2011 FTHRW Golden Gateway Winners

2011 FTHRW Golden Gateway Winners
From The Heart Romance Writers (FTHRW) congratulates our first through fifth place winners in the 2011 Golden Gateway Contest, Unpublished Division, and our first through fourth place winners in the 2011 Golden Gateway Contest, published Division.

Good luck to those who received editor requests and best wishes to all in your continued writing endeavors!


1st – Incandescent by Mary Freeman (w.a. MV Freeman) *
2nd – Elder Enslaved by Angela McCallister *
3rd – Better Dead by Pamela Kopfler **
4th – The Ruby Brooch by Katherine Lowry Logan
5th – Memory’s Deception by Kate MacEachern

1st – Heart of the Phoenix by Barbara Bettis
2nd – Tempting Bella by Dora Mekouar (w/a Diana Quincy)
3rd – Compromising Willa by Dora Mekouar (w/a Diana Quincy)
4th – From the Ashes: A Faerie Tale by Kerrigan Byrne

1st – One More Breath by Pamela Kopfler **
2nd – The Patriarch by Clarissa Southwick +
3rd – Dead Drop by Alicia Lienhart
4th – Meet Me in Jersey by Charli Mac
5th – Amber Light by Virginia McCullough

1st – The D.A.’s Hidden Agenda by Kasey Dillard (w.a. Vanessa Moss)
2nd – All the Law Allows by Nancy Holland
3rd – Hard Cut by Anita Calhoun (w.a. Amity Grays)
4th – The Prince’s Defiant Wedding Planner by Stefani de Ravin
5th – Fugitive Heart by HiDee Ekstrom

1st – Beneath the Veil by Madeline Smyth *
2nd (tie) – Hawaiian Heat by Diane Garner
2nd (tie) – Off the Deep End by Barbara Cool Lee
3rd (tie) – Play Date by Lori Larson
3rd (tie) – The Jack of Her Hearts by Virginia McCullough

* Full Manuscript Requested
** Partial Manuscript Requested
+ Highest Scoring Entry from First-Round Judging


1st Place – TIED

Rural Rendezvous by Elizabeth Pina *
A Little Bit Crazy by Faye Hughes *

2nd Place – Liminal by Maree West *

3rd Place – Mortal We Stand by Jodi Copeland *

4th Place – 16 Marsden Place by Rachel Brimble

* Full manuscript request
** Partial manuscript request


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