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Post by DianeL » Thu May 7th, 2015, 10:09 pm

Misfit, the Caustic Cover Critic doesn't post a lot, but when he does it's generally hilarious/interesting/beautiful. :)

I'm a little tired/frazzled, and of the red-dress pair, I read the title on the right as "The King's Stress" - which didn't seem very romantic ... This tells me that, visually, there's too much going on there. Also, looking at the image tells me that. Both of those covers: "that's a whole lotta look," as they say.
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Post by Misfit » Sun May 10th, 2015, 3:31 pm

I think I have a match here. That red dress and pearls are getting around.

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Post by Misfit » Sun May 10th, 2015, 6:15 pm

These two are starting to get around the western romances.

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FYI, Forbidden Flame is free today. That older cover is something else.

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Post by Nefret » Sun May 10th, 2015, 7:31 pm

Is it just me or does the guy in the Western books kinda look like Eric Bana?
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Post by Lisa » Tue May 12th, 2015, 11:42 am

[quote=""Nefret""]Is it just me or does the guy in the Western books kinda look like Eric Bana?[/quote]

He does. The girl with the pearls looks familiar too, but I can't place her. Not sure if she looks like someone famous, or just someone I know. Christina Ricci?

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Post by Misfit » Tue May 12th, 2015, 6:08 pm

It's the ruby pendant again.

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Post by Misfit » Tue May 12th, 2015, 7:43 pm

Slow work day :o :)

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Post by DianeL » Tue May 12th, 2015, 10:23 pm

I see the Eric Bana resemblance; less so Christina Ricci. Her eyes are big, but in the cover we can see them the color balance is so light her hair looks too blond for me to get to Christina Ricci. :)

The 90s boy updo on Faux Bana has to GO, though. And I say that as a woman who likes a man with long hair. Cheez-o-rama.
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Post by Lisa » Wed May 13th, 2015, 10:38 am

[quote=""DianeL""]I see the Eric Bana resemblance; less so Christina Ricci. Her eyes are big, but in the cover we can see them the color balance is so light her hair looks too blond for me to get to Christina Ricci. :)

The 90s boy updo on Faux Bana has to GO, though. And I say that as a woman who likes a man with long hair. Cheez-o-rama.[/quote]

I'm not sure if it's Christina Ricci or someone else that I'm thinking of, but it's annoying me!

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Post by Misfit » Thu May 14th, 2015, 2:39 pm

Oh dear. And the Amazon page says this is a medieval? Edward VI?

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