2009 QUASAR

best overall cover

Dead in the Water—cover artist Judith B. Glad—publisher Uncial Press

Ariana

best in category

Mystery/Suspense (General fiction, Romance, and Erotic Romance)

Dead in the Water—cover artist Judith B. Glad—publisher Uncial Press

Action-Adventure/Thriller

Good Knight—cover artist Nathalie Moore—publisher Echelon Press, L.L.C.

Children's/Teens/Young Adult

Life On The Move—cover artist Angela Waters—publisher Samhain Publishing

Contemporary/Suspense/Mystery Romance

Main Chancers—cover artist Vinessa Riley—publisher Whiskey Creek Press LLC

Contemporary/Suspense/Mystery Erotic Romance (TIE)

A Rose Without Thorns—cover artist Melissa Summers—publisher Whiskey Creek Press LLC

To Trust A Wicked Man—cover artist Christine M. Griffin—publisher Cobblestone Press, LLC

Erotica

Hot Couture—cover artist Debi Lewis—publisher Phaze Books

Fantasy

Surviving Serendipity—cover artist Nathalie Moore—publisher Echelon Press, L.L.C.

Fantasy/Paranormal Romance

The Werewolf Whisperer—cover artist Stella Price—publisher Phaze Books

Fantasy/Science Fiction/Futuristic/Paranormal Erotic Romance

Devil Take Me—cover artist Anne Cain—publisher Samhain Publishing

GLBT

The Water Lovers of Sirilon—cover artist Debi Lewis—publisher Phaze Books

Historical and Western

The Boys Back Home—cover artist Angela Waters—publisher Samhain Publishing

Horror

Hold the Light—cover artist Ryan Sherwood—publisher Synergebooks

Mainstream/Single Title

Autumn Leaves—cover artist Jinger Heaston—publisher Whiskey Creek Press LLC

Non-Fiction, Poetry, Inspirational and Inspirational Romance

Coming Together: For Gabrielle—cover artist Alessia Brio—publisher eXcessica Publishing

Science Fiction

Perdition—cover artist Lee Emory—publisher Treble Heart Books

Science Fiction/Futuristic Romance

Alliance of Passion—cover artist Martine Jardin—publisher eXtasy Books

Dirk A. Wolf Honorable Mention Excellence in Cover Artwork Award

Action-Adventure/Thriller

Patriot Acts—cover artist Steven Clark Bradley—publisher Write Word Publishers

Children's/Teens/Young Adult

Water Seekers—cover artist Alessia Brio—publisher Prizm Books

Contemporary/Suspense/Mystery Romance

Songs of the Heart—cover artist Genene Valleau—publisher Awe-Struck E-Books, Inc.

Contemporary/Suspense/Mystery Erotic Romance

One Reckless Night—cover artist Stella Price—publisher Tease Publishing

Erotica

Midnight Encounters—cover artist Tuesday Dube'—publisher Samhain Publishing

Fantasy

The Dragonslayer's Sword—cover artist Anna Winsom—publisher Mundania Press LLC

Fantasy/Paranormal Romance

Finding Fiona—cover artist Martine Jardin—publisher eXtasy Books

Fantasy/Science Fiction/Futuristic/Paranormal Erotic Romance

Hunter's Prey—cover artist Melissa Findley—publisher Cobblestone Press, LLC

GLBT

My Father's Lover—cover artist Angela Waters—publisher eXtasy Books

Historical and Western

A Rake's Redemption—cover artist Judith B. Glad—publisher Awe-Struck E-Books, Inc.

Horror

Anathema—cover artist Kendra Egert—publisher Whiskey Creek Press LLC

Mainstream/Single Title

Fathers of Tomorrow—cover artist Maggie Dix—publisher Write Words, Inc.

Mystery/Suspense

Kindred Spirits—cover artist Anna Winsom—publisher Mundania Press LLC

Non-Fiction, Poetry, Inspirational and Inspirational Romance

Words to Write By—cover artist Lee Emory—publisher Treble Heart Books

Science Fiction

The Fireborn Chronicles—cover artist Laura Diehl—publisher Swimming Kangaroo Books

Science Fiction/Futuristic Romance

The Mission—cover artist Nancy Donahue—publisher Whiskey Creek Press LLC