I’m a little over excited (and hyped up on cake) because Please Release Me has been shortlisted for a Love Stories 2015 award.
‘What the heck is that?’ I hear you cry. The Love Stories award is the new name for the Romance Reader Awards which happen at the Festival of Romantic fiction. They are chosen by real romance readers and, of late, have been fiercely competitive (in a ‘lots of great books entered’ way I mean, not a ‘watch out for people trying to break your legs’ way).
I’m thrilled to be on the shortlist, especially as there are several people whom I consider to be ‘proper grown up writers’ on the list. You can see the full list here (I recommend wearing sunglasses – the pink starts to strobe after a while). Here are the contenders in the best romantic ebook category:
Please Release Me by Rhoda Baxter (Choc Lit)
The Rest of My Life by Sheryl Browne (Choc Lit)
Catch Me If You Cannes by Lisa Dickenson (Sphere)
Do You Take This Man? by Sophie King (Corazon)
I Don’t Want To Talk About It by Jane Lovering (Choc Lit)
Game of Scones by Samantha Tonge (Carina)
Wheeee. I’m off to eat more cake and sugary things. If you want sensible conversation, you might want to wait a day or two until I come off the sugar high.