Covet the Covers – 9 #Brainfluffcovetthecovers #CovetthecoversCharlesStross

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Welcome to another helping of Covet the Covers, aka Cover Love. This week I’m featuring some of Charles Stross’ covers in honour of his release of Dead Lies Dreaming, a novel of The Laundry Files series. If you are interested in learning more about this unique series, here are my reviews of The Fuller Memorandum, The Apocalypse Codex, The Rhesus Chart, The Annihilation Score, and The Nightmare Stacks. I have also provided reviews of Glasshouse, a standalone time-travelling adventure and The Family Trade, Book 1 of his portal fantasy, The Merchant Princes, which I recall absolutely loving – and I want to revisit this series and complete it. My reviews of The Labyrinth Index and Dead Lies Dreaming will shortly be available. I’ve chosen the Brit covers, because I think they absolutely rock and I love the unique branding they provide for this series. Which is your favourite?


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    • I am really impressed that Orbit has continued with the same theme over such a long timespan and I think their decision has been vindicated by this lovely spread of covers:)).

    • Thank you, Laura! There is quite a lot of office politics in the early books – and the titles reflect these – as well as the design. Worrying about paperclips AND Lovecraftian monsters becomes part of Bob Howard’s life…

  1. I agree! The changing color but consistent layout makes the series pop. Now I’m wondering what that GLASS HOUSE is about, considering its cover is about as unlike as the others as could be…

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