CATALYST is a Daphne Finalist!
The Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense is named for Daphne du Maurier, the author of Rebecca, a suspense novel with romantic and gothic overtones and a precursor to today’s romantic suspense. The Daphne is a writing contest for published and unpublished authors of romantic suspense, mystery, suspense, and thrillers with romantic subplots and mainstream mystery, suspense and thrillers.
– From RWA’s website.
Looking for some wonderful romantic suspense reads? Here is the full list of Daphne finalists to help you shop.
It is such an honor to be listed with so many fabulous authors!
The DAPHNE DU MAURIER AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN MYSTERY/SUSPENSE –Published Division Finalists for 2018 are:
CATEGORY (SERIES) ROMANTIC MYSTERY/SUSPENSE
Colton K-9 Cop by Addison Fox
Return of the Cowgirl by Eve Gaddy
Covert Kisses by Jane Godman
Deadly Fall by Elle James
Buried Memories by Carol J. Post
Gone in the Night by Author Anna J Stewart
HISTORICAL ROMANTIC MYSTERY/SUSPENSE
Never Trust a Pirate by Valerie Bowman
Watch Over Me by Eileen Charbonneau
His American Detective by Summer Devon
This Side of Murder by Anna Lee Huber
Murder on Black Swan Lane by Andrea Penrose
INSPIRATIONAL ROMANTIC MYSTERY/SUSPENSE
Deadly Proof by Rachel Dylan
Moving Target by Lynette Eason
Sunset in Old Savannah by Mary Ellis
Blind Spot by Dani Pettrey
Lady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano
Mission Undercover by Virginia Vaughan
The House On Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright
PARANORMAL (PTTF) ROMANTIC MYSTERY/SUSPENSE
The Knight: The Original’s Trilogy by Cara Crescent
Murder on the Sugarland Express by Angie Fox
Sweet Tea and Spirits by Angie Fox
Haunting Corpse: A Shandra Higheagle Mystery by Paty Jager
Blessed Curse by Nancy Sartor
Angel Unleashed by Linda Thomas-Sundstrom
SINGLE TITLE ROMANTIC MYSTERY/SUSPENSE
Cold Malice by Toni Anderson-Author Page
Strike Fast by Kaylea Cross
Catalyst by Rachel Grant ?
Rage by Janet elizabeth henderson
Saving Mercy by Abbie Roads Author
Bitter Past by Caroline Fardig
Risky Redemption (Rogue Security) by Marissa Garner
Say You’re Sorry by Melinda Leigh Author Page
Dead Stop by Barbara Nickless
A Promise of Ruin by Cuyler Overholt
The Lullaby Girl by Loreth Anne White
A New Release to Read This Weekend
New release by Darcy Burke – DUKE OF LIES is available now! ????
Verity Beaumont has suffered domineering men most of her life, first with her father and then with her husband. Free from both men, she has finally found peace. Even meeting a kind and hard-working gentleman who just might be the perfect father her young son so desperately needs. But as she dares look to the future, her carefully ordered world is shattered when her dead husband returns.
After six years away, Rufus Beaumont, Duke of Blackburn, returns to claim his place and protect his family. Only, the life he finds is not the life he left, and he must convince his wife that their marriage is worth fighting for, that he’s not the man he was. When the truth about what happened to him leaks out, he must prove that not everything about him, especially his love for her, is a lie.
Coming Soon from Toni Anderson
I devoured this book from Toni Anderson!!! Sooo good!!!!
A journalist searching for the truth about her best friend’s death–and the FBI agent who needs her to stop.
Disgraced investigative journalist Pip West is devastated when she discovers her best friend’s body face-down in a tranquil lake. When cops and federal agents determine that her friend overdosed then drowned, Pip knows they’re mistaken and intends to prove it.
Special Agent Hunt Kincaid doesn’t trust journalists and has no patience for Pip’s delusions, especially since her meddling could reveal why the FBI is interested in her friend’s last days. The dead scientist worked at the cutting edge of vaccine research and might have a connection to a new, weaponized, vaccine-resistant anthrax strain that just hit the black market.
Pip is thrown off her game by grief and her unexpected attraction to the handsome federal agent. Hunt battles the same unwelcome pull, determined to resist the heat that threatens to consume them both. But the more Pip digs, the closer she gets to both the sexy FBI agent, and to a bioweapons terrorist who’s more than capable of cold-bloodedly sacrificing anyone who gets in his way.
A $1.99 Sale from Dana Marton
When wealthy American businessman Glenn Danning goes missing in Venezuela, investigator Miranda Soto volunteers to track him down. It’s her first assignment for the Civilian Personnel Recovery Unit, but this mission is about more than salvaging the remnants of her shattered military career. Glenn was Miranda’s best friend and first lover, and she’ll do anything to save him from danger… especially since she just lost everything that mattered to her.
Glenn barely survived being kidnapped and tortured as a suspected spy, but the shock of seeing Miranda again gives him a new lease on life. Their still-simmering attraction grows hotter as the couple races through the treacherous jungle. Determined to reach safe ground, they must stay alive long enough to stop the terrifying enemy who still hunts Glenn. And even if they survive, Miranda’s dark past could jeopardize their future together..
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