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RoNA Awards 2017 Shortlists

The Romantic Novelists’ Association announces shortlists for The RoNAs (Romantic Novel Awards) 2017 including The Goldsboro Books Romantic Novel of the Year 2017. Prue Leith to present the winners on 13th March.

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RNA 2016 Industry Awards

RNA 2016 Industry Awards Press Release

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The Romantic Novelists’ Association announces two new industry awards

Following the success in 2015 of the Romantic Novelists’ Association’s (RNA) first Industry Awards, the RNA is delighted to announce the addition of two new, very significant categories.

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2016 Joan Hessayon Award winner

Joan Hessayon Award winner: Clare Harvey triumphs with debut novel The Gunner Girl

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Joan Hessayon Awards 2016 Shortlist Press Release

Shortlist announced for national award recognising new writers.

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2016 Romantic Novel of the Year Awards Winners Annouced

Iona Grey’s Letters to the Lost wins The Goldsboro Books Romantic Novel of the Year 2016

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RoNA Awards 2016 - the shortlists.

The RNA announces shortlists for The RoNAs (Romantic Novel Awards) 2016 including The Goldsboro Books Romantic Novel of the Year

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RNA Award Sponsorship Announced

Goldsboro Books to sponsor 2016 Romantic Novel of the Year Award

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2015 Industry Awards.

Press Release announcing winners of the RNA's 2015 Industry Awards.

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Brigid Coady wins 2015 Joan Hessayon Award

Joan Hessayon Award winner Brigid Coady triumphs with debut novel No One Wants to be Miss Haversham

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2015 Joan Hessayon Award shortlist announced

The Romantic Novelists' Association has announced the shortlist for its prestigious Joan Hessayon Award for new writers.

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Young Adult Novel is 2015 Romantic Novel of the Year

Press release : Joss Stirling’s Struck is first Young Adult novel to win The Romantic Novel of the Year Award. Trophy and £5,000 prize presented by Barbara Taylor Bradford.

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The 2015 RoNA Awards Shortlists - press release.

The 2015 RoNA Awards Shortlists Announced - press release.

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2014 Joan Hessayon Award Shortlist and Author Images

Authors and books shortlisted for the 2014 Joan Hessayon New Writers Award - Press release and images. Authors grouped alphabetically.

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RONA Awards 2014

The winners : Christina Courtenay, Imogen Howson, Milly Johnson, Darcey Bussell, Helen Fielding, Veronica Henry, Kate Hardy, Jennifer McVeigh

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RONA Awards 2014

Darcey Bussell presents Outstanding Achievement Award to Helen Fielding

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RONA Awards 2014 - RoNA Rose Category

Kate Hardy wins RoNA Rose Category - Romantic Novelists' Association Awards 2014

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RONA Awards 2014 - Romantic Novel of the Year Award

Veronica Henry wins Romantic Novel of the Year Award - Romantic Novelists' Association Awards 2014

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RONA Awards 2014 - Epic Romantic Novel Category

Jennifer McVeigh wins Epic Romantic Novel Category - Romantic Novelists' Association Awards 2014

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RONA Awards 2014 - Historical Romantic Novel Category

Christina Courtenay wins Historical Romantic Novel Category - Romantic Novelists' Association Awards 2014

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RONA Awards 2014 - Romantic Comedy Category

Milly Johnson wins Romantic Comedy Romantic Novel Category - Romantic Novelists' Association Awards 2014

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RONA Awards 2014 - Young Adult Category

Imogen Howson wins Young Adult Romantic Novel Category - Romantic Novelists' Association Awards 2014

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2014 RONA Awards shortlist announced.

Romantic Novelists' Association announces RONA Category Shortlist. Darcey Bussell CBE to present Awards on 17th March

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RoNA Category Award Winners 2013

Romantic Novelists' Association announce RoNA Category Award Winners 2013

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Launch of RNA memoir, Fabulous at Fifty

Fabulous at Fifty, a memoir of the first half century of the Romantic Novelists’ Association (RNA), will be launched at the RAF Club in London on Thursday. The book is published by the RNA at £9.99 and is available from http://www.romanticnovelistsassociation.org

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