Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Mr Ripley's Book Cover Wars Final Winner 2014/15 - M. G. Harris/Gerry Anderson's - Gemini Force One


Mr Ripley's book cover wars final has now come to an end. After four exciting heats, we now have a worthy winner.......

As usual I would like to thank the many people who have supported the
 book cover wars. Although this idea is now in its sixth year I still find the whole process tremendously exciting! I hope that you too have had as much fun as I have - either as an observer or a contender.

Altogether 1,800 votes were cast over five weeks, which just highlights the interest that this competition generates. In the final there were 918 votes in total, amazing. Thank you all once again.

Without further ado I'd like to award the title of 'Mr Ripley's Book Cover Wars - Book Cover of the year 2014/15' to . . . . . . .  M. G. Harris/Gerry Anderson's Gemini Force One - Black Horizon - Cover by Blacksheep.
M.G. Harris/Gerry Anderson's book cover will be placed in the Ripley's Hall of Fame where it will accompany the following past winners:

2009/10 - Jon Mayhew 'Mortlock' 
2010/11 - Darren Shan 'Birth of a Killer' illustrated by David Wyatt
2011/12 - Curtis Jobling ''Werewolf: Shadow of the Hawk' illustrated by Andrew Farley
2012/13 - Thomas Taylor - 'Haunters' illustrated by Steve Wells 
2013/14 - Niel Bushnell - 'Timesmith' - illustrated by James Fraser & Kate Grove
2014/15  - M. G. Harris/Gerry Anderson's - 'Gemini Force One Black Horizon' - Cover by Blacksheep.

The winner of the signed Nick Park - Wallace and Gromit postcard competition is...... Lu Hersey. Congratulations to you - please get in touch with your postal details. 
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