When the Sun Shines

e book or paperback cover with woman on beach
original image showing woman on beach reflection

The lightness of romance
Not an unbreakable rule, but thrillers and murder mysteries have dark covers, romances have light covers. I turned this image back up the right way, lightened it a lot and used a blue filter to bring it into the sunshine. It makes a perfect beach romance cover – or maybe something else.

This is a royalty free image and the main typeface is Helvetica Thin. The original photo file is from unsplash.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.

Lovers and Losers

book cover beach people paperback

This is an imagined book cover, created with a royalty free image. The main typeface is ITC Anna.

Contact me if this image would be suitable for your novel (title and author changed of course) and if you’d like to use this design. Costs vary depending on whether it’s an ebook or paperback but around £80 ($100) is a good guide.

Short of an idea for your novel? Browse these imagined book covers and strap lines for ideas.

The original photo file is from my own library – taken in North Devon. The photo is from the early 1980s and taken on 35mm film stock. The digitised file has been cleaned to some extent.

original lovers and losers

Last Day

ebook or paperback cover for last day

This is an imagined book cover, created with a royalty free image. The main typeface is Venetian 301.

Contact me if this image would be suitable for your novel (title and author changed of course) and if you’d like to use this design. Costs vary depending on whether it’s an ebook or paperback but around £80 ($100) is a good guide.

Short of an idea for your novel? Browse these imagined book covers and strap lines for ideas.

The original photo file is from my own photo library and therefore is exclusive. I’ve done very little other than judiciously crop it and tweak the contrast.

original image for last day


Far Away

book cover showing woman looking out to sea

This is an imagined book cover, created with a royalty free image. The main typeface is Sams Handwriting.

Contact me if this image would be suitable for your novel (title and author changed of course) and if you’d like to use this design. Costs vary depending on whether it’s an ebook or paperback but around £80 ($100) is a good guide.

Short of an idea for your novel? Browse these imagined book covers and strap lines for ideas.

The original photo file came from pexels.com and a quick image search on Google shows that it has been used widely. I brightened the colours and increased the contrast, but you might prefer the original look.

original file for the cover, softer colour

Adrift

paperback cover design adrift

This is an imagined book cover, created with a royalty free image (retouched to remove lots of seaweed). The main typeface is Staccato 222.

Contact me if this image would be suitable for your novel (title and author changed of course) and if you’d like to use this design. Costs vary depending on whether it’s an ebook or paperback but around £80 ($100) is a good guide.

Short of an idea for your novel? Browse these imagined book covers and strap lines for ideas.

Beach Party

paperback book cover beach couple

This is an imagined book cover, created with a royalty free image. The main typeface is Gill Sans.

Contact me if this image would be suitable for your novel (title and author changed of course) and if you’d like to use this design. Costs vary depending on whether it’s an ebook or paperback but around £80 ($100) is a good guide.

Short of an idea for your novel? Browse these imagined book covers and strap lines for ideas.