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Releasing July 4th from Siren

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My friends and I have had many discussions about the value of an eye-catching cover. I freely admit that I’m a sucker for a pretty book and my friends and I all admit to making impulse purchases simply because a book was pretty to look at. There’s just something there that invites a reader to come in and take a closer look. I can’t tell you how many blurbs I have read only because a gorgeous cover told me to.They’re much like a pretty house that invites you to come in and get comfortable and stay for a while.

On Friday I received the email that contained the title mock 1. On closer inspection the first line said “here is a mock up of your cover…” I was afraid to open the email. What if I hated it? What if it was just a blah cover? I put a lot of thought and time into filling out my cover questionnaire but what if the artist didn’t listen or couldn’t find anything that fit? I worked myself into another dizzying loop of what-if-itis.  Finally, I took a deep breath and opened the email and the attached file.

And wow, was I happy when I did. I adore my cover and am so proud to show it off. And sometime in early December I plan on sharing Stacy and Dillon’s story with you. As soon as I get release information I promise you’ll be the first to know.

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