Have you seen Maeve Binchy's posthumously published novel, A Week in Winter? Forgive me for using the same push-button collage maker as in the last post, but it does have particularly lovely endpapers, deckled edges, and a painted author's pic:
I much prefer it to the UK version, with its libelous streaky pink:
Instead, the paintings' warm, romantic qualities conjure up a real Binchy feel. Bravo!