Jude Hardin

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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Thoughts?

14 Comments:

Blogger Mark Terry said...

Well. The first thought was: Wow!

The second thought was: Damn, George nailed it.

The third thought was: Ooooooohhhhhhh!

The last thought was: Damn, great cover.

7:46 AM  
Blogger Stephen Parrish said...

You want a cover that is arresting.

Boy oh boy, is this arresting.

The designer earned his pay on this one.

7:48 AM  
Blogger Jude Hardin said...

Thanks, Mark! Yep, I think he nailed it.

7:55 AM  
Blogger Jude Hardin said...

Thanks, Steve! It took me by surprise when I first saw it, because it wasn't like any of the ideas we pitched on the conference call. But it was a pleasant surprise!

7:59 AM  
Blogger Alan Orloff said...

That is a great cover.

8:28 AM  
Blogger LurkerMonkey said...

That's a great cover ... I wouldn't change a thing.

9:08 AM  
Blogger Mark Terry said...

Might have them add A Nicholas Colt Mystery (or Novel) somewhere if you plan on making it a series.

10:18 AM  
Blogger Jude Hardin said...

Thanks, Alan! I'm hoping it catches lots of eyes!

7:41 AM  
Blogger Jude Hardin said...

Thanks, Jon! Mark and Erica both mentioned calling it A Nicholas Colt Novel, so I'm still considering suggesting that change. But I'm extremely pleased with it!

7:47 AM  
Anonymous PJ Friel said...

It took me by surprise when I first saw it, because it wasn't like any of the ideas we pitched on the conference call.

Very nice cover! Speaking as an artist, I can honestly tell you that we do our best work when you just give us a few adjectives and turn us loose. :)

9:14 AM  
Blogger Jude Hardin said...

Thanks, PJ! I just checked out your website. Very nice!

9:36 AM  
Anonymous Jack said...

I like the title font, the author font, the smoke and the gun.

I don't like the orange explosion painted over the gun. It screams "direct-to-dvd."

But maybe I'm alone on this.

My final score:

80% Classy. 20% Generic.

If I saw it on a bookshelf, I wouldn't pick it up.

4:11 PM  
Blogger Jude Hardin said...

Thanks for your honest assessment, Jack.

I like the explosion. I think it gives the cover a certain "pulp" feel, which is appropriate for the novel.

4:37 PM  
Blogger Robert Carraher said...

Not bad, I take it this isn't a gardening book? Real great cover, it would make me pick it up.

1:20 AM  

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