In 2006, after winning her third RITA in the RITA®: Best Short Historical Romance category, Jodi Thomas was inducted into the RWA Hall Of Fame by Romance Writers of America president, Gayle Wilson. Jodi Thomas was a 2010 RITA® finalist in the RITA®: Historical Romance category with her novel The Lone Texan.
- 1997 Career Achievement Award Winner - Romantic Times Magazine - Western Historical Romance
- 2006 RWA Hall Of Fame
- 1992 RITA® Winner in the Series Historical category with The Tender Texan
- 1995 RITA® Winner in the Historical category with To Tame A Texan’s Heart