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Colleen McMahon

  • Favorite Romance:One Perfect Rose by Mary Jo Putney
  • Favorite Romance Author: Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Funny: Baby I’m Yours by Susan Andersen
  • Most-Hanky Read: One Perfect Rose by Mary Jo Putney
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Welcome to Temptation by Jennifer Crusie
  • Most Tortured Hero: Alan “Frisco” Francisco from Suzanne Brockmann’s Frisco’s Kid
  • Feistiest Heroine: Anita Blake from Laurell K. Hamilton’s Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series
  • Favorite Hero: “Joe Cat” from Suzanne Brockmann’s Prince Joe
  • Favorite Heroine: Bridget Jones from Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones Diary by
  • Favorite Couple: Amy and Jack from Emlyn Rees and Josie Lloyd’s Come Together
  • Favorite Family: The Montgomerys from Jude Deveraux’s Velvet series
  • Best Villain: The evil old father from Christina Dodd’s A Well Favored Gentleman
  • Most Annoying Hero or Heroine: Georgina Witherspoon in Spirit of Love by Rachel Wilson
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: Baby, I’m Yours by Susan Andersen
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure: The Maiden and the Unicorn by Isolde Martyn
  • Your Biggest Glom: Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Medieval: The Maiden and the Unicorn by Isolde Martyn
  • Favorite Regency: My False Heart by Liz Carlyle
  • Favorite European Historical: The Lady’s Tutor by Robin Schone
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: A Stranger’s Wife by Maggie Osborne
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: Skin Deep by Kathleen Cross
  • Favorite Series Romance: The Wallflower by Jan Freed
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: Dream Man by Linda Howard
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: Infinity and Eternity by Maggie Shayne
  • Author You Gave Up On: Jude Deveraux
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Diana Palmer
  • Most Disappointing Read: The Stargazer by Michelle Jaffe
  • Worst Read: Emily’s Angel by Jude Deveraux
  • Most Purple Prose: The Countess Misbehaves by Nan Ryan

Ellen Micheletti

  • Favorite Romance: Mrs. Drew Plays Her Hand by Carla Kelly
  • Favorite Romance Author:
    • Carla Kelly
    • Ruth Wind
    • Mary Jo Putney
  • Favorite Funny: Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich
  • Most-Hanky Read: Always to Remember by Lorraine Heath
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Mine to Take by Dara Joy
  • Most Tortured Hero: Houston Leigh from Lorraine Heath’s Texas Destiny
  • Feistest Heroine: Eve Dallas from J.D. Robb’s In Death series
  • Favorite Hero: Jamie Fraser from Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series
  • Favorite Heroine: Lydia Perkins from Carla Kelly’s With This Ring
  • Favorite Couple: Jamie and Claire from Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander
  • Favorite Family: Mackenzie family by Linda Howard
  • Most Annoying Lead Character: any hero from a Diana Palmer romance
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: Angel Rogue by Mary Jo Putney
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure:
    • Carla Kelly
    • Paula Detmer Riggs
    • Justine Davis
  • Your Biggest Glom: Paula Detmer Riggs
  • Favorite Medieval Romance: Lord of Midnight by Jo Beverley
  • Favorite Regency Romance: Libby’s London Merchant by Carla Kelly
  • Favorite European Historical Romance: The Rake by Mary Jo Putney
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: Morning Glory by LaVyrle Spencer
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: Taming the Night by Paula Detmer Riggs
  • Favorite Series Romance: Reckless by Ruth Wind
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: Dream Man by Linda Howard
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: Knight of a Trillion Stars by Dara Joy
  • Author You Gave Up On: Catherine Coulter
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Diana Palmer
  • Most Disappointing Read: Whitney, My Love by Judith McNaught
  • Worst Read: Paper Rose by Diana Palmer
  • Most Purple Prose: anything by Bertrice Small

Andrea Pool

  • Favorite Romance: Perfect by Judith McNaught
  • Favorite Romance Author:
    • Judith McNaught
    • Jennifer Crusie
    • Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Funny:
    • Anyone But You by Jennifer Crusie
    • Getting Rid of Bradley by Jennifer Crusie
  • Most-Hanky Read: When Venus Fell by Deborah Smith
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Whitney, My Love by Judith McNaught
  • Most Tortured Hero: Clay Yeager from Justine Davis’ Clay Yeager’s Redemption
  • Feistest Heroine: Jessica Trent from Loretta Chase’s Lord of Scoundrels
  • Favorite Hero: Roarke from J.D. Robb’s In Death series
  • Favorite Heroine: Jessica Trent from Loretta Chase’s Lord of Scoundrels
  • Favorite Couple: Jamie and Claire from Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series
  • Favorite Family:
    • Concannon family by Nora Roberts
    • Stanislaski family by Nora Roberts
  • Best Villain: Jack Randall from Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series
  • Most Annoying Lead Character: Jamie from Julie Garwood’s The Bride
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: Her Secret Guardian by Sally Tyler Hayes
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure:
    • Kathryn Shay
    • Michelle Martin
  • Your Biggest Glom: Gina Wilkins
  • Favorite Medieval Romance: A Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught
  • Favorite European Historical Romance: Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: Prince Charming by Julie Garwood
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: Born in Ice by Nora Roberts
  • Favorite Series Romance:
    • Undercover Man by Merline Lovelace
    • Prince Joe by Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: Pearl Cove by Elizabeth Lowell
  • Favorite “Other” Romance:
    • Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon
    • Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series by Laurell K. Hamilton
    • Wings of the Night series by Maggie Shayne
  • Author You Gave Up On: Catherine Coulter
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t:
    • Dara Joy
    • Elizabeth Bevarly
  • Most Disappointing Read: Unspeakable by Sandra Brown
  • Worst Read: Mad Jack by Catherine Coulter
  • Most Purple Prose: Mine to Take by Dara Joy

Rachel Potter

  • Favorite Romance: The Windflower by Sharon and Tom Curtis
  • Favorite Romance Author:
    • Sharon and Tom Curtis (aka Laura London)
    • Elizabeth Mansfield
  • Favorite Funny: Heaven, Texas by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • Most-Hanky Read: Morning Glory by LaVyrle Spencer
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Welcome to Temptation by Jennifer Crusie
  • Most Tortured Hero: Roan Sullivan from Deborah Smith’s A Place to Call Home
  • Feistest Heroine: Stephanie Plum from Janet Evanovich’s One for the Money etc.
  • Favorite Hero: Will Parker from LaVyrle Spencer’s Morning Glory
  • Favorite Heroine: Aislinn of Darkenwald from Kathleen Woodiwiss’s The Wolf and the Dove
  • Favorite Couple: Roan Sullivan and Claire Maloney from Deborah Smith’s A Place to Call Home
  • Best Villain: Sir Lovatt Blaydon from Mary Balogh’s Heartless
  • Most Annoying Lead Character: Shanna Trahern from Kathleen Woodiwiss’s Shanna
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance:Kiss an Angel by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure: Kathleen Gilles Seidel
  • Your Biggest Glom: Jennifer Crusie
  • Favorite Medieval Romance: The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen Woodiwiss
  • Favorite Regency Romance: Passing Fancies by Elizabeth Mansfield
  • Favorite European Historical Romance: Flowers from the Storm by Laura Kinsale
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: Rachel LeMoyne by Eileen Charbonneau
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: A Place to Call Home by Deborah Smith
  • Favorite Series Romance: The Wallflower by Jan Freed
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: High Five by Janet Evanovich
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: Companions of the Night by Vivian Vande Velde
  • Favorite Short Story from a Romance Anthology: Now and Forever by Rachel Gibson from Secrets of a Perfect Night
  • Author You Gave Up On:
    • Catherine Coulter
    • Kathleen Woodiwiss
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t:Julie Garwood
  • Most Disappointing Read: Whitney, My Love by Judith McNaught
  • Worst Read: Rangoon by Christine Monson
  • Most Purple Prose: A Season beyond a Kiss by Kathleen Woodiwiss

Laurie Shallah

  • Favorite Romance: Simple Jess by Pamela Morsi
  • Favorite Romance Author: Lorraine Heath
  • Favorite Funny: A Basket of Wishes by Rebecca Paisley
  • Most-Hanky Read: A Season in Eden by Megan Chance
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Knight of a Trillion Stars by Dara Joy
  • Most Tortured Hero: Dar Cordell from Justine Davis’ The Morning Side of Dawn
  • Feistest Heroine: Anita Blake from Laurell K. Hamilton’s Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series
  • Favorite Hero: Pasqual from Katherine Kingsley’s No Sweeter Heaven
  • Favorite Heroine: Jenny Jones from Maggie Osborne’s The Promise of Jenny Jones
  • Favorite Couple: Dizzy and Harry from Connie Brockway’s As You Desire
  • Most Annoying Lead Character: Kelly from Sue Civil-Brown’s Catching Kelly
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure: Ruth Wind
  • Your Biggest Glom: Kimberly Cates
  • Favorite Medieval Romance: Secret Thunder by Patricia Ryan
  • Favorite European Historical Romance: My Dearest Enemy by Connie Brockway
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: Summer Fancy by Anne Avery
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: Midnight Kisses by Kimberly Raye
  • Favorite Series Romance: Manhunting by Jennifer Crusie
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: Carnal Innocence by Nora Roberts
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: Lord of the Storm by Justine Davis
  • Author You Gave Up On: Jayne Ann Krentz
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Jayne Castle/Amanda Quick
  • Most Disappointing Read: Snow in Summer by Tess Farraday
  • Worst Read: Desire Me Only by Thea Devine

Candy Tan

  • Favorite Romance: The Windflower by Laura London (Sharon and Tom Curtis)
  • Favorite Romance Author: Laura Kinsale
  • Favorite Funny:
    • Midsummer Moon by Laura Kinsale
    • Manhunting by Jennifer Crusie
  • Most-Hanky Read:
    • Uncommon Vows by Mary Jo Putney
    • To Love and To Cherish by Patricia Gaffney
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Mine To Take by Dara Joy
  • Most Tortured Hero: Sheridan Drake from Laura Kinsale’s Seize the Fire
  • Feistest Heroine: Jessica Trent from Loretta Chase’s Lord of Scoundrels
  • Favorite Hero: Christie Morell from Patricia Gaffney’s To Love and To Cherish
  • Favorite Heroine:
    • Folie Hamilton from Laura Kinsale’s My Sweet Folly
    • Tessa Astley from Karen Ranney’s Upon a Wicked Time
  • Favorite Couple: Jessica Trent and Sebastian De Ath from Loretta Chase’s Lord of Scoundrels
  • Best Villain: Francis Beaumont from Lorretta Chase’s Captives of the Night
  • Most Annoying Lead Character: Anyone from any Rebecca Paisley book
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: Angel Rogue by Mary Jo Putney
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure: Mary Spencer aka Susan Spencer Paul
  • Your Biggest Glom: Barbara Samuel aka Ruth Wind
  • Favorite Medieval Romance: Uncommon Vows by Mary Jo Putney
  • Favorite Regency Romance: Knave’s Wager by Loretta Chase
  • Favorite European Historical Romance: The Shadow and the Star by Laura Kinsale
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: Wild At Heart by Patricia Gaffney
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance:
    • The Golden Touch by Robin James
    • Manhunting by Jennifer Crusie
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: Be My Baby by Susan Andersen
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: Give Me Tonight by Lisa Kleypas
  • Author You Gave Up On: Judith McNaught
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Nora Roberts
  • Most Disappointing Read: Perfect by Judith McNaught
  • Worst Read: Desire’s Blossom by Cassie Edwards
  • Most Purple Prose: The Flame and The Flower by Kathleen Woodiwiss

Claudia Terrones

  • Favorite Romance: Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase
  • Favorite Romance Author: Nora Roberts
  • Favorite Funny: Anyone But You by Jennifer Crusie
  • Most-Hanky Read: This is All I Ask by Lynn Kurland
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase
  • Most Tortured Hero: Christopher of Blackmour from Lynn Kurland’s This is All I Ask
  • Feistest Heroine: Jessica Trent from Loretta Chase’s Lord of Scoundrels
  • Favorite Hero: Jamie Fraser from Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series
  • Favorite Heroine: Jessica Trent from Loretta Chase’s Lord of Scoundrels
  • Favorite Couple:
    • Eve Dallas and Roarke from Nora Roberts’ In Death series
    • Jessica Trent and Sebastian Ballister from Loretta Chase’s Lord of Scoundrels
  • Favorite Family:
    • Mackenzie family by Linda Howard
    • Quinn family by Nora Roberts
  • Best Villain: Black Jack Randall from Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander
  • Most Annoying Lead Character: Ashley Myrafloures from Amanda Ashley’s The Captive
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: Baby I’m Yours by Susan Andersen
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure: Suzanne Brockmann
  • Your Biggest Glom:
    • Nora Roberts
    • Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Medieval Romance: This is All I Ask by Lynn Kurland
  • Favorite Regency Romance: Miss Milton Speaks her Mind by Carla Kelly
  • Favorite European Historical Romance: Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: Nobody’s Darling by Teresa Medeiros
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: Sea Swept by Nora Roberts
  • Favorite Series Romance: Get Lucky by Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: Dream Man by Linda Howard
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon
  • Author You Gave Up On:
    • Amanda Quick
    • Catherine Coulter
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Laura Kinsale
  • Most Disappointing Read: The Heiress Bride by Catherine Coulter
  • Worst Read: The Heiress Bride by Catherine Coulter
  • Most Purple Prose: anything by Thea Devine or Bertrice Small

Robin Uncapher

  • Favorite Romance: Shattered Rainbows by Mary Jo Putney
  • Favorite Romance Author: Mary Jo Putney
  • Favorite Funny: The Mad Miss Mathley by Michelle Martin
  • Most-Hanky Read: A Promise of Love by Karen Ranney
  • Most Luscious Love Story: My Darling Caroline by Adele Ashworth
  • Most Tortured Hero: Michael from Mary Jo Putney’s Shattered Rainbows
  • Feistest Heroine: Tessa from Karen Ranney’s Upon a Wicked Time
  • Favorite Hero: Major Reed from Carla Kelly’s With This Ring
  • Favorite Heroine: Lydia from Carla Kelly’s With This Ring
  • Favorite Couple: Eve and Roarke from J.D. Robb’s In Death series
  • Best Villain: Lionel from Mary Balogh’s Lord Carew’s Bride
  • Most Annoying Lead Character: Ash from Connie Brockway’s McClaren’s Isle: The Passionate One
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: Angel Rogue by Mary Jo Putney
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure: Jean Ross Ewing
  • Your Biggest Glom: Jo Beverley
  • Favorite Medieval Romance: The Bride by Julie Garwood
  • Favorite Regency Romance: With This Ring by Carla Kelly
  • Favorite European Historical Romance: Shattered Rainbows by Mary Jo Putney
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: The Beloved One by Danelle Harmon
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: Isn’t It Romantic by Ronda Thompson
  • Favorite Series Romance: Reckless by Ruth Wind
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: Lord of The Storm by Justine Davis
  • Author You Gave Up On: Diane Palmer
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Christina Dodd
  • Most Disappointing Read: McClairen’s Isle: The Passionate One by Connie Brockway
  • Worst Read: Savage Fires by Cassie Edwards
  • Most Purple Prose: A Season Beyond a Kiss by Kathleen Woodiwiss

Liz Zink

  • Favorite Romance:
    • Sweet Starfire by Jayne Ann Krentz
    • A Knight in Shining Armor by Jude Deveraux
  • Favorite Romance Author:
    • Laura Kinsale
    • Anne Stuart
  • Favorite Funny: Her Man Friday by Elizabeth Bevarly
  • Most-Hanky Read: Always to Remember by Lorraine Heath
  • Most Luscious Love Story: The Lady’s Tutor by Robin Schone
  • Most Tortured Hero: James Killoran from Anne Stuart’s To Love a Dark Lord
  • Feistest Heroine:
    • Stephanie Plum from Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series
    • Anita Blake from Laurell K. Hamilton’s Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series
  • Favorite Hero: Ismal from Loretta Chase’s Captives of the Night
  • Favorite Heroine: Cidra from Jayne Ann Krentz’s Sweet Starfire
  • Favorite Couple: Amelia and Radcliffe from Elizabeth Peters’ Amelia Peabody series
  • Favorite Family: Montgomery family by Jude Deveraux
  • Most Annoying Lead Character: Petra Logan Ellis Hoff’s Sand Pirates
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure: Anne Bishop
  • Your Biggest Glom:
    • Mary Jo Putney
    • J.D. Robb
    • Anne Stuart
    • Jude Deveraux
  • Favorite Medieval Romance: Dark Champion by Jo Beverley
  • Favorite European Historical Romance: Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance:
    • Always to Remember by Lorraine Heath
    • One Summer by Karen Robards
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: Shadow Lover by Anne Stuart
  • Favorite Series Romance: Night of the Phantom by Anne Stuart
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: Across a Wine Dark Sea by Jessica Bryan
  • Author You Gave Up On: Dorothy Garlock
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Mary Balogh
  • Most Disappointing Read: McClairen’s Isle: The Reckless One by Connie Brockway
  • Worst Read: anything by Bobbi Smith
  • Most Purple Prose: anything by Kathleen Woodiwiss

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