Book Cover Friday: Ian Hamilton Mysteries by Carole Lawrence

The Friday book cover is an appropriate choice for the season and the details of the graphics broken down well by Staci Troilo on Story Empire.

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Ciao, SEers. It’s my turn for Book Cover Friday, and I’m presenting a series. (Well, a series in progress, as so far there are only two books, but I suspect there will be more.)

I’ve chosen the Ian Hamilton Mysteries series by Carole Lawrence.

Ian Hamilton Mysteries

First, let me draw your attention to the title font. It’s essentially sans serif, which is a popular choice these days. Sans serif is easy to read in big letters because it’s clear and unfrivolous. I say “essentially” because of the top left corner of the N and the bottom right corner of the G, where there are tiny hints of serifs. Those hints, combined with the subtle points in the curved letters and the exaggerated point in the crossbar of the H, make this font more visually interesting than the average sans serif font. The title is further enhanced by the embossed style…

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