2012 Laurie Finalists

We are pleased to announce the following are finalists in the 2012 Laurie contest:


  1. Clear as Glass by Lynn Kellan
  2. Back in the Saddle by Susan Breeden
  3. Yeehaw Paisano by Petrina Aubol

Young Adult

  1. The Agreement by Angela Blount
  2. Dream Crafters by Kim Riordan
  3. The Gift by S.A. Tudhope


  1. The Angel Who Fell From the Sky by Diana Quincy
  2. Dealer’s Choice by Mayo Lucas
  3. Tempting Bella by Diana Quincy


  1. Mind Sweeper by Amy Jones
  2. Witness to History by Becky Lower
  3. Caller of Light by T.J. Shaw

Romantic Suspense

  1. In Safe Hands by Lee Burgess
  2. Body of Evidence by Melanie Duncan
  3. Mesmerized in Madagascar by George Guthridge  and Talons of Desire by Kalyn Rehrig


  1. Charmed Deception by Dianna Shuford
  2. Listen to the Wind by Jane F. Thompson
  3. God Whisperer by Kimberly Troutte

Welcome to our new home!

We are the Smoky Mountain Romance Writers located in Knoxville, Tennessee. We became a chapter of writers in January 1997 and joined affiliation with Romance Writers of America® later that year. If you are a writer and would like to visit us we meet the 2nd Saturday of each month. Check out the about page to find out what our monthly meeting will be about.