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2014 Rainbow Awards

Category Winners Certificates
LGBT Cover - Design 1. The Tin Box (Anne Cain)  
  2. Omorphi (Reese Dante)  
  3. Love Lessons (Kanaxa)  
LGBT Cover - Illustration 1. Splinters (Thorny Sterling)
  2. London Calling (Kevin Pruitt)  
  3. Balefire (TreeHouse Studio)  
LGBT Anthology / Collection 1. Playing Ball by Shae Connor, Kate McMurray, Kerry Freeman & Marguerite Labbe
  2. Rainbow Briefs by Kira Harp  
  3. Secrets of Neverwood by G.B. Lindsey, Diana Copland & Libby Drew  
 LGBT Erotica 1. Breaking Free by Cat Grant
  2. At Her Feet by Rebekah Weatherspoon  
  3. Games Boys Play by Zoe X. Rider  
LGBT Poetry 1. Hibernation and Other Poems by Bear Bards, an anthology by Ron J. Suresha  
  2. Velvet Rodeo by Kelly McQuain  
  3. Souvenir Boys by David-Matthew Barnes  
LGBT Visual Arts & Photography 1. Beards, an Unshaved History by Kevin Clarke  
  2. A Thing of Beauty by Jake Jaxson & RJ Sebastian  
  3. dr.a.g. by Christopher Logan  
Bisexual Debut 1. Slide by Garrett Leigh  
  2. Demons Within, For Love of Authority 1, by Rhiannon Ayers  
  3. Beyond Cutting by Vicki Clifford  
Bisexual General Fiction 1. Alpha Trine by Lexi Ander  
  2. Cythera by Jo Graham  
  3. The River Within by Baxter Clare Trautman  
Bisexual Romance 1. Stuff by Josephine Myles  
  2. Slide by Garrett Leigh  
  3. Fusion, North Star trilogy 2, by Posy Roberts  
Bisexual Book 1. Hibernation and Other Poems by Bear Bards, an anthology by Ron J. Suresha  
  2. Alpha Trine by Lexi Ander  
  3. Cythera by Jo Graham  
Transgender Debut 1. If We Shadows by D.E. Atwood  
  2. Babette: The Many Lives, Two Deaths and Double Kidnapping of Dr. Ellsworth by Ross Eliot  
  3. An Unspoken Compromise by Rizi Xavier Timane  
Transgender Fiction 1. If We Shadows by D.E. Atwood  
  2. Beloved Pilgrim by Christopher Hawthorne Moss  
  3. Cevin’s Deadly Sin by Sally Bosco  
Transgender Non Fiction 1. Babette: The Many Lives, Two Deaths and Double Kidnapping of Dr. Ellsworth by Ross Eliot  
  2. Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders by Diane & Jacob Anderson-Minshall  
  3. An Unspoken Compromise by Rizi Xavier Timane  
Transgender Book 1. If We Shadows by D.E. Atwood  
  2. Babette: The Many Lives, Two Deaths and Double Kidnapping of Dr. Ellsworth by Ross Eliot  
  3. Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders by Diane & Jacob Anderson-Minshall  
Lesbian Debut 1. Loved and Lost by Stephanie Kusiak  
  2. Freak Camp: Posts From a Previously Normal Girl by Jessica V. Barnett  
  3. Like Jazz by Heather Blackmore  
Lesbian Contemporary General Fiction 1. Rest Home Runaways by Clifford Henderson
  2. What Matter Wounds by Geonn Cannon  
  3. Let the Lover Be by Sheree L. Greer  
Lesbian Contemporary & Erotic Romance 1. Camellia by Caitlin Ricci & Cari Z.
  2. Departure from the Script by Jae  
  3. (tie)
a. Loved and Lost by Stephanie Kusiak
b. No Boundaries by Donna K. Ford
 
Lesbian Sci-Fi / Futuristic & Fantasy 1. Dogs of War by Geonn Cannon
  2. Wolf’s Eyes, Amendyr Series 2, by Rae D. Magdon  
  3. The Empath by Jody Klaire  
Lesbian Fantasy Romance 1. A Kingdom Lost by Barbara Ann Wright
  2. Daughter of Mystery by Heather Rose Jones  
  3. The Only Way by Jamie Sullivan  
Lesbian Historical Fiction & Romance 1. Waiting for the Violins by Justine Saracen
  2. Club Storyville by Riley LaShea  
  3. Murder and the Hurdy Gurdy Girl by Kate McLachlan  
Lesbian Mystery / Thriller 1. Season of the Wolf by Robin Summers
  2. Rapture, Sins of the Sinners by Fran Heckrotte & A.C. Henley  
  3. Tumbledown by Cari Hunter  
The Cate Culpepper Award for Best Lesbian Paranormal Romance 1. Windigo Thrall by Cate Culpepper
  2. True Nature by Jae  
  3. Return of an Impetuous Pilot by Kate McLachlan  
Lesbian Romantic Comedy 1. Eight Dates by Lori L. Lake
  2. Out Of Retirement by Erica Lawson  
  3. That Certain Something by Clare Ashton  
Lesbian Book 1. The End of Eve by Ariel Gore
  2. Waiting for the Violins by Justine Saracen  
  3. (tie)
a. Club Storyville by Riley LaShea
b. Camellia by Caitlin Ricci & Cari Z.
 
Gay & Lesbian Young Adult 1. Silent by Sara Alva
  2. (tie)
a. This Is Not a Love Story by Suki Fleet
b. Not Broken, Just Bent by Mia Kerick
 
  3. (tie)
a. The Red Sheet by Mia Kerick
b. Vivaldi in the Dark by Matthew J. Metzger
 
Gay & Lesbian Non Fiction 1. Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East by Benjamin Law
  2. The End of Eve by Ariel Gore  
  3. Time Fries! Aging Gracelessly in Rehoboth Beach by Fay Jacobs  
Gay Debut 1. This Is Not a Love Story by Suki Fleet
  2. Light by Nathan Burgoine  
  3. The Next by Rafe Haze  
Gay Contemporary General Fiction 1. Sex & Sourdough by A.J. Thomas
  2. The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher by Dana Alison Levy  
  3. My Favorite Uncle by Marshall Thornton  
The William Neale Award for Best Gay Contemporary Romance 1. The Mating of Michael by Eli Easton
  2. Perfect Imperfections by Cardeno C.  
  3. (tie)
a. Last First Kiss by Diane Adams
b. Takedown by Cat Grant
 
The Bobby Michaels Award for Best Gay Erotic Romance 1. (tie)
a. Trusting Thomas by K.C. Wells
b. A Little Too Broken by Brad Vance

  2. Love and Salvage: Loving Emmett by Mathew Ortiz  
  3. (tie)
a. A Place for Cliff by Talon ps
b. The House on Hancock Hill by Indra Vaughn
c. It's Like This by Anne O'Gleadra
 
Gay Fantasy 1. Rising Frenzy, Men of Myth 2 by Brandon Witt
  2. Shirewode by J Tullos Hennig  
  3. Highfell Grimoires by Langley Hyde  
Gay Fantasy Romance 1. (tie)
a. A Case of Possession by KJ Charles
b. Goblins by Melanie Tushmore

  2. Reawakening by Amy Rae Durreson  
  3. (tie)
a. The Calm Before by Neena Jaydon
b. Of Last Resort by Megan Derr
 
Gay Historical 1. The Gentleman’s Madness by Bonnie Dee & Summer Devon
  2. Randy by Jane Elliot  
  3. (tie)
a. Happy Independence Day by Michael Rupured
b. The Music Teacher by Bob Sennett
 
Gay Historical Romance 1. Think of England by KJ Charles
  2. Tournament of Shadows by S.A. Meade  
  3. Forever Hold His Peace by Rebecca Cohen  
Gay Mystery / Thriller 1. Corruption by Eden Winters
  2. Home The Hard Way by Z.A. Maxfield  
  3. Relief Valve by JL Merrow  
Gay Paranormal Romance 1. (tie)
a. Monsters Under the Bed by Susan Laine
b. Wide Asleep by Nick Nolan

  2. Wolf in Gucci Loafers by Tara Lain  
  3. In Your Eyes by Cardeno C.  
Gay Romantic Comedy 1. Merry Gentlemen by Josephine Myles
  2. Caught! by JL Merrow  
  3. Shiny! by Amy Lane  
Gay Sci-Fi / Futuristic 1. Rarely Pure and Never Simple by Angel Martinez
  2. Light by Nathan Burgoine  
  3. Piper by Leona Carver  
Gay Book 1. Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East by Benjamin Law
  2. The Mating of Michael by Eli Easton  
  3. Perfect Imperfections by Cardeno C.  

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