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Cover interview: Timothy Maguire

What was your intention for the cover? I wanted to give a sense of what happens in the story. As you might imagine from the title, it’s about discovery and unwanted revelation, so the early mental image was for the reflection of a welcoming hand in someone’s eye. I also wanted to evoke the idea that something strange was going on, so distorting the colours inserted this sense of unreality. A final element I really wanted was to avoid what I refer to as the ‘badass babe in black’ trope you see on a lot of urban fantasy covers. I’d […]