Great Expectations Finalists 2018

Great Expectations Finalists 2018

2018 Finalists

The North Texas Romance Writers of America Chapter is proud to announce the Great Expectations 2018 Finalists

CONTEMPORARY SERIES

Final Round Editor:  Brittany Lavery ~ Assistant Editor, HQN

  • Fallen Comrade by Jillian David
  • Just for Kicks by Keri Kelly
  • Stealing Her Heart by Tanya Agler
  • Second Time Around by Danielle Haas*

FANTASY, FUTURISTIC & PARANORMAL (Alternate Earth, Dystopian, Fantasy, Futuristic, Paranormal, Time Travel)

Final Round Editor:  Kristine Swartz ~ Associate Editor, Berkley Publishing Group

  • A Moment After Dark by Janet Raye Stevens*
  • An Enchanted Superhero by Melanie McCarthy
  • Breathtaking: Resurrection by Olivia Ryder
  • Fated Bond by Meagan Watts

HISTORICAL

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

  • Appetites and Vices by Felicia Grossman
  • The Arrangement by CK MacKenzie
  • Captain of My Heart by Karla Kratovil
  • To Steal a Highland Heart by Pamela Labud

INSPIRATIONAL

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

  • Remember Not by Barbara Ellin Fox
  • Secondhand Wife by Kaylene Greenig
  • The Memory of Blue by Emily Blackwood
  • Final Call by Connie Queen

MAINSTREAM with ROMANTIC ELEMENTS  

Final Round Editor:  Marla Daniels ~ Assistant Editor, Simon and Schuster

  • The Baby Between Us by Nicole Hohmann
  • The Map with No Names by Judy Kristin
  • Ruin of Souls by Hunter Skye
  • True Courage by Kathryn Barrett

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE         

Final Round Editor:   Lexi Smail ~ Assistant Editor, Grand Central Publishing

  • Grounded by Danger by Danielle Haas*
  • Matched with Murder by Danielle Haas*
  • Prime Maple by Chess Kendle
  • Trouble on Her Trail by Janalyn Knight

SINGLE TITLE            

Final Round Editor:   Madeleine Colavita ~ Associate Editor, Hachette Book Group

  • The Billionaire’s Prince by Angelina M. Lopez
  • Cole for Christmas by Janet Raye Stevens*
  • The Courtship of Valentina by Rebecca Smith
  • On the Rocks by Kayla Brite

YOUNG ADULT 

Final Round Editor: Alice Jerman, Assistant Editor, HarperCollins

  • All the Stars in the Ocean by Jennifer Camiccia
  • Below the Surface by Arel Jansen
  • Our Red String by Kimberly MacCarron
  • Unseen by Rachel Scott

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE FINALISTS!

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

PERMISSION TO FORWARD is GRANTED AND ENCOURAGED

~Amanda

Amanda Byrd
2017 Great Expectations Co-chairperson
GECoordinator@NTRWA.org
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