After 34 books Jodi Thomas, often called the Queen of Texas Romance, has crossed into mainstream with a bang. The first in a seven book series contracted with Putnam/Berkley won the top award, a RITA, given in women’s fiction. WELCOME TO HARMONY was named Best Mainstream Novel with Romantic Elements. At the RWA conference in New York, Jodi also won the Booksellers Best award for 2011 for the second in the Harmony series, SOMEWHERE ALONG THE WAY.
Jodi will be on a Texas tour with the third book, COMFORTS OF HOME, during the first week in November. Check her website for dates and places. If she’s in your area she’d love to drop by your writing group or writing class. As a New York Times Bestseller and the Writer in Residence at West Texas A&M, Jodi loves visiting with writers. www.jodithomas.com