below - Courtesy of Leslie Tramposch and Cy Korte
AT THE AWARD CEREMONY
true Fairy Godmother - Belles and Beaus' Suzanne Colburn
wins the Melinda Helfer award. PNR author Liddy Midnight admires
PNR winners of the RT 2001 Reviewers Choice
Awards were: Susan Krinard,
Susan Grant, Julie Kenner, Christine Feehan, Julie E. Czerneda,
and Jacqueline Carey. PNR winner of the
RT 2001 Career Achievement Award: Lynn Kurland
Kenyon (aka Kinley MacGregor) and Dara Joy
Cach and Jennifer Dunne
READER'S HOPITALITY SUITE
Managing Editor, Leslie Tramposch (rt. back)
with her favorite Ohio Vampire Authors
J.C. Wilder and Rosemary Laurey
Reviews Editor (center) wins an Ellora's Cave gift basket
presented by paranormal authors:
Rosemary Laurey, Jennifer Dunne, Kate Douglas, and J. C. Wilder
Susan Squires, Christine Feehan,
and Ronda Thompson smile for the camera.
with Book Isle buddy Michelle Patrykus
and author Sherrilyn Kenyon
Liddy Midnight does an impromptu dance
with Cover Model Contestant David Sebastian Martinez.
Nina Bangs joins Cy in a photo op.
Robin Schone poses with Linda Hurst.
Schone (left) and friends have some laughs with the Contestants.
paranormal authors: Ladies Lisa Cach
Susan Grant, and Melanie Jackson
and Susan with a real prince,
Dorchester Senior Editor Chis Keeslar.
Publishers/Authors Dee Lloyd and
Terry Sheils enjoy the festivities.
Diva: author Tina Wainscott (center)
in Training: Reviewers Linda Hurst (TBR, Pandora's Box),
Leslie Tramposch (PNR), and Suzanne Colburn (Belles and Beaus)
Model Contestants get in on the act!
Don't forget the hostesses!
thinks Peter looks good with or without the boa!
whole gang poses for one final photo.
GIANT BOOK SIGNING
Biondine and Linnea (Megan Sybil Baker) Sinclair
Elian and Jennifer Dunne
SATURDAY FOOD AND FUN
Leslie told us the Chinese food in Reno was great!
Celebrate Romance vets get together for a Dinner Buffet.
THE COVER MODEL CONTEST
swains, cover models Leland Burbank and Mark Johnson,
vie for the hand of the beautiful Princess played by author/cover
Leslie Burbank, while
contestants strut their stuff for the judges.
got the girl, Charlie Meadows won over the crowd!
Connie (left) with Dorchester's Diane Stacy and Chris Keeslar
Back: Kate Seaver and some of Dorchester's finest romance
Susan Grant, Lisa Cach, Leigh Greenwood, Melanie Jackson,
Kate, and Claudia Dain
is joined by some Knights in Shining Armor
Leland, Mark, and Terry
BINDER'S PAJAMA PARTY
Johnson and Leland Burbank
Dont ask <g>!
RT's Registration Guru, Kevin Beard.
A knight in... flannel pjs?
And no, those weren't Linda's bikini pants,
but she got a hug from Leland anyway!
new American Idol?
Sandra Welch tries her voice at Karaoke!
What would Simon Say?
runs in this family.
Don Schone belts out his rendition of
"The House of the Rising Sun".
The reviewers gave him five stars!
infamous redheads (Linda and Dara) say farewell.
ended the evening with hugs from the cover models.
She said, "Hey, its a tough job but someone has to do
Quiz Question ??
Which shop got PNR listers
Linda Hurst and Leslie Tramposch's
vote for best merchandise?
Answer: PEARL DIVERS, of course!
Linda Hurst's account of our Excellent Adventure!
Photos to Come!
RT until next year in Kansas City. We love you!