Decoding the secret message

The cover designer for the Clandestine Magic trilogy had a terrific idea: put a coded message on the spines of the paperbacks. Something relevant to the story arc that would be readable if you lined the books up.

Of course I loved that.

I know you likely don’t have the paperbacks on hand to line up: Most readers grab ebook versions of my tales. And the hardcore fans among you with hardbacks? I’m really sorry, but we couldn’t make the spine-code work in that format.

So I’m sharing it here:

The code’s right above the “C” in my name, if you’re squinting at the picture, wondering where to look.

Figured it out? Contact me with the answer and I may have a little something for you. (Feel free to reach out if you want a clue.)