Cover Reveal: ‘Charlie’s Promise’ by Annemarie Allan

More iconic cover work from the Cranachan design guru! I love hearing about the process, don’t you?


cp-ebook-cover-finalKelpies Prize winning author, Annemarie Allan’s latest novel, ‘Charlie’s Promise’, is to be published by Cranachan Books in March. We’re delighted to reveal its striking cover here!

Would you break the rules or break your promise?

On the outskirts of Edinburgh, just before the outbreak of WW2, Charlie finds a starving German boy called Josef hiding in the woods near his home.

Josef can’t speak English and is desperately afraid, especially of anyone in uniform.

Charlie promises to help Josef find his Jewish relatives in the city. It’s a journey that will force them to face their fears, testing their new-found friendship, and Charlie’s promise, to the limit.

We particularly enjoyed hearing both the writer and the designer’s perspective on getting that cover right:

The cover from the writer’s perspective:

It is always an intense experience when an author and designer work together on a book cover. It’s fairly simple…

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