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Favourite Paranormal Romance
proudly sponsored by Hachette Australia

  • Aquila by Sue-Ellen Pashley
  • Archangelís Enigma by Nalini Singh
  • Midnightís Kiss by Thea Harrison
  • Shards of Hope by Nalini Singh
  • Spiritbound by Dani Kristoff
  • The MacGregor by Jenny Brigalow
  • Tribal Law by Shannon Curtis*


Favourite Sci Fi, Fantasy or Futuristic Romance

  • 1916-ish by Ebony McKenna
  • Base by Cathleen Ross
  • Chaos Broken by Rebekah Turner
  • Dark Horse by Michelle Diener
  • Honour Bound by MA Grant
  • Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews
  • The Diabolical Miss Hyde by Viola Carr


Favourite Short/Category Romance
proudly sponsored by Harlequin Australia

  • Bound to the Bachelor by Sarah Mayberry
  • Fire Me Up by Rachael Johns
  • Her Big Sky Cowboy by Alissa Callen
  • Hired by the Brooding Billionaire by Kandy Shepherd
  • Hold Me, Cowboy by Alissa Callen
  • Seducing His Enemyís Daughter by Annie West
  • The Billionaireís Passionate Revenge by Jennifer St George
  • The Millionaire and the Maid by Michelle Douglas
  • The Sultanís Harem Bride by Annie West
  • What a Bachelor Needs by Kelly Hunter


Favourite Historical Romance

  • A Pirate for Christmas by Anna Campbell
  • A Scoundrel by Moonlight by Anna Campbell
  • Chieftain in the Making by Frances Housden
  • Moonstone Conspiracy by Elizabeth Ellen Carter
  • The Dukeís Daughter by Sasha Cottman
  • The Horse Thief by Tea Cooper
  • The Legend of Lyon Redmond by Julie Anne Long
  • The Protector by Allison Butler
  • The Seduction of Lord Stone by Anna Campbell
  • The Spring Bride by Anne Gracie


Favourite Contemporary Romance
proudly sponsored by Hachette Australia

  • Honorís Promise by Noelle Clark
  • Lawless in Leather by Melanie Scott
  • Only We Know by Victoria Purman
  • So Far Into You by Lily Malone
  • Sweet Wattle Creek by Kaye Dobbie
  • The Deal by Elle Kennedy
  • The Patterson Girls by Rachael Johns
  • The Road to Hope by Rachael Johns
  • The Saddler Boys by Fiona Palmer
  • The Secret Years by Barbara Hannay


Favourite Erotic Romance
proudly sponsored by eXtasy Books

  • Anticipation by Sarah Mayberry
  • Exhibition by Nicolette Hugo
  • Revue by KM Golland
  • The Arrangement by Nicolette Hugo
Favourite Romantic Suspense

  • A Dangerous Arrangement by Lee Christine
  • Cold Deception by DB Tait
  • Desperate Deception by DB Tait
  • Northern Heat by Helene Young
  • Runaway Lies by Shannon Curtis
  • Secret Sisters by Jayne Ann Krentz
  • Storm Clouds by Bronwyn Parry
  • Treasured Secrets by Kendall Talbot


Favourite Continuing Romance Series
proudly sponsored by Harlequin Australia

  • Chance Sisters series by Anne Gracie
  • Elder Races series by Thea Harrison
  • Hope Junction series by Rachael Johns
  • Jackson Brothers series by Kelly Hunter
  • Kate Daniels series by Ilona Andrews
  • London Steampunk series by Bec McMaster
  • Off Campus series by Elle Kennedy
  • Robinhill Farm series by Noelle Clark
  • Sons of Sin series by Anna Campbell
  • The Hawke Brothers series by Rachel Bailey
  • Treasured series by Kendall Talbot


Favourite Australian Romance Author 2015
proudly sponsored by Booktopia

  • Amy Andrews
  • Anna Campbell
  • Anne Gracie
  • Cathryn Hein
  • Kelly Hunter
  • Keri Arthur
  • Kylie Scott
  • Noelle Clark
  • Rachael Johns
  • Sarah Mayberry


Membersí Choice categoriesÖ

Favourite Cover from a romance published in 2015

  • Northern Heat by Helene Young (Penguin)
  • Runaway Lies by Shannon Curtis (MIRA)
  • Second Chance Love by Susanne Bellamy (self-published)
  • Storm Clouds by Bronwyn Parry (Hachette)
  • Summer and the Groomsman by Cathryn Hein (self-published)
  • The Diabolical Miss Hyde by Viola Carr (Harper Voyager)
  • The Horse Thief by Tea Cooper (Escape)
  • The Seduction of Lord Stone by Anna Campbell (self-published)
  • The Spring Bride by Anne Gracie (Berkley)
  • Wicked Embers by Keri Arthur (Signet)


The Strongest Heroine from a romance published in 2015

  • Claire Swensen in Second Chance Love by Susanne Bellamy
  • Jane Chance in The Spring Bride by Anne Gracie
  • Julia Taylor in Cold Deception by DB Tait
  • Kristy Dark in Northern Heat by Helene Young
  • Natalie Wright from The Saddler Boys by Fiona Palmer
  • Rosalina in Treasured Lies by Kendall Talbot


Favourite New Romance Author for 2015

  • Abbie Jackson
  • Elyse Huntington
  • Joanne Dannon
  • Kerrie Paterson
  • Lizzy Chandler
  • Nicolette Hugo
  • Sue-Ellen Pashley
2015 award winners:
Each year ARRA holds awards for the best romance books in a number of categories.

The ARR Awards recognise favourite romance fiction for the previous year as chosen by ARRA members.

The winners of the 2015 Australian Romance Readers Awards were announced on 19 March 2016 at our awards dinner. They are marked below in pink.

Winners from previous years can be found here:
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