Legendary artist Robert McGinnis created so many dazzling romance covers here’s a Covers of the Week to highlight a few more of his artwork.
Category: Robert McGinnis
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Link: The Art of Robert E. McGinnis by Robert McGinnis and Art Scott
For lovers of throwback historical and gothic romances, vintage pulpy reads and spy thrillers, or old movies and magazines, the name Robert McGinnis might be familiar. But if it isn’t, then his works of art surely are.
Historical Romance Review: Tender is the Storm by Johanna Lindsey
So… Johanna Lindsey’s Tender Is the Storm. If you’re familiar with your romance history, then you must know of this book, even if you haven’t read it. The cover is the infamous one designed by Robert McGinnis with the naked hero standing tall as the heroine kneels before him, her ample breasts pressed firmly against his–er…dongle. 3 stars
Historical Romance Review: So Speaks the Heart by Johanna Lindsey
It’s fair to compare So Speaks the Heart (which should be subtitled: Medieval Norman Psychopath Falls for French Co-Dependent and Fellow Anger Management Classmate) to another of Johanna Lindsey’s works, A Pirate’s Love, which had a similar captor/captive trope. 4 stars
Covers of the Week #14
For the week starting Monday, July 12 to Sunday, July, 18, I thought some Highland or Scots-themed old-school romance covers would be a bonny sight for your eyes to enjoy.
Historical Romance Review: Wicked Loving Lies by Rosemary Rogers
Wicked Loving Lies is “The Queen of Historical Romance” Rosemary Roger’s best book! It’s a bodice ripper classic, not for the faint of heart.
Covers of the Week #2
Happy April! For the week of April 19 to April 25, these are my picks for stunning covers to gaze upon!
Historical Romance Review: A Pirate’s Love by Johanna Lindsey
In a Pirate’s Love by Johanna Lindsey Bettina Verlaine travels across the sea to an unwanted fiance when she is captured by the pirate Tristan Matisse. 1 star
Historical Romance Review: The Wildest Heart by Rosemary Rogers
In Rosemary Rogers’ The Wildest Heart Lady Rowena Dangerfield is a beautiful woman who’s valued by many men for her beauty or her wealth, or both. 3 1/2 stars
Historical Romance Review: A Heart So Wild by Johanna Lindsey
In A Heart So Wild by Johanna Lindsey Courtney hires Chandos to help her trek across the west to find her father and instead she and Chandos find love. 4.5 stars