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Covers of the Week #85: Fireworks for 2023

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Theme: Fireworks for New Year’s

What better way to celebrate the New Year than with fireworks–on romance covers, that is! 2022 is over and it’s a New Year with 2023. It’s a time to look back and forward. To reflect upon the past and look to future. We’re thankful for our readers and are happy to note that some exciting events in store for 2023!

The Covers

To celebrate the the arrival of 2023 our first edition of Covers of the Week for the new year starting Monday January 2, 2023 to Sunday January 9 highlights firework explosions. Sweet Savage Flame wishes you all the best in 2023!

The Covers from Left to Right, Top to Bottom

  • Paper Moon, Patricia Rice, Topaz, 1986, Gregg Gulbronson cover art
  • Passion’s Portrait, Suzanne Carey, Silhouette, 1983, cover artist unknown
  • Nightfire, Valerie Vayle, 1985, Sharon Spiak, cover art
  • Surrender the Stars, Cynthia Wright, Ballantine, 1985, John Ennis cover art

Your Opinion

What do you think of these romances featuring fireworks? Have you read any of them? Which of our picks do you like the best, if any?

Do you have suggestions or requests for future Covers of the Week themes you’d like to see on Sweet Savage Flame? Let us know, and we’ll do our best to create a gallery of stunning art!

Please drop a comment, and let’s talk romance. Happy New Year to you all!