I'm always intrigued by new covers. I always look forward to seeing the brand new coves for each new book. (I don;t have any cover yet for Olivero's Outrageous Proposal but I'll share just as soon as I do) But perhaps the most interesting look at covers is when an older book is reprinted and reissued - perhaps in a 3 in 1 collection and then it gets a brand new cover which is totally unlike the previous one.
I have two reissues at the moment - one out now and one coming up and so I thought I'd share the covers with you - and the original covers these books had.
So the first one is out now The book of mine that is in this reprint is Kept For Her Baby which was originally published in 2009.
Then the cover looked like this -
So now it's reprinted in a 3 in 1 - Secret Love-Child (with other books by Catherine Spencer and Tina Duncan) It's on the shelves now. And this new edition looks like this.
Incidentally, Kept For Her Baby isn't really a 'secret love-child' story - both the hero and the heroine know exactly who the baby is - but that's the name of the collection.
The second reprint coming up is a republication of The Konstantos Marriage Demand That's a book from 2010 - and it won the Romantic Times Best Presents Extra in that year.
When this book was originally published it had a cover that looked like this:
And now that it's reprinted it has a brand new cover that you can see at the top of this post - for the 3 in 1 Collection His Revenge Seduction (with other titles by Melanie Milburne and Elizabeth Power.)
The two covers (for each book) are very different - just shows how things have changed in a round 4 or 5 five years.
What do you think? Do you prefer the original covers ? (You can see the Mills & Boon editions on the books' pages on my web site if you want to.)
Do you like the 3 in 1 collections that come out regularly\- the ones that are called 'By Request' ?
Do you find it a good way to catch up on books you've missed - or get a copy of an old favorite?
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