maybe it’s me, but…

I just created a new category for historical romance covers…



I call it Regency Butt.


What do you think?

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30 Responses to maybe it’s me, but…

  1. Chris says:

    Who knew they had boxer briefs in those days?!

  2. Was that even allowed in them there parts in them there days…

    very strokeable – much…

    🙂

  3. Eyre says:

    I agree with E.H. Very strokeable. I think we need more examples of regency butt.

  4. Kris says:

    Chris: Where are the boxer briefs? Have you suddenly discovered that you have xray vision??

    EH: What was allowed? Half nekkid miltary men standing in open doors with snow coming in??

    Well, obviously. Duh. 😉

    Eyre: “I think we need more examples of regency butt.”

    I'm waiting… *taps foot*

  5. Chris says:

    Are those his pants then? Don't mind me – you'd be horrified at how little history I had in school. 🙂

  6. Kris says:

    *tsk, tsk*

    Yes, they are his 'pants'. They are breeches: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breeches

  7. Chris says:

    On the plus side, you'll be pleased that I do not intend to write any historical books of any sort. 🙂

  8. Kris says:

    Chris: Ah, that glass half full thing. Yeah, no. Your history knowledge still sucks. 😛

    Lori: I just realised I should have entitled this post 'maybe it's me, butt…' 😉

  9. Tam says:

    Am I the only one who thinks his butt and his upper body don't match up? Maybe it's the words throwing it off but it feels like his butt is 6 inches further to the left.

  10. Jason says:

    Those look more like football 'breeches' with padding underneath!

  11. Kris says:

    Tam: Yep. You are.

    Jase: *sigh* You Yanks are hopeless. Those are the original versions without the padding.

    Having said that, some Regency dudes did pad their clothes so as to cut a more 'manly' figure. The Regency version of a codpiece. 😉

  12. Jackie says:

    I think Jason has a good point. This guy screams stock pic. I think it's only a matter of time before we see him on the cover of a book with a football in his hand looking out over a ball field:). He'll go from regency butt to jock butt without even having to change his “breeches”

  13. Very nice!! I have always loved Lindsey's covers…but this has to be one of my favorites…such yummy candy!

  14. Kris says:

    Jackie: Bite your tongue! There's no stock photos for this author. Only pretties posing with their pert butts.

    Renee: Oh, for the days of a wind swept and mostly nekkid Fabio as one of Lindsey's Alpha heroes. *swoon*

  15. orannia says:

    I think I would like to know more 🙂

    And the word 'breeches' has me thinking of Jilly Cooper…

  16. Kris says:

    More about Regency Butt, Orannia? You perve. ;P

  17. Ingrid says:

    What?!? Did they let Fabio out of his retirement home? You might want to watch his back Kris.

  18. Kris says:

    Miranda: Are we all Butt girls or what? lol

    Ingrid: So I may have googled Fabio yesterday… just for research purposes, of course… *cough*… did you know that he did over 400 romance covers in the 1980s and 1990s? No wonder so many of us had a thing for him. Talk about tacit marketing.

  19. Ingrid says:

    Think it was the hair..

  20. Kris says:

    Quite possibly…

  21. Out of curiousity is Fabio dead?…

    🙂

  22. Kris says:

    EH: Nope. Apparently he wants to retire to Oz and have babies…

    I still have a chance…

  23. Ingrid says:

    Are you committing adultery already Kris? Or have you given up Sir T?

  24. Are you stepping out on Sir Terry then…

    I thought Fabio was all kinda odd even in his hay day – all that hair – freaked me the hell out..

    I wonder if he's gone bald…

    🙂

  25. Kris says:

    HOW VERY DARE YOU BOTH?! I WOULD NEVER GIVE UP, SIR TERRY!

  26. Ingrid says:

    I do dare! You said it yrself -> wants to have babies with Fabio, while a few days ago it was Sir T.

    And before you get the trout out, I have very good fishing gear here and Rick Steins cookbook, how to cook them

  27. Kris says:

    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Good one, Ingrid. ❤

  28. Anonymous says:

    Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!

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