Romantic Thriller Tormented Without A Trace Nabs Maggie Nomination for Author Valerie Clark
Author Continues To Garner Acclaim And Fans

Atlanta, GA/March 28, 2003- The romantic thriller, Tormented Without A Trace has earned author Valerie Clark a nomination for the prestigious Maggie Award. Tormented Without A Trace has garnered numerous literary awards since its publication. Additionally, it is earning a growing fan base for the author, Valerie Clark. In addition to the Maggie Award nomination, Ms. Clark will be a featured author at BookExpo, the premier book event in North America in late May.

"I am extremely honored to have Tormented Without A Trace recognized among a plethora of creative and talented writers for the Maggie Award," said Valerie Clark. "While it has always been my dream and hope to see this book become popular, I am humbled by the literary acclaim it is garnering."

The Georgia Romance Writers Association presents the Maggie Awards annually. This year is the 20th anniversary of the awards. The Maggie Award was created to give special recognition to Romance Writers of America members' outstanding novels. Each year, novels published the previous year in the romance genre are nominated to receive the revered annual award.

The Maggie is the silver medallion of awards, receiving nationwide attention. Romance authors and literary gurus nationwide anticipate the novel nominations and winners.

"As a member of the Romance Writers of America, as well as the Georgia Writer's Association, I am so pleased to be involved in organizations that respect and appreciate their members," said Clark.

"To have these organizations believe so highly in the writings of their members enough to present them with such a recognized award is amazing," continued Clark. "Just being nominated for the romance aspects of Tormented Without A Trace is an honor in itself."

Tormented Without A Trace has been described as a cross between Fatal Attraction and Basic Instinct with a dose of The Crying Game added in for additional dimension. It is the tale of Natalie Baylor, a high profile Wall Street executive who is tossed into a world of romance, love, betrayal, abuse, and manipulation. Tormented Without A Trace has received excellent reviews from the Heartland Book Review and Midwest Book Review. It is scheduled to be made into a major motion picture starring Ms. Clark.

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