Book Buyers Best Contest 

for Published Authors 2014

Orange County Chapter/RWA is pleased to announce the TOP PICK winner and category winners in our 2014 Book Buyers Best Contest for Published Authors (….the “BBB”).

The top pick winner was announced on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at OCC/RWA’s General Meeting/Annual Birthday Bash by Wendy Crutcher, Head of Collections Development for the Los Angeles County Public Library System. 



2014 BBB Top Pick Photo HSnow

 Sweet Madness

by Heather Snow

Category winners, chosen by our readers are:


Contemporary Series Romance

1st Place       Texas Family by Linda Warren

2nd Place      Staying at Joe’s by Kathy Altman

3rd Place       A Texas Child by Linda Warren

Contemporary Single Title Romance

1st Place       Gentle on my Mind by Susan Fox

2nd Place      Country Roads by Nancy Herkness

3rd Place       She Likes It Rough by GVR Corcillo

Romantic Suspense & Mystery w/Romantic Elements 

1st Place       Seduced By His Target by Gail Barrett

2nd Place      The Way You Love Me by Janis Lee Thereault

3rd Place       Fatal Exposure by Gail Barrett

Inspirational Romance 

1st Place       Perfectly Matched by Maggie Brendan

2nd Place      Into The Whirlwind by Elizabeth Camden

3rd Place       Wedding on the Rocks by Rose Ross Zediker

Young Adult 

1st Place       Starstruck by Brenda Hiatt

2nd Place      No Horse Wanted by Shannon Kennedy

3rd Place       Crushing by Elena Dillon


1st Place       Rosalyn’s Ring by Alina K. Field

2nd Place      A Dance with Death by Louisa Bacio

3rd Place       Love You So Hard by Tara Lain

3rd Place       My GIRLFRIEND is a Con Artist by R. N. Crane

Historical & Regency Romance 

1st Place       Sweet Madness by Heather Snow

2nd Place      It Happened At The Fair by Deeanne Gist

3rd Place       The Hunter by Monica McCarty

Paranormal / Time Travel / Fantasy / Futuristic Romance 

1st Place       Prodigal Son by Debra Mullins

2nd Place      Fire of the Dragon by Lori Dillon

3rd Place       The Five Deaths of Roxanne Love by Erin Quinn

3rd Place       Waiting For Magic by Susan Squires 

Erotic Romance 

1st  Place      The Plus One Chronicles by Jennifer Lyon

2nd Place      Dare to be Dirty by Savanna Fox

3rd Place       F.A.S.T. Balls by Tara Lain

OCC thanks our Reader Judges and Wendy Crutcher,

Los Angeles County Libraries as our “Top Pick” Judge!!