(For 2007 releases)

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(If there are multiple honorable mentions, they are listed in vote order unless they are a tie)

Best 2007 Romance Novels

Best Romance - tie
   Honorable Mention

If His Kiss Is Wicked, Jo Goodman
The Serpent Prince, Elizabeth Hoyt

   Natural Born Charmer, Susan Elizabeth Phillips

 

Favorite Funny

Natural Born Charmer, SEP

 

Most-Hanky Read

Beau Crusoe, Carla Kelly

 

Most Luscious Love Story
   Honorable Mentions - tie

The Serpent Prince, Elizabeth Hoyt
   Mine Till Midnight, Lisa Kleypas
   Dangerous Lover, Lisa Marie Rice

Best Erotic Romance Fairyville, Emma Holly  
Best Cabin/Road Romance - tie Up Close and Dangerous, Linda Howard
Driven, Eve Kenin
 

Best New Author

Anna Campbell

 

Best Buried Treasure

If His Kiss Is Wicked, Jo Goodman

Guiltiest Pleasure
   Honorable Mentions - tie
Lover Revealed, J. R. Ward
   Claiming the Courtesan, Anna Campbell
   Lover Unbound, J.R. Ward

Author Most Glommed

J.R. Ward

 

Best Medieval/Renaissance

Laird of the Mist, Paula Quinn

Best European Historical
   Honorable Mention
If His Kiss Is Wicked, Jo Goodman
   The Serpent Prince, Elizabeth Hoyt
 

Best Amer Hist/Frontier

Caine's Reckoning, Sarah McCarty
Best Contemporary Natural Born Charmer, SEP  
Series/Category Novel The Billionaire Next Door, Jessica Bird  

Best Romantic Suspense

High Noon, Nora Roberts

 
Best SF/F & Futuristic
   Honorable Mention
Games of Command, Linnea Sinclair
   Driven, Eve Kenin
 
Best Paranormal & Time Travel Caressed by Ice, Nalini Singh  

Best Chick Lit/Woman's Fiction

Sugar Daddy, Lisa Kleypas

 
Best Short Story Beat of Temptation, Nalini Singh An Enchanted Season
 
Best 2007 Characters
Most Tortured Hero
   Honorable Mention
Lover Unbound, J.R. Ward
   Beau Crusoe, Carla Kelly
Vishous
   James

Strongest Heroine

Creation in Death, J.D. Robb

Eve

Best Hero
   Honorable Mention
If His Kiss Is Wicked, Jo Goodman
   Mine Till Midnight, Lisa Kleypas
Restell
   Cam

Best Heroine
   Honorable Mention

And Then He Kissed Her, Laura Lee Guhrke
   Not Quite a Lady, Loretta Chase

Emmaline
   Charlotte

Best Couple

Creation in Death, J.D. Robb Eve/Roarke
Best Villain
   Honorable Mention
Innocent in Death, J.D. Robb (unnamed to avoid spoilers)
   Die for Me, Karen Rose
 
Worst of the Year for 2007
Most Annoying Lead Lover Revealed, J.R. Ward Marissa

Author You Gave Up On
   Dishonorable Mentions

Sherrilyn Kenyon
   Julie Garwood
   J.R. Ward

 

Most Disappointing Read

Lover Unbound, J.R. Ward

 

Least Believable HEA

Lover Unbound, J.R. Ward

 
Biggest Wallbanger or "I Tried, I Really Did" Lover Unbound, J.R. Ward  
Purple-est Prose Gideon, Jacquelyn Frank  

 

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