[bksvol-discuss] Re: Romance novelists

Sue:

I am not sure what you  don't understand.
Grace who is confused

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Heavens! I fail to understand that one!!

Sue S.

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No.
She got the award in the romantic suspense category.
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>
> Woouldn't it fall into the subcategory of paranormal?
>
> Sue S.
>
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> From: "Gerald Hovas" <GeraldHovas@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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> Sent: Sunday, February 26, 2006 5:24 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Romance novelists
>
>
>> Yes, I've read The Surgeon, and I didn't remember thinking of it as a
>> romance at all. I downloaded it and took a quick look back through >> it.
> It
>> does had two characters who fall in love and get married, but I think
the
>> violence of the murders overshadows the romance. At least that's why >> I
>> didn't remember it as such.
>>
>> Gerald
>>
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>> Sent: Sunday, February 26, 2006 4:18 PM
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>> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Romance novelists
>>
>> Hi Cindy:
>>
>> I posted the RITA winners on the list.
>>
>> As you will see Susan Elizabeth won several Ritas. There are 13
different
>> categories and it tries to encompass all types of romances. Historical
>> and
>> contemporary. And even within those there are subcategories such as
>> Paranormal and suspense. I also was surprise to see the tess Gertsen
>> novel
>> there as well. I assume she was a mystery writer. Anyone read this >> one?
>>
>> Grace
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>> From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Sunday, February 26, 2006 3:03 PM
>> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Romance novelists
>>
>>
>> > Thanks for that list, Grace. I've copied it. I'd like
>> > the whole list, please. I'm gathering from the
>> > authors' names I recognize that they're not
>> > necessarily historical romance novels, just romance in
>> > general. I've seen some in my bookstore but I've never
>> > read any of them. I do have Jo Beverly on my list of
>> > authors to read; I'll try someof the others.
>> >
>> > I had at home The King's Mistress, by Terri Brisbin,
>> > with an eye to fixing it at some point, but I started
>> > to look through the book and it didn't seem to be very
>> > well-written, compared to authors like Bertrice Small
>> > and Philippa Gregory, so I re-donated it to the
>> > bookstore.
>> >
>> > Am I safe in assuming that the Rita Award winners
>> > write well? I was disappointed in the Victoria Holt
>> > book I validated, but I enjoyed the Susan Elizabeth
>> > Phillips and the Barbara Delinsky books I did. Looking
>> > at the synopses of the Tess Gerritsen books in the
>> > collection, they seem to be mysteries. I gather from
>> > her name on the list that t least The Surgeon is
>> > romance as well?
>> >
>> > I'd like the opinions of readers of some of the
>> > authors on Grace's list, whenever you have the time
>> > and inclination. You can write to me off list. I've
>> > aleady determined, from what people have said, to read
>> > Jo Beverly books, and hope I won't be disappointed.
>> >
>> > Thanks in advance.
>> >
>> > Cindy
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi all:
>> >>
>> >> Sorry for the cross post.
>> >>
>> >> Some time ago there was a big discussion on the list
>> >> about book awards. Several lists of winners were
>> >> generated in hopes that someday bookshare would have
>> >> all these books. I noticed that on Jake's site
>> >> there is a category called awards. But those awards
>> >> I checked there were no records. I wonder if any one
>> >> still has those lists?
>> >>
>> >> The reason for my post is that someone asked about
>> >> the Golden Medallion award for Romance which is now
>> >> called the Rita Award. I have found a complete list
>> >> of the winners since 1982. It's a fairly long list.
>> >> I can post it here if anyone is interested, or I can
>> >> send it privately.
>> >> Currently bookshare has 21 titles that have won this
>> >> award. Here's the link with the list of the titles.
>> >>
>> > http://www.jbrownell.com/bks/category.asp?id=27&sort=3
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Happy reading.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> *****
>> >> Grace
>> >>
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