RITA Best Short Historical

 

2006 selection

The Texan's Reward

RITA Best Short Historical 2006

by Jodi Thomas

Years ago, Texas Ranger Jacob Dalton bailed an orphaned girl named Nell out of trouble more times than he could count. But now the kid he once called "Two Bits" has grown into a beautiful young woman--and is...


2005 selection

A Wanted Man

RITA Best Short Historical 2005

by Susan Kay Law

Sam Duncan was too young when he marched off to war and was brutally imprisoned. He's witnessed and experienced a lifetime of cruelty and he's lost too much to care about anything ever again. While he was captured,...


2004 selection

Worth Any Price

Bow Street Runners #3

RITA Best Short Historical 2004

by Lisa Kleypas

Nick Gentry, the most seductive and dangerous man in England, has been sent to find Charlotte Howard, a runaway bride who has disappeared without a trace. But when he finds her, Nick is stunned by the intensity...


2000 selection

The Proposition

RITA Best Short Historical 2000

by Judith Ivory

No man, gentleman or otherwise, has ever looked at Lady Edwina Bollash the way the brash, handsome man standing before her is doing now. Edwina has accepted the challenge to transform incorrigible Mick Tremore...


1997 selection

Always to Remember

RITA Best Short Historical 1997

by Lorraine Heath

Branded a traitor and imprisoned for refusing to fight for the Confederacy, Clayton Holland returns home to Cedar Grove, only to be spurned by the townspeople, except for vengeful Meg Warner, who finds her hatred...


1996 selection

Lord of Scoundrels

Scoundrels #3

RITA Best Short Historical 1996

by Loretta Chase

They call him many names, but Angelic isn't one of them . . .

Sebastian Ballister, the notorious Marquess of Dain, is big, bad, and dangerous to know. No respectable woman would have anything to do with the...