The RITA and Golden Heart Awards were presented by the Romance Writers of America at their annual convention in Denver CO on July 19, 2018. The RITA is presented for best novel, and the Golden Heart is a contest for the best novel by an unpublished novelist. Winners of genre interest follow.
RITA for Paranormal Romance:
- Hunt the Darkness, Stephanie Rowe (Self-published)
RITA for Young Adult Romance:
- Seize Today, Pintip Dunn (Entangled Teen)
Golden Heart for Paranormal Romance:
- Jinn on the Rocks, Kay Hudson
For more information, including the full list of category winners, see the Romance Writers of America website.
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