The contest committee is busy voting on all of the 2014 nominations for Cover Cafe’s annual cover contest in May. That process goes on behind the scenes but while we wait, there are new and notable 2015 covers up for discussion in Dear Publisher. I found some great January covers!
I love the icy feel of the Frostfire cover’s grey, white, and red color scheme. I also love her fur trimmed boots and red coat. This heroine is appropriately dressed for the weather which isn’t the norm on romance book covers.
St. Martin’s Griffin ~ January, 2015
On the Brentwood’s Ward cover, I am a fan of the short green jacket over the elegant lace gown and the pose of the heroine and hero creates a touch of mystery. The hero dressed to the nines with a top hat and gloves signals he’s one of the landed gentry. He looks interested but she looks a little concerned. Who is she looking at with that worried expression?
Shiloh Run Press ~ January, 2015
Secrets of a Scandalous Heiress has a great cover layout! The street lamp, the buildings, the tawny colored sky, the wrought iron gate, and that beautiful fur-trimmed cape all create a mysterious backdrop for the heroine. Her shushing finger signals secrets and fun inside the cover. Plus, using the cape as the background for the title and author’s name is clever. A+
Sourcebooks ~ January, 2015
Sunsets and water are always a winning combination and who doesn’t love a handsome guy in t-shirt and jeans sitting on the dock of the bay? I dare, I dare to love the cover of Love Me If You Dare.
Avon ~ December 30, 2014
And last but not least, the cover for Dictatorship of the Dress makes me smile and wonder about the challenges a wedding dress creates for this heroine. You know the book will be a fun read by her sassy demeanor.
Penguin ~ January, 2015
I hope the stories inside match their great covers because that’s a win, win. Do you agree with my new and notable January finds? Which cover is your favorite or have you found another January cover that needs a shout out?