Posted by: Author | October 9, 2012

New Cover Reveal- The Tainted Keitre

This is my cover for The Tainted Keitre. It’s a New Orleans based murder mystery story and the cover artist, Dawne Dominique nailed it. It’s very atmospheric. I wanted creepy with moss on the trees, but I also wanted it to be sexy. She managed to pull it off. I love, love the scary red eyes in the woods, too. I adore her. She’s such a good listener and tries very hard to find the writer’s vision in her own artistic vision. Thanks again, Dawne.

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  1. This is absolutely gorgeous! The red eyes are perfect. The couple looks very natural together. Good-looking guy for sure. Yes, Dawne nailed it! Nothing better than a cover artist that really listens to author input. I have to give a shout out to her. You are so fortunate to have gotten her for this cover. I think she’s a keeper! šŸ™‚ Congrats! Whenever you are ready to visit the blog with this one, come on over!!!!!

    • Yep, I agree about having a cover artist who listens and tries to merge her vision with yours. It’s quite a nice thing, This is the third cover I’ve gotten from her and she’s done superb on all of them. I actually re-read my cover questionnaire yesterday and she truly gave me everything I asked for in a way I never expected. I’m very pleased. The guy I told her the hero looks like is Eion Bailey who played in Once Upon a Time on NBC. He’s very hot!

      I’ll be glad to visit you with this one.

  2. That cover is AWESOME. Of course, being from the Pacific Northwest, we’re moss-lovers here. šŸ™‚ But I love the look of it. That’s a cover that would make me pick up the book and take a second look in the book store.

    • Thanks Laurie! I agree about the awesomeness. It’s perfect for the story and it does appeal to the reader, I think. I love the moss on the trees, too. It was very important as the story has an element of a Louisiana swamp legend.

  3. Love this!!! Congratulations!

  4. Love the cover. It and the cover teaser would have me grabbing if off the shelf.

    • oooh, thanks Lavada. I’m glad it’s grab-worthy! I adore it.

  5. Another great cover, Jillian! Congratulations!

  6. This is a terrific cover! If you only zoom in on the couple, it looks like the sweet romance that I enjoy so much, but MAN! Let your vision pan out and catch those creepy red eyes, and it sends a shiver up my spine! This cover has my attention and I look forward to “solving this mystery”. Congrats!!!

    • Thanks Joan. What you see is exactly what I wanted to convey and Dawne captured. I love this little story.

      • Pride in your cover is one of the most important things about a new release, if you ask me. I think the majority of people look at a cover first and then read the blurb, unless they already follow that author. You hit a homerun with this one!


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