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RITA Award Winners

Each year The Romance Writers of America gives the prestigious RITA Awards, the highest award of excellence in the romance genre.


2004

Best Traditional Romance Her Royal Baby by Marion Lennox (Harlequin)

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Best Short Contemporary Series The Knight's Kiss by Nicole Burnham (Silhouette)

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Best Long Contemporary Series The Top Gun's Return by Kathleen Creighton (Harlequin)

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Best Paranormal Romance Shades of Midnight by Linda Fallon (Kensington)

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Best Inspirational Romance Autumn Dreams by Gayle Roper

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Best Romantic Novella "Prisoner of the Tower" in The Wedding Chase by Gayle Wilson (Harlequin)

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Best First Book Back Roads by Susan Crandall (Warner Books)

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Best Regency Romance Prospero's Daughter by Nancy Butler (Signet)

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Best Short Historical Romance Worth Any Price by Lisa Kleypas (Avon Books)

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Best Long Historical Romance The Destiny by Kathleen Givens (Warner Books)

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Best Romantic Suspense Remember When - Part 1 by Nora Roberts (Putnam)

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Best Contemporary Single Title Birthright by Nora Roberts (Putnam)

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2003

Best Traditional Romance The Christmas Basket by Debbie Macomber (Mira Books)

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Best Short Contemporary Series Taming the Outlaw by Cindy Gerard (Silhouette)

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Best Long Contemporary Series Taking Cover by Catherine Mann (Harlequin)

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Best Paranormal Romance Contact by Susan Grant (Love Spell)

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Best Inspirational Romance Never Say Goodbye by Irene Hannon

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Best Romantic Novella "To Kiss in the Shadows" in Tapestry by Lynn Kurland (Jove)

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Best First Book Shades of Honor by Wendy Lindstrom (St. Martin's Press)

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Best Regency Romance A Debt to Delia by Barbara Metzger (Signet)

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Best Short Historical Romance The Bride Fair by Cheryl Reavis

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Best Long Historical Romance Stealing Heaven by Madeline Hunter (Bantam Books)

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Best Romantic Suspense Three Fates by Nora Roberts (Putnam)

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Best Contemporary Single Title No Place Like Home by Barbara Ann Samuel (Ballantine Books)

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2002

Contemporary Single Title True Confessions by Rachel Gibson (Avon)

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First Book The Border Bride by Elizabeth English (Berkley/Jove)

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Inspirational Beneath a Southern Sky by Deborah Raney (WaterBrook Press)

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Long Contemporary Series Coming Home To You by Fay Robinson (Harlequin)

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Long Historical The Bridal Season by Connie Brockway (Dell)

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Paranormal Heart Mate by Robin D. Owens (Jove)

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Regency Much Obliged by Jessica Benson (Kensington)

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Romantic Suspense The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen (Ballantine)

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Short Contemporary Series A Long Hot Christmas by Barbara Daly (Harlequin)

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Short Historical Tempt Me Twice by Barbara Dawson Smith (St. Martin's Press)

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Traditional Quinn's Complete Seduction by Sandra Steffen (Silhouette)

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2001

Contemporary Single Title First Lady by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

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First Book A Man Like Mac by Fay Robinson

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Inspirational The Shepherd's Voice by Robin Lee Hatcher

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Long Contemporary Series Rogue's Reform by Marilyn Pappano

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Long Historical Devilish by Jo Beverley

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Paranormal The Highlander's Touch by Karen Marie Moning

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Regency A Grand Design by Emma Jensen

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Romantic Suspense Carolina Moon by Nora Roberts

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Short Contemporary Series It Takes A Rebel by Stephanie Bond

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Short Historical The Mistress by Susan Wiggs

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Traditional The Best Man and the Bridesmaid by Liz Fielding

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2000

Contemporary Single Title Body Guard by Suzanne Brockmann

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First Book The Maiden and The Unicorn by Isolde Martyn

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Inspirational Danger in the Shadows by Dee Henderson

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Long Contemporary Series Undercover Princess by Suzanne Brockmann

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Long Historical Silken Threads by Patricia Ryan

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Paranormal Nell by Jeanette Baker

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Regency The Rake's Retreat by Nancy Butler

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Romantic Suspense The Bride's Protector by Gayle Wilson

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Short Contemporary Series The Stardust Cowboy by Anne McAllister

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Short Historical The Proposition by Judith Ivory

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Traditional Annie, Get Your Groom by Kristin Gabriel

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1999

Contemporary Single Title Dream A Little Dream by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

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First Book My Darling Caroline by Adele Ashworth

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Inspirational Patterns of Love by Robin Lee Hatcher

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Long Contemporary Series Meant to Be Married by Ruth Wind

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Long Historical My Dearest Enemy by Connie Brockway

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Paranormal The Bride Finder by Susan Carroll

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Regency His Grace Endures by Emma Jenson

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Romantic Suspense Cool Shade by Theresa Weir

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Short Contemporary Series The Notorious Groom by Caroline Cross

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Short Historical Merely Married by Patricia Coughlin

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Traditional Monday Man by Kristin Gabriel

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1998

Contemporary Single Title Nobody's Baby But Mine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

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First Book Brazen Angel by Elizabeth Boyle

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Inspirational Homeward by Melody Carlson

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Long Contemporary Series Reckless by Ruth Wind

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Long Historical Promise of Jenny Jones by Maggie Osborne

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Paranormal FireHawk by Justine Dare

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Regency Love's Reward by Jean R. Ewing

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Romantic Suspense On the Way to a Wedding by Ingrid Weaver

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RWA's Favorite Book of 1997 Nobody's Baby But Mine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

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Short Contemporary Series Nobody's Princess by Jennifer Greene

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Short Historical Heart of a Knight by Barbara Samuel

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Traditional His Brother's Child by Lucy Gordon

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1997

Best First Book:
Stardust of Yesterday by Lynn Kurland

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Best Contemporary Single Title:
Daniel's Gift by Barbara Freethy

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Best Inspirational:
The Scarlet Thread by Francine Rivers

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Best Long Contemorary Series:
Wild Blood by Naomi Horton

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Best Long Historical:
Conor's Way by Laura Lee Guhrke

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Best Paranormal:
Stardust of Yesterday by Lynn Kurland

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Best Regency:
The Lady's Companion by Carla Kelly

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Best Romantic Suspense:
See How They Run by Bethany Campbell

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Best Short Contemporary Series:
Cowboy Pride by Anne McAllister

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Best Short Historical:
Always to Remember by Lorraine Heath

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Best Traditional:
Her Very Own Husband by Lauryn Chandler

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1996

Best Traditional:
Stranger in Her Arms by Elizabeth Sites

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Best Short Contemporary:
Single Dad by Jennifer Greene

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Best Long Contemporary:
The Morning Side of Dawn by Justine Davis

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Best Contemporary Single Title:
Born in Ice by Nora Roberts

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Best Young Adult:
Runaway by Cheryl Zach

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Best Short Historical:
Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase

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Best Long Historical:
Something Shady by Pamela Morsi

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Best Regency:
Gwen's Christmas Ghost by Lynn Kerstan & Alicia Rasley

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Best Romantic Suspense/Gothic:
Winter's Edge by Anne Stuart

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Best Paranormal:
The Covenant by Modean Moon

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Best Inspirational:
As Sure as the Dawn by Francine Rivers

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Best First Book:
The Warlord by Elizabeth Elliott

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1995

Best Short Contemporary Romance:
Getting Rid of Bradley by Jennifer Crusie

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Best Long Contemporary Romance:
A Soldier's Heart by Kathleen Korbel (Silhouette)

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Best Contemporary Single Title Romance:
Again by Kathleen Gilles Seidel (NAL/Onyx)

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Best Traditional Romance:
Oh Baby! by Lauryn Chandler (Silhouette)

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Best Historical Romance:
To Tame a Texan's Heart by Jodi Thomas (Berkley)

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Best Long Historical Romance:
Dancing in the Wind by Mary Jo Putney (Topaz)

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Best Regency Romance:
Mrs. Drew Plays Her Hand by Carla Kelly (Signet)

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Best Romantic Suspense/Gothic Romance:
Hidden Riches by Nora Roberts (Putnam)

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Best Paranormal/Fantasy/Time Travel Romance:
Lord of The Storm by Justine Davis (Topaz)

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Best Young Adult Romance:
Second to None by Arlynn Presser (Z*Fave)

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Best Inspirational Romance:
Echo in the Darkness by Francine Rivers (Tyndale House)

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Best First Book Romance:
Ghostly Enchantment by Angie Ray (Harper Monogram)

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Favorite Book of 1994:
It Had to Be You by Susan Elizabeth Phillips (Avon)

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1994

Best First Book:
A Candle in the Dark by Megan Chance (Dell)

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Best Traditional:
Annie and the Wise Men by Lindsay Longford (Silhouette)

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Best Short Contemporary:
Avenging Angel by Glenna McReynolds (Loveswept)

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Best Romantic Suspense/Gothic:
Nightshade by Nora Roberts (Silhouette)

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Best Contemporary Single Title:
Private Scandals by Nora Roberts (Putnam)

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Best Paranormal/Fantasy/Time Travel:
Falling Angel by Anne Stuart (Harlequin)

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Best Young Adult:
Summer Lightning by Wendy Corsi Staub (Harper)

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Best Historical Single Title:
Untamed by Elizabeth Lowell (Avon)

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Best Long Contemporary:
Dragonslayer by Emilie Richards (Silhouette)

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Best Historical Series:
My Lady Notorious by Jo Beverley (Avon)

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Best Regency Deirdre and Don Juan by Jo Beverley (Avon)

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Members' Golden Choice:
Lord of the Night by Susan Wiggs (Harper)

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