RITA Best Romantic Suspense

Romance novels in which suspense, mystery, or thriller elements constitute an integral part of the plot.

Judging guidelines: In this category, a suspense/mystery/thriller plot is blended with a love story, which is the main focus of the novel, and the ending is emotionally satisfying and optimistic.

 

2010 selection

Whisper of Warning

RITA Best Romantic Suspense 2010

by Laura Griffin

From the New York Times bestselling author who "excels at detailing the mystery and the chase" (Publishers Weekly) comes a tense thriller that combines action, danger, and passion.

Will he help prove her innocence…or...


2009 selection

Take No Prisoners

RITA Best Romantic Suspense 2009

by Cindy Gerard

New York Times bestselling author Cindy Gerard's red-hot new romantic suspense series features the irresistible men of Black Ops, Inc., a special team of heroes with a taste for living on the edge....

A...