31 Responses to “Do you have a favorite Samhain cover?”

  1. Shannon Stacey September 19, 2008 at 2:26 PM #

    My favorite of my covers is On the Edge, but my favorite not-mine Samhain covers are the covers for Beth Williamson’s Malloy family series. I’ve loved every single one of them and wished they were mine, dammit.

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  2. Bree September 19, 2008 at 2:32 PM #

    I am the most biased person IN THE WORLD, because my favorite cover is mine.  😀  Tuesday did such a good job on the “Cry Sanctuary” cover!I love, love, love the cover Anne Cain did for Linda Winfree’s “Memories of Us”, and the one she did for Frank Tuttle’s “Dead Man’s Rain.”  And I like all of the Shadow Destroyer Series covers.I like a lot of covers.  I could keep going for days.  LOL

  3. nettisue September 19, 2008 at 2:42 PM #

    I love the “Things to Do” by Nell Dixon, that dog just cracks me up for some reason. But Lauren Dane’s “Fated” is an awesome cover.  Love everything about that one.

  4. Jaci Burton September 19, 2008 at 2:52 PM #

    My favorite cover of all my books is RESCUE ME (hello? hot guy on the cover :giggle: ). Plus I think the overall look to the cover is just fun and sexy and captures the book perfectly.

    My favorite Samhain covers? Oh there’s lots of them. I think Sharon Long’s Her Majesty My Love is just visually stunning. I love Beth Williamson’s and Lorelie James’s western/cowby covers. So sexy. And Patrice Michelle’s Anticipation makes me drool (I want that guy on that cover so bad :giggle: )

    I also loved the I Dream of Dragons anthology covers and the Talons anthology covers.
    I could go on, but I’ll stop now.
    Did I win yet? :neener:

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  5. lys September 19, 2008 at 2:55 PM #

    I like the following coversKiss me AgainReading Between the LinesFatedI Dream of Dragons, Volume 1I am sure that there are more that I like, but I tried to limit myself.

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  6. Danny September 19, 2008 at 2:59 PM #

    Hi Angie,
    wow that is a really hard question, because you have some really good cover artists working for Samhain. Here are a few of my favorites:
    Treasure Hunting by J.B. MacDonald
    Fireflies by Ally Blue
    On Wings of blue by Anne CainSnowbound Larissa Ione

  7. Jambrea September 19, 2008 at 3:12 PM #

    Samhain has WONDERFUL covers and it is so hard to choose one so here are a few that I really like:
    Kiss Me Again by Dee Tenorio
    Tasting Candy by Anne Rainey
    Reckless by Maya Banks
    Dare To Love by Jaci Burton
    Photo Opportunity by Jess Dee

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  8. Nonny September 19, 2008 at 3:18 PM #

    …. Does “almost anything by Anne Cain” count? ^_^I’d probably have to say my current fav would be the cover Anne did for <i>All That Glitters</i> by Aislinn Kerry, but I’m a bit biased since Aislinn’s been a friend of mine for over five years. 🙂

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  9. Nonny September 19, 2008 at 3:20 PM #

    Oh, and as an aside — I am very guilty of looking at the “Coming Soon” page just to drool over the pretty covers! 🙂

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  10. Susan Bussey September 19, 2008 at 3:51 PM #

    “Into the Lair” by Maya Banks“Rough, Raw and Ready” by Lorelei James (all are outstanding but this is my favorite of her’s)“Unwrapped” by Jaci Burton
    “Fated” by Lauren Dane
    These are my favorites with Maya’s at the top.  Love, Love that cover!Thank you,Susan B.sbussey AT windstream.net

  11. Lauren Dane September 19, 2008 at 3:56 PM #

    I’m so biased but my favorite cover is the one for Fated.

    I also love Dee Tenorio’s Kiss Me Again, Lilith Saintcrow’s Steelflower and Maya’s Brazen.

    I love so many more (including my Reading Between the Lines!)

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  12. Lea September 19, 2008 at 4:15 PM #


    I have to say, I find the cover art for so many of the Samhain publications to be so good, it’s difficult to choose. But here are just a few.

    I like nearly all of the covers for Maya Banks’ books, particularly Brazen – it was so well done.

    I was also very attracted to ‘Unbreakable’, by Sydney Somers, she may have earned a new reader because the synopsis is very intriguing.

    The guy on the cover of Larissa Ione’s ‘Snowbound’ – yum – totally hot. I would buy that book just for the cover. (Great read by the way). ;;)

    Lastly I’ve always found the cover art on Bianc D’Arc’s books just beautiful. Especially ‘Jaci’s Experiment’ and ‘Davin’s Quest’, very well thought out and futuristic in appearance. :exactly:

    Thank you for hosting this contest.
    Have a great weekend.

  13. Blanche September 19, 2008 at 5:20 PM #

    Samhain covers really are the best!! I have several favorites….Beth Williamson and Lorelei James western covers, anything by Maya Banks and Jaci Burton…and I also love Lauren Dane’s Fated cover!!

  14. Greta September 19, 2008 at 6:35 PM #

    Oh my so many to choose from:

    Into The Liar – Maya Banks
    Kiss Me Again – Dee Tenorio
    Memories of Us – Linda Winfree
    Dare to Love – Jaci Burton
    Sweeter Than Wine – Bianca D’Arc
    Trust The Night – Sara Saint John

  15. Cathy M September 19, 2008 at 10:48 PM #

    I am a big fan of Anne Cain’s covers, and if I had to pick one, it would be Steelflower by Lilith Saintcrow.

  16. Pamk September 19, 2008 at 11:03 PM #

    ultimate protecter was one that the cover made me buy the book lol. also like all of Lauren dane’s werewolf covers Also like CJ England’s eyes of fire.

  17. Tez Miller September 20, 2008 at 1:01 AM #

    Lilith Saintcrow’s <i>Steeflower</i>.Kaye Chambers’s & Taryn Blackthorne’s <i>On the Prowl</i>.Have a lovely day! 🙂

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  18. Sela Carsen September 20, 2008 at 10:14 AM #

    Lilith St Crows STEELFLOWER cover was stunning, but one of my favorites (I’m biased. Sue me!) is the LOVE & LORE anthology cover. It’s just luscious!

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  19. Angie September 20, 2008 at 10:26 AM #

    Sela, I must admit I’m always surprised that more people don’t point out that Love & Lore cover, because I think it’s so lush and beautiful.

    You guys have picked out some of my favorite covers–and have you all seen how gorgeous Steelflower is looking in print in the fantasy section of most booksters? Wowza!

  20. Bev Stephans September 20, 2008 at 12:47 PM #

    My favorite cover is Shannon Stacey’s “Forever Again”. The Adirondack chairs on the porch convey hospitality and welcome to the inn.

  21. LesaDragon September 20, 2008 at 1:29 PM #

    Hum… I like them all.My favorite is “Love Me”, but the one I want to read based on the cover is “The Fallen”.  Out of the five, I’d pick “The Fallen”  if it were sitting on the shelf.Dragon

  22. Nicole September 20, 2008 at 2:56 PM #

    Steelflower by Lilith SaintcrowFelicity Stripped Bare by Vanessa JayeModus Vivendi by Emery SanborneBlood Ties by Cathryn FoxAnd more that I can’t remember.

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  23. cyclops8 September 20, 2008 at 3:38 PM #

    My favorite cover is Jess Dee’s “Ask Adam.”  I also like cover of Arianna Hart’s “Leap of Faith.”

  24. Kim S. September 21, 2008 at 3:05 AM #

    Oooo, some of my favorites are;
    Let Me Love You by Mary Wine
    Handyman by Claire Thompson(whoo doggy the bods!)
    Felicity Stripped Bare by Vanessa Jaye
    Anticipation by Patrice Michelle
    Running With The Devil by Lorelei James
    Not to suck up, but I LOVE the chest on the guy on your Rescue Me!

  25. RobynL September 21, 2008 at 2:54 PM #

    The Boys Back Home
    Matilda’s Song

  26. Nell Dixon September 21, 2008 at 3:29 PM #

    I’m so stoked that other people love the cover for Things To Do. I thought it was gorgeous and Robbie the dog is a star.

  27. Christine McKay September 21, 2008 at 7:50 PM #

    “The Enchanted Inn” by Pam Champagne (love, love, love her dress) followed by “Nimue’s Price” by Kim Knox (reminds me of my college English days and leather bound books) with a close third of “Go Between” By Dayna Hart

  28. Rhian Cahill September 21, 2008 at 9:19 PM #

    Jeez, talk about asking the hard questions!
    So, fav’s….. um, you know I can’t really pick. There isn’t one I haven’t liked and all the latest ones just keep getting better. I like the black & white ones that use one splash of colour, Mari Carr’s covers come to mind there. I love all of Linda Winfree’s, Nicole Austin, NJ Walters, and the list goes on. Actually, it might be better to ask which ones I don’t like. None!

  29. Anne M September 21, 2008 at 10:32 PM #

    Hello all !
    I am very influenced by book cover. I hate it when the hero/heroine on the book is blond and in the book he/she is a brunette (vice-versa).
    My fav. covers are the Sophie Green series (Kate Johnson) because they start telling the storie of the books ! When I imagine what Sophie Green would look like, I just have to look at the covers of the book.
    Thanks !

  30. Jess Dee September 22, 2008 at 7:12 AM #

    I’m biased. I adore my covers for Photo Op and Ask Adam. ( I adore Scott Carepenter too. Cover artist, extraordinaire.)The other cover I love is for KyAnn Waters ‘coming soon’: With or Without You.

  31. Michelle (MG) September 23, 2008 at 2:45 PM #

    I know this is over, but I only just read this post.  I generally love most Samhain covers.  However, my favourite is from Strawberries in Winter.  I found it evocative and enticing.

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