"Hairy London" front cover reveal

Abernovo

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Wonderful cover, Stephen, and a good review line on it, as well. :)
Best of luck.
 

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I think it is an eye catching, well executed picture

BUT

Why HAIRY LONDON and a picture which has neither hairiness or urban-ness?

That is the first thing that struck me about the cover.
 

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Er not entirely Boneman. :)
More a "pardon?" kind of reaction. I'd probably take it off the shelf for a look inside, but not in an entirely positive frame of mind. So not reaching out with a "hey wow, that looks totally great" reaction, but more a "where is the author coming from I'm a little bit curious because that looks a bit odd to me" frame of mind - which is more easily put-off from continuing to read than the first reaction.
 

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And all the leaves and stuff are "fin du siècle" ironwork?. Or maybe not. I know they're a type of cast iron ornament popular to this day, but I think they originated much earlier. What the devil ARE they called?


I've read your samples. I guess that's the rampant greenery that's a major factor in the story.


The excerpts DID have a bit of an Oscar Wildey feel. Very good cover overall.
 

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Great Cover, Stephen. :)

Is the next one Hairy Newcastle, can I be in that? LOL
 

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heh heh... I have done a first draft of a sequel, but won't be reading it back for some time. Not sure I'll let it out into the open tbh. Hairy London seems more like a standalone the further away I get from it... but you never know.

Hoping to begin editing the video next month.
 

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Definitely an eye-catching cover, Stephen, and the title is intruguing. :)
 

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I think it's an intriguing cover and an eye-catching title.

Very different from any of your previous covers. But you did say this was a new direction in your writing, didn't you, Stephen? So that would fit.
 
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