2021 Stiletto Contest Finalists

CONGRATULATIONS to the Finalists in the 2021 Stiletto Contest


Contemporary Romance – Long

See Sadie Jane Run by Kelly Elizabeth Huston

A Promise Kept by Rose A. Jacobs *

Love and Other Commodities by Scarlett McMurtry & Meredith Baker

Julien by Jennilynn Wyer *

That Girl (The Montgomerys) by Jennilynn Wyer *

Contemporary Romance – Mid-Length

Truest Treasure by Catherine Chase

Restoring a Highland Thistle by Victoria Farhat *

The Cowboy Equation by Anna Grace *

Beale Street Blues by Valerie Pepper *

Taylor’s Law by Jennifer Raines

Contemporary Women’s Fiction

The First Time I Saw You by Jennifer Britt

Forever Paris by Claire Marti *

23 and You and Me by Michelle McCraw *

Into the Blue by Katherine A. Olson *

All the After by Vicki Volden


Contemporary Romance – Long

Cross My Heart by Avery Maxwell *

Don’t Cry for Me by Rachel Lacey

Gravity by Mona Sedrak 

His Own Heaven by Jennie Kew

Say Hello, Kiss Goodbye by Jacquelyn Middleton

Contemporary Romance – Mid-Length

A Season to Love by Rebecca Heflin *

Christmas Charms by Teri Wilson *

For This Christmas Only by Caro Carson *

The Bartender’s Secret by Caro Carson *

The Slow Burn by Caro Carson *

Contemporary Romance – Short

Cinderella Unmasked by Susannah Erwin *

Fighting for Nadia by Nicole Flockton *

Gingerbread & Jingle Bells by Caro Carson *

Purr-Fect Pitch by Carolyn Wren

Wrapped Up with You by Claire Marti *

* Denotes Member of Contemporary Romance Writers chapter

Winners will be announced on July 10, 2021