Sunday, 31 December 2017

Cover of the Year Revealed

Throughout 2017 
designers Cathy Helms of
 selected our Cover of the Month awards.

The winners went forward for our 
Discovering Diamonds Cover of the Year
(with honourable mentions for our 
Honourable Mention Runners-up)
These were the monthly winners:

* * * Drum roll please! * * *
and  the Winner is...

‘The Enchanted Swans’ by Christy Nicholas

Cover Designer: Cora Graphics

and the 
Runner up Honourable Mention...

 ‘Under The Approaching Dark’ by Anna Belfrage


honourable mention covers that were shortlisted

Discovering Diamonds would like to thank
Cathy and Tamian
for their support and enthusiasm


  1. Again, such a difficult choice, so thanks to Cathy and Tamian and hearty congratulations to Christy and Cora Graphics.

    1. We had some fabulous covers to choose from and we had a grand time discussing the potential winners every month! Congrats to our overall winner and runner up for 2017. And thank you, Richard, for the support and all that you do at Discovering Diamonds!

  2. Replies
    1. Your design grabbed both of us immediately - excellent work! I look forward to seeing more of your book cover designs!

  3. Congrats to Christy! Me, I'm chuffed with the Honourable Runner up!

    1. Congrats to you and Olly as well - he's done amazing work on all of your book covers!

  4. This really is an enchanting winning design. It would certainly attract me into opening the cover and reading it. Congratulations!!! Same to all the others too. Carolyn

    1. Thank you, Caz, for taking the time to leave a comment - much appreciated by all of us!

  5. Congratulations, Christy and Cora. We at Tirgearr Publishing are so proud of you both.


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