The 1997 All About Romance Reader Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Favorite Romance of the YearNobody’s Baby But Mine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Honorable Mention

As You Desire

      by Connie Brockway

 

 

Favorite FunnyNobody’s Baby But Mine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Honorable Mentions

Wonderful

        by Jill Barnett

Brighter than the Sun

      by Julia Quinn

Most-Hanky ReadOne Perfect Rose by Mary Jo PutneyHonorable Mentions

All Through the Night

        by Connie Brockway

This is All I Ask

        by Lynn Kurland

The Promise of Jenny Jones

      by Maggie Osborne

Most Luscious Love StoryAs You Desire by Connie BrockwayHonorable Mentions

Rejar

        by Dara Joy

Wild at Heart

        by Patricia Gaffney

A Well Pleasured Lady

        by Christina Dodd

All Through the Night

        by Connie Brockway

Finding the Dream

        by Nora Roberts

Some Like it Hotter

      by Deb Stover

Most Tortured Hero – Jack Seward from Connie Brockway’s All Through the NightHonorable Mentions

    Stephen Kenyon from Mary Jo Putney’s

One Perfect Rose

        Robert Cambourne from Laura Kinsale’s

My Sweet Folly

        Houston Leigh from Lorraine Heath’s

Texas Destiny

Feistiest Heroine – Three way tie:

      Elise Gerard from Jenny Lykins’

Echoes of Tomorrow

      Eve Dallas from J.D. Robb’s (aka Nora Roberts)

Vengeance in Death

      Jenny Jones from Maggie Osborne’s

The Promise of Jenny Jones

Favorite Hero – Harry from Connie Brockway’s As You DesireHonorable Mentions

    Rourke from J.D. Robb’s (aka Nora Roberts)

Vengeance in Death

        Ethan from Eileen Charbonneau’s

The Randolph Legacy

Favorite Heroine – Four way tie:

      Sydney Darrow from Patricia Gaffney’s

Wild at Heart

      Eve Dallas from J.D. Robb’s (aka Nora Roberts)

Vengeance in Death

      Elise Gerard from Jenny Lykins’

Echoes of Tomorrow

      Jenny Jones from Maggie Osborne’s

The Promise of Jenny Jones

Favorite Couple – Eve and Rourke from J.D. Robb’s (aka Nora Roberts) Vengeance in DeathHonorable Mentions

        Harry and Desdemona from Connie Brockway’s

As You Desire

        Jamie and Claire from Diana Gabaldon’s

Drums of Autumn

Favorite Road RomanceOne Perfect Rose by Mary Jo PutneyHonorable Mentions

The Promise of Jenny Jones

        by Maggie Osborne

Texas Destiny

      by Lorraine Heath

Favorite New Discovery – Jenny LykinsHonorable Mentions

        Connie Brockway

 

      Deb Stover

Author Most Glommed (collected during 1997) – Nora RobertsHonorable Mentions

        Connie Brockway

 

      Mary Balogh

Favorite Medieval RomanceWonderful by Jill BarnettHonorable Mentions

This is All I Ask

        by Lynn Kurland

A Knight to Remember

      by Christina Dodd

Favorite Regency RomanceChristmas Bride by Mary BaloghHonorable Mentions

Cupid’s Mistake

        by Karen Harbaugh

With This Ring

      by Carla Kelly

Favorite European Historical RomanceAll Through the Night by Connie BrockwayHonorable Mention

One Perfect Rose

        by Mary Jo Putney

Favorite American or Western Historical RomanceWild at Heart by Patricia GaffneyHonorable Mentions

Texas Destiny

        by Lorraine Heath

The Promise of Jenny Jones

      by Maggie Osborne

Favorite Contemporary RomanceNobody’s Baby But Mine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Favorite Romantic SuspenseSon of the Morning by Linda HowardHonorable Mentions

Vengeance in Death

        by J.D. Robb (aka Nora Roberts)

Ritual Sins

        by Anne Stuart

Sanctuary

      by Nora Roberts

Favorite “Other” RomanceDrums of Autumn by Diana GabaldonHonorable Mentions

Echoes of Tomorrow

        by Jenny Lykins

Rejar

      by Dara Joy

Author You Gave Up On: – Catherine Coulter(Dis)-Honorable Mentions

        Julie Garwood

 

      Kathleen Woodiwiss

Author Others Love that You Don’t: – Danielle Steel(Dis)-Honorable Mentions

        Nora Roberts

 

        Catherine Coulter

 

      Laura Kinsale

Most Disappointing Read: – Two-way tie:Petals on the River

      by Kathleen Woodiwiss

Drums of Autumn

    by Diana Gabaldon

(Dis)-Honorable Mentions

Rejar

        by Dara Joy

Sanctuary

        by Nora Roberts

A Well Pleasured Lady

      by Christina Dodd

Purple-est Prose:Rejar by Dara Joy(Dis)-Honorable Mentions

Petals on the River

        by Kathleen Woodiwiss

Dream Lover

      by Virginia Henley

 

 

 

 

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