The category awards in the Romantic Novelists Association Awards have been announced.
The RoNA Rose Award - Beneath the Major's Scars - Sarah Mallory
Contemporary Romantic Novel - Recipe for Love - Katie Fforde
Epic Romantic Novel - Dearest Rose - Rowan Coleman
Historical Romantic Novel - The Apothecary's Daughter - Charlotte Betts
Romantic Comedy Novel - Welcome to Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop of Dreams - Jenny Colgan
Young Adult Romantic Novel - Witchstruck - Victoria Lamb
With the exception of the RoNA Rose Award the other titles will go forward to contest the Romantic Novel of the Year 2013.