Awards and Honors

RWA's RITA Award, 2004 Dallas, Texas

I’ve been blessed that people really like my stories, and I am so thankful.

Here is a list of the awards and honors that I have received over the years…

 RWA’s “RITA” Award (Formerly known as “Golden Medallion”):

 2009–WINNER, Series Romantic Suspense/ Adventure–“DANGER SIGNALS” (Silhouette RS)

 2009–Inducted into the RWA Hall of Fame

 2004–WINNER, Series Romantic Suspense/ Adventure–THE TOP GUN’S RETURN” (Silhouette IM)

 1990–FINALIST, Long Contemporary Romance–“TIGER DAWN” (Silhouette IM)

 1989–WINNER, Short Contemporary Romance–“WINTER’S DAUGHTER” (Bantam Loveswept) Coming soon in eBook  edition!

 1988–WINNER, Long Contemporary Romance–“IN DEFENSE OF LOVE (Silhouette IM)

1987--WINNER, Short Contemporary Romance–“STILL WATERS” (Bantam Loveswept); FINALIST, Long Contemporary Romance–“DOUBLE DEALINGS,” (Silhouette IM)


2004, 2007, 2008–“Best Series Romance Adventure” Nominee.

2002, 2004–“Best Silhouette Intimate Moments” Nominee;

1990-91–Reviewer’s Choice Award for “IN FROM THE COLD” (Silhouette Desire)

1990-91–Career Achievement Certificate of Excellence for Series Romantic Suspense

1986-87–“Best New Romantic Author”