2022
GOLDIE
FINALISTS

Contemporary Romance: Short Novels

An Alaskan Wedding

Nance Sparks

Bold Strokes Books

Chef's Kiss

Stephanie Shea

Self-Published

Closeness

Y. L. Wigman

Bella Books

Her Consigliere

Carsen Taite

Bold Strokes Books

Ice Queen

Gun Brooke

Bold Strokes Books

If I Told You

Avery Easton

Uncial Press

Love in the Limelight

Ashley Moore

Bold Strokes Books

The Christmas Proposal

Lisa Moreau

Bold Strokes Books

The Great Charade

Gerri Hill

Bella Books

Contemporary Romance: Mid-Length Novels

Back in Your Arms

Monica McCallan

Self-Published

Change Of Heart

Clare Lydon

Custard Books

Chemistry Lessons

Jae

Ylva Publishing

Come Away with Me

Rachel Lacey

Self-Published

Courage

Jesse J. Thoma

Bold Strokes Books

Never Mine

Bryce Oakley

Self-Published

On the Rocks

Georgia Beers

Bold Strokes Books

Prize Money

Celeste Castro

Interlude Press

Table for Two

Kate Gavin

Bella Books

The Hum of Bees

Patricia Spencer

Self-Published

Unrivaled

Radclyffe

Bold Strokes Books

Worthy of Love

Quinn Ivins

Ylva Publishing

Contemporary Romance: Long Novels

A Convenient Arrangement

Aurora Rey and Jaime Clevenger

Bold Strokes Books

Beginner's Bet

Fiona Riley

Bold Strokes Books

Change of Plans

KJ

Self-Published

Evolution

MJ Duncan

Self-Published

Go Around

E. J. Noyes

Bella Books

Marry Me

Melissa Brayden

Bold Strokes Books

Modern English

Rachel Spangler

Bywater Books

Night Tide

Anna Burke

Bywater Books

Shaken or Stirred

Georgia Beers

Bold Strokes Books

The AM Show

T.B. Markinson and Miranda MacLeod

Self-Published

The Clinch

Nicole Disney

Bold Strokes Books

You Again

Aurora Rey

Bold Strokes Books

Debut Novel

Beulah Lodge

Cathy Dunnell

Bold Strokes Books

Changing Majors

Ana Hartnett Reichardt

Bold Strokes Books

Girl Island

Kate Castle

Dark Horse Publishing LLP

Leaving's Not the Only Way to Go

Kay Acker

Bella Books

Love in the Limelight

Ashley Moore

Bold Strokes Books

Talented Amateur

Maryn Scott

Bella Books

The Delicate Things We Make

Milena McKay

Self-Published

The Warrior Within

Brooke Campbell

Next Chapter

Walk Between Worlds

Samara Breger

Bywater Books

Warms Pearls and Paper Cranes

E.V. Bancroft

Butterworth Books

Erotic Novels

Body Language

Renee Roman

Bold Strokes Books

Desiring Bernadette (Book Four in the Bernadette Series)

Danielle Grainger

Bibi Books Publishing Company, LLC

Not Guilty

Kris Bryant

Bold Strokes Books

Fiction Anthologies/Collections

Desiring More

Raven Sky

Bold Strokes Books

In This Together

Various Authors

Bella Books

General Fiction

Fishwives

Sally Bellerose

Bywater Books

 

Not All a Dream

Sophia Kell Hagin

Bold Strokes Books

The Disappearance of Lindy James

Catherine Maiorisi

Bella Books

The Secrets of Willowra

Kadyan

Bold Strokes Books

Words Unsaid

KG MacGregor

Bella Books

Historical Fiction

Beulah Lodge

Cathy Dunnell

Bold Strokes Books

Measure of Devotion

CF Frizzell

Bold Strokes Books

Warms Pearls and Paper Cranes

E.V. Bancroft

Butterworth Books

Mystery/Thriller/Crime

A Message in Blood

Catherine Maiorisi

Bella Books

Murder And Gold

Ann Aptaker

Bywater Books

The Tell Tale

Clare Ashton

Self-Published

Unbreakable

Cari Hunter

Bold Strokes Books

New Adult Fiction

Catch and Cradle

Katia Rose

Self-Published

Changing Majors

Ana Hartnett Reichardt

Bold Strokes Books

Non-fiction

Monstrans: Experimenting with Horrormones

Lino Arruda

Self-Published

The Burning Light of Two Stars: A Mother-Daughter Story

Laura Davis

Girl Friday Books

Paranormal/Occult/Horror

Dead Lez Walking

G Benson

Self-Published

Dead Woman's Pond

Elle E. Ire

DSP Publications

Quiet Village

Eden Darry

Bold Strokes Books

The Warrior Within

Brooke Campbell

Next Chapter

Poetry Poems/Collections

The World's a Stage: Life in Five Acts

Sandra de Helen

Launch Point Press

Who's Your Daddy

Arisa White

Augury Books

Romantic Blend

A Woman to Treasure

Ali Vali

Bold Strokes Books

Ignis

KJ

Self-Published

Illusion Lake

Sheryl Wright

Bella Books

Red Tide at Heron Bay

Gerri Hill

Bella Books

Simply the Best

Karin Kallmaker

Bella Books

The Headmistress

Milena McKay

Self-Published

The Island Between Us

Wendy Hudson

Ylva Publishing

Whispering Oaks

Stephanie Shea

Self-Published

Zero Chill

Carolyn Elizabeth

Bella Books

Science Fiction/Fantasy

Elemental Attraction

K. Aten

Flashpoint Publications

Pirates of Aletharia

Britney Jackson

Noctem Publishing

Rand

Silvia Shaw

Self-Published

Reel to Real Love

Elle E. Ire

DSP Publications

Sea Wolf

Anna Burke

Bywater Books

The Edge of Yesterday

CJ Birch

Bold Strokes Books

The Scout and the Scoundrel

Barbara Ann Wright

Bold Strokes Books

Walk Between Worlds

Samara Breger

Bywater Books

Young Adult Fiction

Girl Island

Kate Castle

Dark Horse Publishing LLP

The Infinite Summer

Morgan Lee Miller

Bold Strokes Books