The contest is sponsored by the Southern Magic chapter of RWA in Birmingham, Al. The name of the contest is The Linda Howard Award of Excellence for Unpublished Writers.
ACRA is keeping fingers crossed for Sharon! We should have more information in a couple of months. In the meantime, here's more about Sharon's Regency novel...
Touch The Sky
The last person Celeste wanted to see stood before her.
Colonel Sheridan St. John smiled at her as if nothing amiss had happened. Rage overtook her as she noted he was still muscled and blond with those hypnotic dark blue eyes. His deeds did not show on his face. She could not forgive him for what he had done. She could not forgive herself for loving him still.
His accusations killed Baron Hargreaves, her father.
Now three years after the execution
found Celeste and her younger siblings. The proclamation he carried from the Prince-Regent affirmed Baron Hargreaves to be innocent of all charges. The true traitor confessed. Celeste, her brother, and sister were declared the wards of St. John ’s father, the powerful Duke of Richmond. Their titles were restored. Reparations would be made to the Hargreaves family. Sheridan
It would be a hard battle to win Celeste’s trust, much less her love. A seasoned veteran of many battles,
would conduct the campaign as he had no other. It was the most important of his life. Sheridan