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2012 Rainbow Awards

Category Winners

LGBT Cover

Ink (Anne Cain)

 

Dark Soul 1 (Jordan Taylor)

 

Dragon Tamer (Shobana Appavu) / Speechless (Anne Cain)

Gay Contemporary General Fiction

Wayne Hoffman - Sweet Like Sugar

 

Ken O'Neill - The Marrying Kind

 

Lewis DeSimone - The Heart’s History / Brandon Shire - Listening To Dust

Lesbian Contemporary General Fiction

sbr martin – pig

 

Ann McMan – Sidecar

 

Q. Kelly – Waiting

Bisexual / Transgender Romance/Erotic Romance

Giselle Renarde - The Red Satin Collection / Clancy Nacht & Thursday Euclid - Le Jazz Hot

 

Aleksandr Voinov & Amy Lane - Country Mouse

 

Darcy Abriel – Silver

The Bobby Michaels Award for Gay Erotic Romance

Abigail Roux - Stars and Stripes

 

L.A. Witt - Where There's Smoke

 

Freddy MacKay – Incubation  

Lesbian Erotic Romance

Meghan O'Brien - The Night Off

 

Rebekah Weatherspoon - The Fling

 

L.T. Marie - Three Days   

LGBT Erotica

J.P. Beausejour - Buccaneer Island

 

Rachel Haimowitz & Cat Grant - Power Play Awakening / Jerry L. Wheeler - Riding the Rails

 

Jeff Mann - Desire and Devour

Gay Historical

Jeff Mann – Purgatory

 

Charlie Cochrane - Home Fires Burning

 

KevaD - Whistle Pass

Lesbian Historical

Justine Saracen - Tyger Tyger, Burning Bright

 

Rebecca Buck - The Locket and the Flinklock

 

Paul Alan Fahey - The View from 16 Podwale Street 

Gay Mystery / Thriller

Elliott Mackle - Only Make Believe

 

Drake Braxton – Missing

 

Scott Sherman - Second You Sin

Lesbian Mystery / Thriller

J.M. Redmann - Ill Will

 

A.C. Henley - McKee, Unabridged

 

Trin Denise - She Left Me Breathless 

Bisexual/Transgender Contemporary General Fiction/Historical/Paranormal

Beth Burnett - Man Enough

 

Lauren Gallagher - Who's Your Daddy

 

J.M. Snyder - A Cowboy's Heart / Vincent Meis - Tio Jorge  

LGBT Non Fiction

Thomas Keith - Love Christopher Street

 

Ron J. Suresha & Scott McGillivray - Fur, The Love of Hair

 

Johnny Townsend - Let the Faggots Burn

LGBT Biographies/Memoirs

Dirk Vanden - It Was Too Soon Before

 

Jack Scott - Perking the Pansies

 

Greg Hogben - The British Devil / Red Haircrow - Silence Is Multi-Colored In My World 

Gay Paranormal/Horror

Andrea Speed - Infected, Freefall / Vaughn R. Demont - Coyote's Creed

 

William Holden - Words to Die By

 

Kate McMurray - Across the East River Bridge / J.L. Merrow - Midnight in Berlin

Lesbian Paranormal/Horror

Catt Kingsgrave - One Saved to the Sea

 

Radclyffe & Stacia Seaman - Women of the Dark Streets / Rebekah Weatherspoon - Better Off Red

 

Cate Culpepper - A Question of Ghosts / Nell Stark & Trinity Tam – Sunfall

The William Neale Award for Gay Romance

Amy Lane – Sidecar

 

Jeremy Pack - To Touch the Stars

 

Rick R. Reed – Caregiver / J.L. Merrow - Hard Tail / A.B. Gayle - Red+Blue

Lesbian Romance

Ronica Black – Wholehearted

 

Gun Brooke - Speed Demons

 

Rachel Spangler – LoveLife

Bisexual / Transgender Sci-fi/Fantasy

Aleksandr Voinov – Incursion

 

Michelle Moore & Reesa Herberth - The Slipstream Con

 

Rae Gee - Mars on the Rise / Belinda McBride - The Bacchi

Gay Sci-fi/Fantasy

Marie Sexton - Blind Space

 

Cari Z. - Changing Worlds

 

Chris Quinton – Paradox

Lesbian Sci-fi/Fantasy

Erica Lawson – Soulwalker

 

Gun Brooke - Pirate's Fortune

 

Q. Kelly – Third

LGBT Young Adult/Coming of Age

Hayden Thorne - Renfred's Masquerade

 

K.Z. Snow - The Zero Knot

 

Jeff Erno - Another Dumb Jock  

Best Bisexual / Transgender Debut

Luke Hartwell - Atom Heart John Beloved / Michelle Moore & Reesa Herberth - The Slipstream Con

 

Beth Burnett - Man Enough

 

Rae Gee - Mars on the Rise

Best Gay Debut

Ken O'Neill - The Marrying Kind

 

Jack Scott - Perking the Pansies

 

J.H. Trumble - Don't Let Me Go

Best Lesbian Debut

Rebekah Weatherspoon - Better Off Red

 

Robin Silverman - Lemon Reef

 

Yvonne Heidt - Sometime Yesterday / Kathleen Knowles - Awake Unto Me

Best Bisexual / Transgender Novel

Aleksandr Voinov – Incursion

 

Luke Hartwell - Atom Heart John Beloved / Michelle Moore & Reesa Herberth - The Slipstream Con

 

Giselle Renarde - The Red Satin Collection / Clancy Nacht & Thursday Euclid - Le Jazz Hot

Best Gay Novel

Wayne Hoffman - Sweet Like Sugar

 

Amy Lane – Sidecar

 

Jeremy Pack - To Touch the Stars / Dirk Vanden - It Was Too Soon Before

Best Lesbian Novel

Ronica Black – Wholehearted

 

J.M. Redmann - Ill Will

 

A.C. Henley - McKee, Unabridged

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