Pearl Award Finalists





Nominated for 2006 PEARL

ParaNormal Excellence Award in Romantic Literature



The list of finalists for 2006 Paranormal Excellence Awards for Romantic Literature (PEARL) is out, and I'm thrilled that MYSTERIA is a finalist in the anthology category! So if you lurved MYSTERIA, MaryJanice, Sue, Gena, and I would appreciate your vote! Congratulations to all the finalists; I see a lot of familiar names there! Remember that only PNR group list members can vote.
2006 Finalists are:

ANTHOLOGY
DATES FROM HELL by Kim Harrison, Lynsay Sands, Kelley Armstrong, Lori Handeland | Avon
MY BIG FAT SUPERNATURAL WEDDING by Jim Butcher, Rachel Caine, Lori Handeland, Charlaine Harris, Susan Krinard, Sherrilyn Kenyon | St. Martins
MYSTERIA by MaryJanice Davidson, Susan Grant, P.C. Cast, Gena Showalter | Berkley
BLUE MOON ENCHANTMENT by Jill and Julia, Dawn Thompson | Highland Press
SILK AND MAGIC TWO by M.A. duBarry, Caryn Carter, Brandy Lee | Imajinn

FANTASY / MAGICAL
LOVE IN THE FAST LANE by Jenna McKnight | Avon
MASTER OF SWORDS by Angela Knight | Berkley Pub Group
HEART QUEST by Robin D. Owens | Berkley Publishing Group
THE WATERLORD by Dawn Thompson | Dorchester Publishing
DANGEROUS TIDES by Christine Feehan | Jove

FUTURISTIC ROMANCE
YOUR PLANET OR MINE? by Susan Grant | HQN Books
ETERNAL NIGHTS by Patti O'Shea | Lovespell
GHOST HUNTER by Jayne Castle | Jove
HELL KAT by Vivi Anna | Kensington, Aphrodisia
TRUE BLOOD by Patricia Waddell | Tor

BEST DEBUT (NEW) AUTHOR
Deidre Knight |
Karen Chance | Roc
Lucinda Betts | Kensignton, Aphrodisia
Deborah MacGillivray | Kensington Publishing
Jacquelyn Frank | Zebra
CJ England | Mardi Gras Publishing

NOVELLA OR SHORT STORY
FAERY GOOD ADVICE (IN NO LAW AGAINST LOVE) by Jacquie Rogers | Highland Press
DOUBLE, DOUBLE, TOIL & TROUBLE (NO LAW AGAINST LOVE) by Deborah Macgillivray | Highland Press
RIDER IN THE STORM (from BLUE MOON MAGIC) by Deborah Macgillivray | Highland Press
BLUE CHRISTMAS CAT (HOLIDAY IN THE HEART) by Deborah MacGillivray | Highland Press
THE WARLORD WANTS FOREVER (from PLAYING EASY TO GET) by Kresley Cole | Pocket Books

BEST PARANORMAL ROMANCE
DARK SIDE OF THE MOON by Sherrilyn Kenyon | St. Martin's Press
PLAYING WITH FIRE by Gena Showalter | HQN
SLAVE TO SENSATION by Nalini Singh | Berkley
LOVER AWAKENED by J.R. Ward | Signet Eclipse
THE FALCON'S BRIDE by Dawn Thompson | Dorchester Publishing
CONSPIRACY GAME by Christine Feehan | Jove

SCIENCE FICTION / FANTASY
A FISTFUL OF CHARMS by Kim Harrison | Harper Torch
SORCERESS OF FAITH by Robin D. Owens | Luna Books (Harlequin Enterprises)
DEFINITELY DEAD by Charlaine Harris | ACE Books
LOVER ETERNAL by J. R. Ward | Signet
LOVER AWAKENED by J.R. Ward | Signet Eclipse

SHAPE SHIFTER
DARK SIDE OF THE MOON by Sherrilyn Kenyon | St. Martin's Press
MASTER OF WOLVES by Angela Knight | Berkley Pub Group (Sensation)
MOON CALLED by Patricia Briggs | ACE
FULL MOON RISING by Keri Arthur | Spectra
BONDING EXPERIENCE by Cora Zane | Cobblestone

TIME TRAVEL
PARALLEL ATTRACTION by Deidre Knight | Signet
ROUGH AND READY by Sandra Hill | Berkley Pub Group
MUCH ADO IN THE MOONLIGHT by Lynn Kurland | Jove
THE FALCON'S BRIDE by Dawn Thompson | Dorchester

VAMPIRE PARANORMAL ROMANCE
DARK CELEBRATION by Christine Feehan | Berkley
DARK DEMON by Christine Feehan | Jove
WATCHERS IN THE NIGHT by Jenna Black | TOR
A HUNGER LIKE NO OTHER by Kresley Cole | Pocket Books (Star)
NO REST FOR THE WICKED by Kresley Cole | Pocket Books (Star)
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