The 2019 Great Expectations Contest Winners

The 2019 Great Expectations Contest Winners

 

 

Congratulations to all who entered and put your work in the hands of strangers.

 

 

CONTEMPORARY SERIES

Final Round Editor: Brittany Lavery ~ Assistant Editor, HQN

FIRST ~ Debauchery by Kristine Charles

SECOND ~ Love on the Books by Betsy Gray

THIRD ~ Love by the Numbers by Lucy Lanier

HONORABLE MENTION ~ 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

FIRST ~ Deal With The Devil by Melissa Shirley

SECOND ~ Suspended in Silk by Kyra Dusk

THIRD ~ Tremors by Anastasia Abboud

HONORABLE MENTION ~ 2033: Ancestor Resurrection by Deborah DeHaemer

 

 

HISTORICAL

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

FIRST ~ How to Steal a Kilt by Gina Conkle

SECOND ~ Fallen For The Earl by Amy Mackey

THIRD ~ The King’s Secret by Blake Ferre

HONORABLE MENTION ~ The Sapphire by Courtney Scalo

HONORABLE MENTION ~ A Wild and Wooly Texan by Katie Barrett

 

 

INSPIRATIONAL

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

FIRST ~ Remember Not by Barbara Ellin Fox

SECOND ~ Abounding Hope by Cindy Stewart

THIRD ~ A Singular Truth by Loraine Nunley

HONORABLE MENTION ~ Upon a Hearth of Steel by Amy Grochowski

 

 

MAINSTREAM with ROMANTIC ELEMENTS

Final Round Editor: Cat Clyne ~ Editor, Sourcebooks

FIRST ~ Stand-Up Guy by Miranda Darrow

SECOND ~ The Guardian’s Mark by Victoria Mencio

THIRD ~ False News by Joan Koster

HONORABLE MENTION ~ Crocodile Tears by Kilby Blades*

 

 

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE

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

FIRST ~ Spy Vs. Spy by P.A. DePaul

SECOND ~ Deadly Aim by Tracy Brody

THIRD ~ Hardwired by R.R. Taylor

HONORABLE MENTION ~ We Can’t Be Friends by Eliza Fyre

 

 

SINGLE TITLE

Final Round Editor: Cristina Lupo ~ Editorial Assistant, Forever and Forever Yours / Grand Central Publishing

FIRST ~ Love In An Elevator by Kilby Blades*

SECOND ~ Played by Melanie Bruce

THIRD ~ Under the Ice by Katherine A. Olson

HONORABLE MENTION ~ Opposites Attract by Jacqueline Lee

 

 

YOUNG ADULT

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

FIRST ~ Attractive Forces by Jackie Rutherford*

SECOND ~ When I Found Her by Allison Marlo Hay

THIRD ~ Periodic Attraction by Lana Pattinson

HONORABLE MENTION ~ The Other Brother by Jackie Rutherford*

HONORABLE MENTION ~ Types of Triangles by Jackie Rutherford*

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL GREAT EXPECTATIONS FINALISTS!

 

 

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