Rebecca Kertz’s Amish romance, Her Amish Christmas Sweetheart, hit the Publishers Weekly mass market paperback bestseller list two weeks in a row—at #37 on the November 27 list, and at #22 on the December 4 list.
Many congratulations both to Rebecca and also to her editor, Melissa Endlich at Harlequin Love Inspired!
NPR has named K. M. Jackson’s The Betting Vow (an Unconventional Brides Romance) one of the best books of 2017. Check out their Guide to 2017’s Great Reads here.
Vanessa Kelly’s The Highlander’s Princess Bride hit #50 on this week’s Barnes & Noble mass-market bestseller list for the week of November 13, 2017.
Carlene O’Connor’s Murder in an Irish Village has hit USA TODAY‘s list of 150 bestselling books, at #103.
Peggy Ehrhart, author of the Knit and Nibble mystery series, gave a talk on “Mysterious New Jersey” at the Sparta Public Library in Sparta, NJ, on November 7. The talk surveyed the many mystery series set in the cities, suburbs, and small towns of New Jersey. Peggy frequently speaks at local libraries on various mystery-related topics.
Nancy J. Cohen’s Haunted Hair Nights has placed third in the Suspense Short category of the International Digital Awards contest.
Hannah Howell’s The Scotsman Who Saved Me, the first book in her new Seven Brides for Seven Scotsmen series, hit the October 9, 2017 Publishers Weekly bestseller list at #19, and the October 16 list at #22.
Nancy J. Cohen’s Facials Can Be Fatal is a finalist in 2017 Royal Palm Literary Awards in the published book-length fiction mystery/crime genre category. Winners will be announced at the Florida Writers Association annual conference Oct. 19-22 in Altamonte Springs, FL.
Facials Can Be Fatal is also a 2017 Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal Winner in the Fiction—Southern genre.
The Awards Ceremony will be held on Saturday, November 18 at the Regency Hotel Miami.
Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the internet. The International Book Award Contest received thousands of entries from around the world, ranging from new independent authors to New York Times bestselling and celebrity authors.
K. M. Jackson has been nominated for a BRAB award for Queen of Comedy for her romance To Me I Wed (Kensington). BRAB—Building Relationships Around Books—is a 1200-member Facebook book club.