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Post by Lisa » Mon October 15th, 2012, 11:22 am

Hi everyone, long-time lurker here, finally signed up, then took another month to come up with something witty/amusing/interesting to say. :)

Well, I got these two delivered this morning. Both same publisher (Torc):

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A cleavage so good, they used it twice!

(Not that the covers make a lot of sense anyway, but that is often the case...)
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Post by Misfit » Mon October 15th, 2012, 2:22 pm

Hi everyone, long-time lurker here, finally signed up, then took another month to come up with something witty/amusing/interesting to say.
Hi, glad you decided to de-lurk and join the conversation :)
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Post by fljustice » Tue October 16th, 2012, 3:57 pm

[quote=""Lady of Bennachie""]Hi everyone, long-time lurker here, finally signed up, then took another month to come up with something witty/amusing/interesting to say. :)

Well, I got these two delivered this morning. Both same publisher (Torc):

A cleavage so good, they used it twice!

(Not that the covers make a lot of sense anyway, but that is often the case...)[/quote]

Very funny that they came together and are covers for the same author. You're right, they seem to have nothing to do with the books. Assuming Eleanor of Aquitaine is the queen in question, that certainly isn't Middle Ages, much less "queenly"!
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Post by SonjaMarie » Wed October 17th, 2012, 2:19 am

[quote=""Lady of Bennachie""]

A cleavage so good, they used it twice!

(Not that the covers make a lot of sense anyway, but that is often the case...)[/quote]

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Post by Lisa » Wed October 17th, 2012, 10:09 am

[quote=""fljustice""]Very funny that they came together and are covers for the same author. You're right, they seem to have nothing to do with book. Assuming Eleanor of Aquitaine is the queen in question, that certainly isn't Middle Ages, much less "queenly"![/quote]

Yep - Eleanor the Queen is about Eleanor of Aquitaine (and only 240 pages long, so I'm curious to see how that pans out), and The Lute Player is about Richard the Lionheart on crusade! So the covers really make no sense.

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Post by parthianbow » Thu October 18th, 2012, 9:13 am

How funny - and incredible that the publisher thinks no one will notice!
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Post by Misfit » Fri November 2nd, 2012, 6:35 pm

Check these out.

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Post by Nefret » Sat November 3rd, 2012, 6:14 am

The title of the one on the left... I'm intrigued, but I'm not sure I really want to know.

And I my old copy of the Lute Player has that cover, I don't get the connection. The re-issue cover is so much better.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
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Post by EC2 » Sat November 3rd, 2012, 10:29 pm

Those Norah Lofts covers are terrible. As in it's actually quite a nice cover, but they don't match the subject matter, and to do two from the obviously same photoshoot is nuts.
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Post by annis » Sat November 3rd, 2012, 11:37 pm

This cover image was also used for Valerie Anand's novel House of Lanyon

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