25th Annual Lone Star Writing Contest Winners


2017 Lone Star Winners

Contemporary Series
1st Place: Grasping Hope – Josee Telfer *
2nd Place: Highest Bidder – Marie Johnston
3rd Place: Jane Says – Karen Mueller Bryson *

1st Place: For The Love of Ghosts – Carrie Pulkinen *
2nd Place: Body and Soul – Terri Molina *
3rd Place: Rogue Dragon Rising – TJ Shaw *

1st Place: The Red Parrot – Lisa Wilkinson *
2nd Place: Second Choice – Carol Potenza
3rd Place: Midnight Rendezvous – Rhonda Kauffmann

1st Place: Lethal Shot – Tina Radcliffe *
2nd Place: The Lady’s Masquerade -Sherrinda Ketchersid *
2nd Place: The Shopkeeper’s Widow – Izzy James *

Romantic Suspense
1st Place: Stay Hidden – Leigh Fleming *
2nd Place: Zapata – Mary Johnson *
3rd Place: Beyond Paradise – Barbara Forlenza *

Single Title
1st Place: Hell or High Water – Michelle Hazen
2nd Place: Our Song – Laurie Winter

Young Adult
1st Place: Jericho Jaxon – Karen Mueller Bryson *
2nd Place: Below The Surface – Arel Jansen *
3rd Place: Stuck On You – Peg Pierson *


*  indicates authors who had manuscript requests from at least one final round judge