Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
Go to Checkout
Our Birmingham Shop
Our Bristol Shop
Animators Survival Kit

Melissa Nathan Award confirms 2010 shortlist

14th April 2010

The shortlist for the Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance has been released, with six authors competing for the prize.

I Heart New York by Lindsey Kelk, Trisha Ashley's Wedding Tiers and Tug of Love by Allie Spencer were included among the titles nominated for the prize, which is the only UK-based award which focuses on the comedy romance genre.

Katie Fforde's Love Letters, Moonlight in Odessa by Janet Skeslien Charles and Danny King's Blue Collar are the remaining titles shortlisted for the honour.

'The judging panel features the writer and comedienne Jo Brand, mega-selling novelists Joanna Trollope and Sophie Kinsella, actor and comedienne Morwenna Banks and actor and television presenter Liza Tarbuck,' the organisers added.

In 2009, The Marriage Bureau for Rich People by Farahad Zama took home the Melissa Nathan Award, while other previous winners include Marian Keyes and Lisa Jewell.

The Romantic Novelists' Association honoured Trollope and Maeve Binchy last month, when it gave the authors lifetime achievement accolades at the Pure Passion Awards.

Latest Blog
Tom Fort asks which Writer Best Depicted the Reality of the English Village
28/04/2017

Tom reviews some much-loved novels set in English villages and asks where we go for the most realistic depiction.

Philippa Gregory Looks Back on Thirty Years of Writing Historical Fiction
27/04/2017

Read an extract from Philippa Gregory's Foreword to the 30th anniversary edition of her first published novel, Wideacre.

Foyles' Find Your Way Through ... Depression
24/04/2017

How the tv series 13 Reasons Why and Prince Harry's revelations about his own mental health have both sparked important debates about teen wellbeing.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd