Johnnie Come Lately Wins First Place for Women’s Fiction in Texas Association of Authors 2016 Best Book Awards

March 1, 2016womens fic


We are pleased to announce that Johnnie Come Lately wins another book award, this one for Women’s Fiction from Texas Association of Authors 2016 Best Book Awards. To date, the novel has garnered four awards: three for content and one for cover art. The other awards are: Gold Medal for Literary Fiction from Military Writers Society of America 2015 Book Awards, Bronze Medal for Women’s Fiction from Readers’ Favorite 2015 International Book Awards, and 2015 Best Covers Contest from Southern Writers Magazine. To see the complete list of winners click here or watch a brief video. Buy Johnnie Come Lately at Amazon or B & NTexas Best Book Awads 2016 First Place Women's Fiction, Johnnie Come Lately by kathleenmrodgers


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Author of the novels The Final Salute, Johnnie Come Lately & Seven Wings to Glory. Former contributor to Family Circle Magazine and Military Times. Future work represented by agent Diane Nine, Nine Speakers Inc.

12 thoughts on “Johnnie Come Lately Wins First Place for Women’s Fiction in Texas Association of Authors 2016 Best Book Awards”

  1. Congratulations Kathleen! I loved “Johnnie Come Lately” and “The Final Salute” and have recommended to two Book Clubs that they put them on the reading list!

    1. Hi Suzanne Stanits,
      Thank you for letting me know you enjoyed both of my novels. I’m honored to have you as a reader. I would welcome any interest from our book clubs. Thank you so much.

  2. Kathy, this is so wonderful how well your book is being received and winning many awards. You are being awarded for you excellent writing talent. So excited for you. And, I know there is more to come. Love and hugs to you.

    1. Dear Johnnie Dale,

      You are a blessing from God. From the moment I saw your name on Facebook and thought, I hope she’ll be my friend!Thank you for all of your support and tell Dennis that I am so grateful he brought you to my book launch. I love you.

      1. Love you, too. We’ll be at the next book launch, if the Lord is willing and the creek don’t rise. LOL Love and hugs to you and Johnnie.

    1. Hi Eliane,
      It’s so sweet of you to take a moment to stop by and comment. I know you are busy working on your next book, too.
      Take care. Hugs to you and Willow from me and Denton.

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