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Post by Misfit » Sat March 30th, 2013, 2:58 pm

Same photo shoot?
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Post by Lisa » Sat March 30th, 2013, 6:51 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]Same photo shoot?[/quote]

Oh yes definitely. Those are quite some bows on the front of the dress!

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Post by Misfit » Sun March 31st, 2013, 4:35 pm

Couple of others.
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Post by EC2 » Sun March 31st, 2013, 4:43 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]Couple of others.[/quote]

I have that one too on one of my foreign editions! Forgotten which country.
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sun March 31st, 2013, 5:11 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]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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Actually, Pat got them to modify this cover to her tastes (miracles do happen) because the first version showed same lady on hill with castle in the distance. Pat told her editor: "There WERE no stone castles before the Normans! This is SAXON England!" and she actually got them to change it.

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Post by Misfit » Sun March 31st, 2013, 6:08 pm

[quote=""MLE""]Actually, Pat got them to modify this cover to her tastes (miracles do happen) because the first version showed same lady on hill with castle in the distance. Pat told her editor: "There WERE no stone castles before the Normans! This is SAXON England!" and she actually got them to change it.[/quote]

Thanks for that.
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Post by EC2 » Sun March 31st, 2013, 6:39 pm

[quote=""MLE""]Actually, Pat got them to modify this cover to her tastes (miracles do happen) because the first version showed same lady on hill with castle in the distance. Pat told her editor: "There WERE no stone castles before the Normans! This is SAXON England!" and she actually got them to change it.[/quote]

But it's still a stone castle doorway in a 13thC design and with a dress style from a much later period. This is a comment on publishers' notions, not a denigration of the novel. Gawd knows i suffer from the same and worse all the time!
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Post by Misfit » Sun March 31st, 2013, 8:16 pm

[quote=""EC2""]But it's still a stone castle doorway in a 13thC design and with a dress style from a much later period. This is a comment on publishers' notions, not a denigration of the novel. Gawd knows i suffer from the same and worse all the time![/quote]

It is rough having so little control over your own covers.
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Post by Misfit » Thu April 4th, 2013, 5:12 pm

See my comment #199. I think we got another match.
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Post by Lisa » Fri April 19th, 2013, 9:00 am

[quote=""EC2""]But it's still a stone castle doorway in a 13thC design and with a dress style from a much later period. This is a comment on publishers' notions, not a denigration of the novel. Gawd knows i suffer from the same and worse all the time![/quote]
Misfit wrote:It is rough having so little control over your own covers.
Speaking of which, I saw the new cover for The Falcons of Montabard in WHSmith yesterday. Very nice! The dress is very pretty.

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