Mon
Nov 7 2011 6:15pm

RT Book Review’s 2011 Award Nominees Announced

The Romance Times has just released its nominees in a variety of categories, many of which are science fiction and fantasy. The winners and nominees are selected by their staff of over 50 reviewers, representing the readers’ voice in the women’s fiction industry. The awards cermony will be held this year in Orlando, Florida. Click below for the list of all the nominees in a variety of speculative fiction categories, as well as a link to the RT website for complete details.

 

Paranormal/Fantasy/Sci-Fi Erotic Romance

BLOOD WICKED
Sharon Page, APHRODISIA, (March 2011)

LADY DOCTOR WYRE
Joely Sue Burkhart, Samhain Publishing, (March 2011)

HIDDEN EMBERS
Tessa Adams, HEAT, (April 2011)

VAMPIRE INSTINCT
Joey W. Hill, HEAT, (July 2011)

TAKEN BY FIRE
Sydney Croft, BANTAM, (July 2011)

 

Historical Fantasy/Paranormal

IMMORTAL CHAMPION
Lisa Hendrix, BERKLEY SENSATION, (January 2011)

EARL OF DARKNESS
Alix Rickloff, POCKET, (January 2011)

HEALING THE HIGHLANDER
Melissa Mayhue, POCKET STAR, (March 2011)

UNTAMED HIGHLANDER
Donna Grant, ST. MARTIN’S, (May 2011)

QUICKSILVER
Amanda Quick, PUTNAM, (April 2011)

THE ROSE GARDEN
Susanna Kearsley, SOURCEBOOKS, (October 2011)

 

Vampire Romance

ASCENSION
Caris Roane, ST. MARTIN’S, (January 2011)

DARKNESS DAWNS
Dianne Duvall, ZEBRA, (February 2011)

LOVER UNLEASHED
J.R. Ward, NAL, (April 2011)

DEEPER THAN MIDNIGHT
Lara Adrian, DELL, (July 2011)

BLOOD HUNT
Shannon K. Butcher, SIGNET, (August 2011)

BOUND BY NIGHT
Amanda Ashley, ZEBRA, (September 2011)

ARCHANGEL’S BLADE
Nalini Singh, BERKLEY SENSATION, (September 2011)

TWILIGHT FULFILLED
Maggie Shayne, MIRA, (October 2011)

 

Urban Fantasy Protagonist

TEMPEST’S LEGACY
Nicole Peeler, ORBIT, (December 2010)

CRIMSON WIND
Diana Pharaoh Francis, POCKET, (January 2011)

GREEN-EYED DEMON
Jaye Wells, ORBIT, (March 2011)

SHADOWFEVER
Karen Marie Moning, DELACORTE, (January 2011)

MY LIFE AS A WHITE TRASH ZOMBIE
Diana Rowland, DAW, (July 2011)

BLOOD SACRIFICE
Maria Lima, POCKET, (September 2011)

CROSSROADS
Jeanne C. Stein, ACE, (September 2011)

SHAEDES OF GRAY
Amanda Bonilla, SIGNET ECLIPSE, (December 2011)

 

Shapeshifter Romance

ETERNAL PREY
Nina Bangs, AVON, (January 2011)

HOW TO FLIRT WITH A NAKED WEREWOLF
Molly Harper, POCKET, (February 2011)

DRAGON BOUND
Thea Harrison, BERKLEY SENSATION, (May 2011)

DARKFIRE KISS
Deborah Cooke, SIGNET ECLIPSE, (May 2011)

MUST LOVE LYCANS
Michele Bardsley, SIGNET ECLIPSE, (September 2011)

 

Paranormal Romance

CAPTIVE HEART
Anna Windsor, BALLANTINE, (February 2011)

NEVER AGAIN
Michele Bardsley, SIGNET ECLIPSE, (March 2011)

KISS OF SNOW
Nalini Singh, BERKLEY SENSATION, (June 2011)

BODY OF SIN
Eve Silver, HQN, (September 2011)

ADAM
Jacquelyn Frank, ZEBRA, (November 2011)

WITHIN THE FLAMES
Marjorie M. Liu, AVON, (December 2011)

FATE’S EDGE
Ilona Andrews, ACE, (December 2011)

 

Paranormal Fiction

ABSOLUTELY, POSITIVELY
Heather Webber, ST. MARTIN’S, (February 2011)

MASTER AND APPRENTICE
Sonya Bateman, POCKET, (April 2011)

GRAVEMINDER
Melissa Marr, MORROW, (May 2011)

A VAMPIRE CHRISTMAS CAROL
Sarah Gray, KENSINGTON, (October 2011)

 

Urban Fantasy Novel

PACK OF LIES
Laura Anne Gilman, LUNA, (February 2011)

AFTERTIME
Sophie Littlefield, LUNA, (March 2011)

BLACKOUT
Rob Thurman, ROC, (March 2011)

SHADOW WALKER
Allyson James, BERKLEY SENSATION, (June 2011)

MAGIC SLAYS
Ilona Andrews, ACE, (June 2011)

ONE GRAVE AT A TIME
Jeaniene Frost, AVON, (September 2011)

SPIDER’S REVENGE
Jennifer Estep, POCKET, (October 2011)

DEATH MAGIC
Eileen Wilks, BERKLEY SENSATION, (November 2011)

COURTING DARKNESS
Yasmine Galenorn, JOVE, (November 2011)

 

Futuristic Romance

ALIEN IN THE FAMILY
Gini Koch, DAW, (April 2011)

SEDUCE ME IN DREAMS
Jacquelyn Frank, BALLANTINE, (April 2011)

ENEMY GAMES
Marcella Burnard, BERKLEY SENSATION, (May 2011)

BORN OF SHADOWS
Sherrilyn Kenyon, GRAND CENTRAL, (May 2011)

NIGHTFALL
Ellen Connor, BERKLEY SENSATION, (June 2011)

DARK TASTE OF RAPTURE
Gena Showalter, POCKET STAR, (September 2011)

BODY THIEF
C.J. Barry, BERKLEY SENSATION, (November 2011)

 

Paranormal Romantic Suspense

IN TOO DEEP
Jayne Ann Krentz, PUTNAM, (January 2011)

SKIN HEAT
Ava Gray, BERKLEY SENSATION, (January 2011)

BURNING DARKNESS
Jaime Rush, AVON, (February 2011)

HUSH
Cherry Adair, POCKET STAR, (May 2011)

COLD TOUCH
Leslie Parrish, SIGNET ECLIPSE, (July 2011)

DELANEY’S SHADOW
Ingrid Weaver, BERKLEY SENSATION, (August 2011)

 

Science Fiction Novel

THE SEA THY MISTRESS
Elizabeth Bear, TOR, (February 2011)

UP AGAINST IT
M.J. Locke, TOR, (March 2011)

EMBASSYTOWN
China Mieville, DEL REY, (May 2011)

THE QUANTUM THIEF
Hannu Rajaniemi, TOR, (May 2011)

RULE 34
Charles Stross, ACE, (July 2011)

AFTERMATH
Ann Aguirre, ACE, (September 2011)

 

Fantasy Novel

AMONG OTHERS
Jo Walton, TOR, (January 2011)

DEATHLESS
Catherynne M. Valente, TOR, (April 2011)

MECHANIQUE: A TALE OF THE CIRCUS TRESAULTI
Genevieve Valentine, PRIME BOOKS, (June 2011)

THE EDINBURGH DEAD
Brian Ruckley, ORBIT, (August 2011)

CAST IN RUIN
Michelle Sagara, LUNA, (September 2011)

WAYFINDER
C.E. Murphy, DEL REY, (September 2011)

 

Epic Fantasy Novel

THE WISE MAN’S FEAR
Patrick Rothfuss, DAW, (March 2011)

WITH FATE CONSPIRE
Marie Brennan, TOR, (September 2011)

THE COLD COMMANDS
Richard K. Morgan, DEL REY, (October 2011)

THE KINGDOM OF GODS
N.K. Jemisin, ORBIT, (November 2011)

STANDS A SHADOW
Col Buchanan, TOR, (November 2011)

 

Small Presses:

Indie Press Paranormal/Fantasy/Futuristic

MAGICK CHARM
Jennifer Wells, CRESCENT MOON, (September 2010)

THE SEXORCIST
Vivi Andrews, SAMHAINPUBLISHING.COM, (May 2011)

A HANDFUL OF PEARLS AND OTHER STORIES
Beth Bernobich, SELF PUBLISHED, (May 2011)

INFINITE BETRAYAL
Gayle Donnelly, Robyn Mackenzie, LIQUIDSILVERBOOKS.COM, (November 2011)

ALTERED DESTINY
Shawna Thomas, CARINA PRESS, (September 2011)

SILVER SHARK
Ilona Andrews, SELF-PUBLISH, (September 2011)

 

Check out the RT website for complete nominees in all the categories.

3 comments
Ian Johnson
1. IanPJohnson
Congrats to all the nominees.

(Out of curiosity, how does RT define the difference between "Fantasy" and "Epic Fantasy"?)
Tara D
2. Tara D
I'm glad N.K. Jemison is on the list. She and her books are super awesome!
Tara D
3. filkferengi
There're lots of excellent authors on this list; congratulations to them all!

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