2002 Annual Reader Poll

(For 2001 Releases)

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Interim Results

 

Favorite Romance Over the Edge Suzanne Brockmann  
Favorite Funny
   Honorable Mentions
True Confessions
   Fast Women
   This Heart of Mine
Rachel Gibson
   Jennifer Crusie
   Susan Elizabeth Phillips
 
Most-Hanky Read
   Honorable Mentions
One Good Turn
   The Bronze Horseman
   Gabriel's Woman
Carla Kelly
   Paullina Simons
   Robin Schone
 
Most Luscious Love Story
   Honorable Mentions
Suddenly You
   Beyond Innocence
   Gabriel's Woman
Lisa Kleypas
   Emma Holly
   Robin Schone
 
Most Tortured Hero
   Honorable Mention
Gabriel's Woman
   Darkling I Listen
Gabriel
   Brandon
Robin Schone
   Katherine Sutcliffe
Feistiest Heroine
   Honorable Mentions
Dance Upon the Air
   Seduction In Death
   The Bridal Season
Ripley
   Eve
   Letty
Nora Roberts
   J.D. Robb
   Connie Brockway
Favorite Hero (Tie) Over the Edge
Betrayal in Death
Seduction in Death
Stan
Roarke
(ditto)
Suzanne Brockmann
J.D. Robb
(ditto)
Favorite Heroine
   Honorable Mentions
Over the Edge
   This Heart of Mine
   Suddenly You
Teri
   Molly
   Amanda
Suzanne Brockmann
   Susan Elizabeth Phillips
   Lisa Kleypas
Favorite Couple

   Honorable Mention
Over the Edge
The Defiant Hero

   Betrayal/Seduction in Death
Alyssa & Sam

   Roarke
Suzanne Brockmann

   J.D. Robb
Best Villain Gabriel's Woman Yves Robin Schone
Most Annoying Lead Character
   (Dis)-Honorable Mention
Hide & Seek
   The Defiant Hero
Delanie
   Meg
Cherry Adair
   Suzanne Brockmann
Favorite Cabin or Road Romance
   Honorable Mentions
The Indiscretion
   Her Bodyguard
   This Heart of Mine
Judith Ivory
   Michelle Jerrott
   Susan Elizabeth Phillips
 
Favorite New Author Anne Gracie    
Favorite Discovery/Buried Treasure
   Honorable Mention
Suzanne Brockmann
   Carla Kelly
   
Author Most Glommed Suzanne Brockmann
Favorite Medieval (Tie)

   Honorable Mentions
Danegeld
The Protector

   By Design
   My Lady DeBurgh
Susan Squires
Madeline Hunter
   Madeline Hunter
   Deborah Simmons
 
Favorite Regency One Good Turn Carla Kelly  
Favorite European Historical
   Honorable Mentions
Suddenly You
   An Offer from a Gentleman
   A Woman of Virtue
Lisa Kleypas
   Julia Quinn
   Liz Carlyle
 
Favorite American Historical
   Honorable Mention
The Outlaw & the Lady
   The Fiery Cross
Lorraine Heath
   Diana Gabaldon
 
Favorite Contemporary
   Honorable Mentions
Over the Edge
   Open Season
   This Heart of Mine
Suzanne Brockmann
   Linda Howard
   Susan Elizabeth Phillips
 
Favorite Series/Category Taylor's Temptation Suzanne Brockmann  
Favorite Romantic Suspense
   Honorable Mention
Over the Edge
   Darkling I Listen
Suzanne Brockmann
   Katherine Sutcliffe
 

Favorite Short Story (Tie)

   Honorable Mention

Interlude in Death
Luring Lucy

   The Demon's Mistress
Out of This World
Hot and Bothered

   In Praise of Younger Men
J.D. Robb
Lori Foster

   Jo Beverley
Favorite Alternate Reality (Tie)

  
Honorable Mention
Kiss of the Highlander
Ritual of Proof

   The Star Prince
Karen Marie Moning
Dara Joy

   Susan Grant
 
Author You Gave Up On (tie)

   (Dis)-Honorable Mentions

Jayne Ann Krentz
Amanda Quick

   Johanna Lindsey
   Julie Garwood
   

Authors Others Love (You Don't)
   (Dis)-Honorable Mentions

Nora Roberts
   Robin Schone
   Dara Joy
   Julie Garwood
   
Favorite Most Disappointing Read
   (Dis)-Honorable Mentions
Narcissus in Chains
   Gabriel's Woman
   Ritual of Proof
   The Indiscretion
Laurell K. Hamilton
   Robin Schone
   Dara Joy
   Judith Ivory
 
Worst Read
   (Dis)-Honorable Mention
Hide and Seek
   Ritual of Proof
Cherry Adair
   Dara Joy
 
Purple-est Prose Gabriel's Woman Robin Schone  

 

 




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