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Post by emr » Tue March 26th, 2013, 11:07 pm

She looks like a prom queen. And a Californian one at that. These women took pains not to get tanned like a peasant.
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Post by Misfit » Wed March 27th, 2013, 12:43 am

OK, I swear this one looks familiar - and please note that I am thoroughly enjoying this book - but I swear I've seen this lady's back before.

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Post by Lisa » Wed March 27th, 2013, 10:57 am

I thought the same thing - I can't find anything exactly the same though. I wonder if it's maybe just because it's similar to the cover of Helen Hollick's The Forever Queen, which of course has similar subject matter. Is the lady on the cover of Shadow on the Crown also meant to be Emma?
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Post by Madeleine » Wed March 27th, 2013, 11:46 am

Looks like the front door of Hever Castle if I remember it rightly.
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Post by EC2 » Wed March 27th, 2013, 11:51 am

The dress and the architecture surround are around 500 years out, but we all know that publishers don't do historical accuracy on their covers. I think this one was commissioned for the novel, but there have been a few very similar ones about. Alison Weir's one The Lady Elizabeth has the same motion. I think there's an Arthurian one with the same look too.
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Post by Misfit » Wed March 27th, 2013, 1:15 pm

[quote=""LadyB""]I thought the same thing - I can't find anything exactly the same though. I wonder if it's maybe just because it's similar to the cover of Helen Hollick's The Forever Queen, which of course has similar subject matter. Is the lady on the cover of Shadow on the Crown also meant to be Emma?[/quote]

I would assume she's supposed to be Emma. It is fun when you can spot these. And please anyone stumbling on this thread - this is all in spirit of sport and fun. Geez Louise, but I spotted a kindle freebie last month that wasn't to my tastes, but I wanted it on the Goodreads feed in case my friends were interested, so I stuck it on my no-thank-you shelf (which I use for a variety of books I want to shelve, but might not read). A month later a screen cap of that shelving shows up on that vile website we shall not name as one of several examples of meanies picking on a poor author. If they'd just read the comment I left saying it wasn't my cuppa tea, but free today if friends were interested, but no... :(
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Post by EC2 » Wed March 27th, 2013, 1:36 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]I would assume she's supposed to be Emma. It is fun when you can spot these. And please anyone stumbling on this thread - this is all in spirit of sport and fun. Geez Louise, but I spotted a kindle freebie last month that wasn't to my tastes, but I wanted it on the Goodreads feed in case my friends were interested, so I stuck it on my no-thank-you shelf (which I use for a variety of books I want to shelve, but might not read). A month later a screen cap of that shelving shows up on that vile website we shall not name as one of several examples of meanies picking on a poor author. If they'd just read the comment I left saying it wasn't my cuppa tea, but free today if friends were interested, but no... :( [/quote]

Indeed. If I could find the copy of my own book (upthread) that's the same, I'd post it here. I think it was Turkish. It's interesting from a marketing and psychology viewpoint - and fun. I wouldn't for one moment intend malice or think that malice was intended by anyone commenting here. But I do know whereof you speak Misfit and such behaviour is pathetic. (theirs, not yours!!!).
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Post by Misfit » Wed March 27th, 2013, 3:34 pm

[quote=""EC2""]Indeed. If I could find the copy of my own book (upthread) that's the same, I'd post it here. I think it was Turkish. It's interesting from a marketing and psychology viewpoint - and fun. I wouldn't for one moment intend malice or think that malice was intended by anyone commenting here. But I do know whereof you speak Misfit and such behaviour is pathetic. (theirs, not yours!!!).[/quote]

Have to admit I was a bit surprised to see a shelving of mine screen grabbed and posted there - especially since the FB kerfuffle being discussed was an author/book I'd never heard of, a genre I'd never touch (vampires). I go to the book page on GR and was scratching my head since I didn't have said book on any shelf at all. I went to the shelf in question and looked what I had shelved on that particular date and then I was able to piece things together. But that site that shall not be named would never ever manipulate their *evidence*. :( :rolleyes: ;)
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Post by Mythica » Thu March 28th, 2013, 3:18 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]I would assume she's supposed to be Emma. It is fun when you can spot these. And please anyone stumbling on this thread - this is all in spirit of sport and fun. Geez Louise, but I spotted a kindle freebie last month that wasn't to my tastes, but I wanted it on the Goodreads feed in case my friends were interested, so I stuck it on my no-thank-you shelf (which I use for a variety of books I want to shelve, but might not read). A month later a screen cap of that shelving shows up on that vile website we shall not name as one of several examples of meanies picking on a poor author. If they'd just read the comment I left saying it wasn't my cuppa tea, but free today if friends were interested, but no... :( [/quote]

Lol, I love that site, it's so ridiculous I just have to laugh at it.

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Post by Misfit » Thu March 28th, 2013, 4:15 pm

[quote=""Mythica""]Lol, I love that site, it's so ridiculous I just have to laugh at it.[/quote]

I know. I try to follow their process of A to B to C and the conclusions they draw, but they always lose me 1/4 of the way through :confused: ;)
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