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Post by Misfit » Mon June 3rd, 2013, 11:50 pm

[quote=""DianeL""]I can't even deal with how many issues there are with that title. Holy crud.[/quote]

Much as I enjoy Western romances, that doesn't appeal to me at all.
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Post by Lisa » Tue June 4th, 2013, 11:32 am

Definitely not the same book cover, but I just saw the Kindle cover for Shadow on the Crown and reminds me a lot of the cover on my copy of The Sea Road by Margaret Elphinstone. SOTC's cover is a lot nicer, though.
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Post by Mythica » Tue June 4th, 2013, 3:33 pm

[quote=""LadyB""]Definitely not the same book cover, but I just saw the Kindle cover for Shadow on the Crown and reminds me a lot of the cover on my copy of The Sea Road by Margaret Elphinstone. SOTC's cover is a lot nicer, though.[/quote]

Also interesting is the different between the UK and US cover for Shadow on the Crown - the US cover is definitely targeting the female audience more whereas the UK looks fairly gender neutral.

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Post by Nefret » Fri June 7th, 2013, 1:35 am

I like both of those covers. The US one is the lady in a fine dress with her hair down, yes?
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Post by Mythica » Fri June 7th, 2013, 9:45 am

Yeah, the purple dress, I think it was posted earlier.

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Post by Nefret » Sat June 8th, 2013, 5:45 am

It's a nice looking purple dress. (I'm not good with historical costumes, but it looks to be more recent than the 11th century.)
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Post by annis » Sat June 8th, 2013, 8:01 am

Posted by Nefret
It's a nice looking purple dress. (I'm not good with historical costumes, but it looks to be more recent than the 11th century.)
Yes, more likely to be 15th century than 11th! Any pretty dress will do. I have to say I get annoyed by anachronisms like this, which are pretty common in cover images - makes you wonder if anyone's actually read the book.

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Post by Misfit » Sat June 8th, 2013, 2:58 pm

Same house?

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Post by DianeL » Sat June 8th, 2013, 4:56 pm

It sure looks like it, Misfit!
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Post by Misfit » Sat June 8th, 2013, 5:08 pm

[quote=""DianeL""]It sure looks like it, Misfit![/quote]

Wait - I just noticed it's the same author. Duh.
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