Every year RWA honors outstanding Romance books. These are some of the best of 2009 Here.
I don't get to do as much reading as I'd like, so I haven't read most of the RITA winners and finalists.
But I've read and loved these here below.
I recommend them.
They are wonderful books.
Laura Lee Gurke, With Seduction in Mind
Elizabeth Hoyt, To Beguile a Beast
* Sherry Thomas, Not Quite a Husband A 2009 RITA WIINNAH !!
Liz Carlyle, Wicked All Day
Deanna Raybourn, Silent on the Moor
Susan Wiggs, Lakeshore Christmas
Carolyn Jewel, My Forbidden Desire and Scandal
Tessa Dare, Surrender of a Siren
Alissa Johnson, Tempting Fate
Kate Noble, Revealed
* Julia Quinn, What Happens in London A 2009 RITA WIINNAH !!
Courtney Milan, This Wicked Gift
* Molly O'Keefe, Christmas Eve Promise A 2009 RITA WIINNAH !!
J.D. Robb, Promises in Death