The Last Party

paperback book cover or e-book with two women

Anonymity of protagonists
Many writers intentionally give very little physical description of their main characters. I have often asked what ‘Sarah’ looks likes only to find the author doesn’t really know. So if you really want to feature two characters on the cover you’re better not to show their faces. So this image is useful in that respect – unless one of the characters happens to be blonde.

This is a royalty free image and the main typeface is Base 02. The original photo file came 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.


Adoption

Image of children's drawing of children

She holds a distant memory
of when a heartbeat matched her own.
A summer secret locked inside,
a child barely known.

A small, now faded picture holds,
a truth in grey and white.
A daughter held for one short day,
one silent tear-torn night.

To give a life, to hold a life
to bear but never see,
the future that the world might hold,
for the child she set free.

Two lives diverged, two stories cleft,
one lost one led away.
But the incense of a child’s warm hair,
still holds her to that day.

You left

teddy bear left alone

You left cold sheets one side of our bed
A book laying open, partly read
Silences, where once we talked
Grass now growing, where once we walked

You left a picture of when life was bright
The shape of your body when I held you tight
Your touch, your laughter, your every way
The colour you cast on the greyest day

You left rooms that echo of the life we knew
Nights much darker when I think of you
Words you whispered in our bed
And tears on the pillow beneath my head

You left

Moousse

ebook or paperback cover with a cartoon cat

This is an imagined book cover, created with a royalty free image. The main typeface is Celebrate the Day.

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 pixabay.com. It was charming but the lurid yellow might not have worked as a book cover. The colour is easy to change.

original image used for mouse book cover


Hidden

paperback book cover eyes hiding in forest

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

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 pixabay.com. It was a huge file so I was able to crop out just the part I wanted. I had to add a bit more blue at the top of course.

original file used for Hidden


Sold Out

book cover showing defiant young attractive girl

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

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 pixabay.com and I’ve done very little other than judiciously crop it as it was a very strong image to start with.

original image for sold out


A Time to Listen

ebook or paperback cover with ghostly woman in woods

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

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 photos both file came from pixabay.com. I combined the images as overlays to produce this unique cover art.

original images for a time to listen