Front Cover of my Egypt Novel

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Front Cover of my Egypt Novel

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...is ready, and the book is in print..!


"One band, two oil barrels, three chords, four dreams, five lies, six ties, seven deadly sins and eight ways to stay alive. They know who you are, they know where you live, they're the Kaizers Orchestra~"

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Lovely cover. Is your book available in English too?

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Post by Lisak »

Fabulous Miriam, love the cover, very eyecatching. And a huge congratulations on being published, I wish you every success with it. And I second Beryl...is it available in English too?
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Thank you so much both of you for your support and interrest. It certainly feels good being so close to the goal, it is out now in less than a month :)

If the novel is being translated and to which languages depends on the success it has in Norway - interrest has been good so far so I'm keeping my fingers crossed!

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Post by FABlux »

Lovely cover, well done :D

Hope they do translate it, how about getting it done for Kindle?

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Post by Winged Isis »

Mubrook, Mirry! It looks intriguing. I am sure it will be successful. So pleased you have some good news in such a sad time in your homeland. ;)
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Winged Isis wrote:Mubrook, Mirry! It looks intriguing. I am sure it will be successful. Can you please translate what's on it? So pleased you have some good news in such a sad time in your homeland. The world is thinking of you. ;)
Carpe diem! :le:

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Doh! :doh: Still half asleep! :snig:
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Lovely cover....Well Done! Miriam :)
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Post by Moonstone »

Wonderful Mirry. Very well done. :br:
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Thank you all of you for being so supportive! :D

FabLux: When it comes to translation, kindle and so on that is publishers decicions, not mine. However, I have had a sneak peek at amazon pages and found other books and authors from my publisher there. I hope the opportunity will come for all who are interrested to read my novel, and the Norwegian release now in august is a huge step in the right direction ;)

WI: I would be delighted to translate what's on it, just want to get the latest version first ;)... The title as you can guess is "Naked in hijab" which is the feeling the protagonist gets from being without her familiar fashion clothes, make-up, and hair-do :)
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Miriamkhalifa wrote:WI: I would be delighted to translate what's on it, just want to get the latest version first ;)... The title as you can guess is "Naked in hijab" which is the feeling the protagonist gets from being without her familiar fashion clothes, make-up, and hair-do :)
Thanks, Mirry, the title should "hook" many readers into trying it. Is the text at the bottom what you say above?
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Well done - it looks brilliant - here's hoping for the kindle version :)
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Congratulations Miriam. xx

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Post by Mimimay »

Mabruk Mirrie and the cover is lovely, it would draw my attention :)
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Post by LovelyLadyLux »

Lovely cover Miri. Very attention grabbing......hope it'll be translated. Please let us know if it is.......

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Winged Isis wrote:
Miriamkhalifa wrote:WI: I would be delighted to translate what's on it, just want to get the latest version first ;)... The title as you can guess is "Naked in hijab" which is the feeling the protagonist gets from being without her familiar fashion clothes, make-up, and hair-do :)
Thanks, Mirry, the title should "hook" many readers into trying it. Is the text at the bottom what you say above?
The blurb at the bottom is "Excellent about difficult love, exotic countries and family ties" :)
"One band, two oil barrels, three chords, four dreams, five lies, six ties, seven deadly sins and eight ways to stay alive. They know who you are, they know where you live, they're the Kaizers Orchestra~"

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Post by Angela »

Well done Mirry. Beautiful, eye catching cover :)

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Thank you Angela! :D I think I saw 7 versions of the cover before the final one :D
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Post by FABlux »

It was worth the 7 versions, I'm not 100% sure about the blue scarab though :lol:

Hope the publishers do decide to do the translation :)

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