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SHADES OF ROMANCE
MAGAZINE
READER'S CHOICE
2002 AWARD WINNERS


The Best Multi-Cultural Romance
Book Of The Year

Ties That Bind- Brenda Jackson

Lucky in Love
I Know Who Holds Tomorrow
For Your Love
Delaney's Desert Sheikh
Perfect Timing
Younger Man
Chance At Love
Love Potions
You Never Know
No Compromise
Prommise Of Tomorrow
Living Large
Homecoming
Holding Out For A Hero
Foundation For Love
Everything In Its Place
Everlasting Moments
Love is Forever
Southern Comfort
Different Flags
Majestic Secret
A Family Affair
Once In A Blue Moon
Open Your Heart
Prelude To A Kiss
With a Song In My Heart
Trust In Me
No Apologies

The Best Multi-Cultural Romance
Author Of The Year

Brenda Jackson

Melaine Schuster
Francis Ray
Janice Sims
Rochelle Alers
Beverly Jenkins
Roxann Latimer
Niobia Bryant
Betty Ford
Gwynne Forster
Kimberla Lawson Roby
Doreen Rainey
Evelyn Palfrey
Dorothy Love
Melissa Ross
J.M. Jeffries
Nea Simone
Eugenia Renskoff
Michelle McGriff
Omar Tyree
Shirley Hailstock
Michelle Monkou
Tracy Price-Thompson
Victoria Christopher Murray
Jacqualine Thomas
Alice Wootson

The Best Multi-Cultural New Romance
Author Of The Year

Doreen Rainey

Melanie Schuster
Selena Montgomery
Tracy Price Thompson
Melissa Ross
Maureen Morah Smith
Karen White Owens
Roxann Latimer
Darryl Diggs
Mechelle Monkou
Cindi Louis
Mary B. Morrison
Carl Bunn
Earl Sewell
Nea Anna Simone
Celeste Norfleet
Linda Walters

The Best Multi-Cultural Romance Book
Cover Of The Year

Delaney's Desert Sheik - Brenda Jackson

Lucky In Love
For Your Love
On A Wing And A Prayer
Before The Dawn
Doctor Doctor
Chance At Love
Once In A Lifetime
Secret Love
Until There Was You
Perfect Timing
Ties That Bind
Belle And the Beau
PG County
Home Coming
No Compromise
Getting Merry
Falling For You
Living Large
Icie
Younger Man
Holding Out For A Hero
Addicted
When I fall In Love
Foundation For Love
I Know who Holds Tommorrow
Prodigal Husband
Love Is Forever
Southern Comfort
A Family Affair
Open Your Heart
With A Song In My Heart

The Best All-Time Favorite Multi-Cultural
Romance Author

Brenda Jackson

Melanie Schuster
Janice Sims
Beverly Jenkins
Rochelle Alers
Francis Ray
Roxann Latimer
Donna Hill
Sandra Kitt
Kimberla Lawson Roby
Doreen Rainey
Evelyn Palfrey
Gwynne Forster
Melissa Ross
J.M Jeffries
Michell McGriff
Leslie Esdaile
Omar Tyree
Shirley Hailstock
Michelle Monkou


The Best BET Romance Of The Year

Homecoming - Rochelle Alers

Lucky In Love
Once In A LifeTime
No Compromise
Art Of Desire
Holding Out For A Hero
Just The Thought Of You
All I Want Is Forever
Trust In Me
When I Fall In Love
Doctor Doctor
Love Devotion
Hopelessly Devoted
Living Large
Foundation For Love
In A Instant
Reaching Back
Power Of Persuation
Through The Storm
A Family Affair
Open Your Heart
Prelude To A Kiss
With A Song In My Heart


The Best Genesis Press Romance
Of The Year


Tomorrow's Promise - Leslie Esdaile

Jolie's Surrender
HomeComing
Southern Comfort
Shawdows In The Night
An Unfinished Love Affair
Through The Storm
Unconditional Love
Once In a Blue Moon
No Apologies


The Best St. Martin Romance of The Year

Ties That Bind

Island Bliss
I Know Who Holds Tomorrow
Perfect Timing
Its A Love Thang
Windy City Dying

The Best AVON/Harper Collins Romance Of The Year

A Chance At Love - Beverly Jenkins

Belle And The Beau
All I Want Is Forever
Tell Me Something Good


The Best Multi-Cultural Christian
Romance Of The Year

Prodigal Husband - Jacquelin Thomas

Ladies In Waiting
Awakening Mercy
Heaven Must Be Like This
Church Folk


The Best Multi-Cultural Fiction
Book Of The Year

Delaney's Desert Sheik - Brenda Jackson

I Know Who Holds Tomorrow
Married Men
The Kiss of Judas
A Younger Man
Love Don't Live Here Anymore
Ties That Bind
Home Coming
A Love Of My Own
Always True To You
Perfect Timing
Some Sunday
For The Love Of You
Thieves Paradise
Casting The First Stone
Everthing In Its Place
Love Is Forever
Meeting Of the Waters
When Twighlight Comes
Rhythims
Trust In Me
Tue To The Game


The Best Multi-Cultural Fiction
Author Of The Year

Brenda Jackson

Francis Ray
Carl Weber
Renee Allen
Robin Amos
Evelyn Palfrey
Donna Hill
Connie Briscoe
Rochelle Alers
E Lynn Harris
Valarie Wilson Wesley
Margaret Johnson Hodge
Eric Jerome Dickey
Michelle Monkou
Doreen Rainey
Nea Anna Simone
Alice Wootson
Teri Woods


The Best Multi-Cultural New Fiction
Author Of The Year (tie)

Darryl Diggs & Melissa Ross

Linda Walters
Melanie Schuster
Brenda Nichols
Doreen Rainey
Victor Mcglothin
Lolita Files
Nea Anna Simone
Dorianne Cole
Sharon Holmes


The Best All-Time Favorite Multi-Cultural
Fiction Author

Brenda Jackson

Beverly Jenkins
Francis Ray
Toni Mcelroy Ansa
E Lynn Harris
Perry Brown
Melissa Ross
Valarie Wilson Wesley
Margaret Johnson Hodge
J. California Cooper
Evelyn Palfrey
Carl Weber
Rochelle Alers
Gwynne Forster
Zane
Betty Ford
Jacqueline Thomas
Sandra Kitt
Eric Jerome Dickey
Donna Hill
Michael Baisden


The Best Multi-Cultural Christian Fiction
Book Of The Year

Prodigal Husband - Jacquelin Thomas

Ladies In Waiting
Awakening Mercy
Heaven Must Be Like This
Churck Folk
The Prayer Of Jabez
Testimony


The Best Multi-Cultural Christian Fiction
Author Of The Year

Jacquelin Thomas

Linda Hudson Smith
Angela Benson
Michelle Bowen
Victoria Christopher Murray
Aisha Ford


The Best Multi-Cultural New Christian
Fiction Author Of The Year

Linda Hudson Smith

Patricia Haley
Brenda Nichols
Victoria Christopher Murray
Jacquelin Thomas


The Best All-Time Favorite Multi-Cultural
Christian Fiction Author

Jacquelin Thomas

Angela Benson
Aisha Ford

The Best Multi-Cultural Self Published
Book Of The Year (tie)

Ghost Of Fire  - Maureen Morah Smith
Chameleon - J A. Adams

Autumn Leaves
Last Year Before Reality
Luv Alwayz
Military Wives 101
Love Is Forever
Twighlight Moods
Saturdays Child
True To The Game


The Best Multi-Cultural Self Published
Author Of The Year

J.A. Adams

Zane
Mary Morrison
Eric Pete
Maureen Morah Smith
Magdalene Breaux
Melissa Ross
Conrad Prophet
Shonell Bacon & J.D. Mason
Tynissa Gaines
Gayle Jackson Sloan
Terri Woods


The Best Multi-Cultural New Self Published
Author Of The Year (tie)

J.A. Adams & Maureen Morah Smith

Tony Blount
Victoria McGlothin
Conrad Prophet
Tynisa Gaines
Melissa Ross
Gayle Jackson Sloan
Shannon Holmes


The Best All-Time Favorite Multi-Cultural
Self Published Author

Michael Baisden & Vanessa Davis Griggs

Vincent Alexandria
Wanda Moorman
E Lynn Harris
Tynisa Gaines
Melissa Ross
Terri Woods


The Best Multi-Cultural Short Story
Of The Year

My Guardian Angel - Shelia Goss

The Best Multi-Cultural Poet Of The Year

Josephine Dixon Banks 

We had 160 readers vote this year and we appreciate them taking time to vote for their favorite authors.