Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Nominee list

Voting is now in progress, so please click here to cast your vote.

 There is no way we can email everyone in time. We're running into to many authors not having contact on their sites and a lot of the authors don't even offer websites to contact them. So, with time running out please help us in away you can, by contacting anyone you know on this list below. Thanks!!! 

Remember voting will began right here on April 1, 2013.

To all authors nominated, if your book is in the hands of a publisher (or will be between now and October 2013.) Please let me know as soon as you can so I can add you to a different category. To all of the nominees your more then welcome to take the button and add it to your site. If you want me to email you the button to you please send me an email at indieromcon@gmail.com

If you notice anything that needs to be corrected please let me know and it will be changed. 


2013 nominees

Indie First Book
The Dream Jumper's Promise by Kim Hornsby
Pearls of Pleasure by Chantilly White
Deadly Obsession by Kristine Cayne
Embracing My Submission by Jenna Jacobs
The Summer I Learned to Dive by Shannon McCrimmon
Incidental Happenstance by Kim DeSalvo
Moon’s Kiss by Kimberly K. Comeau
Forever Fae by Leslie Paige Dover & Tabitha Short
Masters at Arms by Kallypso Masters
Damon – The Protector’s series Bk 1 by Teresa Gabelman
As You Wish by Elyssa Patrick
A Demon And His Psycho by Eve Langlais
The Eternal Gift by Candy Crum
Angel of Death by Leigh Savage
Going Home by Rhonda R. Dennis
Taking Shots by Toni Aleo
An Eye For Danger by Christine Fairchild
Bound Together by Marie Coulson
Seduction and Snacks  by Tara Sivec
Guardian's Grace by Jacqueline Rhoades
Prophecy: Child of Light by Felicity Heaton
An Alpha’s Path by Carrie Ann Ryan
Prelude to an Empire by Terry J. Benton
Eastwood by Dorothy Dunbar
Lessons Learned by Sydney Logan

Best New Adult Indie Romance
Derailed by Alyssa Rose Ivy
 When In Paris by Beverley Kendall

Best Indie Contemporary Romance
Unwrapped by Chantilly White
Reckless Nights in Rome by CC MacKenzie
No Knight Needed by Stephanie Rowe
Empty Net by Toni Aleo
Checkmate by RL Mathewson
Blame It On The Mistletoe by Lily Graison
Derailed by Alyssa Rose Ivy
Taking shots by Toni Aleo
Incidental Happenstance by Kim DeSalvo
Broken Promises by Marie-Nicole Ryan
The Christmas Cottage by Samantha Chase
The Mighty Storm by Samantha Towle
Hopeless by Colleen Hoover
Unlovable by Sherry Gammon
The Perfect Game by J. Sterling
Dating A Cougar by Donna McDonald
Countermeasure by Chris Almeida and Cecilia Aubrey

Best Indie Romantic Suspense
Déjà vu by Rhonda Dennis
 Fight For Me by Hayden Braeburn

Best Indie Historical Romance
Lily Mine By Annabel Joseph
My Highland Love by Tarah Scott
Caressed by Moonlight by Amanda Greene
The Governess Affair by Courtney Milan
A Wild Night’s Bride by Victoria Vane
My Wild Highlander by Vonda Sinclair 
Abigail Jones by Grace Callaway
An Heir of Deception by Beverley Kendall
Whistle Down the Wind by Sibelle Stone
The Contessa’s Vendetta by Mirella Sichirollo Patzer
The Misbehaving Marquess by Leigh LaValle 

Best Indie Paranormal Romance
Jared by Teresa Gabelman
Varick:The Reckoning by Red Phoenix
Wait For Me by Elisabeth Naughton
Blood Avenged by Gabrielle Bisset
Croc And The Fox by Eve Langlais
Significance by Shelly Crane
Seduce by Felicity E. Heaton
Enforcer's Redemption by Carrie Ann Ryan
Hungry Moon: Quick Silver by Claudy Conn
How to Date a Demon by Rose Pressey
My Familiar Stranger by Victoria Danann
The Calling by Lily Graison
Ghostwriter by Lissa Bryan
Eternal Breath of Darkness by Candice Stauffer
Ethereal by Addison Moore
Darkness Awakened by Stephanie Rowe
The Demon Is In The Details by Harris Channing
Shadows of my Past by Leigh Savage
 Reckless Magic by Rachel Higginson
 Bound to the Prince by Deborah Court
Fangs, Fur and Mistletoe by Selena Blake

Best Indie Regency Historical Romance

Never A Mistress No longer a Maid by Maureen Driscoll
Courting Danger: Agents for the Crown by Elizabeth A. Lance
Taffeta and Hotspur by Claudy Conn
Runaway Heart by Claudy Conn
Darklove by Claudy Conn

Best Indie Romance Novella
Prophecy by Raine Thomas
Pearls of Wisdom by Chantilly White
Enslave by Felicity Heaton
Vampire Dreams Revamped by Gabrielle Bisset
Last Single Girl by Caitie Quinn
Blurred Expectations by Carrie Ann Ryan
One Hit Wonder by Elyssa Patrick
Forever in Darkness by Stephanie Rowe
Wicked Night by Caris Roane
Letters to Elise by Amanda Hocking
On Christmas Hill by Nichole Chase
Croc And The Fox  by Eve Langlais
 Between Four and Five by Rhonda R. Dennis
A New Tradition by Tonya Kappes
A Demon and His Witch by Eve Langlais
The Christmas Cottage by Samantha Chase
Crave by Felicity Heaton
Stealing Fate by Berinn Rae
Masters At Arms by Kallypso Masters

Best Indie Erotic Romance
The Erotic Love Story of Amy and Troy by Red Phoenix
Bloodstone by Tracy Cooper-Posey
Under His Command by Kristine Cayne
 Odalisque by Annabel Joseph
Beyond Shame by Kit Rocha
Shadows of my Past by Leigh Savage
Valkyrie Slumbering by L. VanHorn
 Delicate Freakn' Flower by Eve Langlais
Nobody's Perfect by Kallypso Masters
Angel of Death by Leigh Savage
The Proposal by Katie Ashley
Trinity bound By Carrie Ann Ryan
Willows by Shaun Harmon
Semper Fi by Laura Cooper

Best Indie Book Cover
Darkness Awakened by Stephanie Rowe
Blood Avenged by Gabrielle Bisset
Jared by Teresa Gabelman
Unwrapped by Chantilly White
The Fallen King by T.A. Grey
Club Mephisto by Annabel Joseph
Wander Dust by Michelle Warren
Dust of My Wings by Carrie Ann Ryan
How to Date a Demon by Rose Pressey
Bound by Blood by Cynthia Eden
Forever Fae by Leslie Paige Dover
Hard Mated by Jennifer Ashley
Valkyrie Slumbering by L. VanHorn
The Girl with the Cat Tattoo  by Theresa Weir
Ours is Just a Little Sorrow by Gwen Hayes
Bunny and the Bear by Eve Langlais
Every Night Forever  by R.E. Butler
Angel of Death by Leigh Savage
Running on Empty by L.B. Simmons
Away with the Fairies by Twist
The Witch’s Dream by Victoria Danann
Her Demonic Angel by Felicity Heaton
Jingle Freakin’ Bride by Eve Langlais
Hungry Moon: Quick Silver by Claudy Conn
Brie Learns the Art of Submission: Submissive Training Center by Red Phoenix

Indie Author of the Year

Stephanie Rowe
Teresa Gabelman
Lily Graison
Bella Andre
Rose Pressey
RL Mathewson
Red Phoenix
Amanda Brice
Cameo Renae
Courtney Milan
Gabrielle Bisset
Caitie Quinn
Chantilly White
Liliana Hart
Kristine Cayne
Elyssa Patrick
Candy Crum
Leigh Savage
Rhonda K. Dennis
Toni Aleo
Jessica Sorensen
J. Sterling
Jacqueline Rhoades
Carrie Ann Ryan
Felicity Heaton
Heather Killough-Walden
 Kallypso Masters
Eve Langlais
Samantha Chase

Best Indie Short Romance

The Erotic Love Story of Amy and Troy Red Phoenix
Happy Anniversary by Dianna Hardy

Best Indie Fantasy & Futuristic Romance 
Tansy's Titan By S.E. Smith
The Shaman's Mate by Donna McDonald
Shadows of my Past by Leigh Savage
C791 by Eve Langlais
The Lost immortals:When Copper Suns Fall by KaSonndra Leigh
Perception by Lee Strauss
Dual Abduction by Eve Langlais
Protecting Truth by Michelle Warren
Close Liaisons by Anna Zaires
To Kill A Warlock by H.P. Mallory
Dust of my Wings by Carrie Ann Ryan
A Sinister Game by Heather Killough-Walden
Two Moons of Sera – Pavarti K. Tyler
The Calling by Ashley Lynn Willis
Two Moons of Sera by Pavarti K. Tyler
My Familiar Stranger by Victoria Danann

Best Indie YA Romance 

Light of the World by Tara Brown
Redemption by R.K. Ryals
Flutter by Melissa Andrea
Love and Skate by Lila Felix
Hoax by Lila Felix
Sempre by JM Darhower
Between Balloons by Kimberly Russell
Unlovable:Book One of The Port Fae Series by Sherry Gammon
Immortal Mine by Cindy C. Bennett
Sam I Am by Heather Killough-Walden
The Mind Readers by Lori Brighton
Fallen Too Far by Abbi Glines 
Laced in Malice by Riley Gray 

Best "Friend to Readers"
Heather Killough Walden
DeeDee Scott
Victoria Dannan
Kimberly Russell
Jasinda Wilder
Tonya Kappes
Lila Felix
T.A. Grey
Toni Aleo
H.P. Mallory
Jessica Sorensen
J. Sterling
Carrie Ann Ryan
Eve Langlais
 Claudy Conn
Rochelle Maya Callen
Felicity Heaton
Chris Almeida and Cecilia Aubrey
Kallypso Masters

Best Indie BDSM – D/s
Undercover Submissive by Michelle Hughes
The Dom with a Safeword by Carrie Silverwood, Leia Shaw and Sorcha Black
Seduced in the Dark by C.J. Roberts
Beyond Shame by Kit Rocha
Nobody's Perfect by Kallypso Masters
Brie Learns the Art of Submission: Submissive Training Center by Red Phoenix
Under His Command by Kristine Cayne

Best Western
The Outlaw by Lily Graison

BEST Post Apocalyptic
Reign of Blood by Alexia Purdy
The Plague: Beginnings: Book I by Elle Chardou
The Last Bastion of the Living: A Futuristic Zombie Novel by Rhiannon Frater
The Scourge by A.G. Henley
Whispers in Autumn by Trisha Leigh

Best Indie Romance Series
 Countermeasure Series by Chris Almeida and Cecilia Aubrey
The Kingdom Series by Marie Hall
Legend series by Claudy Conn
The Kingdom Series by Marie Hall
Big Girls Do It Series by Jasinda Wilder
The Premonition Series by Amy Bartol
Wicked: The Complete Series by Lily Graison
Vampire Assassin Leaque Series by Jackie Ivie
Furry United Coalition series by Eve Langlais
The Victorian Erotic Romance Trilogy by Gabrielle Bissett
Vampire Erotic Theatre Romance Series by Felicity E. Heaton
Big Bad Wolf series by Heather Killough-Walden

Best Tour host
Giselle at Xpresso Tours
Michelle's Paranormal Vault of Books
Lit Connect
Cheryl Bradshaw
Book Monster Promotions

Best review blog
Crystal of Reading Between the Wines 
Close Encounters with the Night Kind
Scandalicious Book Reviews
Maryse's Book Blog
Kathy Womack Romantic Reading Escapes
Natasha is a book Junkie
Jane Linsdell
Ana's Sexy Attic
Smut Book Club
Totally Booked Blog
Kristen Lamb
The Reader Girls
Book Obsessed Chicks

Best Cover artist


  1. Carrie Ann Ryan is a fabulous author and her stories really draw you in. She so deserves to win as she is dedicated and loves her fans and works hard to achieve he brilliant status she so deserves.

    Love Tracey Campbell a dedicated fan

  2. It's fantastic to see so many nominations for my books, and for myself as an author and cover artist too. I'm totally blown away by this, and I can't thank my readers enough. It's amazing to be nominated amongst so many fantastic authors.

    Felicity Heaton

  3. OMG!!! There are so many wonderful Authors, I cant use pick one!!! The best of luck to everyone. It's well deserved!!

  4. Thank you SO much for nominating me! Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help!

  5. Thanks so very much for this nomination! I am humbled and truly appreciate the effort.
    xxMuch Love

  6. I'm shocked (and hugely pleased) that my first book is on this list. Thanks to whoever got me here!

    Kim Hornsby
    The Dream Jumper's Promise

  7. I am so happy to see Candy Crum on this list! I absolutely adore her books and I'm delighted to see others do too! Other indie favorites are Cameo Renae, and Elizabeth A. Lance. Congrats to all nominated authors, good luck to everyone!

  8. Wow, I'm honored to be nominated with so many wonderful authors. Thank you! Good luck to everyone!

    Rose Pressey

  9. Death's Angel by Heather Killough-Walden

  10. Heather Killough-Walden
    what an author
    she holds me captivated with her works its hard to do my day to day life duties, I am so enthralled with her works
    and I am NEW to her and she has won me over completely!!

    Trish Reagan from Facebook

  11. My vote goes to Heather Killough-Walden. I love her Big Bad Wolf.

  12. Heather Killough-Walden for sure gets my vote - great writer :-)

  13. Death's Angel Heather Killough-Walden

  14. I think Aestas Book Blog should be added to Blogger List!

  15. Hi! I'm so honored to be listed in so many different categories!!! Any information that you'd like to find out about my series/books can be found in the following places: www.rhondadennis.net or www.facebook.com/thegreenbayounovels
    My email address is on my contact page for my website.
    Thank you so much!!!!! You guys rock!!! :)
    Much Love,
    Rhonda Dennis

  16. Heather Killough-Walden gets my vote for best paranormal..This lady paints the best word pictures and carries a big hook that really grabs you into her stories.

  17. Heather Killough-Walden gets my vote for Author of the year!

  18. Heather Killough-Walden Author of the year!!!

  19. Heather Killough -Walden Best Author &
    Rose Pressey, How to Date A Demon.

  20. Heather killough Walden all the way

  21. I would like to say that Heather Killough-Walden is one of the best Indie authors that I have read. You get lost in her stories and fall in love with all the characters. Can't wait for her other books to come out.

  22. Heather Killough-Walden gets my vote. All of her series leaves you breathless to read the next! Strong characters, & brilliantly paced with plenty of action. X

  23. Heather killough walden for every entry she is down for. She's great. Deaths angel! Wooo
    Carrie mackenzie

  24. I, too, am honored and humbled to see several of my books as well as the beautiful cover for Brie Learns the Art of Submission chosen. Thank you!

    ~Red Phoenix
    Varick: The Reckoning
    Brie Learns the Art of Submission: Submissive Training Center
    Sensual Erotica: The Erotic Love Story of Amy and Troy

  25. Heather Killough-Walden has my vote for each category she's nominated!

  26. Thank you for the nomination! I sent an email, so you would know how to reach me if you have any questions.

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  28. Thank you so much for all of the wonderful nominations!! This has made my year so much better. :) Thank you!!! I'm deeply honored!!! xoxo

  29. Thanks for the nomination and good luck to everyone :) I'm so honored and excited to be among so many great authors.

  30. Heather Killoughby Waldon gets my vote for Indie author of the year and all categories her books are the best I have EVER read and I owN over 3000 books both paper and ebooks!!

  31. OMG thanks so much for nominating my book 'Reign of Blood'!!! <3 You guys rock! Made my year <3 <3 <3

  32. Wow! Thank you so very much for nominating The Summer I Learned to Dive for Indie First Book.

  33. Wow what a list! I see several of my favorite Authors on here, yay!
    I do think strogly that Regina Wamba of Mae I Design and Photography should be added to the Best Cover Artist category PLEASE

  34. Thank you so much for the nomination!!! I am completely honored, and in awe to be considered amongst amazing authors!!! Congratulations to all the other authors nominated!!! :)

  35. Heather Killough-Walden has my Vote in all five of her nominated categories!! Rock on Heather!!!!!! <3

  36. Heather Killough-Walden has my Vote in all except Indie first book. That goes to Carrie Ann Ryan.. ... Whoo heather & Carrie Ann

  37. Heather Killough-Walden has my vote in all 5 categories that she is nominated in!!!!

  38. Heather killough-walden for all five

  39. Looks like I've got some reading to do! Congratulations to everyone on the list--and kudos to those who worked to compile it. Terrific!

  40. Wow, what a big surprise to find myself on the contemporary romance list! Whoever added me, thank you!

  41. Heather Killough~Walden Has my votes for all 5 categories she's nominated in!

  42. I am honored to be nominated in the Indie First Book category! It's amazing to be on the list with such amazing authors. Congrats to all the nominees!

  43. Reckless Nights in Rome by CC MacKenzie

  44. Reckless Nights in Rome by CC MacKenzie has my votes in all

  45. Courting Danger: Agents for the Crown by Elizabeth A. Lance has my vote x x

  46. Best Friend to Readers - Heather Killough-Walden - hands down!!

  47. Heather Killough-Walden gets my vote for - Best Friend to Readers, Best YA Romance, Best Romance Series, Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy, and Indie Author of the Year!