2014 PFTH Contest Final Results

From The Heart Romance Writers (FTHRW) is pleased to announce the final ranking of the 2014 Pages From The Heart Contest finalist entries.

Congratulations to all the contest finalists!

Thank you to everyone who participated, especially our final round judges.


Published Author Division

Contemporary – Megha Parekh, Grand Central Publishing

First Place: The Billionaire’s Baby by Judy Myers + ^
Second Place: Trouble Brewing by Gabi Stevens # ^
Third Place: Over Easy by Casey Wyatt
Honorable Mention: The Body Next Door by Gay Yellen

Historical – Katherine Pelz, The Berkley Publishing Group

First Place: The Heretic’s Daughter by Jessica Trapp +
Second Place: The Circassian Slave Girl by Alison McMahan
Third Place (tie): Angel and the Demon by Terri Benson
Third Place (tie): Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Sword Princess by Suzette Hollingsworth

Paranormal/Futuristic/Time Travel – Alicia Condon, Kensington Books

First Place: Mystic by Gabi Stevens
Second Place: Ghostly Intentions by Jill James *
Third Place: Enemy of Mine by Red L. Jameson
Honorable Mention: Cadence’s Cauldron by Nicole Pouchet

Young Adult/New Adult – Elizabeth Poteet, St. Martin’s Press

First Place: HUSH: The Dead Don’t Tell by Catherine Chant * ^
Second Place (tie): Prisoner’s Poison by Gregory Mark Henry
Second Place (tie): Nothing Stays the Same by Catherine Chant *
Third Place: Living with the Undead by Gregory Mark Henry

Unpublished Author Division

Contemporary – Janet Clementz, Soul Mate Publishing

First Place: My New Favorite Color by Shelly Alexander + ^
Second Place: First Blush by Jennifer Sanchez + ^
Third Place: Off Guard by Tara Wyatt # ^
Honorable Mention: Cooking with Kandy by Peggy Jaeger

Historical – Junessa Viloria, Random House

First Place: The Circus Thief by Kate Lucas # ^
Second Place: Independent Heart by Ann Bracken *
Third Place: The Impetuous Miss Milton by Renee Ann Miller *
Honorable Mention: Windows of the Heart by Cindy Regnier

Paranormal/Futuristic/Time Travel – Mary Altman, Sourcebooks

First Place: Sucker Punching Magic by Mia Jo Celeste*
Second Place: Don’t Let Me Forget You by Jennifer Hover
Third Place: Recurve by Lisa Fenley
Honorable Mention: Remember by Colleen S Myers

Romantic Suspense/Mystery – Madeleine Colavita, Grand Central Publishing

First Place: The Sergeant’s Second Shot by Tracy Poole
Second Place: Unhinged Evil by JB Schroeder (formerly w/a Jenna Blue)
Third Place: Happily Never After by B.C. Heines
Honorable Mention: Hot Rod Lincoln by Ami Munrow

Young Adult/New Adult – Michelle Grajkowski, 3 Seas Literary Agency

First Place: The Summoner’s Angel by Diana Munoz Stewart # ^
Second Place: Mind Traveler by Diana Munoz Stewart # ^
Third Place: Seducing Death by Elle McKay # ^
Honorable Mention: Revved Up Heart by Susan Welch # ^

Hero Of Our Heart Award

Chelsey Emmelhainz, Avon/William Morrow – Harpercollins

First Place: Independent Heart by Ann Bracken*
Second Place: The Heretic’s Daughter by Jessica Trapp
Third Place (tie): The Impetuous Miss Milton by Renee Ann Miller*
Third Place (tie): Happily Never After by B.C. Heines


* Member of FTHRW
+ Full Requested
# Partial Requested
^ Synopses Requested


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