“Banged Up” (as a work in progress) won the following accolades:
  • Won 1st place in the San Diego’s Romance Writers Spring into Romance 2006 Contest (judge: Jessica Alverez, Silhouette)
  • Won 2nd place in VRW’s “Fool for Love” Contest ( w/ former title A Shot of Love)
  • Won 3rd place in CNYRW’s “Close Encounters of the First Kind” Contest (w/ former title A Shot of Love)
  • Won 3rd Place in Central Ohio Fiction Writer’s “Ignite the Flame” 2006 contest (judge: Wanda Ottewell, Harlequin)