The Honor Roll

The RWA Honor Roll recognizes current RWA members whose books, excluding multiauthor anthologies and multiauthor boxed sets, have appeared on one of the following best-seller lists: New York Times® top 25, Publishers Weekly® top 10, or USA Today® top 50. An asterisk beside a name indicates the member has passed away.

To apply for The Honor Roll, please click here: https://www.rwa.org/honorrollapplication


Cherry Adair
Lara Adrian
Ann Aguirre
G. A. Aiken
Victoria Alexander
Susan Andersen
Catherine Anderson
Bella Andre
Mary Kay Andrews
Vivian Arend
Jennifer Armentrout
Keri Arthur
Claire Ashby
Jennifer Ashley
Kristen Ashley
Ginny Baird
Nina Bangs
Leanne Banks
Maya Banks
Jill Barnett
Beverly Barton*
Sawyer Bennett
Jo Beverley
Jennifer Blake
Lexi Blake
Lauren Blakely
Celeste Bradley
Rebecca Brandewyne
Jean Brashear
Allison Brennan
Suzanne Brockmann
Kathleen Brooks
Sandra Brown
Jaci Burton
Mary Burton
Shirlee Busbee
Catherine Bybee
Meg Cabot
Kristen Callihan
Stella Cameron
Audrey Carlan
Kate Carlisle
Liz Carlyle
Mari Carr
Robyn Carr
Ally Carter
Carla Cassidy
Kristin Cast
P. C. Cast
Jayne Castle
Loretta Chase
Jessica Clare
Elaine Coffman
Kresley Cole
Phoebe Conn
Sheila Connolly
Catherine Coulter
Jay Crownover
Jennifer Crusie
Tessa Dare
Kathryn Lynn Davis
Alyssa Day
Sylvia Day
Barbara Delinsky
Kathie DeNosky
Jude Deveraux
Christina Dodd
Shannon Drake
Eileen Dreyer
Violet Duke
Cynthia Eden
Nicole Edwards
Sandra Edwards
Simone Elkeles
Suzanne Enoch
Christine Feehan
Gaelen Foley
Marie Force
Suzanne Forster
Lori Foster
Barbara Freethy
Jeaniene Frost
Diana Gabaldon
Patricia Gaffney
Yasmine Galenorn
Lisa Gardner
Dorothy Garlock
Julie Garwood
Cindy Gerard
Tess Gerritsen
Rachel Gibson
Abbi Glines
Heather Graham
Laura Griffin
Patricia Hagan
Lori Handeland
Cristin Harber
Charlaine Harris
Liliana Hart
Karen Hawkins
Virginia Henley
Kristan Higgins
Tami Hoag
Joan Hohl
Nancy Holder
Linda Howard
Elizabeth Hoyt
Charlotte Hughes
C. C. Hunter
Jillian Hunter
Madeline Hunter
Helena Hunting
JA Huss
Larissa Ione
Alexandra Ivy
Brenda Jackson
Lisa Jackson
Mara Jacobs
Eloisa James
Julie James
Sabrina Jeffries
Samantha James
Iris Johansen
Susan Johnson
Joan Johnston
Darynda Jones
Linda Winstead Jones
Lisa Renee Jones
Nicole Jordan
Skye Jordan
Dara Joy
Brenda Joyce
Andrea Kane
Laura Kaye
Susanna Kearsley
Dorien Kelly
Elle Kennedy
Julie Kenner
Julia Kent
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Laura Kinsale
Lisa Kleypas
Angela Knight
Betina Krahn
Jayne Ann Krentz
Lynn Kurland
Jill Marie Landis
Eve Langlais
Christina Lauren
Stephanie Laurens
Shelly Laurenston
Beverly Lewis
Julia London
Dianna Love
Elizabeth Lowell
Cherrie Lynn
Katie MacAlister
Kinley MacGregor
Sarah MacLean
Debbie Macomber
Susan Mallery
Emily March
Melanie Marchande
Melissa Marr
Kat Martin
Connie Mason
Anne Mather
Patricia Matthews
Cathy Maxwell
Bob Mayer
Molly McAdams
Lorena McCourtney
Crista McHugh
Judith McNaught
Tara Sue Me
Teresa Medeiros
Kasey Michaels
Courtney Milan
Linda Lael Miller
Lisa Mondello
Karen Marie Moning
Mary Alice Monroe
Sarah Morgan
Pamela Morsi
Monica Murphy
Elisabeth Naughton
Carla Neggers
Erin Nicholas
Alyson Noel
Brenda Novak
Laurelin Paige
Rebecca Paisley
Carly Phillips
Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Jennifer Probst
Mary Jo Putney
Amanda Quick
Julia Quinn
CD Reiss
Karen Robards
J. D. Robb
Nora Roberts

Karen Rose
JoAnn Ross
Jennifer Ryan
Lexi Ryan
Sharon Sala
Lynsay Sands
J.S. Scott
Jill Shalvis
Kathryn Shay
Maggie Shayne
Gena Showalter
Nalini Singh
Christina Skye
Bertrice Small*
Haywood Smith
S. E. Smith
Jessica Sorensen
Kerrelyn Sparks
Erica Spindler
Shannon Stacey
Wendy Corsi Staub
Mariah Stewart
Susan Stoker
Anne Stuart
Denise Grover Swank
Denise Swanson
Janelle Taylor
RaeAnne Thayne
Jodi Thomas
Vicki Lewis Thompson
Tijan
Alessandra Torre
Carrie Vaughn
Julie Ann Walker
J. R. Ward
Christine Warren
Tracy Anne Warren
Tammara Webber
Karen White
Susan Wiggs
Meredith Wild
Lori Wilde
Jasinda Wilder
Lauren Willig
C. L. Wilson
Joan Wolf
Tracy Wolff
Joanna Wylde
Samantha Young
Rebecca Zanetti