Sweet Savage Flame believes it’s essential to keep the memory of these skilled cover illustrators and their works alive. These 21 names are among the best romance cover artists to have designed clinch covers.
Category: Tom Hall
Historical Romance Review: Shanna by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
In 1977 Kathleen E. Woodiwiss’ long-awaited third novel made romance history. I’ve had a tenuous relationship with Woodiwiss’ romances, but I am glad I read Shanna. 3.74 stars
Covers of the Week #40
For the week of Monday, January 10, 2022, to Sunday, January 16, 2022, our latest Covers of the Week highlights romances set in the Middle East.
Historical Romance Review: The Silver Devil by Teresa Denys
I’ve put off posting an analysis of Teresa Denys’ first book, The Silver Devil, for a long time because I didn’t quite know how to critique it. If you’re a hard-core lover of old-school romance or bodice rippers, you might be familiar with this legendary novel. 4 1/2 stars
Historical Romance Review: Dark Before the Rising Sun by Laurie McBain
Dark Before the Rising Sun, is the last installment in the Laurie McBain trilogy that began with Moonstruck Madness. It is a direct continuation of its sequel, Chance the Winds of Fortune. 1 1/2 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: Moonstruck Madness by Laurie McBain
Moonstruck Madness was Laurie McBain’s second and, in my opinion, her best book. It is a thrilling read. 4.5 Stars
A Closer Look at Cover Artist: H. Tom Hall
Let’s take a closer look at the career of legendary artist H Tom Hall, who designed covers for Shanna, Interview with the Vampire, The Thorn Birds and more.
Historical Romance Review: Devil’s Desire by Laurie McBain
For me, Devil’s Desire was a bland Regency romance written by Laurie McBain. 2 1/2 stars