The prize for shorter category romances went to India Grey (left) for her novel: Mistress: Hired for the Billionaire's Pleasure(!) By the way, I gather that the M&B authors don't get to choose the titles.
The RNA also presented Judy Piatkus (right) a Lifetime Award for her verve and flair as a publisher. She told us that when she first met her husband-to-be she didn't like to admit she was a successful businesswoman so she merely informed him she read romantic fiction for a living. When he took this in his stride, she realised he was the man for her.
The food was as good as the company: here is the elegant starter. Good effort by the Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington.