I am floored. Speechless. Flabbergasted. Tickled pink.
All I can say is thank you. From the bottom of my heart! And many kudos to my fellow nominees - I am honored to be in such august company. Just LOOK at this list, will you?
2012 RITA® Finalists for Romantic Suspense
Hidden Away by Maya Banks (Berkley Publishing Group Sensation; Cindy Hwang, editor)
Hot Zone by Catherine Mann (Sourcebooks Casablanca; Deb Werksman, editor)
Hush by Cherry Adair (Pocket Star; Lauren McKenna, editor)
New York to Dallas by J.D. Robb (Penguin Putnam; Leslie Gelbman, editor)
Secrets of Bella Terra by Christina Dodd (New American Library; Kerry Donovan, editor)
True Colors by Joyce Lamb (Berkley Publishing Group Sensation; Wendy McCurdy, editor)
True Shot by Joyce Lamb (Berkley Publishing Group Sensation; Wendy McCurdy, editor)
Where All the Dead Lie by J.T. Ellison (Harlequin MIRA; Adam Wilson and Miranda Indrigo, editors)
Anaheim, here we come! : )