Cropping changes everything. What started as an image on a sunny day with no sense of mystery changes when you cut out the blue sky. The whole feel becomes more threatening with a sense of the couple being observed from behind closed curtains. The modern signpost on the right could easily be removed for a more period novel, but the couple could be straight out of the 1930s as they are.
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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.