If you’re on the lookout for a list of romance book cover artists, you can rest. Below we’ve featured 16 top romance book cover designers and have summarized their services.
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1. Ebook Launch
Established in 2011 by John Low and his two sons, Adrian and Dane, Ebook Launch has been helping independent authors create beautiful romance novel covers for independent authors and publishers. The design team at Ebook Launch is extremely versatile and create book cover designs for any sub-category of romance – from historical romance book covers to contemporary romance. Before making your decision, you can view a large selection of their romance book covers on their online portfolio to see if they have created something in line with what you had envisioned for your book.
2. RBA Designs
RBA Designs was founded in 2012 by Letitia Hasser, and it is located in the US. Specializing in romance books in the erotica, paranormal, urban fantasy, historical, and contemporary genres, Letitia has worked with numerous bestselling authors – Dirty Exes, by Rachel van Dyken, Tempt Me, by Carly Phillips, and Charmed by the Bartender, by Piper Rayne are just three book covers worth looking up.
Her cover design service costs $200 and it includes an eBook cover, a paperback wrap, an ARC cover, a Facebook banner, and a few others which are named here. Unfortunately, she does not take new clients until September, so you can try and contact her then.
Based in Toronto, Canada, Kasmit Covers is a business that deals with both eBooks and print books. If you need help but you don’t have anything specific in mind, you can check out their Premades section. When it comes to their romance book covers, Love & Forever and Love You Always by Chloe Peterson should give you an idea of what their style is like.
Their first package costs $100 and it involves up to 2 images sent by the author from Adobe Stock or DepositPhotos and one revision, the second one costs $140 and it includes up to 3 images and two revisions, while the third ($200) allows you to use an unlimited number of images, while also providing other benefits. To learn more, feel free to contact them here.
Living in the state of Maine, USA, Brandi Doane McCann is an eBook cover designer with a BA in New Media and Graphic Design from the University of Maine. Her portfolio includes romance titles such as Lie Till I Believe, by Jude Ann and It’s My Chance, by Natalie Ann.
The eBook cover design service costs $249, and it includes unlimited revisions, no stock image fees, and high resolution JPEG for online sales. The print & eBook cover design service costs $349, and it involves back and spine design, as well as a high resolution print PDF, among others. You can learn about the other services here and, if you have any questions, you can contact Brandi online.
5. Paper & Sage
Producing 4-6 book covers per week, Paper & Sage is a Kentucky-based business which specializes in fiction – their portfolio involves numerous genres, ranging from psychological thriller to adult romance. To check out the quality of their work, you can look up Just One Kiss, by Jami Wagner and Starstruck, by Rachel Schurig.
In terms of services, you can either opt for the economy package ($100 eBook only, +$50 full print layout) or for the pro package ($300 eBook only, +$50 full print layout). If you find something you like, though, you can always opt for a premade cover. For more details, you can contact them here.
Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Syd Gill established her business in 2010. She can provide cover designs for eBooks exclusively, but also for both print versions and eBooks. The first option involves no stock image fees, digital delivery of files in web resolution quality, and a draft within 7-10 days, among others, while the second one provides the same benefits, along with a front, back, and spine design. To receive a quote, you will have to complete her Cover Design Strategy form.
If you have any questions, you can contact Syd here.
Wolfsparrow Covers was established in Oxford, Alabama by Teresa, the graphic designer of Book Rush and the social media coordinator of BossyPants VA. She can provide covers for books of romance, mystery, science fiction & fantasy, as well as for books which fit the standards of other genres. Since Teresa doesn’t provide much information regarding her services on the website, you will have to contact her to learn more. In the meantime, you still have a few premade covers to check out on the Homepage.
Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Ginny Glass is a graphic artist, editor, marketing consultant, and published author who founded her business in 2008. Her portfolio includes romance titles such as The Unmasking Hour, by Holden Granger and Raven, by Caitlyn Willows. In terms of services, you can opt for the eBook-only package (starting at $300), or for the eBook and print package (starting at $400). Both include one design and three revisions of the format, while the final files will also include 3D. Other services, such as ghostwriting and copy editing, are also provided, but their price varies depending on the project.
If you want to contact Ginny, you can complete the form displayed in the Contact section of her website.
Clementine Design was established in 2010 by Maggie Hall, an experienced book industry professional and author based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. To see her work in the romance genre, you can look up As You Turn Away, by Molli Moran, and Between Everything and Us, by Rebecca Paula. Her services involve the eBook cover design package, which starts at $299 and includes at least 3 concept options, unlimited revisions, and 3D mockup for marketing, among others, as well as the eBook and hardcopy design package, which starts at $349 and also provides the back cover and spine design.
If you don’t find enough information on her website, you can contact her here.
The Write Designer is a business founded in 2014 in San Jose, California by Lisa Messegee. Specialized in romance, Lisa provides services especially in the contemporary and historical genres, but she can also create covers in any other genre. She has a wide range of premade covers from which you can choose, and they vary from paranormal to romantic suspense. In terms of prices, the premade ones start at $49, while the custom-designed ones start at $99, which makes them accessible for all budgets.
To find out more, you can reach her by completing this contact form.
Established in 2002 in Palm Coast, Florida, the company started providing services internationally eight years later. Their book cover artist, Robin Johnson, is an award-winning professional who earned a diploma in Electronic Publishing after studying computer arts. They deal with works of romance (all genres), horror & thriller, young adult, urban fantasy, science fiction, and a few others.
Their print and eBook portfolios can be found separately on the company’s website – Dragon’s Desire, by Delilah Devlin and The Darkest Blue, by Hildie McQueen are just two of the titles you will find there. If you’re looking for a premade cover, they also have a Romance section which you can browse.
In terms of custom packages, you can choose between the eBook cover design package ($99) and the print design package ($89 for a paperback print design from eBook and $189 for a new paperback and eBook design). To learn more about their services, use the contact information displayed at the bottom of the main page.
Established in California, Fiona Jayde Media is a business specializing in cover design for books of historical romance, science fiction, fantasy, young adult, horror, nonfiction, and of thriller & suspense. When it comes to romance, their portfolio includes titles such as Losing Kyler, by Siobhan Davis and It’s in His Forever, by Shelly Alexander.
All the packages they provide involve a consultation with one of their specialists, which will help you make the right choices for your project. They have numerous services available, such as the digital canvas package, which costs $229 and provides a front (eBook) cover design, the Set the Scene package, which costs $399 and is science fiction/fantasy specific, as well as others which can be found here. If you have any questions, you can ask them by completing one of these forms.
13. Cover & Layout
Based in London, UK, Heather McIntyre is a freelance book cover designer who started her business in 2016. If you’re interested in her work in the romance genre, check out Making Up Is Hard To Do, by Stephanie Browning, as well as Romance in Pajama Pants, by Susan Brown. Her services are available for both eBook and print formats. If you opt for the digital package, this includes the manipulation of photos, 2 images, cut-out pictures, and color adjustments starting at $150. More images are available at an additional cost. The print package starts at $200, while the mixed one starts at $225.
If you couldn’t find all the information you were looking for online, feel free to contact her here.
Located in Spirit Lake, Iowa, Bella Media Management provides custom graphic design and book cover services. Although there are no standard fees, as each project differs, prices start at $150 for an eBook and at $250 for print covers. If you’re not looking for anything specific, maybe you can pick one of the premade covers available on the website – the romance category includes erotica, new adult, science fiction, romantic suspense, historical, fantasy & paranormal, as well as contemporary and sweet.
Their portfolio is also available here – Chaplain Sacrifice for Love, by Lynn Hammond, A Seductive Proposition, by Caris Roane, and Real Men Sell Bras, by Cathy McDavid are just three of the titles displayed.
If you want to request a quote or to simply ask a question, you can do so online.
Based in Braunstone, Leicester, MV Book Cover Design is a business which can provide you with a digital PDF document of your book cover, designed by using modern digital methods, 3D to photography traditional techniques, or illustration. After over 15 years of experience in the field, the company knows how to create a successful cover.
Their portfolio includes several genres, such as war, nonfiction, historical, or fantasy. If you’re interested in the Romance section, you might want to check out I Give You My Heart, by SarahJane Ford, The Second Love of my Life, by Victoria Walters, and The English Girl, by Margaret Leroy.
The business has three packages available – the most popular one involves book cover design, a print-ready PDF, 3 sets of amends, a 3D cover image, a front cover book image for several devices, such as Amazon Kindle, and a Facebook/Twitter banner. To get a quote, click here.
Living in Tucson, Arizona, Jaycee DeLorenzo established her business in 2011. Since she is both a writer and reader of romance books, most of her clients are romance writers as well. However, she is also able to provide cover design for projects which fit the standards of other genres, such as mystery, fantasy, thriller, or even nonfiction.
When it comes to her portfolio, Beg For It, by Stacey Kennedy and Mr. Fixer Upper, by Lucy Score are two titles worth checking out.
Custom eBook covers are priced at $65, print on demand wraparounds cost $35, and audio book covers cost $20. If you’re interested in her complete list of services, you can find it here. Once you make a decision, feel free to contact her by completing this form.
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