RWA Announces 2021 VIVIAN Award Winners

Romance Writers of America announced the winners of the 2021 VIVIAN Awards on Saturday, July 31, at 6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET.

Romantic Suspense - Mid

Storm by Janie Crouch

Erotic Romance

Pure Satisfaction by Rebecca Hunter

Historical Romance - Mid

A Study in Passion by Louisa Cornell

Contemporary Romance - Long

False Start by Jessica Ruddick

Romance with Religious or Spiritual Elements

No award recipient

Contemporary Romance - Short

Engaging the Enemy by Reese Ryan

Mainstream Fiction with a Central Romance

An Everyday Hero by Laura Trentham

Speculative Romance - Long

A Stitch in Time by Kelley Armstrong

Romantic Suspense - Long

Hail Mary by Hope Anika

Speculative Romance - Mid

Betwixt by Darynda Jones

Historical Romance - Long

Ten Things I Hate About the Duke by Loretta Chase

Contemporary Romance - Mid

Recipient declined award

Most Anticipated Romance

Burning Caine by Janet Oppedisano

Best First Published Book

Love Me Like a Love Song by Annmarie Boyle