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Sunday, May 20, 2012

RNA Summer Party

Well, it was that time of year again - the frocks, the shoes, the champagne, the gossip, the fun!  Yes, it was the RNA Summer Party, and it was a brilliant one for Choc Lit because this publisher (which happens to be my own, so I'll have a little bask in reflected glory now) scooped both the Major Award for the best romantic novel of the year and the Joan Hessayon Award for a first novel.

I can't recall any publisher mounting a coup of this magnitude in all my years of RNA membership, so I say brilliant, fabulous, and many more superlatives to Choc Lit.

Jane Lovering won the Major Award for her novel Please Don't Stop The Music and Evonne Wareham won the Joan Hessayon Award for her debut novel Never Coming Home. A zillion congratulations to both Jane and Evonne!

Jane looks happy - as well she might!

Evonne and her very proud but slightly stunned mother!


  1. It was a wonderful night, wasn't it? So, so pleased for Jane, Evonne and Choc Lit... and very proud to be in the same team!

  2. Wonderful indeed - am still doing happy little dances!

  3. It was a fantastic event and I was so proud to be part of it. Massive congrats to both Evonne and Jane.