Awards

Daughter of Destiny 

Winner

  • Book of the Year –  Chanticleer Reviews
  • Best New Voice, (Silver Award), IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards
  • Winner, North Street Book Prize
  • Winner, Missouri Author Project
  • Gold Medal – Next Generation Indie Book Awards (fantasy)
  • Gold Medal – Readers Favorite Awards (fantasy)
  • First Place, Midwest Book Awards (fantasy)
  • First Place, Chatelaine Awards for Romantic Fiction (legacy/legend)
  • First Place, Colorado Independent Publisher’s Association (CIPA) EVVY Awards (fairytale/folklore)

Short-list – Wishing Shelf Independent Book Awards
Semi-finalist – Screencraft Cinematic Book Contest

Selected – Library Journal‘s curated SELF-e Select module
Named a Discovered Diamond for independent historical fiction

       

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Camelot’s Queen

Winner

  • Fiction Book of the Year – Author’s Circle
  • Best Second Book – Next Generation Indie Book Awards
  • Gold Medal, Next Generation Indie Book Awards (fantasy)
  • First Place, Ozma Awards for Fantasy Fiction (mythological fantasy)

Finalist – Midwest Book Awards (fantasy)
Short-list – Forward Indies Book of the Year (fantasy)
Short-list – Wishing Shelf Independent Book Awards

Long List – RONE Awards (historical: ancient through 16th century)
Third Place – Novel with Strong Romantic Elements – Heart of Excellence Reader’s Choice Awards (Ancient City RWA)

Chosen as a TaleFlick Team Pick
Awarded
the Indie B.R.A.G Medallion
Selected – Library Journal‘s curated SELF-e Select module
Named a Discovered Diamond for independent historical fiction

           

 

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Madame Presidentess

Optioned for TV/Film by Fortitude International

Winner

  • First Place – Chaucer Awards for Historical Fiction (U.S. women’s history)
  • Honorable Mention – Reader’s Favorite Book Awards, Fiction – Historical Personage category

Finalist

  • Eric Hoffer Book Awards (General Fiction category)

Semi-finalist – Screencraft Cinematic Book Contest

Awarded the Indie B.R.A.G Medallion
Selected – Library Journal‘s curated SELF-e Select module
Named a Discovered Diamond for independent historical fiction

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Been Searching for You 

Winner

  • Novel of Excellence (romance)
  • Midwest Book Awards (romance)
  • Contemporary Long – Heart of Excellence Reader’s Choice Awards (Ancient City RWA)
  • Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA) EVVY Awards (romance)
  • Silver Medal – Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) Benjamin Franklin Awards (romance)
  • Third place over all categories in the Lyra Awards for Fiction
  • Single Title Romance category – Great Expectations contest (North Texas
    RWA – 2015)*
  • Contemporary Single Title – Golden Rose (Portland RWA – 2015)*

Awarded the Indie B.R.A.G Medallion

Short-list – Chatelaine Awards (romantic fiction)
Long List – RONE Awards (chick lit/women’s fiction)

Finalist  Contemporary Romance Long – Stiletto Contest (Contemporary Romance Writers RWA – 2017)
Finalist
 – 2016 Readers Favorite Awards (chick lit)
Finalist – Contemporary Single Title – The Molly (Heart of Denver RWA – 2015) No placement number given*
2nd Place – Long Contemporary – Fool for Love (Virginia RWA – 2015)*
3rd Place – Mainstream with Romantic Elements – Cleveland Rocks (Northeast Ohio RWA – 2015)*
3rd Place – Single Title – Linda Howard Award of Excellence (Birmingham RWA – 2015)*
Honorable mention  – Single Title Romance category – Fab Five (Wisconsin RWA – 2015)*

Selected – Library Journal‘s curated SELF-e Select module

* = under previous working title He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

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The Once and Future Queen

Winner

  • Non-fiction Book of the Year – Author’s Circle
  • 2018 Sarton Women’s Book Award (Non-fiction)
  • Next Generation Indie Book Awards (General Non-fiction category)
  • First in category for Instructional & Insightful Non-Fiction Books at the Chanticleer Book Awards.

Finalist -Next Generation Indie Book Awards (Historical Non-fiction category)
Finalist – Reader’s Favorite (General Non-fiction category)
Awarded  the Indie B.R.A.G Medallion

    

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Mistress of Legend

Winner:

  • Silver – Foreword Indies (fantasy)
  • First place (Dark Ages, Medieval, Renaissance category) Chaucer Award Historical Fiction

Finalist -Next Generation Indie Book Awards (fantasy category)

 

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The Guinevere’s Tale Trilogy

  • Best Fiction Series – IPPY (Independent Book Publisher) Awards