2019 Great Expectations Finalists

2019 Great Expectations Finalists

North Texas Romance Writers of America
is proud to announce the
2019 Great Expectations Finalists

Congratulations to all who entered and put your work in the hands of strangers. Best of Luck to the finalists as they submit their work to our final round editors.
*denotes double finalist ~~ Listed in alphabetical order by title

CONTEMPORARY SERIES
Final Round Editor: Brittany Lavery ~ Assistant Editor, HQN

Debauchery by Kristine Charles
Love by the Numbers by Lucy Lanier
Love on the Books by Betsy Gray
Teach Me by Kat Turner

FANTASY, FUTURISTIC & PARANORMAL
(Alternate Earth, Dystopian, Fantasy, Futuristic, Paranormal, Time Travel)
Final Round Editor: Kristine Swartz ~ Associate Editor, Berkley Publishing Group

2033: Ancestor Resurrection by Deborah DeHaemer
Deal With The Devil by Melissa Shirley
Suspended in Silk by Kyra Dusk
Tremors by Anastasia Abboud

HISTORICAL
Final Round Editor: Elle Keck ~ Assistant Editor, Avon Books

A Wild and Wooly Texan by Katie Barrett
Fallen For The Earl by Amy Mackey
How to Steal a Kilt by Gina Conkle
The King’s Secret by Blake Ferre
The Sapphire by Courtney Scalo

INSPIRATIONAL
Final Round Editor: Raela Schoenherr ~ Acquisitions Editor, Bethany House Publishers

A Singular Truth by Loraine Nunley
Abounding Hope by Cindy Stewart
Remember Not by Barbara Ellin Fox
Upon a Hearth of Steel by Amy Grochowski

MAINSTREAM with ROMANTIC ELEMENTS
Final Round Editor: Cat Clyne ~ Editor, Sourcebooks

Crocodile Tears by Kilby Blades*
False News by Zara West
The Guardian’s Mark by Victoria Mencio
Stand-Up Guy by Miranda Darrow

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE
Final Round Editor: Lexi Smail ~ Associate Editor, Grand Central Publishing

Deadly Aim by Tracy Brody
Hardwired by R.R. Taylor
Spy Vs. Spy by P.A. DePaul
We Can’t Be Friends by Eliza Fyre

SINGLE TITLE
Final Round Editor: Gabi Kelly ~ Editorial Assistant, Forever and Forever Yours / Grand Central Publishing

Love In An Elevator by Kilby Blades*
Opposites Attract by Jacqueline Lee*
Played by Melanie Bruce
Under the Ice by Katherine A. Olson

YOUNG ADULT
Final Round Editor: Alice Jerman ~ Associate Editor, Forever / Grand Central Publishing

Attractive Forces by Jackie Rutherford*
The Other Brother by Jackie Rutherford*
Periodic Attraction by Lana Pattinson
Types of Triangles by Jackie Rutherford*
When I Found Her by Allison Marlo Hay

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL GREAT EXPECTATIONS FINALISTS!

~Angi Morgan & Fenley Grant
2019 Great Expectations Co-Chairs
GECoordinator@NTRWA.org

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