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Beginning with the third book of the Grand Slam Trilogy,

I began to include deeper references to the story with my cover images.  

Some of them are obvious, others are not.  

Today, it's become an integral part of my life as Layla.


This page is dedicated to those covers that include Easter eggs.


Hover over each cover to read about the significance of the image!

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The Catchers Mitt

Gage is the catcher on his baseball team.

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Red Satin

Tony uses some red satin fabric to restrain Karen in the bedroom.

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Microphone & Blue Lipstick

Lee uses a retro microphone.

Amelia gave him a blue lipstick print to take on tour with him.

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Set Music

The drum set music is for "Hey Jude," reflecting the significance of Jude's role in this story.

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Binary Code

Noah and Michaela in binary code.

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Protractors & Triangle

Some tools of Heath's trade.

A Shot at Love - cover.jpg
Screaming Orgasm

You know, the shot.

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Background, Blossom & Hawk

The silver clouds of another realm.

Translations of Aiyana & Chetan.

Double Exposure - cover.jpg

Flowers given to Sarah by Everett as a double exposure.

Hearts Aflame cover.jpg
Background & Bracelet


Connor's crafty creation.

Simmering Passion cover.jpg
Background & Steam Whistle

Damascus pattern.

Nod to Worldwide Local.

Reignited cover.jpg
Background & Tattoo Heart

Ink cups for tattooing and a heart tattoo with room for two names.

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Open Book & Flame

Symbolizing Jojo and Luke's careers.

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Home Plate

Gage's 'office' when he plays.

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Stained Glass Window & Interlocking Hearts

The stained glass window from the church where Gage and Nicole get married combined with the interlocking hearts on their wedding bands.

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Wrought Iron Headboard

Leonora and Marco take turns handcuffing each other to his bed.

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Arika has several lilies tattooed on her right arm and shoulder.

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Goddess Symbol & Colors

The heart is a variation of the goddess symbol, which is what James calls Denise.

The colors are for her red hair and his black hair.

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Book & Guitar

Melisa is a librarian and Liam plays lead guitar for Roll With It.

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Guitar Color & Music

The guitar is green, referencing the color shirt Eli was wearing when she auditioned for Roll With It.

The music notates a suspension, referencing the title.

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Color & Needle

The color references a dress Jane wore for Jeff.

The needle references her profession and something Jeff gives her at the end of the story.

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Pointe Shoe with Piercing

Drexel is a fan of multiple piercings.

Autumn is the principal dancer at the city's ballet company.

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Mary had to use a spreadsheet for her job.

Anticipating Fate - cover.jpg

Every good coach needs a whistle.

Consensual VD Edition - cover.jpg
High Heels & Orchid

Christine's guilty pleasure is Emery's weakness.

Christine's favorite flower.

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440 Hockey Stick Stripe & Jerry Tattoo

From Ezra's '71 'Cuda.

Tattoos are their shared passion.

The shears are for Monroe's profession.

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Llewyn's Silhouette

Look in the mirror.

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Gold Dust & Swirl

The power that saves Catori and the symbol of her name.

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Film Background, Lens Cover & Roman Numerals

Ella's profession, how Braxton remembered her, and the name of the club.

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The red wine stain.


The red wine stain.

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Background & Triquetra

Concrete warehouse floor.

The symbol that solves the mystery.

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Background & Flower


Ava's favorite flower.

Faces of the theatre.

Burning Betrayals cover.jpg
Background & Glass


A porter.

Blazing Conceptions cover.jpg
Background & Flipping Coin

Sonogram white noise.

The S.

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Background & Lotus Flower

A stormy sea.

Firefly's tattoo.

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Scales of Justice & Initials

Shawn's course content.

The initials of their last names.

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Single Hearts & Colored Pencil

A symbol of coming together.

Gavin's course content.

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Heart & Heart Rate

Their love and Marina's chosen career path.

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