1st place, The Haunted Hearts contest, 2006, Beyond the Shadows
3rd place, Where the Magic Begins contest, 2006, Gone Tropical
H. M. First 100 words, Bookends Literary Agency, 2008, Unlock the Truth
H.M. Sola’s Dixie Kane contest, 2009, Saving Sarah
2nd place, Sola’s Dixie Kane contest, 2010, The Blue Dolphin
2nd place, SOLA’s Dixie Kane contest, 2011, Don’t Mess With Mick (Now titled, Exposure)
*******Exposure: finalist in the 2012 RWA® Golden Heart® contest, in the Romantic Suspense category.
2nd place, Heart of the West Contest: Corsica Gate
RONE Award nominee: One Safe Place, 2017.