I want a book cover designed for my suspense/thriller novel, Power Lust. My author name is Stephen Ross. It will be available in paperback and as an eBook. The paperback dimensions are 5.25" x 8". The paperback version is approximately 451 pages as designed. I like covers with lots of black, but that isn't etched in stone.
The following is the text for the back cover:
"With the election fast approaching, influential California State Senator Max Johnson was behind in the polls and in desperate need of cash to jump-start his campaign and sway the minds of voters. When a tragic accident on a Los Angeles freeway provides diabolical insurance mogul, Adrian Fitch, with an opportunity to circumvent the campaign contribution laws and funnel much-needed funds to him, Max falls for the plan—a decision that would prove deadly.
Young lawyer Tom Davidson could not have anticipated what he was getting himself into when he took on his first case. Things not taught in any law school class."
The barcode will be placed at the bottom-right corner of the back cover. It is 2" wide and 1.2" tall. The bottom of the barcode is located 1/4" up from the bottom trim line of the cover and 1/4" to the left of the spine. That area should not have any important text or images.
Title should go near the top of the front cover and my name closer to the bottom. Include the following in smaller, less conspicuous, type under the title on the front cover: A Suspense/Thriller.
FYI: The Senator (approx. 60) is basically a decent guy who made a bad decision. Fitch (approx. 60) is a schizophrenic psychopath. When his red-haired secretary discovers his plan, Fitch kidnaps her and holds her hostage tied to a post in his elaborate wine cellar, kills his neighbor with a revolver in her bedroom and the Senator with a rifle while he's sitting in his office at home, and is himself shot and killed near the altar of a large Catholic church by a female security guard while attempting to shoot the young lawyer.
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