"I think a lot of writers are introverts. But publishing means you must build a platform and build an author presence, both online and in the physical, local community." MaryAnn Clarke Scott
Love once lost is not always easy to regain, even when the couple in question are like peas and carrots. Memorable characters, shimmering and confident prose, and realistic dialogue are portrayed in this stellar contemporary romance of mid-life star-crossed lovers seeking a second chance.
August Contest Spotlight: It’s going to be a hot summer with our Chatelaine Awards for romantic fiction!
The Chatelaine Awards discovers the best books in romantic fiction and women's fiction. The deadline for 2016 is quickly approaching.
The often-unknown role of women in wartime as travel nurses and pilots, as well as the use of herbs for natural healing, add interesting and relative historical content to this engaging American saga.
The Official List of the Chanticleer 2014 Grand Prize Winners of the Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions
We are excited and honored to have announced the 2014 grand prize award winners at the second annual Chanticleer Authors Conference's Awards Banquet held on Tuesday, Sept. 29th, 2015 at the Hotel Bellwether by beautiful Bellingham Bay, Wash.
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. The 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. Chanticleer Reviews is proud to be a literary affiliate of the Historical Novel Society. 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 CONGRATULATIONS! To view the 2014 Chatelaine Finalists whose works made it to the short list, please click here. Good Luck [...]
Melanie's husband shocks her when he walks out after sixteen years of marriage, leaving her to care for their three children. When Sam re-enters Melanie's life, will they be able to make it through the hardship and tragedy to build their lives anew? "Choices" by Kate Vale is a heartwarming and honest look at modern love and relationships.
The Chatelaine Awards recognize new and outstanding works in the genre of Romantic Fiction. It is a division of Chanticleer Blue Ribbon Awards Writing Competitions. These works will be receive Chanticleer Editorial Reviews and will compete for the 2013 Chatelaine Awards overall Best Book.