The CHATELAINE 2014 AWARDS FIRST PLACE Category Winners for Women’s Fiction and Romance Novels

Chanticleer Book Reviews is honored to announce the First Place Category Winners for the CHATELAINE AWARDS 2014 for Women’s Fiction and Romance Novels, a division of Chanticleer Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions.


book award for Romance Novels The Chatelaine AwardsThe CHATELAINE  Awards recognize emerging new talent and outstanding works in the genre of Women’s Fiction and Romance Novels. The First Place Category Winners will be recognized at the Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Gala held in late September 2015.


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Congratulations to the CHATELAINE FIRST PLACE Category 2014 Award Winners:

  • Historical: Catherine A. Wilson and Catherine T. Wilson  for The Order of the Lily  
  • Romance Regency: Kerryn Reid for Learning to Waltz 
  • International Intrigue/World Events: Kristine Cayne for Deadly Betrayal
  • Contemporary: Kim Sanders for The Ex Lottery
  • Mystery/Suspense/Thriller Romance: Donna Barker for Mother Teresa’s Advice for Jilted Lovers
  • Blended Genre:  Janet Shawgo for Find Me Again
  • Inspirational/Restorative: Peggy Patrick for Surrendered II: Pride 
  • Romance & Adventure: Martha Rather for Kismet or Kamasutra
  • Fantasy/Mythological: Danica Winters for Montana Mustangs
  • Jane Austen Inspired: Betty Codd for Eleanor Grace 
  • Debut Novel: Julie LeMense for Once Upon a Wager
  • YA: M.A. Clarke Scott for The Dissimulation of Doves 
  • Women’s Fiction: Kate Vale for Destiny’s Second Chance
  • Women’s Fiction/Humorous: Lisa Souza for  Beauty and the Bridesmaid 
  • First Loves: Jennifer Snow for The Trouble with Mistletoe


To view the 2014 Chatelaine Finalists whose works made it to the short list, please click here.

Good Luck to the Chaucer First Place Category Winners as they compete for the CHATELAINE AWARDS 2014 GRAND PRIZE position!

The 1st Place Category Winners compete for the CHATELAINE AWARDS 2014 GRAND PRIZE position. The 2014 CHATELAINE category winner was announced at the Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Gala in September 2015. See the Grand Prize Winners.

The deadline for The Chatelaine Awards 2014 was August 31, 2014.
The deadline for The Chatelaine  Awards 2015 is August 31, 2015.

GRAND PRIZE Overall Chatelaine Awards Winner from 2013:

KCHOICESate Vale for Choices

To view the 2013 Chatelaine Award Winners, please click here.

To enter the 2015 Chatelaine Awards, please click here. The deadline is August 31, 2015.


To enter your work into a Chanticleer Writing Competition, please click here. 

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  1. donnabarker August 21, 2015 at 10:41 pm - Reply

    Looking forward to meeting all of the 1st place winners at the award ceremony in September! Congratulations, everyone!

  2. Mary Ann Clarke Scot September 13, 2015 at 8:01 pm - Reply

    So excited to be among the 2015 first place winners of the ten Chanticleer contests, and to have a Chanticleer Book Review of A Dissimulation of Doves to look forward to as well. This contest generates just the attention and credibility every author wants and needs in today’s competitive publishing environment, regardless of whether they are traditionally or independently published. We all want to find readers, and Chanticleer helps us do that.

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