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Post by Misfit » Mon January 12th, 2015, 3:55 pm

Same dress? I think so.

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Post by Nefret » Mon January 12th, 2015, 4:34 pm

Yeah, same dress. The one of the left looks like it might be the true colour. As the right one looks 'dyed' by photoshop.
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Post by Misfit » Mon January 12th, 2015, 4:41 pm

Goodreads says the Mariana cover is a 2009 edition. Odd time jump between cover art.
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Post by Nefret » Mon January 12th, 2015, 4:57 pm

I still see the left cover as looking more natural. Maybe it's the lighting? Or contrast with the other colours?
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Post by Lisa » Mon January 12th, 2015, 5:05 pm

I'm not a fan of the UK cover art for some of Susanna Kearsley's books. Sometimes it looks like something I could have done myself in Photoshop - just the name and title pasted over an image. I guess that's what all covers are but some look more professional than others.

Anyway, I prefer the left-hand version of the dress too. But in both versions, they've chopped off not just her head but her shoulders too! :eek:

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Post by Madeleine » Mon January 12th, 2015, 8:11 pm

I don't like SK's new covers either, a lot of them look very "woman's magazine" type covers. Some of the more recent ones for the new books are a bit better.
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Post by Misfit » Mon January 12th, 2015, 11:14 pm

Lookee here.

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Post by Lisa » Tue January 13th, 2015, 9:28 am

Cool, some of the cheesy old cover art is getting reused.

At first I thought that was a leash around his neck, oh my :eek:

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Post by Madeleine » Tue January 13th, 2015, 9:52 am

Calm down Lady B!
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Post by Misfit » Tue January 13th, 2015, 1:27 pm

[quote=""LadyB""]Cool, some of the cheesy old cover art is getting reused.

At first I thought that was a leash around his neck, oh my :eek: [/quote]

:D ;) :)

I do wonder how it works with the reusable cover art. I own the Bittner book, and it's a 1987 Popular Library, not Kensington who is selling digital copies of the French book with the same artwork. The artist gets credit in the Bittner book. Is he reselling it, or are the publishers?
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