I’ve recently had the cover for my first book, The Revelation Room, professionally designed in preparation for its publication on 6th May 2015. I thought I might share with you the process I went through to reach the final product.
What the book is about:
The Revelation Room is the first in a series of psychological mystery thriller books. The main character, Ben Whittle, works in the office of his father’s private investigation business. After Ben’s father goes missing whilst trying to locate a girl who has joined a religious cult, it soon becomes apparent to Ben that he will have to try and infiltrate the cult in order to rescue his father. Ben is an extremely reluctant hero, and it is with great reticence that he sets off on his rescue mission. The first thing I wanted the cover to encapsulate was a sense of stepping into the unknown, into something far greater than Ben could ever imagine. This cult isn’t a band of harmless hippies, it is a highly dangerous group of brainwashed people who will do anything to further their cause, and it is run by an egocentric psychopath who has no regard whatsoever for the sanctity of human life. Continue reading