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.

Right Behind You

paperback or e book cover with woman walking through meadow
original image used for this book cover

Unwanted objects
I have done nothing at all to this image other than crop it and, rather importantly, paint out a rather clumsy and large camera the woman was carrying. The remains now look like a small bag (I hope).

This is a royalty free image and the main typeface is Marydale. The original photo file came from pikwizard.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.

The Dark Summer

book cover with people walking in snowstorm in summer

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

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 files came from stock snap.com and pixabay.com. I have combined these images to give a dramatise mid summer fall of snow or something.

original image files for Dark Summer book cover

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.