The arrival of a cover is a high point for an author. That image will represent the story to our readers. As such, it's quite important.
I came across a pin on Pinterest recently that poked fun at the old adage: "judge a book by its cover."
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There's an element of mystery, sure, but I wouldn't be drawn to book displayed that way. Would you?
A cover not only draws me in. It tells me what kind of story to expect.
When someone sees the cover of a Love Inspired Historical, they expect a romantic tale that takes place in days gone by. The darker Love Inspired Suspense covers hint at action-packed adventures with lives in jeopardy, daring escapes and couples besting the bad guys. The contemporary Love Inspired covers promise sweet romances of today.
A good cover is as inviting as a front door swung wide open, inviting readers to step into a story world where they'll spend several satisfying hours.
Love Inspired's covers are some of the best in the business. When I saw the cover their design team created for Family of Her Dreams, I squealed with delight. Did they do a great job, or what?
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