My Life’s Quirks – Will the ‘Real’ Kate Daniels Please Stand Up?
Recently, Ilona Andrews revealed the cover for their next Kate Daniels book. Here it it:
If you are a fan of the series, then you would have noticed one thing right off the bat – this is not the same ‘Kate’ as on the previous books. In fact, this is the fourth ‘Kate’ to grace the covers of this series.
That is not unusual. Sometimes a model can no longer be the ‘face’ of a favorite character thanks to contracts or lack of availability. So a new one is chosen, leaving readers contemplating how this new girl fits in our minds as our beloved heroine.
New models is not the only place to see ‘new’ faces. Foreign edition covers are another place to see many different versions of your favorite characters.
I asked Ilona and Gordon Andrews a while back in an interview which cover-Kate best suits ‘their Kate’. Ilona answered:
“I think Chinese cover artist drew a beautiful Kate. I also still love Kate on the cover of MAGIC BITES.”
And Gordon said:
“I really like the Spanish cover, well the second book.”
As for me, I feel that maybe the Czech version of Kate is closest to what I imagine while I read her. Sort of.
Do you guys have a favorite? What about other books…do you find there is a heroine pictured on a cover that is PERFECT? (I love Secret on the covers of Sierra Dean’s Secret McQueen books!)
Will the ‘real’ Kate Daniels please stand up? Just another one of my life’s quirks.