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Final Four: Paranormal v. Historical

Results of the Paranormal v. Historical (Round 1 of the Final Four)

DA Results:

Final Four: Paranormal v. Historical

  • The Serpent Prince by Elizabeth Hoyt (50%, 128 Votes)
  • The Rest Falls Away by Colleen Gleason (50%, 127 Votes)

Total Voters: 255

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SB Results:

The winner is Colleen Gleason’s The Rest Falls Away which won by a total of 37 votes. At the SB site, Colleen’s book garnered 38 more votes than Elizabeth Hoyt’s The Serpent Prince. At DA, The Serpent Prince received one more vote than The Rest Falls Away. Don’t forget to vote in the second of the Final Four polls: Erotica/Erotic Romance v. Contemporary both here and at Smart Bitches.

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Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. Kerry
    Apr 05, 2008 @ 11:25:20

    Come on, Serpent Prince!

  2. Jia
    Apr 05, 2008 @ 12:18:41

    Wow! I’m surprised at how close it was!

  3. joyce d
    Apr 05, 2008 @ 13:07:17

    It wasn’t nearly as close at Smart Bitches.

  4. Marci
    Apr 05, 2008 @ 14:09:04

    I missed out on voting this round. One vote difference? WOW! Who was leading over at Smart Bitches? The poll isn’t showing up on their site right now.

  5. Jia
    Apr 05, 2008 @ 18:09:38

    I was gunning for Colleen Gleason but I honestly thought The Serpent Prince would win this round. Wow, The Rest Falls Away is definitely turning out to be a dark horse.

  6. cecilia
    Apr 05, 2008 @ 18:15:08

    A dark horse for a dark day. *wailing and gnashing teeth* I started thinking I didn’t have any chance, but this past week, I began to taste victory, and it tasted like chips and dip.

    I have to go – the tears are making a paste out of the ashes on my face.

  7. Bonnie L.
    Apr 05, 2008 @ 18:36:55

    Wow! That was unexpected on my part!

  8. Keishon
    Apr 05, 2008 @ 22:24:02

    Completely surprised at how well Gleason has fared in this race. That was my only surprise, really.

  9. Jane
    Apr 05, 2008 @ 22:37:38

    I think what these polls show is that DA and SB have very little overlap with the AAR voters because I seriously thought given how well Jo Goodman’s book did in the AAR poll that If His Kiss Was Wicked would also play well. Ditto with Hoyt’s book.

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