One rep said, “So, what’s up with the headless women?”
Blushing, I found myself fumbling while trying to explain that we wanted the sense of allure, of distance—Jean Plaidy wrote about real historical women and having someone who doesn’t look a thing like Elizabeth I on a jacket could be jarring to a reader. Then again, the other half of me wanted to just tell them, “Well, because it’s the same woman on most of the jackets. Me.”
'The Editor-Model Hybrid is Born' continued here...
Pieces of Ms. Lazare have served as the cover model for several of the newest editions of Jean Plaidy's novels; visit the link above to read more and see pictures from the photo shoots, as well as the finished cover counterparts.