Monday, August 6, 2012

Drool Bib needed--new cover!!!

Here's the new cover for my late August (8/30 I think) short novella release, Ripped, for the Boys of Summer line at The Wild Rose Press ( 

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You can go get a napkin and wipe the drool from your chin. The talented Diana Carlile, also my editor, designed the cover and I am all sorts of wiggly in the chair over this one. Yes, he's surface of the sun hot. The story, however, though hot, is about a man more than just ripped in the abs. It's quite angsty for almost 23,000 words. 

The Blurb:
Lifeguard/artist Gavin White has been holding the ripped shreds of his life together by the seams. Facing the anniversary of his sister's death, he fights the dark call of dependency and is at the edge of succumbing when his best friend since preschool returns to his life. Handsome geek-turned-hunk, Erik Clarke wasn't afraid to come out and had been bold enough to kiss Gavin the last time they were together. Damn that kiss. Gavin wants more. So much more, but he was never brave enough to tell Erik his dreams. With his future hanging by a tattered thread, Gavin must trade one temptation for another or risk ripping his life apart.

Soooo excited for 8/30! Be looking for my next release, 8/10, when Spy Games: Trained for Seduction is released, an exciting erotic romance with a bit if suspense and m/f/m at the end. 

So my question for the day...what catches your eye from a cover to help clinch the sale from an unknown author? 

3 comments: said...

Um, yeah, whew. Those are some smoking hot abs.

Mia Downing said...

LOL Ursula, thanks! I'm still fanning myself.

I ♥ Bookie Nookie said...

Well now, that was easy! (posting comment)

Love the cover...totally drool worthy :-) Loved the book and really like the characters. Great job!

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