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Cheryl Holt's 2004 News


Cheryl receives the terrific news that her 11th novel, DEEPER THAN DESIRE, has been nominated for the prestigious Reviewer's Choice Award from Romantic Times Magazine as a "Best Book of 2004" in the "Best Sensual" category. Winners will be announced at the magazine's annual convention, which will be held in St. Louis in April, 2005.


Cheryl and her publisher, St. Martins Press, are pleased to announce that Cheryl has signed a contact for three more novels of erotic historical romance. The novels will be published in 2005 and 2006

Fans can look for these great titles to be coming in the future:

TOO HOT TO HANDLE: September 2005
TOO WICKED TO WED: Autumn 2006


Cheryl receives the fabulous news that her 12th novel, MORE THAN SEDUCTION, has taken her onto the USA Today bestseller list for the second time.


Cheryl announces the fabulous news that her novel, COMPLETE ABANDON, has been nominated for the Booksellers' Best Award as the best historical romance of 2003. The award is presented by the Greater Detroit chapter of the Romance Writers of America. The judges are all booksellers. The winner will be announced the evening of July 28th at the Adams Mark Hotel in Dallas, Texas. Cheryl will attend the ceremony and invites all her fans living in the Dallas area to stop by and say hello.


Cheryl is honored to receive the great news that all three of her books published in '03 are finalists in the Scarlet Letter Contest, which recognizes the best sensual romances of the year. The contest is sponsored by the Tampa Area romance writers. Her two '03 novels, COMPLETE ABANDON and ABSOLUTE PLEASURE, were nominated as "best sensual historical novels." Her '03 novella, "The Wedding Night", which was featured in the anthology, BURNING UP, was nominated as "best sensual novella." The contest recognizes books in three categories: contemporary, historical, and novella, and the coordinator advises that this is the first occasion where one author has had three books nominated as finalists in the same year. In each of the three categories, three books were selected as finalists, so there were nine finalists in all. Cheryl received one-third of the contest's nominations. Winners will be announced at the end of June, 2004.


Cheryl receives the exciting news that her 11th novel, DEEPER THAN DESIRE, released on March 2nd, has propelled her onto the USA Today Bestseller list for the very first time."