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Post by Lisa » Fri April 18th, 2014, 2:39 pm

Hmm, hard to tell. The man's boobs look the same, but the lady's eyebrows look different. Maybe he's cheating on them both?

And that is a terrible choice of dress :eek:

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Post by Misfit » Fri April 18th, 2014, 2:56 pm

[quote=""LadyB""]Hmm, hard to tell. The man's boobs look the same, but the lady's eyebrows look different. Maybe he's cheating on them both?

And that is a terrible choice of dress :eek: [/quote]

It sure like the noses are the same, but you are right about his eyebrows. Yikes! Prolly why he's usually not photographed with them ;)

The purple dress is awful.
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Post by Nefret » Fri April 18th, 2014, 7:04 pm

That dress isn't purple, it's lilac.
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 Misfit » Fri April 18th, 2014, 7:57 pm

[quote=""Nefret""]That dress isn't purple, it's lilac.[/quote]

I think you're right. My sleep-deprived eyes just saw purple :p
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Post by Misfit » Sun April 20th, 2014, 3:44 pm

So I just finished this book off this morning.

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Then I'm trolling the freebies today and found this.

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The Linda Hilton book mostly takes place during Napoleon's Russian campaign, published 1980s. A bit on the cray-cray side at times and it does have some of those 1980s tropes that don't work well for the PC readers, but I enjoyed it. The Afton Bonds book takes place in New Mexico, 1920s I think. Originally published 2001 as When the Heart is Right.

Edit, the Afton Bonds book is free today on Kindle.
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Post by Lisa » Tue April 22nd, 2014, 2:51 pm

Not HF (although a couple of them do involve past lives in historical settings), but I noticed there's definitely a trend going on within the Paranormal YA Romance category:

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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed April 23rd, 2014, 12:10 am

All looking very Twilight-inspired. Not the twilight covers, just the general story ambiance.

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Post by Nefret » Wed April 23rd, 2014, 1:01 am

The fonts look pretty similar too.
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!
- "Into Battle"
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Post by EC2 » Wed April 23rd, 2014, 11:43 am

There's an awful lot of black around in historical fiction too at the moment - it's obviously 'on trend.' I don't have the pictures to post but Bruce Holsinger, Patricia Bracewell, Sharon Kay Penman and Giles Kristian have all gone for the black look recently - or their publisher's have. Authors don't have that much say unless self-published.
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For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Post by Misfit » Wed April 23rd, 2014, 3:50 pm

I have seen this couple before.

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