Friday, December 4, 2009
Ola and the Sea Wolf
Ola and the Sea Wolf is #127 in the Bantam series and another of the "pink" covers. It was published in September 1980. It is the story of Ola, who is running away from an evil stepmother and unwanted marriage, runs into the Marquis of Elvington. He decides to take her to her destination: a convent in France, but after crossing the channel and encountering some adventures, he decides to marry her instead!
Francis Marshall illustrates our couple in one of their adventures! It looks as if they have found each other and are still in peril. Our heroine wears a simple white muslin dress, but notice the blood dripping from her shoulder! Our hero embraces her and is planning on helping her recover. It's a great action cover from Marshall!