2014 Golden Pen Winners


The results are in! This year’s contest was SO very close, we had tons of great entries in all of our categories. A huge thank you to all of our category coordinators, judges, and entrants. 

Romantic Suspense

1st Place – Murder, Curlers, & Cream by Arlene McFarlane

2nd Place – Lammermoor by Catherine Lawrence 

3rd Place – Fatal Dreams by Abbie Roads

Series Contemporary

1st Place – Cordelia and Her Cowboy by Deborah Vlahakes

2nd Place – A Pinch of Cinnamon by Tanya Agler 

3rd Place – Desert Prince Scandalous Affair by Lexi Greene

Young Adult 

1st Place – The Frost King by Elly Blake

2nd Place – The Other Cheek by McCall Hoyle

3rd Place – Tiger Lily by Wende Dikec 

Historical Romance

1st Place –  Lessons in Scandal by Crystal Eliot * Full requested

2nd Place – The Reunion by Sara Edinger

3rd Place – Jilting the Earl by  Rachael Miles


1st Place – Struck by Eros by Jenn Windrow 

2nd Place – Stalking Horse by Alleyne Dickens

3rd Place – Rule Breakers, Soul Takers by Jacqueline Jayne

Single Title

1st Place – Homecoming by Lynn Painter

2nd Place – Homecoming by Jo Anne Banker

3rd Place – Love is a Breeze by Sarah Purcell


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