Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Diana Douglas: Ski Lodge Nurse

Ski Lodge Nurse was published by Signet in February 1970. Ria Madden has been a nurse at the Hurricane Valley Ski Lodge and thinks it's the perfect job! This year, however, is different with a famous skiier and a hovering doctor both paying her attention.

Allan Kass illustrates this cover with our nurse, a skiier, and a dangerous man holding a rifle! Our skiier wears reflective ski wear and our nurse is in her uniform. I like the contrast of the white snow and the blue-green of the trees behind.

I believe that these themed nurse romances were quite popular in their day.

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