The Romantic Book of the Year Award, affectionately known as The Ruby, is our premier award and the only one of its kind in Australia. Voted on by Australian readers, this contest is open each year to any Australian or New Zealand romance author who has published a long or short romance novel.
RWA R*BY 2013 Competition.
For Books Published 1-1-2012 to 31-12-2012.
Opens on the 7th January and closes on the 8th February 2013.
Entries close 8th Feb, 2013.
RBY 2012 finalists
RWA congratulates the finalists in the Romantic Book of The Year 2012. Results in the individual sections are as follows:
Winner - Molly Cooper's Dream Date - Barbara Hannay
How To Save a Marriage In a Million - Leonie Knight
Abby and The Bachelor Cop - Marion Lennox
Single Dad's Triple Trouble - Fiona Lowe
Winner - The Fearless Maverick - Robyn Grady
The Man She Loves to Hate - Kelly Hunter
The Wedding Charade - Melanie Milburne
Her Not-So-Secret-Diary - Anne Oliver
Midnight's Wild Passion - Anna Campbell
Winner - Boomerang Bride - Fiona Lowe
The Best Laid Plans - Sarah Mayberry
The Voyagers - Mardi McConnochie
The Trader's Wife - Anna Jacobs
The Shelly Beach Writers' Group - June Loves
Busted In Bollywood - Nicola Marsh
Winner - Shattered Sky - Helene Young
The winners were announced at the Awards Dinner at National Conference,
Gold Coast, Saturday 18th August 2012.
Check out past winners at the R*BY Past Winners!