The story is a funny, intelligent and modern Romantic Comedy
The main characters are a well-off London couple in their early
forties. She thinks he betrayed her and travels with her 2 children to
her hometown Hallstatt on the Hallstatt lake, which is situated in the
The husband, on the other hand, makes a motorcycle trip with his
friends across Northern England.
Each of them reflects on their relationship and after turbulent weeks
they are happily reunited in Austria.
The story is set in July.
The novel is a romantic comedy for grown-up women. The heroine is not
naive, but intelligent and competent. The story as well is
intelligent, ironic and has quite an amount of funny scenes in it.
The husband is dark-haired, the wife honey blond, by nature.
The following sujets have to be on the cover:
A cup of coffee (to help non-Austrians understand the ambiguous title)
A lake (optional)
A London motif, preferably Big Ben (maybe it would be funny to
replace the Hallstatt church with Big Ben, but this is just a
A motorcycle (optional)
Style of the design:
Pastels or anything with a kitschy twist are an absolute no-go!
The designer is free to use photographs or illustrations. The colours
should evoke warmth and a summer feeling.
Images which could be used please discover under Elisa.Herzog at
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