Caught on Candid Cover: identical models.
Is it just me, or do you see double?
This is the risk we have to take as indies when choosing from royalty free stock images.
It even happens to non-indies. Long after Gwyn Cready finished her Aching for Always trailer, she saw her sexy sea captain on someone else’s book cover.
“Unless you pay for exclusive use of the photo, which is expensive, you won’t be the only person who can use it,” she wrote in an article for Romance Writers of America. (Lights, Camera, Savings. July 2011.)
She may be technically up for grabs, but as far as I’m concerned my cover girl is OFF LIMITS!!!