Congratulations to all the RUBY finalists!

June 11, 2014 Book News, Random Acts of Reading 3


Congratulations to all of the fabulous finalists in this year’s RWA Romantic Book of the Year awards, better known as the Ruby! The nominations were announced this morning on the Romance Writers of Australia website.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Ruby, there are four categories in which you can be nominated:

  • Short Sexy
  • Short Sweet
  • Stories with Romantic Elements
  • Long Romance

This year’s nominees are:

Short Sexy

What the Bride Didn’t Know by Kelly Hunter
One Secret Night by Yvonne Lindsay
Never Say No to a Caffarelli by Melanie Milburne
A Price Worth Paying by Trish Morey

Short Sweet

One Life Changing Moment by Lucy Clark
Gold Coast Angels: Bundle of Trouble by Fiona Lowe
A Father at Last by Julie Mac
Secrets of a Career Girl by Carol Marinelli

Stories with Romantic Elements

Under the Hood by Juanita Kees
Nobody But Him by Victoria Purman
Currawong Creek by Jennifer Scoullar
Lost in Kakadu by Kendall Talbot

Long Romance

Holding Out for a Hero by Amy Andrews
A Prior Engagement by Karina Bliss
Letter from a Rake by Sasha Cottman
The Dissolute Duke by Sophia James
Mistress at Midnight by Sophia James
Her Favourite Rival by Sarah Mayberry

Once again, congratulations to all of the wonderful nominees! I’ve been lucky enough to have read and reviewed quite a few of these, and I have linked to my reviews above. Just click on the book name to see the review. Some I’ve read, but I haven’t read for review.

The winners will be announced at this year’s RWA Annual Conference in Sydney, at the awards dinner. I will be attending this night, and I am really looking forward to it!

Fingers crossed for you all!

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3 Responses to “Congratulations to all the RUBY finalists!”

  1. Ebony McKenna

    Amazing nominees this year. I so excited. I can’t wait until the big night in August when all will be revealed. So many of my writer friends and favourites have made the shortlist. Are you going? You’ll hear me screaming at any rate 🙂

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