Chaz Brenchley was nonplussed when his German publishers sent him the cover design for the second volume of their edition of the Books of Outremer: it had no discernable relationship with his book:
He even tried offering:
there's a small and worthless prize for the first person who can find a giant golden bird anywhere in the second half of Tower of the King's Daughter...but no-one could help.
At last, artist Mark Harrison has come to the rescue. He confirms:
Yes, it is one of my paintings - originally commissioned by Doubleday in the US for Sky Trillium by Julian May.