No author would have pointed me at this image and expected the final effect. I did a considerable amount of tweaking to produce a grainy, lighter version. Once I had cropped out the gun the image had changed from a thriller with a ‘tough’ protagonist, to a mood of hiding or fearing something.
This is a royalty free image and the main typeface is Impact. The original photo file came from pixabay.com.
Book cover design costs vary depending on whether it’s an ebook or paperback but around £80 ($100) is a good guide.
If you need a cover for your new novel or if you’re short of an idea for a plot? Browse these imagined book covers and strap lines for ideas.