All the Awards

  • Sylvia was honored with a nomination for the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Author.
  • Bared to You was recommended by the editors at Amazon as one of the 2012 Best of the Year in Romance.
  • Sylvia has been honored with the National Readers’ Choice Award twice.
  • Sylvia has been honored with the RT Book Reviews Reviewers’ Choice Award and her work has been nominated for the award multiple times.
  • Sylvia’s work (both published and pre-publication manuscripts) has been honored with over a dozen awards and been nominated or named a finalist for dozens more.
  • Sylvia’s Readers’ Choice win in Lori Foster’s Brava Novella Contest led to the sale and publication of her first book.
  • 2007 Judge a Book by its Cover Finalist — Best Historical Cover — Ask For It
  • 2005 Silver Rose Website Contest 2nd Place Winner

Industry Awards

  • Sylvia was honored with Romance Writers of America’s Service Award, which is intended to honor major commitments of service to RWA and are presented for the accumulated body of effort a volunteer may make during a lifetime.

The RITA®

  • Sylvia’s work has been nominated for Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA® Award of Excellence twice.
  • “Mischief and the Marquess”, Sylvia’s novella in the Perfect Kisses anthology, has been named a nominee for the 2008 RITA© Award of Excellence — the romance-publishing industry’s highest award of distinction.
  • 2008 RITA® Finalist — Best Romantic Novella — “Mischief and the Marquess”
  • 2007 RITA® Finalist — Best Romantic Novella — “Her Mad Grace”

Bookseller/Librarian Awards

Reader Awards

  • 2010 Write Touch Readers Choice Award Winner — Best Erotic Romance — In The Flesh
  • 2010 Readers’ Crown Award Winner — Best Urban Fantasy w/Romantic Elements — Eve of Darkness
  • 2010 Heart of Excellence Readers Choice Award Finalist — Best Erotic Romance — In The Flesh
  • 2010 Readers’ Crown Award Winner — Best Erotic Romance — In The Flesh
  • 2010 Award of Excellence Finalist — Best Erotic Romance — In The Flesh
  • 2009 Winter Rose Award Winner — Excellence in Historical Romantic Fiction — Don’t Tempt Me
  • 2009 National Readers Choice Award Winner — Best Erotic Romance — In The Flesh
  • 2009 Aspen Gold Readers’ Choice Finalist — Best Erotic Romance — Heat of the Night
  • 2008 Aspen Gold Readers’ Choice Finalist — Best Erotic Romance — Pleasures of the Night
  • 2008 National Readers’ Choice Winner — Best Erotic Romance — Heat of the Night
  • 2007 National Readers’ Choice Finalist — Best First Book and Best Erotic Romance — Ask For It
  • 2007 Write Touch Readers’ Award Finalist for Ask For It
  • 2007 Aspen Gold Readers’ Choice Winner — Best Erotic Romance — Bad Boys Ahoy!
  • 2004 Lori Foster/Brava Contest — Readers’ Choice Winner — “Stolen Pleasures”

Writer Awards

  • 2010 PRISM Award Finalist — Best Dark Paranormal — Eve of Darkness
  • 2010 PRISM Award Finalist — Best Erotic Paranormal — In The Flesh
  • 2008 PRISM Award Finalist — Best Erotic Paranormal — Pleasures of the Night
  • 2007 EPPIE Finalist — Best Erotic Historical — Ask For It
  • 2007 EPPIE Winner — Best Erotic Contemporary — Wish List
  • 2006 Passionate Plume Finalist — Best Historical — Ask For It

Reviewer Awards

  • 2009 Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award Nominee — Best Paranormal/SF/Fantasy Erotic Romance —In The Flesh
  • 2008 Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award Winner — Best Sensual Historical — Don’t Tempt Me
  • 2007 Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award Nominee — Best Historical Romantic Adventure — Passion for the Game
  • 2007 SingleTitles.com Reviewers’ Choice Nominee — Best Single Title Historical — Ask For It
  • 2006 Single Titles Reviewers’ Choice Nominee — Best Single Title Historical — Bad Boys Ahoy!
  • 2006 CAPA Award Winner — Best Historical Erotic Romance — The Stranger I Married
  • 2006 CAPA Award Nominee — Favorite Erotic Author
  • 2005 CAPA Award Nominee — Best Erotic Paranormal Romance — Misled

Publisher Awards

  • 2005 Amber Heat Author Winner for Catching Caroline
  • 2005 Ellora’s Cave Author Appreciation Award “Best First Line” for Wish List

Pre-Published Awards

  • 2004 Gateway to the Rest Winner — Best Historical — Ask For It
  • 2004 Some Like it Hot Finalist for Misled
  • 2004 IRW Golden Opportunity Award Winner — Best of the Best — Ask For It
  • 2004 IRW Golden Opportunity Award Winner — Best Historical — Ask For It
Latest Site News and Developments
Sylviaday.com News:
Thank You, Readers

One with You, released in April, takes spots among the top bestselling books of 2016 on year-end sales round ups throughout the world: #2 most popular book on Google Play UK, #5 fiction book on iTunes AUS, #8 fiction book on iTunes US, #10 on Amazon.ca’s Top Selling Books of 2016, and #18 on Amazon’s Top Selling Books of 2016.
Dec. 7, 2016

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