Flight
  • Romantic Times’ Reviwer’s Choice finalist for 2008 Best Small Press Romance for Taking Flight

2007

  • Romance Writers of America®, Golden Heart® contest-finalist (Short Contemporary Romance) Best Buddies sold as TAKING FLIGHT

2002

  • Pike’s Peak, Paul Gillette Memorial Contest-1st Place (Science Fiction/Fantasy) When Destruction Reigns
  • Sweet, Spicy Spooky-3rd Place (Contemporary Romance) Heart Stripped Bare
  • Smoky Mountain RWA Heart Stripped Bare

2001

  • Couer de Louisiane, Synopsis 101 Contest-1st Place (Multi-genre) When Destruction Reigns
  • Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, Colorado Gold-2nd Place (Science Fiction/Fantasy) When Destruction Reigns
  • Frontiers in Writing, Best Novel by an Unpublished Author-3rd Place (Multi-genre) When Destruction Reigns
  • Heart of Denver, The Molly-3rd Place (Paranormal Romance) When Sparks Fly
  • From the Heart RWA, Golden Gateway Contest 3rd Place (Contemporary Romance) Running on Empty
  • From the Heart RWA, Golden Gateway Contest 3rd Place (Contemporary Romance) Heart Stripped Bare
  • Couer de Louisiane, Synopsis 101 Contest- 4th Place/HM (Multi-genre) When Sparks Fly
  • Couer de Louisiane, Synopsis 101 Contest- 4th Place/HM (Multi-genre) Running on Empty
  • Windy City RWA, Four Seasons Contest- 4th Place/HM (Contemporary romance) Running on Empty

2000

  • Pike’s Peak, Paul Gillette Memorial Contest-1st Place (Science Fiction/Fantasy) When Sparks Fly
  • RWA-East Texas, Southern Heat Contest-2nd Place (Paranormal Romance) When Sparks Fly
  • Valley Forge RWA, Winning Beginnings Competition-2nd Place (Paranormal Romance) When Sparks Fly
  • River City RWA, Duel on the Delta-3rd Place(Paranormal Romance) When Sparks Fly
  • Houston Writer’s League, Houston Writer’s Conference-4th Place/HM(Science Fiction/Fantasy) When Sparks Fly
  • Garden State Horror Writers Contest-4th Place/HM(short story) Whatever Happened to…?
  • Tampa Area Romance Authors, First Impressions Contest-4th Place/HM (Contemporary romance) Running on Empty
  • Tampa Area Romance Authors, First Impressions Contest-4th Place/HM (Contemporary romance) Heart Stripped Bare

1999

  • Los Angeles Romance Authors, Best Bet for Bestseller-3rd Place (Paranormal Romance) When Sparks Fly
  • Chicago-North, Fire and Ice Contest-3rd Place (Paranormal Romance) When Sparks Fly

1998

  • Poetry Room, Texas Poetry Contest-1st Place(Poetry) The Ride
  • Cactus Rose RWA, Valentines Over Vegas Contest-3rd Place (Paranormal Romance) When Sparks Fly
  • Outreach Int. RWA, Award of Excellence-4th Place/HM (Paranormal Romance) When Sparks Fly