2006 RWA National Conference
RITA & Golden Heart Winners

2006 Lifetime Achievement Award: Susan Elizabeth Phillips

2006 RITA Winners:

  • Best Traditional Romance – Princess of Convenience by Marion Lennox (Harlequin)
  • Best Regency Romance – A Reputable Rake by Diane Gaston (Mills and Boon)
  • Best Short Contemporary Series – The Marriage Miracleby Liz Fielding (Mills and Boon)
  • Best Short Historical Romance – The Texan’s Reward by Jodi Thomas (Berkley)
  • Best Long Contemporary Series – Worth Every Risk by Dianna Love Snell (Silhouette -SIM)
  • Best Long Historical Romance – The Devil To Pay by Liz Carlyle (Pocket)
  • Best Paranormal Romance – Gabriel’s Ghost by Linnea Sinclair (Bantam)
  • Best Romantic Suspense – Survivor in Death by J.D. Robb (Penguin Putnam)
  • Best Inspirational Romance – Heavens to Betsy by Beth Pattillo (WaterBrook Press)
  • Best Contemporary Single Title – Lakeside Cottage by Susan Wiggs (MIRA)
  • Best Romantic Novella – The Naked Truth about Guys in The Naked Truth by Alesia Holliday (Berkley)
  • Novel with Strong Romantic Elements – Lady Luck’s Map of Vegas by Barbara Samuel (Ballantine)
  • Best First Book – Show Her the Money by Stephanie Feagan (Silhouette – Bombshell)

2006 Golden Heart Winners:

  • Short Contemporary – Sweet Surrender by Yvonne Harris
  • Long Contemporary – The Memory of You by Laurie Kellogg
  • Paranormal Romance – Blood Squad by Kelli Shewey
  • Short Historical – Scandal’s Daughter by Christine Diehm
  • Long Historical – The Education of Mrs.Brimley by Donna MacMeans
  • Romantic Suspense – The Watcher by Jo Robertson
  • Contemporary Single Title – Dangerous Choices by Donna Meier
  • Inspirational – When Angels Fall by Lora Bale
  • Novel with Strong Romantic Elements –Snooping in Stilettos by Kathleen Beaver
  • Young Adult – Do You Really Want To Haunt Me? By Heather Koenig

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