Kayla Al-Shamma-Jones did a sneak peek of the Black Hat cover ages ago, and I was so busy I missed it! This was a fun cover – it’s nice to have the chance to do something like this, very minimal and almost monochrome. Looking forward to this book!
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Lyon’s Gift, the next volume of The Highland Brides! I am so loving this series, so much fun to work on these. Synopsis: Known as the Lyon for his prowess on the battle field, Piers de Montgomerie accepts a challenge from king David–squash a troublesome highland rebellion. For his payment, he accepts disputed lands, but
And again, a new cover reveal! I love these and find them very exciting in a totally vicarious way. I love working with my authors, as the cover design is very much an act of partnership between author (the person who really knows the book, and who is totally invested in it) and myself (the
It’s all romance here today! I’ve been looking forward to being able to show this for a very long time. The MacKinnon’s Bride by Tanya Anne Crosby. I love this cover so much, and am proud to be able to share. Go forth and buy her wonderful books!
Tanya Anne Crosby, one of my most favourite people ever, has launched Happily Ever After. As always, it was wonderful to work with her on this cover – we went through about a million versions of it, but arrived at a meeting place in the end. I urge you to check her books out, as
YA author Suzy Turner has done a cover reveal for her new novel The Ghost of Josiah Grimshaw, and I wanted to share. This was such a fun cover to work on, and I loved the theme of sisters (in heart and soul, if not in biology). Suzy was wonderful to work with, and I
For some time I’ve been wanting to do a post describing the step-by-step process and collaboration that results in book cover art. A successful cover starts with communication, winds through a forest of various interpretations and ideas (and a few side tracks) and comes out at the other end with an image that both represents
Craig Hallam has done a book cover reveal for Greaveburn – be sure to check it out! A hero murdered. A girl alone. A city of villains. From the crumbling Belfry to the Citadel’s stained-glass eye, across acres of cobbled streets and knotted alleyways that never see daylight, Greaveburn is a city with darkness
Tanya Anne Crosby has re-released Lady’s Man with the new cover. She was a joy to work with, and this was a fun cover to do. Thanks to the friends and fans on the author’s Facebook page, we had a lot of feedback to work with! It’s a good book, as well – I was
Quick project from this morning, just for fun. Click on the image above for information and credits regarding model stock used. I’m going to have to change my terms and conditions for book cover design, unfortunately. I’d kept it reasonably informal since I wasn’t doing an enormous amount of work and I’d not had a