Oh my goodness!

The RWA Conference was spectacular in so many ways.  How could it not be? I mean, I was presented with jewelry and cake! (Thanks, Diana, Edna, Carrie, Lisa, and Marni!)

But my highlight of the year (and many years!) came on Saturday night, when I was honored to receive the 2012 RITA Award for Regency Historical Romance, for A Night to Surrender!

I can't even describe how much this meant to me.  To receive a RITA award is a tremendous honor, and to have it happen so close to home, with so many friends and my husband in attendance -- it was like a dream come true.

Thank you to all the readers, friends, and colleagues who made this conference so special!

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Published on July 30, 2012 08:42 • 210 views
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message 1: by Ash (new)

Ash Congratulations Tessa!!!
"A Night To Surrender" was a wonderful book and I'm so glad it won.
Fingers crossed that "A Week To Be Wicked" will win the 2013 Rita

message 2: by Courtnie (new)

Courtnie Congrats Tessa! Time to update your "about this author" page to include Rita Award winner!! :)

message 3: by Vashti (new)

Vashti Congratulations on your win,well deserved.I have enjoyed all of your books so far,glad to have discovered your writing last year.

message 4: by Melissa (new)

Melissa Congratulations! I have read the second book in this series, now that I have the first, I am going back to read it! Just got it and can't wait.

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