Cover Trend: Historicals Wrapped In Brocade

One of our favorite things about reading historical romances is imagining the opulent settings (and beautiful ball gowns) that are par for the course in this genre. And frankly, who among us hasn’t dreamed of being draped in silk and outfitted in pearls? So it is perfectly fitting that a trend on the covers of recent and upcoming releases mirrors our desire to be swept away to another time and place: brocade. Keep reading to see which new books are swathed in this luxe look!

The Way To a Duke's Heart by Caroline Linden


Princess in Love by Julianne MacLean


The Taming of a Scottish Princess by Karen Hawkins


A Duchess to Remember by Christina Brooke


The Saint Who Stole My Heart by Stefanie Sloane



Tempting the Bride by Sherry Thomas


All Afternoon With a Scandalous Marquess by Alexandra Hawkins


An Unsuitable Bride by Jane Feather


Scandal Wears Satin by Loretta Chase


A Woman Made For Pleasure by Michele Sinclair



Want more about cover trends? Be sure to check out our popular Caught on Cover column where we spot celebrity lookalikes on the covers of new releases. You can see the latest edition here.