Announced Friday 18th May 2012.
Jane Lovering’s Please Don’t Stop the Music has won the overall prize of Romantic Novel of the Year award.
She beat off Katie Fforde’s Summer of Love who won the Contemporary Romantic Novel award and Rosie Thomas's The Kashmir Shawl who won Epic Romantic Novel award. Winner of the Historical Romantic Novel award was Christina Courtenay with Highland Storms. Romantic Comedy category was won by Jane Lovering for her novel Please Don’t Stop the Music.