It’s Official

February 26, 2010

and here’s the Winners List from Love Romances Cafe’s Best of 2009.

Be sure to check out who won Honorable Mention for the Best Erotic Book 2009! I am ecstatic!!

Best Fantasy Book 2009:

WINNER: The Oath: Bound (Adrianne Brennan-Freya’s Bower)
Runner Up: Lycan Tides (Renee Wildes-Samhain)
Honorable Mention (TIE):
Strange Fortune (Josh Lanyon-Blind Eye Books)
The Scroll Thief (RF Long-Samhain)
Best Paranormal Book 2009:

WINNER: Wild Blue Under (Judi Fennell-Sourcebooks)
Runner Up: Dark Elves 6: Awakening (Jet Mykles-Loose Id)
Honorable Mention (TIE):
Lover Avenged (JR Ward)
Silent Night, Haunted Night (Terri Garrey)
Best Sci Fi/Futuristic Book 2009:

WINNER: Day 94 (DM Slate-Eternal Press)
Runner Up (TIE):
More Than Robotics (Lynn Crain-Extasy)
Surrender Love (Kayelle Allen-Loose Id)
Honorable Mention:
The Edge of Desperation (James Buchanan & Jason Edding-MLR)
Best Book Cover 2009:

WINNER: Surrender Love (Loose Id; Artist-Anne Cain)
Runner Up: High Country (Loose ID; Artist-April Martinez)
Honorable Mention: Haunting Magic (Aspen Mountain; Artist-Syneca)
Best Erotic Book 2009:

WINNER: Spank Me Twice Anthology (Noble Romance)
Runner Up: Dark Elves 6: Awakening (Jet Mykles-Loose Id)
Honorable Mention: Isabella Ignites (Sloane Taylor-AMP)
Best Paranormal Author 2009:

WINNER: Kari Thomas
Runner Up: JR Ward
Honorable Mention (TIE):
Selena Illyria
Adrianne Brennan
Best E-Publisher 2009:

WINNER: Samhain Publishing
Runner up: Extasy Books
Honorable Mention (TIE):
Dreamspinner Press
Eternal Press
Loose Id
Best Shapeshifter Book 2009:

WINNER: Under A Shifter’s Moon (Kari Thomas-Black Lyon)
Runner Up: Fire Season (Lex Valentine-Pink Petal Books)
Honorable Mention: Bad Moon Rising (Sherrilyn Kenyon)
Best GBLT Author 2009:

WINNER: Clare London
Runner Up: AJ Llewellyn
Honorable Mention: Jet Mykles
Best Book All Around 2009:

WINNER: Her Heart, His Soul (Kari Thomas-Siren)
Runner Up: EPistols at Dawn (ZA Maxfield-Samhain)
Honorable Mention: Island Bois (AJ Llewellyn-Extasy)
Best Vampire Book 2009:

WINNER: Diamond in the Shade (DJ Manly-Liquid Silver)
Runner Up (TIE):
Blood Curse (Mychael Black-Changeling)
Forbidden: The Ascension (Samantha Sommersby-Samhain)
Honorable Mention: Dominion (Michael Barnette-Loose Id)
Best GBLT Book 2009:

Island Bois (AJ Llewellyn-Extasy)
EPistols at Dawn (ZA Maxfield-Samhain)
Runner Up: The Dickens with Love (Josh Lanyon-Samhain)
Honorable Mention: The Best Revenge (Andrew Grey-Dreamspinner)
Best Contemporary Book 2009:

WINNER: True Colors (Clare London-Dreamspinner)
Runner Up: Rip Cord (Jeanne St. James-Phaze)
Honorable Mention: Kentucky Bride (Jan Scarbrough-Resplendance)
Best Historical Book 2009:

WINNER: Sparta Rose (Ginger Simpson-Eternal Press)
Runner up (TIE):
Captain’s Surrender (Alex Beecroft-Samhain)
Harley Street (Lynne Connolly-Samhain)
Honorable Mention (TIE):
Love Comes Blindly (Phyllis Campbell-Champagne)
Lessons in Temptation (Charlie Cochrane-Samhain)
Best Mystery/Suspense Book 2009:
*Includes Romantic Suspense, thriller*

WINNER: Blind Consent (Michael Davis-Champagne)
Runner Up: Dreamfever (Karen Marie Moning)
Honorable Mention: Kindred in death (JD Robb)
Best Series 2009:

WINNER: Si `Ludo Prophecy Series (CR Moss-Extasy)
Runner Up: Dark Hunters (Sherrilyn Kenyon)
Honorable Mention: Dark Elves (Jet Mykles-Loose Id)

Have a wonderful weekend. I’ll be back next week. Until then…

Happy Writing!

Sloane Taylor
Sweet as Honey…Hotter than Hell

Sloane said @ 8:26 am | Applause

3 Responses to “It’s Official”

  1. MC Says:

    Best Erotic Book 2009 Honorable Mention: Isabella Ignites by Sloane Taylor

    Congrats, Sloane!!!

  2. Robert Appleton Says:

    YEAH, Sloane! Well done you.

  3. Sloane Says:

    Thank you, MC and Rob! You’re great friends.