Wednesday, February 29, 2012

RBS Best of Awards 2011

The following list are best of what
Romance Book Scene Review in 2011.
Over the year approximately 350 books were
reviewed and listed on this site.

And the winners are... 

Contemporary Main Stream Romance
1st Place — Cheri On Top by Susan Donovan
2nd Place — Secrets Everybody Knows by Charlotte McClain
3rd Place — Delaney's Sunrise by Rhonda Lee Carver

Honorary mentions:
Road Signs by MJ Fredrick
Tempting Mr. Parker by Delilah Hunt

Short Stories (Novellas, Quickies®, Shorts)
1st Place — Stone Cold Kiss by L.K. Below
2nd Place — Gypsy Moon by Dahlia Rose
3rd Place — A Kiss for Luck by Kele Moon

Honorary mentions:
The Cowgirl’s Christmas by Patricia Bates
Maggie’s Mates by Bronwyn Green

Romance Anthologies
1st Place — Primal by Lora Leigh, Michelle Rowen, Jory Strong and Ava Gray
2nd Place — Supernatural by Larissa Ione, Alexandra Ivy, Jacquelyn Frank and G.A. Aiken

Cowboy/Western Romance
1st Place — Winning Heart by Laura Browning
2nd Place — Shotgun Bride by BJ Daniels
3rd Place — The Cowboy's Homecoming by Brenda Minton

Fantasy Romance
1st Place — Dragon's Sanctary by Nicole Dennis
2nd Place — The Lianhan Shee by Erin Grace

Romantic Suspense
1st Place — Courting Disaster by Carol Stephenson
2nd Place — Sweet Possession by Maya Banks
3rd Place — Memories of You by Bobbie Cole

Erotic Romance
1st Place — Fool Me Once by Lacey Wolfe
2nd Place — The Shadow Box by Alexis Ke
3rd Place — Las Vegas by Demi Alex

Honorable mentions:
Whatnots and Doodads by Stacey Kennedy
Amber's Muse by Lacey Wolfe
The Not So Secret Baby by Amarinda Jones
Christmas Cheer: The Love Genie by Pepper Goodrich

Paranormal Romance
1st Place — Moon Cursed by Lori Handeland
2nd Place — Big Bad Beast by Shelly Laurenston
3rd Place — Slow and Sweet: A Love Story With Zombies by Stephanie Beck

Honorary mention:
In Too Deep by Jayne Ann Krentz
Hunger Untamed by Pamela Palmer
Sea’s Sorceress by Brynna Curry

Historical Romance
1st Place — Quicksilver by Amanda Quick
2nd Place — Seduction of a Highland Lass by Maya Banks
3rd Place —Seducing the Beast by Jayne Fresina

Gay (male/male) Romance
1st Place — Finding Forgiveness by Dana Marie Bell
2nd Place — Cherry Pie by Samantha Kane
3rd Place — Pretty Baby by Stormy Glenn

Honorary mention:
The O’Brien Way by Carol Lynne
His Handyman by Lexie Davis
Ghost From The Past by Carol Lynne

Werewolf/Shapeshifter Romance
1st Place — Arctic Winds by Sondrae Bennett
2nd Place — Alpha Wolf by Rebecca Royce
3rd Place — Howl by Silke Juppenlatz

Honorable mention:
Hunting Human by Amanda E. Alvarez

Best Romantic Series
1st Place — Dragon Kin Series by G.A. Aiken
2nd Place — Westervelt Wolves by Rebecca Royce
3rd Place — Toys 4 Us by Cerise Deland, Desire Holt, Nicole Austin, Brenna Zinn, Allie Standifer, Samantha Cayton and Regina Carlyse

Honorary mention:
Feral Warriors Series by Pamela Palmer
Alpine Woods Shifters Series by Sondrae Bennett
Were Chronicles Series by Crissy Smith

Best Authors Reviewed for 2011
1st Place — Lori Leigh
2nd Place — Lori Handeland
3rd Place — Sondrae Bennett

Honorary mention:
Pamela Palmer
GA Aiken/Shelly Laurenston
Jayne Ann Krentz
Susan Donovan
Stephanie Beck


  1. Oh my god!! Thank you so much for this wonderful honor. I'm so pleased you love my Dragons!


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