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The 25 Most Ridiculous Romance Novel Covers

15. Spellbound in Seattle (2003)

Author: Garthia Anderson
Publisher: Love Spell
Promotional synopsis: "With enchanted blood on her carpet, a house full of Merlin-wannabes unable to clean it up, a petulant cat, and houseguests scheduled to arrive momentarily, Petra Field needs a miracle. She gets a wizard, a whole lot of unwanted sparks, and a man-sized hole in the middle of her living room—a hole into which her feline promptly disappears."

If only Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan had starred in an adaptation of this gem. Much like Sleepless in Seattle, this cover makes us nostalgic. The illustration is reminiscent of that old-school "bodice ripper" style of books your mom read while keeping an eye on you during childhood summer vacations—you know, the kind with the man and the woman's lacy tops falling off.

We don't know why Petra is so stressed about the enchanted blood on her carpet, though. Enchanted club soda should get that right out.

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