No STARZ tie-in paperback of THE FIERY CROSS
I've been wondering for a while why we haven't seen any mention of a STARZ tie-in paperback edition of THE FIERY CROSS, as they've done for the earlier books in the OUTLANDER series whenever a new season of the TV show begins.
A few days ago I noticed that the e-book listings on Amazon and Barnes and Noble are now showing the new cover art.
But what about the paperback? I asked Diana Gabaldon about it today on TheLitForum.com, and she replied,
They decided to use the tie-in art only for the e-book, saying that they hadn't seen any significant difference in sales between the tie-in covers and the regular covers for previous books.Too bad for the collectors out there who were looking forward to adding this one to the existing set. I don't collect them personally, but I like the look of the matching covers.
On the other hand, I can certainly understand the publisher not wanting to spend the extra money on printing special edition paperbacks (especially for a book the size of THE FIERY CROSS, which is already pushing the limits of what's physically possible to fit in a paperback!) if it's not going to result in increased sales.
Please pass the word to anyone you know who may be wondering about this.