Another beautiful piece by Vincent Chong.
Crow vs. Bolander. Very very cool. Yes, I know that skyline isn’t Ada, but just like the mini gun on the last cover, it is all about telling the potential buyer about the story and getting them interested. These covers absolutely excel at that.
The word Spellbound doesn’t really translate well, and there were a couple of options, but this title conveys well. The other potential words all sounded a little too “Disney”.
And I was just informed by the French publisher that this is a major webpage. On their list of the top 10 works of fantasy works for the year, Hard Magic is #4 overall, and the 2nd book. #1 and #2 were Game of Thrones season 2 and the Hobbit!