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A top ten finalist in James Patterson’s Co-Author Competition, the 2016 Booksellers’ Best Award Winner in Romantic Suspense, and a triple finalist in the Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/ Suspense, Veronica Forand is an attorney and a novelist. She’s lived in Boston, London, Paris, Geneva, and Washington, DC and currently resides near Philadelphia. An avid traveler, she loves to roam across continents with her husband and kids in pursuit of skiing, scuba diving, and finding the perfect piece of chocolate.

She’s represented by Michelle Grajkowski of 3 Seas Literary Agency at michelle@threeseaslit.com.

Contact Veronica directly: authorveronicaforand@gmail.com

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Romance Writers of America

International Thriller Writers

Sisters In Crime

Kiss of Death, RWA’s chapter for romantic suspense and mystery

Valley Forge Romance Writers

Washington Romance Writers

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AWARDS

UNTRUE COLORS (fka CERULEAN EYES, SAPPHIRE HEARTS), by Veronica Forand

WINNER, Booksellers’ Best Award for Romantic Suspense, Detroit Romance Writers, 2016

Finalist, Single Title Published, Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense, RWA Kiss of Death, 2016

Honorable Mention, Single Title Unpublished, (My other manuscript Untrue Beliefs placed third), Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense, RWA Kiss of Death, 2014

1st Place, Golden Acorn Contest, Charter Oak RWA 2013

1st Place, Great Beginnings, Utah Chapter RWA 2013

2nd Place, Top Score First Round in Romantic SuspenseThe Catherine, Toronto Romance Writers 2013

3rd Place, Top Score First Round in Romantic Suspense, Fabulous Five Writing Contest, Wisconsin RWA 2013

3rd Place, Laurie Contest, Smoky Mountain Romance Writers 2013

Finalist (My other manuscript Untrue Beliefs won), Cleveland Rocks Romance Contest 2013

Finalist (My other manuscript Untrue Beliefs won), Romantic Suspense, The Molly Contest, Heart of Denver Romance Writers, 2013

TRUE DECEPTIONS, by Veronica Forand

2nd Place, (My other manuscript Untrue Beliefs won), Romantic Suspense, The Golden Pen, RWA The Golden Network, 2013

TRUE PERIL, by Veronica Forand

Finalist, Romantic Suspense, Golden Leaf, New Jersey Romance Writers, 2016

UNTRUE BELIEFS (fka RUBIES, RACE CARS, AND REVENGE), by Veronica Forand

3rd PlaceDaphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense, Single Title, RWA Kiss of Death, 2014

1st Place, Romantic Suspense, The Golden Pen, RWA The Golden Network, 2013

1st Place, Romantic Suspense, NWHRWA’s LONE STAR Contest 2013

1st Place, Romantic Suspense, The Molly Contest, Heart of Denver Romance Writers, 2013

1st Place, Cleveland Rocks Romance Contest, 2013

2nd Place, (My other manuscript Untrue Colors won) Golden Acorn Contest, Charter Oak RWA 2013

3rd Place, Romantic Suspense, The Sheila Contest, Valley Forge Romance Writers 2013

SNOWED, by Veronica Forand

Finalist, Novella, Award of Excellence Contest, Colorado Romance Writers, 2016

FLIRTING ON ICE, by Veronica Forand and Susan Scott Shelley 

Finalist, Novella, Golden Leaf, New Jersey Romance Writers, 2015

Finalist, Novella, Award of Excellence Contest, Colorado Romance Writers, 2015

DANGEROUS PLAY, by Veronica Forand and Susan Scott Shelley 

Finalist, Category Romantic Mystery/Suspense, Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense, RWA Kiss of Death, 2014