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Linnea (LinneaSinclair) | 96 comments For those of you wanting a convenient list of reads, the 2007 PEARL Awards finalists were just released yesterday. Quoting from the PNR loop on Yahoo:

"Here they are at long last, the finalists for 2007 Paranormal
Excellence Awards for Romantic Literature (PEARL). Whew, we have
nearly 5,000 eligible members in our five groups plus MySpace
Friends! Congratulations to all the writers who were nominated and
those who made the roster of finalists. We also want to thank each
reader participating for nominating their best reads of 2007.

2007 Finalists are:

ANTHOLOGY
CAT O' NINE TALES by Deborah MacGillivray | Highland Press
MY BIG FAT SUPERNATURAL HONEYMOON by Jim Butcher, P. N. Elrod,
Marjorie M. Liu, | St. Martin's Press
LOVE UNDER THE MISTLETOE by Leanne Burroughs, Deborah Macgillivray,
Amy Blizzard, | Highland Press
WILD THING by Maggie Shayne, Marjorie M. Liu,, Alyssa Day, | Berkley
Sensation
NO REST FOR THE WITCHES by Mary Janice Davidson, Lori Handeland,
Cheyenne McCray, | St. Martin's Paperbacks
ON THE PROWL ANTHOLOGY by Patricia Briggs, Karen Chance, Eileen
Wilks, | Berkley

FANTASY / MAGICAL
ATLANTIS RISING by Alyssa Day | Berkley Pub Group
TOUCHED BY DARKNESS by Catherine Spangler | Berkley
WICKED MAGIC by Cheyenne McCray | St. Martin's Press
DEVIL MAY CRY by Sherrilyn Kenyon | St. Martin's Press
OVER HEXED by Vicki Lewis Thompson | Onyx

FUTURISTIC
SILVER MASTER by Jayne Castle | Jove
THE DOWN HOME ZOMBIE BLUES by Linnea Sinclair | Bantam (Dell)
HEART DANCE by Robin D. Owens | Berkley
INSUFFICIENT MATING MATERIAL by Rowena Cherry | Dorchester Love spell
HOW TO LOSE AN EXTRATERRESTRIAL IN 10 DAYS by Susan Grant | HQN

NOVELLA / SHORT STORY:
A VERY SPECIAL MAN by Deborah Macgillivray | Highland Press
THE MAN HAS A SWEET TOOTH by Diane Davis White | Highland Press
THE DUCHESS AND THE DIRTWATER FAIRY by Jacquie Rogers | Highland Press
LIGHT OF HOPE--- ROMANCE UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR by Jill and Julia |
Highland Press
FOREVER LOVE--LOVE UNDER THE MISTLETOE by Leanne Burroughs | Highland Press
ALPHA AND OMEGA by Patricia Briggs | Berkley

SCIENCE FICTION or FANTASY
ALL TOGETHER DEAD by Charlaine Harris | Ace Books
A LICK OF FROST by Laurell K. Hamilton | Ballantine Books
GAMES OF COMMAND by Linnea Sinclair | Spectra
BLOOD BOUND by Patricia Briggs | Ace Books
PROTECTOR OF THE FLIGHT by Robin D. Owens | Luna

SHAPESHIFTER
LORD OF THE DEEP by Dawn Thompson | Kensington Aphrodisia
BLOOD LINES by Eileen Wilks | Ace Books
CARESSED BY ICE by Nalini Singh | Berkley
VISIONS OF HEAT by Nalini Singh | Berkley
DARK LIES by Vivi Anna | Silhouette Nocturne

TIME TRAVEL
DARK SEDUCTION by Brenda Joyce | HQN
DARK RIVAL by Brenda Joyce | HQN
PARALLEL DESIRE by Deidre Knight | Signet
WHEN I FALL IN LOVE by Lynn Kurland | Jove
DOWN AND DIRTY by Sandra Hill | Berkley

VAMPIRE
DARK POSSESSION by Christine Feehan | Berkley
BLOOD MOON by Dawn Thompson | Dorchester Publishing
THE BROTHERHOOD by Dawn Thompson | Dorchester Publishing
LOVER REVEALED by J. R. Ward | Onyx
LOVER UNBOUND by J. R. Ward | Signet

NEW AUTHOR of 2007:
C. L. Wilson
Jeaniene Frost
Vicki Pettersson
Kimberly Adkins
Rachel Vincent
Tabitha Shay

BEST PARANORMAL ROMANCE of 2007
THE BROTHERHOOD by Dawn Thompson | Dorchester Publishing
RIDING THE THUNDER by Deborah Macgillivray | Dorchester Publishing
WHITE LIES by Jayne Ann Krentz | Putnam
FOR A FEW DEMONS MORE by Kim Harrison | Eos
THE DEVIL'S RIGHT HAND by Lilith Saintcrow | Hachette Book Group USA
(Orbit Books)
DEVIL MAY CRY by Sherrilyn Kenyon | St. Martin's Press"


PNR's homepage: http://paranormalromance.org/
The PEARL has been around a number of years and is a well-respected award.

(And yep, I'm so thrilled to be a finalist and you'll likley recognize a number of other Good Read's authors on the list, too!)

~Linnea


message 2: by Mia (new)

Mia (MiaTira) | 2 comments If I were voting, here would be my choices
Anthology - On the Prowl
Fantasy/Mag - Touched by Darkness
Futuristic - N/A (haven't read any of those)
Novella - Alpha & Omega
SciFi/Fant - A Lick of Frost
Shapeshifter - Bloodlines
Time Travel N/A
Vampire - Dark Possession
New Author - I actually think Richelle Mead should have been nominated, but I do like Vicki Peterson
Best paranormal Romance - Hands Down! For A Few Demons More! Love Love Love the Rachel Morgan series!!!





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