We all judge the book by its cover, therefore the first impression is the best impression. So, all romance novel covers are the first page of the book, and the cover’s photo has to have a steamy look, with sensuous models depicting the story. This entices and triggers the readers’ mind and generates curiosity to buy that novel and read. Now, if that same cover has real people trying to recreate the same setting, do you think people are gonna take these romance novels seriously?
According to writer Lorraine Heath, romance novel covers are the foundation of the book. Readers eyes fall on the cover first, then when the covers which look provocative and captures the mood of the story, appeal to their eyes and mind, then they go ahead and purchase.
Kathleen Kamphausen, a photographer and photo editor, decided to recreate some of the steamy romance novel covers. using real people who try to pose seductively as the original novel covers, and it turns out to be simply hilarious. Have a rollicking time watching these images of real people recreating the real novel covers.
1. Enchanted Paradise
Their eternal romance was heaven for them!
He knew women, but not love, till she came along!
3. Tender Is The Storm
Their love never perished in this universe!
4. El Hombre de Mis Sueños
Love never dies a natural death!