Ranking of 2013 Cleveland Rocks Romance Finalists

Contemporary Series

1st Her Favorite Mistake by Barbara Lohr

2nd Sometimes a Fantasy by Danni Price

3rd Her Little Secret by Melanie Mc Carthy

Single Title Contemporary

1st Resist Me by Ryann Murphy

2nd What Goes on Tour by Claire Boston

3rd A Little Night Music by Beth Seeber

Honorable Mention

Cerulean Eyes, Sapphire Hearts by Veronica Forand

Shifting Careers by Jane Lewachowicz

Historical Romance

1st The Worth of a Kiss by Christy Carlyle

2nd Hidden Shoals by Jo Grafford

3rd For the Love of Julietta by Amani DíShan and Sierra Corsetti

Mainstream with Strong Romantic Elements

1st Goddess of Suburbia by Stephanie Kepke Kaplan

2nd Unforgettable by Carrie Christie

3rd The Lyneage by Vanessa Lillie

Honorable Mention

Love Springs Eternal by Lisa Hayden

Paranormal Romance

1st Key to the Lair by Heather Leonard

2nd Treasured Claim by Jami Gold

3rd Wonderfully Wicked by C.J. Burright

Romantic Suspense

1st Rubies, Race Cars and Revenge by Deborah Evans 2nd Mesmerized in Madagascar by Amani DíShan 3rd Dangerous Dreams by Abbie Rhoades


1st Intoxicated by Jeana Mann

2nd Her Guardian by C.T. Green

3rd Her Husbandís Lover by Ellanor Kelsey

Young Adult

1st Awakening by Lori Freeland

2nd Phantom Limbs by Paula Garner

3rd Welcome to Hickville High by Mary Karlik

The June Lund Shiplett Award

(for the NEORWA member with the highest first round score) goes to Mary Baumhoer for A Season for Scandal