Cheryl Holt Banner

Cheryl Holt's 2003 News


Cheryl is pleased to announce that her tenth novel, COMPLETE ABANDON, has been nominated for the 2003 Reviewers' Choice Award by Romantic Times Magazine. She is once again honored in the "Best Sensual" category, for which she recently won the 2002 award for her seventh novel, TOTAL SURRENDER.

The contest honors the best books published in 2003, as judged by the magazine's reviewers. The winner will be announced at a luncheon on March 26th at the Romantic Times annual convention, which will be held this year in New York City, at the Holiday Inn Martinique.


Cheryl announces the fabulous news that her 7th novel, TOTAL SURRENDER, has won the prestigious Reviewers' Choice Award from Romantic Times Magazine, as the "Best Sensual Novel of 2002"

She will accept the award at the magazine's national convention, which will be held at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri on Friday, October 17, 2003. She will also participate in the magazine's annual booksigning that will be held at the hotel the next day, and she invites all fans living in the KC area to stop by and say hello.


Cheryl celebrates a huge milestone with the publication of COMPLETE ABANDON, her tenth novel in just three short years. "Of all the books I've written," she says, "COMPLETE ABANDON is my personal favorite, because I like how the hero turned out. I hope my fans will fall in love with John Clatyon."


Cheryl is proud to announce that she's won the prestigious K.I.S.S. award from Romantic Times magazine for her hero, John Clayton, Viscount Wakefield, who will appear in her September '03 book, COMPLETE ABANDON. The magazine dubs Clayton "...the ultimate sexy, bad-bad boy..."

The KISS in the K.I.S.S. award stands for "Knights in Shining Silver, and the magazine says "You can 'fall' for any one of these heroes and know you'll be caught in strong arms."


With the approach of the release of Cheryl's tenth novel, COMPLETE ABANDON, advance sales are so brisk that publisher St. Martins Press goes into a second printing two weeks before the publication date.


TOTAL SURRENDER is nominated for the Scarlett Letter Award as the Best Sensual Romance of 2002.


Publisher St. Martins Press selects the titles for Cheryl's next three books, which will appear in 2004 and 2005. They are DEEPER THAN DESIRE, MORE THAN SEDUCTION, FURTHER THAN PASSION


TOTAL SURRENDER is a finalist, Best Sensual Romance of 2002, in the Scarlett Letter Award.


Romantic Times magazine has issued the list of finalists for the best books of 2002 as chosen by the magazines' reviewers. Cheryl is thrilled and honored to announce that her seventh novel, TOTAL SURRENDER, has been nominated in the category "Best Sensual Romance" of 2002.

She shares the category with romance megastars Judith Ivory, Nicole Jordan, and Lisa Kleypas.

The winner will be announced at the RT convention that will be held in Kansas City October 15 - 19, 2003.