It’s Official

February 26, 2010 | Applause

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

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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.