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‘Gronking’ Couple Sue Over Book Cover

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis

An erotic novel about one woman’s obsession with Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is at the heart of a lawsuit filed by the couple originally pictured embracing on the book’s cover, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

A Gronking To Remember author Lacey Noonan, along with Apple, Amazon.com, and Barnes & Noble are all named in the suit, which alleges that the couple’s photograph was used without permission for commercial gain, according to the report.

Here’s an image of the original cover:

The book remains available for sale online — and now there’s a new couple pictured on the cover.

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Here’s the cover as it now appears on Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes:

Read the full Hollywood Reporter story here.

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