Lara - Home Page

Friday, December 07, 2007

Launching A Star Contest finalists!

SpacecoasT Authors of Romance (STAR) is proud to announce the
finalists in the 2007 Launching A Star Contest.

Historical Category Finalists
Final round judges: Keryen Gerlach of HQN Books and Elizabeth Pomada
of the Larsen-Pomada Literary Agency:

From This Irish Soil by Jeanne M. Dickson
The Angel's Assasin by Laurel O'Donnell
The Serpent's Tooth by Celia J. Chapman
Unbridled by Jacqueline Barbour
Virtue and Vice by Kimberly Bronheim

Paranormal Category Finalists (six due to a tie)
Final round judges: Heather Osborne of TOR Publications and Laurie
McLean of the Larsen-Pomada Literary Agency:

A Knight in Her Arms by Oberon Wonch
Lilith's Child by Lee Roland
Shadow Hunter by Melissa Haack
Telling Time with the Heart by Bill Haggart
The Guardian by Stephanie Peaden
The Ninth Curse by Kristin Gillenwater

Single Title Category Finalists
Final round judges: Erin Galloway of Dorchester Publishing Editor
Erin Galloway and Michelle Grajkowski of 3 Seas Literary Agency:

Conspiracy by Anna Perrin
Justice in the Barrel by Linley Maroney
Last Resort by Jacqueline DeMarcus
The Chameleon Effect by Tina Joyce Butts
The War Eagle Tip and Nuck Club by Jennifer G. Margeson

Series Contemporary Category Finalists
Final round judges: Susan Litman of Harlequin Historicals and Elaine
English of the Elaine English Literary Agency:

All in a Knight's Work by Yvonne Yirka
Leave Me Breathless by Kathy Coatney
Partners By Design by Pamela Stone
Pleasant Lake by Kelly Fitzpatrick
Sandstone Legacy by Carolyn O'Neill

Young Adult Category Finalists
Final round judges: Allison Brandau of Berkley/Jove and Elaine
Spencer of The Knight Agency:

Appetite for Beauty by Denise Jaden
Giving Up the Ghosts by Vanessa Barneveld
My Best Friend's A Real Dog by Kimberly Duffy
Southern Fried Wiccan by Susan Sipal
Sympathetic Magic by Tanya T. Holmes

Erotic Romance Category Finalists
Final round judges: Angela James of Samhaim Publishing and Roberta
Brown of the Brown Literary Agency:

Her Ladyship's Companion by Nicole Collins
My Heart is Within You by Meegan Lyles
Shadow of the Lion by Lisa Elkind-Gardiner
Within Reach by Mima
Virgin Harvest by Anitra Lynn McLeod

STAR wishes to thank the many volunteers who made this contest
possible. Watch for our announcement of the winners in each category
and the overall contest winner by the end of February.
Congratulations to all our finalists and best wishes in the final

Lee Rhuday Duncan
2007 Launching A Star
Contest Coordinator

Big congratulations to all of the finalists!


Post a Comment

<< Home

Free Counter
Free Counter