Passionate Ink – Some Like it Hot

Passionate Ink is Erotic Romance Special Interest Chapter #207 of Romance Writers of America

Passionate Plume Winners

Congratulations to all of our Passionate Plume winners and finalists!

2017 Winners
2016 Winners
2015 Winners
2014 Winners

12th Annual Passionate Plume (2017)

Contemporary Novel

Finalists (One extra due to tied score):

Craving Justice by Fiona Archer

Ink Enduring by Carrie Anne Ryan

Savage Collision by Gwyn McNamee

The Detective’s Pleasure by Christa Tomlinson


Obsession by Ann Mayburn




Before There Were Three by LA Witt

Hidden Ink by Carrie Anne Ryan

Love’s Changes by LaQuette


One Breath Away by Michal Scott


Speculative Fiction


Mated in Mist by Carrie Anne Ryan

Vengeance by Shana Figueroa

Wolf Betrayed by Carrie Anne Ryan


In the Court of Love and Loss by Jenna Ives


11th Annual Passionate Plume (2016)

(Finalists are listed within categories in alphabetical order by title.)

Contemporary Novel

Just Business by Anna Zabo
Kneel, Mr. President by Lauren Gallagher
The Professor’s Student by Bronwyn Green

Contemporary Novella

Jackson & Nick by Laura Baumbach
Mastered by My Guardian by Opal Carew
The Secret of Obedience by Liv Rancourt

Historical (Novels and Novellas)

To Love a Hellion by Nicola Davidson
Suspended Game by Roz Lee
Wrecked by Deanna Wadsworth

Paranormal & Time Travel (Novels and Novellas)

Blood, Pain, and Pleasure by Nadine Mutas
The Power of the Bite by Lisa Oliver
Viking Fire by Crystal Jordan
Your Wild Heart by Dena Garson

Fantasy/Futuristic/Science Fiction (Novels and Novellas)

Alice’s Erotic Adventures Through the Mirror by Liz Adams
Deep by Jaine Diamond
Lips Like Ice by Peggy Barnett

10th Annual Passionate Plume (2015)


  1. If It Drives by L.A. Witt and Aleksandr Voinov
  2. Friends with Benefits by Anne Lang
  3. Slow Satisfaction by Cecilia Tan
  4. Starstruck by L.A. Witt
  5. Three Nights with a Rockstar by Shari Slade

Futuristic/Fantasy/ Sci-Fi

  1.  Mystic’s Touch by Dena Garson
  2. Charlotte and the Pirate by Patricia Green
  3. Eddie, My Love by Patricia Green
  4. Morningstar by Robyn Bachar
  5. Unexpected by J.J. Lore


  1.  Dark Duke by Sabrina York
  2. Defiant by Sabrina York
  3. Disobedience by Design by Regina Kammer
  4. Punishing Miss Primrose by Em Brown
  5. The Blacksmith’s Bride by Patricia Green


  1.  Winterball by Holley Trent
  2. After You by Ophelia Bell
  3. Bold Move by Isabelle Drake
  4. The Big One by Louisa Bacio
  5. The Break-in by Aidee Ladnier

Paranormal/Time Travel

  1.  Hero Rising by Anna Alexander
  2. Ariel’s Super Power of Love: The Erotic Wonders of a Super Heroic Woman by Liz Adams
  3. Familiar Places by Cameron Quintain
  4. Passion of Sleepy Hollow by Lexi Post
  5. Sated: A Dark Romance by Charity Parkerson



9th Annual Passionate Plume (2014)


  1. Pleasuring the Lady by Jess Michaels
  2. Her Lovestruck Lord by Scarlett Scott
  3. Her Husband’s Lover by Madelynne Ellis
  4. Let’s Misbehave by Stephanie Draven
  5. Unhinge the Universe by L.A. Witt and Aleksandr Voinov


  1. House of Sable Locks by Elizabeth Schechter
  2. Legend Beyond the Stars by S. E. Gilchrist
  3. Fueled By Lust: Drusus by Celeste Prater
  4. Glory Dogs: Forged Through Glory by Dezré Storm
  5. Something New Under the Sun by L.A. Witt


  1. Masque by Lexi Post
  2. Ghostly Persuasion by Dena Garson
  3. Hero Unmasked by Anna Alexander
  4. Edge of Night by Crystal Jordan
  5. That Pearly Drop, Murphy’s Law of Time Travel #1 by Jianne Carlo
  6. Symphony of Light and Winter by Renea Mason


  1.  A Night at The Cavern by Anna Alexander
  2. The Dom, the Switch and the Sub by Diane Leyne
  3. Decadence by Karen Stivali
  4. A Christmas of Coal and Mistletoe by Bobbi Romans
  5. Rebound Baby by Tobi Doyle


  1. Capture and Surrender by L.A. Witt with Aleksandr Voinov
  2. Making Over Maris by Sabrina York
  3. Daring Miss December by Maggie Wells
  4. Heart of Ash by Sabrina York
  5. Second Chance Sam by Bren Christopher
  6. August Awakening by Maggie Wells
  7. The Princess and the Porn Star by Lauren Gallagher