Finalists & Winners

NEORWA is pleased to announce the 2019 Cleveland Rocks Romance Contest winners

NOTE: * indicates Full request and # indicates Partial request

Contemporary Long

1st Place: Opposites Attract by Jackie Rutherford **

2nd Place: The Hustler by Angela Hockman

3rd Place: First Came A Tremble by Charlsie Estess

Contemporary Short

1st Place: The Babe from Toyland by Daphne Chase *

2nd Place: Love in the Studio by Betsy Gray

3rd Place:  Cowboy’s Promise by Becke Turner

Young Adult/New Adult

1st Place: Attractive Forces by Jackie Rutherford *

2nd Place: The Other Brother by Jackie Rutherford

3rd Place: Types of Triangles by Jackie Rutherford


1st Place: Ghosted by R.R. Taylor *#

2nd Place: Monster Crush by R.R. Taylor *

3rd Place: Some Strangeness by J. Morgyn White


1st Place: Fallen for the Earl by Amy Mackey **

2nd Place: Tempt Me with Time by Evelyn Goldman *

3rd Place: The Rebel and the Rogue by Susan Varno *


1st Place: Stand Up Guy by Miranda Darrow

2nd Place: Hard Wired by R.R. Taylor

3rd Place: Thief of Versailles by Blake Ferre

Published Author (all subgenres)
1st Place: A Dangerous Path by Danielle Haas *
2nd Place: With this Ring by Debora Dennis
3rd Place: A British Heiress in America by Becky Lower
Congratulations to Angie Hockman, winner of the 2019 June Lund Shiplett for The Hustler!

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