My cover artist, the brilliant Ziad Ezzat, just completed the first redesign including the USA TODAY Bestselling Author tagline! While he was at it, we updated the imagery to be more, well, mysterious.
I loved the clean lines and the minimalism… but it turns out the covers looked a lot more like 1980s electronica albums than murder mysteries! They ended up being confusing and misleading instead of giving readers the visual preview of the novel. Ziad managed to keep the things I really liked (menacing syringe, simple color scheme) while giving it a clear mystery novel vibe.