I think of the RT nominees as the 2011 tack-down-and-buys. Every one is a book of merit. It's like a Who's Who of Excellent Romance Writers.
The reason you're seeing this list is the name at the bottom is I'm among the nominees for Best Historical Romance of the Year.
RT NOMINEES FOR BEST HISTORICAL ROMANCE
NEVER A GENTLEMAN Eileen Dreyer, FOREVER, (April 2011)
TAKEN BY THE PRINCE, Christina Dodd, SIGNET SELECT, (April 2011)
AN AFFAIR WITHOUT END, Candace Camp, POCKET STAR, (April 2011)
NOWHERE NEAR RESPECTABLE, Mary Jo Putney, ZEBRA, (May 2011)
ELEVEN SCANDALS TO START TO WIN A DUKE'S HEART, Sarah MacLean, AVON, (May 2011)
WHEN PASSION RULES, Johanna Lindsey, GALLERY, (June 2011)
BY HIS MAJESTY'S GRACE, Jennifer Blake, MIRA, (August 2011)
UNCLAIMED, Courtney Milan, HQN, (October 2011) BOND OF PASSION, Bertrice Small, NAL, (October 2011)
LADY SOPHIE'S CHRISTMAS WISH , Grace Burrowes, SOURCEBOOKS, (October 2011)
THE NORSE KING'S DAUGHTER Sandra Hill, AVON, (October 2011)
THE BLACK HAWK Joanna Bourne, BERKLEY SENSATION, (November 2011)
ONLY ONE CAN WIN