Here are the remaining romance covers that caught my eye.
I love how they’ve gone for a spatter background to lend a dreamlike quality to the picture. Notice that the artist has actually signed the work! Can you imagine anyone wanting to sign the covers for today’s new releases? I had a quick glance at new releases on Waterstone’s site and they rely heavily on photography and typography. Now last but not least, we have some Barbara Cartland never subtle always pink, what else should we have expected?!
Note how forlorn the poor virgin looks, maybe she can’t speak French. And look at the size of that Frenchman’s feet! His day job is clearly at the circus throwing buckets of silver paper at an audience.