The RITA and Golden Heart Awards were presented by the Romance Writers of America (RWA) at their annual convention in New York NY on July 26, 2019. The RITA is presented for best novel, and the Golden Heart is a contest for the best novel by an unpublished novelist.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:
- Dearest Ivie, J.R. Ward (Ballantine)
Golden Heart for Paranormal Romance:
- Bless Your Heart and Other Southern Curses, Heather Leonard
For more information, including the full list of category winners, see the Romance Writers of America website.
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