This blog pays tribute to beautiful covers and I am honored that The Winter Loon was featured in August. It is a tribute to Chris Mole’ at http://www.booksavvystudio.com who created the cover based on my vision. I was amazed that the first proof took only a couple of tweaks to get to the final version.
I am not a cover designer but I can agree that cover layouts play an important role in the overall presentation of stories and I must admit, often times I first judge a book by its cover.
The Winter Loon by Lori Henriksen
Published May 16th 2017 by Cougar Creek Books
Amazon Kindle Price $1.99
In the shadow of the Great Depression, long before historical changes leading toward LGBTQ advocacy and equality, unpretentious eighteen-year-old Ruth Thompson defies expectations to marry her sweetheart, Duke. Impulsively deciding to join a rodeo circuit with her cousin in order to earn money for college, Ruth comes of age in the rough and tumble male-dominated culture of rodeo competition.
Ruth returns home to Minnesota a prize-winning competitor and resumes her familiar relationship with Duke. Once at college she grows increasingly restless in her role as a sorority girl with Duke as her escort for all…
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November 12, 2017 at 3:08 pm
Another nice honor. That’s great, Lori. Can honestly say that I have never bought a book because of its cover. Does this mean that I am “cover blind”? Drum roll, and exit!
November 13, 2017 at 6:59 pm
Thanks for the laugh.