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A thrilled Jenny Colgan collected the Melissa Nathan Award for Romantic Comedy on Tuesday evening from host Jo Brand at a gala bash in London for her novel Meet Me At The Cupcake Cafe. The Melissa Nathan Award for Romantic Comedy is dedicated to the memory of novelist Melissa Nathan who died of cancer and is sponsored…Continue
Newer faces join bestselling authors on the shortlist for this year's Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance, sponsored by National Express coaches. The award remembers popular chick lit author Melissa Nathan who tragically died of cancer in 2006 aged 37, and celebrates the best books in chick lit.
The 2012 shortlist is:
Romantic fiction readers and authors around the world have reacted angrily as it become clear yesterday that a plagiarist who goes by the pen names Kay Manning and Payton Bradshaw had not only plagiarized work by author Liz Fielding but a number of other authors. Romance stories by Julia Kenner, Catherine Mann, Marie Ferrarella, Gena Dalton were all discovered being sold online by Kay Manning/Payton…Continue