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Anna

  • Favorite Romance: Flowers From the Storm by Laura Kinsale and Almost Heaven by Judith McNaught
  • Favorite Romance Author: Mary Balogh
  • Favorite Funny: Wild Child by Mary Jo Putney
  • Most-Hanky Read: The Prisoner by Cheryl Reavis
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Wild Oats by Pamela Morsi
  • Most Tortured Hero: Lord Carew from Lord Carew’s Bride by Mary Balogh
  • Feistiest Heroine: Georgina from The Gift by Julie Garwood
  • Favorite Hero: Matt Farrell from Paradise by Judith McNaught
  • Favorite Heroine: Julie Mathison from Perfect by Judith McNaught
  • Favorite Couple: Cora and Lord Ragsdale from Reforming Lord Ragsdale by Carla Kelly
  • Favorite Family: The Fallen Angels by Mary Jo Putney (even though they weren’t really brothers)
  • Best Villain: Sebastian from Dance by Judith Ivory
  • Most Annoying Hero or Heroine:Any Native American hero of Kathleen Eagle’s
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: Angel Rogue by Mary Jo Putney
  • Your Biggest Glom: Judith McNaught and Mary Balogh
  • Favorite European Historical: The Russian stories by Susan Johnson
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Danielle Steel
  • Most Purple Prose: Bertrice Small

Kim

  • Favorite Romance: Mackenzie’s Mountain by Linda Howard
  • Favorite Romance Author: Dara Joy and Stephanie Laurens
  • Favorite Funny: Knight Of A Trillion Stars by Dara Joy
  • Most-Hanky Read: Three Wishes by Barbara Delinsky
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Tonight Or Never by Dara Joy
  • Most Tortured Hero: Ethan Winslow from Night Of The Phantom by Anne Stuart
  • Feistiest Heroine: Lollie LaRue from Just A Kiss Away by Jill Barnett
  • Favorite Hero: Joe Catalanotto from Prince Joe by Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Heroine: Jane Hamilton Greer from Midnight Rainbow by Linda Howard
  • Favorite Couple: Mary and Wolf Mackenzie from Mackenzie’s Mountain by Linda Howard
  • Favorite Family: The Mackenzies by Linda Howard and The Cynsters by Stephanie Laurens
  • Most Annoying Hero or Heroine: Hunter Gillard from Captive Angel by Deana James
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure: Adele Ashworth
  • Your Biggest Glom: Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Medieval: Honor’s Splendor by Julie Garwood
  • Favorite Regency: Golden Girl by Joan Wolf
  • Favorite European Historical: Stolen Charms by Adele Ashworth
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: Rebel Heart by Lauren Wilde
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: Heart Throb by Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Series Romance: A Man Like Mac by Fay Robinson
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: Dream Man by Linda Howard
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: Dark Magic by Christine Feehan
  • Author You Gave Up On: Elizabeth Lowell
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Nora Roberts
  • Most Disappointing Read: Rejar by Dara Joy
  • Worst Read: Defiant Captive by Christina Skye
  • Most Purple Prose: The Lover by Robin Schone

Syndee

  • Favorite Romance: Hidden Secrets by Nora Roberts
  • Favorite Romance Author: Nora Roberts
  • Favorite Funny: It Had to Be You by Susan Elizabeth Phillips, SEP
  • Most-Hanky Read: Sweet Lullaby by Lorraine Heath
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Mine to Take by Dara Joy
  • Most Tortured Hero: Christopher of Blackmour from This is All I Ask by Lynn Kurland
  • Feistiest Heroine: Eve Dallasfrom the In Death books by Nora Roberts
  • Favorite Hero: Roakefrom the In Death books by Nora Roberts
  • Favorite Heroine: Dora Conroyfrom Hidden Riches by Nora Roberts
  • Favorite Couple: Roake and Evefrom the In Death books by Nora Roberts
  • Favorite Family: Mackenzies by Linda Howard
  • Most Annoying Hero or Heroine: Jessica Stanton from All That Glitters by Linda Howard
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: One Summer by Nora Roberts
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure:
    • Lori Foster
    • Ruth Wind
    • Kimberly Raye
  • Your Biggest Glom: Ruth Wind
  • Favorite Medieval: This is All I Ask by Lynn Kurland
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: Sweet Lullaby by Lorraine Heath
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: Public Secrets by Nora Roberts
  • Favorite Series Romance: Mackenzies Mountain, L. Howard
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: Hidden Riches and Honest Illusions by Nora Roberts
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: Knight of a Trillion Stars by Dara Joy
  • Author You Gave Up On: Linda Howard and Sandra Brown
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Danielle Steel and Catherine Coulter
  • Most Disappointing Read: Remember When by Judith McNaught
  • Worst Read: Remember When by Judith McNaught
  • Most Purple Prose: Virginia Henley

Vivien

  • Favorite Romance: Heart of the West by Penelope Williamson
  • Favorite Romance Author:
    • Penelope Williamson
    • Patricia Gaffney
    • Teresa Medeiros
  • Favorite Funny: Heaven, Texas by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • Most-Hanky Read: Twice Loved by LaVyrle Spencer and To Love and to Cherish by Patricia Gaffney
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Once in a Blue Moon by Penelope Williamson
  • Most Tortured Hero: Samuel Gerard from The Shadow and the Star by Laura Kinsale; Zach Rafferty from Heart of the West by Penelope Williamson
  • Feistiest Heroine: Emily Scarborough from Once an Angel by Teresa Medeiros
  • Favorite Hero: Jamie Fraser from Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
  • Favorite Heroine: Claire Fraser from Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
  • Favorite Couple: Sebastian Kerr and Prudence Walker from Heather and Velvet by Teresa Medeiros
  • Favorite Family: The De Montforte family by Danelle Harmon
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: Sunset Embrace by Sandra Brown
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure:
    • Ruth Wind
    • Justine Davis
    • Alicia Scott
  • Your Biggest Glom: Sandra Brown
  • Favorite Medieval: Keeper of the Dream by Penelope Williamson
  • Favorite European Historical: The Shadow and the Star by Laura Kinsale and Heather and Velvet by Teresa Medeiros
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: Another Dawn by Sandra Brown
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: Bittersweet by LaVyrle Spencer and Dream a Little Dream by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • Favorite Series Romance: Maggie’s Man by Alicia Scott and Prince Joe by Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: Mirror Image by Sandra Brown
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
  • Author You Gave Up On: Julie Garwood
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Stephanie Laurens
  • Most Disappointing Read: Devil’s Bride by Stephanie Laurens
  • Worst Read: Connie Mason
  • Most Purple Prose: Love Cherish Me by Rebecca Brandewyne

Angelika Gordon

  • Favorite Romance: The Charm School by Susan Wiggs
  • Favorite Romance Author: Susan Wiggs
  • Favorite Funny: Brighter Than The Sun by Julia Quinn
  • Most-Hanky Read: The Charm School by Susan Wiggs
  • Most Luscious Love Story: The Duke and I by Julia Quinn
  • Most Tortured Hero: Simon Basset from The Duke and I by Julia Quinn
  • Feistiest Heroine: Bethany Winslow from Winds of Glory by Susan Wiggs
  • Favorite Hero: Ryan Calhoun from The Charm School by Susan Wiggs
  • Favorite Heroine: Isadora Peabody from The Charm School by Susan Wiggs
  • Favorite Couple: Simon Basset and Daphne Bridgerton from The Duke and I by Julia Quinn
  • Favorite Family: The Bridgertons by Julia Quinn and The McQuarrys by Linda Lael Miller
  • Best Villain: Magdalene and her mother from Lord of the Night by Susan Wiggs
  • Most Annoying Hero or Heroine: Christy McQuarry from Christy by Linda Lael Miller
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: How to Marry a Marquis by Julia Quinn
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure: The Duke and I by Julia Quinn
  • Your Biggest Glom: Julia Quinn and Susan Wiggs
  • Favorite European Historical: Lord of the Night by Susan Wiggs and The Duke and I by Julia Quinn
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: The Charm School by Susan Wiggs
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: The Aristocrat by Catherine Coulter
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: Touch of Enchantment by Teresa Medeiros
  • Author You Gave Up On: Rosemary Rogers
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t:
    • Nora Roberts
    • Jude Deveraux
    • Judith McNaught
  • Most Disappointing Read: Chandra by Catherine Coulter
  • Worst Read: Chandra by Catherine Coulter
  • Most Purple Prose: In Your Arms by Rosemary Rogers

Rachel Potter

  • Favorite Romance: The Windflower by Sharon and Tom Curtis
  • Favorite Romance Author:
    • Sharon and Tom Curtis
    • Patricia Gaffney
    • Judith Ivory
  • 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 A Place to Call Home by Deborah Smith
  • Feistiest Heroine: Stephanie Plumby Janet Evanovich
  • Favorite Hero: Will Parker from Morning Glory by LaVyrle Spencer
  • Favorite Heroine: Aislinn of Darkenwald from The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
  • Favorite Couple: Roan Sullivan and Claire Maloney from A Place to Call Home by Deborah Smith
  • Best Villain: Sir Lovatt Blaydon from Heartless by Mary Balogh
  • Most Annoying Hero or Heroine: Shanna Trahern from Shanna by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: The Windflower by Sharon and Tom Curtis
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure: Bliss by Judy Cuevas
  • Your Biggest Glom: Jennifer Crusie
  • Favorite Medieval: The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
  • Favorite Regency: Passing Fancies by Elizabeth Mansfield
  • Favorite European Historical: Heartless by Mary Balogh
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: Rachel LeMoyne by Eileen Charbonneau
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: A Place to Call Home by Deborah Smith
  • Favorite Series Romance: Manhunting by Jennifer Crusie
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: High Five by Janet Evanovich
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: The Elsingham Portrait by Elizabeth Chater
  • Author You Gave Up On: Catherine Coulter and Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Julie Garwood and Laura Kinsale
  • 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 E. Woodiwiss

Anna

  • Favorite Romance: Flowers From the Storm by Laura Kinsale and Almost Heaven by Judith McNaught
  • Favorite Romance Author: Mary Balogh
  • Favorite Funny: Wild Child by Mary Jo Putney
  • Most-Hanky Read: The Prisoner by Cheryl Reavis
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Wild Oats by Pamela Morsi
  • Most Tortured Hero: Lord Carew from Lord Carew’s Bride by Mary Balogh
  • Feistiest Heroine: Georgina from The Gift by Julie Garwood
  • Favorite Hero: Matt Farrell from Paradise by Judith McNaught
  • Favorite Heroine: Julie Mathison from Perfect by Judith McNaught
  • Favorite Couple: Cora and Lord Ragsdale from Reforming Lord Ragsdale by Carla Kelly
  • Favorite Family: The Fallen Angels by Mary Jo Putney (even though they weren’t really brothers)
  • Best Villain: Sebastian from Dance by Judith Ivory
  • Most Annoying Hero or Heroine:Any Native American hero of Kathleen Eagle’s
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: Angel Rogue by Mary Jo Putney
  • Your Biggest Glom: Judith McNaught and Mary Balogh
  • Favorite European Historical: The Russian stories by Susan Johnson
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Danielle Steel
  • Most Purple Prose: Bertrice Small

Kim

  • Favorite Romance: Mackenzie’s Mountain by Linda Howard
  • Favorite Romance Author: Dara Joy and Stephanie Laurens
  • Favorite Funny: Knight Of A Trillion Stars by Dara Joy
  • Most-Hanky Read: Three Wishes by Barbara Delinsky
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Tonight Or Never by Dara Joy
  • Most Tortured Hero: Ethan Winslow from Night Of The Phantom by Anne Stuart
  • Feistiest Heroine: Lollie LaRue from Just A Kiss Away by Jill Barnett
  • Favorite Hero: Joe Catalanotto from Prince Joe by Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Heroine: Jane Hamilton Greer from Midnight Rainbow by Linda Howard
  • Favorite Couple: Mary and Wolf Mackenzie from Mackenzie’s Mountain by Linda Howard
  • Favorite Family: The Mackenzies by Linda Howard and The Cynsters by Stephanie Laurens
  • Most Annoying Hero or Heroine: Hunter Gillard from Captive Angel by Deana James
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure: Adele Ashworth
  • Your Biggest Glom: Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Medieval: Honor’s Splendor by Julie Garwood
  • Favorite Regency: Golden Girl by Joan Wolf
  • Favorite European Historical: Stolen Charms by Adele Ashworth
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: Rebel Heart by Lauren Wilde
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: Heart Throb by Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Series Romance: A Man Like Mac by Fay Robinson
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: Dream Man by Linda Howard
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: Dark Magic by Christine Feehan
  • Author You Gave Up On: Elizabeth Lowell
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Nora Roberts
  • Most Disappointing Read: Rejar by Dara Joy
  • Worst Read: Defiant Captive by Christina Skye
  • Most Purple Prose: The Lover by Robin Schone

Tracy

  • Favorite Romance: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
  • Favorite Romance Author: Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Funny: Anyone But You by Jennifer Crusie
  • Most-Hanky Read: Angel Falls by Kristin Hannah
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
  • Most Tortured Hero: Peter Andrew Jaffrey from Crazy Like a Fox by Anne Stuart
  • Feistiest Heroine: Lucy McCoy from Forever Blue by Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Hero: Jamie Fraser from Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
  • Favorite Heroine: Isadora Peabody from The Charm School by Susan Wiggs
  • Favorite Couple: Esme Jaramillo and Gavino Mendez from Look of Love by Lynda Sandoval
  • Best Villain: Black Jack Randall from Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
  • Most Annoying Hero or Heroine: Lucy Hartford from My Fallen Angel by Pamela Britton
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: Spies, Lies and Lovers by Sally Tyler Hayes
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure: Sally Tyler Hayes
  • Your Biggest Glom: Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite Medieval: Lady of Hay by Barbara Erskine
  • Favorite Regency: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • Favorite European Historical: Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: Into the Wilderness by Sara Donati
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: Annie’s Wild Ride by Alina Adams
  • Favorite Series Romance: Look of Love by Lynda Sandoval
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: Body Guard by Suzanne Brockmann
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: The Eight by Katherine Neville
  • Author You Gave Up On: Catherine Coulter
  • Most Disappointing Read: The Stargazer by Michelle Jaffe
  • Worst Read: Earth Song by Catherine Coulter

Sean

  • Favorite Romance: One Special Moment by Brenda Jackson and Heaven Sent by Rochelle Alers
  • Favorite Romance Author:
    • Rochelle Alers
    • Brenda Jackson
    • Janice Sims
    • Francis Ray
    • Monica Jackson
  • Favorite Funny: The Look of Love by Monica Jackson
  • Most Luscious Love Story: Hidden Agenda by Rochelle Alers
  • Most Tortured Hero: Brent Stevens from Hearts Desire by Monica Jackson
  • Feistiest Heroine: Colby Wingate from One Special Moment and Corinthians Avery from Fire and Desire by Brenda Jackson
  • Favorite Hero: Salem Lassister from Just Before Dawn and David Cole from Heaven Sent by Rochelle Alers
  • Favorite Heroine: Sable from Through the Storm by Beverly Jenkins
  • Favorite Couple: Syneda Walters and Clayton Madaris, Eternally Yours by Brenda Jackson
  • Favorite Family:
    • Taggarts by Francis Ray
    • Coles by Rochelle Alers
    • Madaris by Brenda Jackson
  • Most Annoying Hero or Heroine: McGill Jackson, The Price of love (Beverly Clark)
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: Secret Love (Brenda Jackson)
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure: The Passion Ruby by Eboni Snoe
  • Favorite European Historical: The Heartbreaker by Nicole Jordan
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance:
    • Through the Storm by Beverly Jenkins
    • Indigo by Beverly Jenkins
    • Night Song by Beverly Jenkins
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: Summer Magic by Rochelle Alers
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: Everlasting Love by Kayla Perrin
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: The Price of Passion by Evelyn Palfrey
  • Most Disappointing Read: All I Ask by Barbara Keaton and Still In Love by Francine Craft

Kim

  • Favorite Romance: Flowers from the Storm by Laura Kinsale
  • Favorite Romance Author: Connie Brockway and Laura Kinsale
  • Favorite Funny: Bewitching by Jill Barnett
  • Most-Hanky Read: Silver Metal Lover by Tanith Lee
  • Most Luscious Love Story: The Vicar’s Daughter by Deborah Simmons
  • Most Tortured Hero: Jack Seward from All Through the Night by Connie Brockway
  • Feistiest Heroine: Jennifer Merrick from Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught
  • Favorite Hero: Reggie Davenport from The Rake by Mary Jo Putney
  • Favorite Heroine: Jane Wentworth from A Perfect Scoundrel by Heather Cullman
  • Favorite Couple: Christian Langland, Duke of Jervaulx and Maddy Timms from Flowers from the Storm by Laura Kinsale
  • Best Villain: Lady Alice Aelfgar from The Conqueror by Brenda Joyce
  • Most Annoying Hero or Heroine: Letitia Hornsby from Dreaming by Jill Barnett
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: A Dove at Midnight by Roxanne Becnel
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure:
    • Deborah Simmons
    • Claudia Dain
    • Adele Ashworth
  • Your Biggest Glom: Julie Garwood and Amanda Quick
  • Favorite Medieval: The Conqueror by Brenda Joyce
  • Favorite Regency: Persuasion by Jane Austen
  • Favorite European Historical: Flowers from the Storm by Laura Kinsale
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: Simple Love by Catherine Anderson
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: Lady Be Good by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  • Favorite Series Romance:
    • Vicar’s Daughter by Deborah Simmons
    • Devil Earl by Deborah Simmons
    • Tempting Kate by Deborah Simmons
    • Last Rogue by Deborah Simmons
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: Silver Metal Lover by Tanith Lee
  • Author You Gave Up On: Karen Robards
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Catherine Coulter and Bertice Small
  • Most Disappointing Read: Dreaming by Jill Barnett and The Game by Brenda Joyce
  • Worst Read: The Heiress Bride by Catherine Coulter
  • Most Purple Prose: Seduced by Virginia Henley

 

PatriciaS

  • Favorite Romance: Reason to Believe by Kathleen Eagle
  • Favorite Romance Author: Kathleen Eagle
  • Favorite Funny: Prophet Annie by Ellen Recknor
  • Most-Hanky Read: Texas Destiny by Lorraine Heath
  • Most Luscious Love Story: The Lady’s Tutor by Robin Schone
  • Most Tortured Hero: Samuel Gerard from The Shadow and the Star by Laura Kinsale
  • Feistiest Heroine: Amanda Duncan from Temptation’s Trail by Dana Ransom
  • Favorite Hero:Whirlwind Rider from Fire and Rain by Kathleen Eagle
  • Favorite Heroine: Pricilla Twiss from Fire and Rain by Kathleen Eagle
  • Favorite Couple: Jessica and Sebastian from Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase
  • Favorite Family: Bass Family by Dana Ransom
  • Most Annoying Hero or Heroine: Jamie Jamison from The Bride by Julie Garwood
  • Favorite Cabin or Road Romance: Brides of Prairie Gold by Maggie Osborne
  • Best Discovery/Buried Treasure: Maggie Osborne and Dana Ransom
  • Your Biggest Glom: Kathleen Eagle
  • Favorite Medieval: Candle in the Window by Christina Dodd
  • Favorite Regency: That Scandalous Evening by Christina Dodd
  • Favorite European Historical: The Beast by Judith Ivory
  • Favorite American/Western Historical Romance: Promise of Jenny Jones by Maggie Osborne
  • Favorite Contemporary Romance: Reason to Believeand This Time Forever by Kathleen Eagle
  • Favorite Series Romance: Walking in Beauty by Ruth Wind
  • Favorite Romantic Suspense: Walking After Midinight by Karen Robards
  • Favorite “Other” Romance: Knight of a Trillion Stars by Dara Joy
  • Author You Gave Up On: Julie Garwood and Catherine Coulter
  • Author Others Love That You Don’t: Julie Garwood and Catherine Coulter
  • Most Disappointing Read: My Darling Caroline and Mackenzie’s Mountain
  • Worst Read: The Sherbrooke Bride by Catherine Coulter
  • Most Purple Prose: Anything by Cassie Edwards

 

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