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2011 Rainbow Awards

Category Winners
LGBT Cover

Visible Friend by Anne Cain

Moonlight, Tiger, and Smoke by Mara McKennen

(tie) City Falcon by Reese Dante / Isolation Play by Blotch

LGBT Young Adult/Coming of Age

Robin Reardon - The Evolution of Ethan Poe

David-Matthew Barnes Mesmerized

Catherine Ryan Hyde - Jumpstart the World

Gay Contemporary Erotica

Heidi Cullinan - Nowhere Ranch

Claire Thompson - The Cowboy Poet

L.A. Witt - With the Band

Lesbian Contemporary Erotica

Roscoe James - Dancing with Venus

Christine Hall Volkoff - Travels Through Love And Time

Lesley Gowan - The Collectors

Gay Contemporary General Fiction

Alan Chin - Match Maker

Lee Houck Yield

Jameson Currier - The Third Buddha

Lesbian Contemporary General Fiction

Farzana Doctor - Six Metres of Pavement

Clifford Henderson - Maye's Request

Martha Miller - Retirement Plan

Gay Contemporary Romance

Sloan Parker Breathe

Kimberly Gardner - Too Soon For Love

(tie) A.B. Gayle Caught / Ally Blue - These Haunted Heights

Lesbian Contemporary Romance

Robin Summers - After the Fall

(tie) Colette Moody - Parties in Congress / Q. Kelly - Strange Bedfellows

Karis Walsh Harmony

Bisexual / Transgender Contemporary

Justine Saracen - Sarah, Son of God

Ryan Loveless - Building Arcadia

Ben Monopoli - The Cranberry Hush

Gay Fantasy

(tie) Marie Sexton - Song Of Oestend / Dusk Peterson - The Eternal Dungeon

Jay Bell - Hell's Pawn

Lee Benoit Moonspun

Lesbian Sci-fi/Fantasy

Barbara Davies - Bourn's Edge

Andi Marquette - A Matter of Blood

JoSelle Vanderhooft and Catherine Lundoff - Hellebore and Rue

Bisexual / Transgender Sci-fi/Paranormal/Fantasy

L.A. Witt Static

Penelope Friday Thrace

Lauren P. Burka - Up For Grabs 2

LGBT Historical

(tie) Marten Weber - Benedetto Casanova, The Memoirs / Tamara Allen - The Only Gold

Tracy Rowan - Suffer the Little Children

Bonnie Dee & Summer Devon - The Nobleman and the Spy / Erastes - Mere Mortals

LGBT Mystery / Thriller

J.M. Redmann - Water Mark

Greg Herren & J.M. Redmann - Women of the Mean Streets

(tie) Julie Bozza - The Definitive Albert J. Sterne / EM Lynley - Rarer Than Rubies

Gay Paranormal / Horror

Megan Derr Midnight

Belinda McBride - Blacque Bleu

Timothy McGivney Zombielicious

Lesbian Paranormal / Horror

Meghan O'Brien Wild

L.L. Raand - Blood Hunt

Nell Stark & Trinity Tam nevermore

Gay Sci-fi / Futuristic

(tie) CC Bridges - Angel 1089 / Aleksandr Voinov & Rhianon Etzweiler - Dark Edge of Honor / M.J. O'Shea - Dark Sun

Amy Lane - A Solid Core of Alpha

Aislinn Kerry - Double Feature

LGBT Non Fiction

(tie) Fay Jacobs - For Frying Out Loud / Patricia Nell Warren - My West

Felice Picano - True Stories

Dorien Grey - Short Circuits, A Life in Blogs

Best Plot Development

Sloan Parker Breathe

Meghan O'Brien Wild

Robin Reardon - The Evolution of Ethan Poe

Best Setting Development

(tie) Tamara Allen - The Only Gold / Andrew Wolter - Much of Madness, More of Sin

(tie) Dusk Peterson - The Eternal Dungeon / Karis Walsh Harmony / Anel Viz - P'tit Cadeau

(tie) Meghan O'Brien Wild / Lisa Girolami - Jane Doe

Best Characters Development

(tie) Sloan Parker Breathe / Marie Sexton - Song Of Oestend

(tie) Meghan O'Brien Wild / Robin Reardon - The Evolution of Ethan Poe

(tie) Felice Picano - True Stories / Colette Moody - Parties in Congress / Lee Houck Yield / Heidi Cullinan - Nowhere Ranch

Best Writing Style

Tracy Rowan - Suffer the Little Children / Karis Walsh Harmony

Robin Reardon - The Evolution of Ethan Poe

(tie) Sloan Parker Breathe / Tamara Allen - The Only Gold

Best Bisexual / Transgender Debut

Ryan Loveless - Building Arcadia

Elliott DeLine Refuse

Ben Monopoli - The Cranberry Hush

Best Gay Debut

Lee Houck Yield

Timothy McGivney Zombielicious

Morgan Cheshire - Solemn Contract

Best Lesbian Debut

Robin Summers - After the Fall

Karis Walsh Harmony

Mary Griggs - Unbroken Circle

Best Bisexual / Transgender Novel

(tie) Justine Saracen - Sarah, Son of God / Catherine Ryan Hyde - Jumpstart the World

Ryan Loveless - Building Arcadia

Elliott DeLine Refuse

Best Gay Novel

Sloan Parker Breathe

Robin Reardon - The Evolution of Ethan Poe

Tamara Allen - The Only Gold / Marten Weber - Benedetto Casanova, The Memoirs

Best Lesbian Novel

Meghan O'Brien Wild

Fay Jacobs - For Frying Out Loud

Barbara Davies - Bourn's Edge

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