2013 Awards: winners
- Favourite Cover: the winner was Half Moon Bay by Helene Young.
- Sexiest Hero: the winner was Daniel Montgomery in Outback Dreams by Rachael Johns.
- Favourite New Romance Author: the winner was Anna Cowan.
In the main categories the winners were:
The Favourite Paranormal Romance for 2013 is Heart of Obsidian by Nalini Singh. Thank you to Galaxy Bookshop for once again sponsoring this award. The award was presented by Allison Rogers from Galaxy and, at Nalini’s request, was accepted on her behalf by Kat Mayo.
The Favourite Sci-Fi, Fantasy or Futuristic Romance 2013 is Allegiance Sworn by Kylie Griffin. This year this award was sponsored by Steam eReads. The award was presented by Nicola Pitt on behalf of Steam eReads.
The Favourite Short Category Romance 2013 is The One That Got Away by Kelly Hunter. The award was sponsored by Harlequin Australia and presented by Cristina Lee.
The Favourite Historical Romance 2013 is Untamed by Anna Cowan. The award was sponsored by Bronwen Evans and accepted on behalf of Anna by Carol George from Penguin Books Australia.
The Favourite Contemporary Romance 2013 is Holding Out for a Hero by Amy Andrews. The award was sponsored by Escape Publishing and presented by Kate Cuthbert.
The Favourite Erotic Romance 2013 is Skin by Kylie Scott. This award was sponsored by eXtasy Books. It was presented by Khul Waters on behalf of eXtasy and accepted by Joel Naoum from Momentum Books on behalf of Kylie.
The Favourite Romantic Suspense 2013 is Half Moon Bay by Helene Young. The award was sponsored by Imogene Nix.
The Favourite Continuing Romance Series 2013 is the Sons of Sin series by Anna Campbell. This award was sponsored by Harlequin Australia and presented by Lilia Kanna.
The Favourite Australian Romance Author 2013 is Kylie Scott. This award was presented by Tony Nash on behalf of the sponsor Booktopia, and was accepted by Haylee Nash on behalf of Kylie.
Thank you to everyone who came along to the dinner and made it such a success, and particular thanks to all our sponsors. Congratulations to all the winners!