Precio RITA Best First Novel

A full-length book entered in any of the other contest categories. To be eligible, the author (or authors in the case of a writing team) shall not have had any other novel or novella previously published in any format.

 

Selección2011

Pieces of Sky

RITA Best First Novel 2011

de Kaki Warner

Jessica Thornton is a long way from her native England. An author and milliner, she carries the weight of a scandalous secret-a horrible shame that has brought her to the West on a desperate search for the only...


Selección2010

One Scream Away

RITA Best First Novel 2010

de Kate Brady

"Kate Brady has made her mark with a taut, masterful debut of chilling suspense that grabs you by the throat and heart and won't let go. Riveting storytelling packed with unexpected twists and unforgettable...


Selección2009

Oh. My. Gods.

RITA Best First Novel 2009

de Tera Lynn Childs

When Phoebe's mom returns from Greece with a new husband and plans to move to an island in the Aegean Sea, Phoebe's well-plotted senior year becomes ancient history. Now, instead of enjoying a triumphant track...


Selección2007

The Husband Trap: A Novel

The Trap Trilogy #1

RITA Best First Novel 2007

de Tracy Anne Warren

Here comes the substitute bride. . . .

Violet Brantford has always longed for the passionate embrace of Adrian Winter, the wealthy Duke of Raeburn. Problem is, he’s set to marry Violet’s vivacious, more socially...


Selección2004

Back Roads

RITA Best First Novel 2004

de Susan Crandall

A woman of the law. Sensible, capable, and always in control, Leigh Mitchell is the local sheriff of her sleepy Indiana home town. But Leigh is turning thirty and feeling restless. Something needs to change....


Selección1999

My Darling Caroline

RITA Best First Novel 1999

de Adele Ashworth

No man's darling . . .

One by one, Lady Caroline Grayson watched her four sisters celebrate their betrothals, truly sure that marriage was not in her future—and perfectly pleased with that fact. Or so she...


Selección1992

Candle in the Window

RITA Best First Novel 1992

de Christina Dodd

Lady Saura of Roget lives a lonely life of servitude—her fortune controlled by her cruel, unscrupulous stepfather. Yet it is she who has been called upon to brighten the days of Sir William of Miraval, a proud...