The Art of Romance


Mills & Boon® and Harlequin® Cover Designs





by Joanna Bowring and Margaret O’Brien



Prestel Publishing, New York. (2008). Trade paperback. 253 pages. (8 X 9¾). ‘And Then He kissed Her...’ 100 Years of Mills & Boon® and 60 Years of Harlequin® by Joanna Bowring and Margaret O’Brien. A history of this company’s literary output. It presents a chronological example of cover paintings from 1912 to 2008. These are large cover examples from Mills & Boon and Harlequin. This book is similar to The Look of Love found in the Romance section of Reference titles.


Scans and Commentary by Bob Gaines