Sorry, I couldn't resist. So, for those that didn't see my Facebook post, I recently discovered that Майкъл Дж Съливан is how the people of Bulgaria spell Michael J. Sullivan. I'd love to know how it is pronounced. That in itself is a new revelation...but I also discovered some covers that I didn't know about previously.
When it comes to foreign translations, sometimes the author is the last to know. Yes, I'm aware of contracts I've signed but knowing when the books are released is another matter. I apologize to the people of Bulgaria for not being "up to date" on the releases of my books.
But now that I know about them, I'm so pleased with how they came out, and I wanted to share them with everyone else. So first up are the covers for the six books of The Riyria Revelations. The covers are from the amazing Marc Simonetti. The first three were done for the French editions and re-licensed for the Bulgarian editions. But then the publisher from France decided to switch over from the "six book" versions to the "three book" versions so they didn't have graphics for the remaining three books. MBG Books was releasing the books quickly and needed a fast solution for the last three book's covers. So they picked some other images by Marc, of the series and so there weren't corresponding drawings for the other books. Thinking fast, the publisher utilized some existing art from Marc and all in all they work pretty well.
With a little more time under their belt, the publisher commissioned covers for the two Riyria Chronicle books. I'm not sure who the artist is, but when I find out I'll let you know. I really like them. The first depicts the famed Crown Tower, which Royce and Hadrian scale on their first job together. The second one I can't tell you what it depicts, as it would be a spoiler to the book. But those who have read Revelations could probably guess about what "past fire" it shows.
The titles of the books (and series) are:
Откровенията на Ририя » Revelations of Ririya
- Конспирация за короната » Conspiracy to crown
- Авемпарта » Avemparta
- Нифрон се въздига » Nifron rises
- Изумрудената буря » Emerald storm
- Зимният фестивал » Winter festival
- Персепликуис » Perseplikuis
Хрониките на Ририя » Chronicles of Ririya
- Короносната кула » Koronosnata tower
- Розата и бодилът » Rose and bodilat