The Rita Awards

These awards are presented by the Romance Writers of America (RWA) to recognize outstanding romance novels and novellas.  For more information, visit the Romance Writers of America website.


Long Shot by Kennedy Ryan 2019 Contemporary: Long | Long Shot by Kennedy Ryan
A Wicked Kind of Husband by Mia Vincy 2019 Historical: Long | A Wicked Kind of Husband by Mia Vincy
Dearest Ivie by J.R. Ward 2019 Paranormal | Dearest Ivie by J.R. Ward
Fearless by Elizabeth Dyer 2019 Suspense | Fearless by Elizabeth Dyer
Lady in Waiting by Marie Tremayne 2019 First Book | Lady in Waiting by Marie Tremayne
The Saturday Night Supper Club by Carla Laureano 2019 Inspirational | The Saturday Night Supper Club by Carla Laureano
Falling Hard by Lexi Ryan 2018 Contemporary: Long | Falling Hard by Lexi Ryan
Between the Devil and the Duke by Kelly Bowen 2018 Historical: Long | Between the Devil and the Duke by Kelly Bowen
Hunt the Darkness by Stephanie Rowe 2018 Paranormal | Hunt the Darkness by Stephanie Rowe
The Fixer by HelenKay Dimon 2018 Suspense | The Fixer by HelenKay Dimon
Take the Lead by Alexis Daria 2018 First Book | Take the Lead by Alexis Daria
Then There Was You by Kara Isaac 2018 Inspirational | Then There Was You by Kara Isaac
2017 Contemporary: Long | Miracle on 5th Avenue by Sarah Morgan
2017 Historical: Long | No Mistress of Mine by Laura Lee Guhrke
2017 Paranormal | Pages of the Mind by Jeffe Kennedy
2017 Suspense | Repressed by Elisabeth Naughton
2017 First Book | Once and for All by Cheryl Etchison
2017 Inspirational | My Hope Next Door by Tammy L Gray
2016 Contemporary: Long | Brokedown Cowboy by Maisey Yates
2016 Historical: Long | Tiffany Girl by Deeanne Gist
2016 Paranormal | Must Love Chainmail by Angela Quarles
2016 Suspense | Flash Fire by Dana Marton
2016 First Book | Forget Tomorrow by Pintip Dunn
2016 Inspirational | A Noble Masquerade by Kristi Ann Hunter
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