2003 RITA, Golden Heart,
and Lifetime Achievement Awards

2003 RITA Winners

  • Traditional Romance – The Christmas Basket by Debbie Macomber
  • Short Contemporary Series Romance – Taming the Outlaw by Cindy Gerard
  • Long Contemporary Series Romance – Taking Cover by Catherine Mann
  • Paranormal – Contact by Susan Grant
  • Inspirational – Never Say Goodbye by Irene Hannon
  • Romantic Novella – To Kiss in the Shadows by Lynn Kurland from Tapestry anthology
  • First Book – Shades of Honor by Wendy Lindstrom
  • Regency Romance – A Debt to Delia by Barbara Metzger
  • Short Historical Romance – The Bride Fair by Cheryl Reavis
  • Long Historical Romance – Stealing Heaven by Madeline Hunter
  • Romantic Suspense – Three Fates by Nora Roberts
  • Contemporary Single Title Romance – No Place Like Home by Barbara Samuel

Heather Graham (aka Shannon Drake) received the Lifetime Achievement award.

2003 Golden Heart Winners

  • Stephanie Davis Rowe
  • Anna DeStefano
  • Sandy Blair
  • Nadele A Jacobs
  • Diane Perkins
  • Dianna Love Snell
  • Laron K Glover
  • Merrillee A Whren

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