Thursday, September 17, 2009

Cover Love ~ Pleasure of a Dark Prince

Coming January 19, 2010!

New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole enraptures again with this seductive tale of a fierce werewolf prince who will stop at nothing to protect the lovely archer he covets from afar.


Lucia the Huntress: as mysterious as she is exquisite, she harbors secrets that threaten to destroy her—and those she loves.


Garreth MacRieve, Prince of the Lykae: the brutal Highland warrior who burns to finally claim this maddeningly sensual creature as his own.


From the shadows, Garreth has long watched over Lucia. Now, the only way to keep the proud huntress safe from harm is to convince her to accept him as her guardian. To do this, Garreth will ruthlessly exploit Lucia’s greatest weakness—her wanton desire for him. . . .

Kresley Cole has posted the cover of her next full length novel in the IAD series. So, what do you think of the cover? I'm not feeling a whole lot a cover love here. I like the colors and he has sexy lips. He looks like his hands are tied - more bondage for the hero maybe? I think I'm one of the few that actually liked the first three covers in this series that featured both the hero and the heroine. One of the reasons I liked those covers is because they were different which is probably the same reason they were changed. I am however looking forward to Garreth and Lucia's story. I've found them an interesting couple since we first met them. I certainly hope I'll like it better than Kiss of a Demon King. Yeah, I'm one of the few that wasn't crazy about that one. Possibly the only one. :)

Her upcoming release is the duology Deep Kiss of Winter with Gena Showalter. Cole's story features Murdoch Wroth, vampire and Danii, the Valkyrie. Release date is October 13.

ETA: Per Kresley Cole's facbook page, Amazon is offering a free download of The Warlord Wants Forever here. It's a novella and the first story in the IAD series. It was originally released in the anthology Playing Easy to Get.


  1. I don't know..I didn't like Kiss of a Demon King's cover until I saw it physically. Not sure if I like the pink....

  2. I'm liking the cover...but what does it really for me is the fact that he is bound...intriguing, you think it has anything to do with the story itself??

  3. It's okay, but I'm not sure if the pink goes with the b&w image. I have yet to read Cole's books, this one sounds good :)

  4. The pink is really overpowering, but I'm liking that he's bound ;) Just makes it hotter somehow.

  5. Ohhh, I've been waiting for this story! Finally, Garreth and Lucia, yes! I'm excited about the story, but... that pink is hmm... not the best IMO.

    OK, but frankly I hated the cover of A Hunger Like No Other and looooved the book, so in this case, I hope it's the same. ;P

  6. Mandi ~ I like the pink but only because it's hot pink and not Barbie pink. :)

    Leontine ~ With a Valkyrie heroine bondage is a definite possibility. ;)

    Book Chick City ~ I would highly recommend this series. Overall I've really enjoyed it and you can try the first story for free. :)

    Stacy ~ We seem to like the bondage aspect of it. LOL That's one of the things I like about this series - strong heroines.

  7. Hils ~ It seems like Garreth has been watching Lucia for a long time.

    Am I the only one who likes the pink? LOL And see, I liked those early covers but I guess the majority of readers didn't, hence the change.

  8. I can only imagine the fun Kresley Cole can have with a Valkyrie at play *wicked grin*

    I have Deep Kiss Of Winter on pre-order, can't wait to inhale me some IAD again :)

  9. Leontine ~ for some reason I think Nix will be into bondage. LOL With her craziness I can totally see her tying a guy up and then forgetting about him. :)

  10. LOL, I don't know how I feel about the cover... I guess I don't really care for it. What I like is that it fits with Demon King. I like continuity... I have to say, I didn't like the first couple of covers... but that's me.

    It seems like Ms Cole is finally giving us the stories we want with first Murdoch and then Garreth :D

  11. nath ~ so far we've had 3 types of covers for this series. While I'm the oddball and liked the first group I do agree that there needs to be some continuity to the covers.

    Murdoch and Garreth are like part of the original group so yes, about time they got their stories told. :)