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Sanity's Thief 13 65.00%
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Old 08-30-2016, 05:44 PM   #1
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Please Help with Book Title, Cover

My next book is a sequel to Yesterday's Thief. Here's the quick description:
It's a paranormal thriller in which Eric Beckman, a mind-reading private investigator, goes undercover in an evil psychiatric hospital to rescue a loved one, but finds that the hospital system is not just treating patients and that getting in is a lot easier then getting out.
Please vote for the title that like best.

Here's the concept I have for the cover. I want to convey mental institution and mind-reading, but I'm not sure this works. Any other ideas?



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I like Sanity' s Thief because it signals a sequel to Yesterday's Thief. Which I enjoyed.
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I think the cover works pretty well. I don't have the foggiest on how to improve it without using more cartoon-like illustration.

"Reason's Thief"?
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I think the cover works pretty well. I don't have the foggiest on how to improve it without using more cartoon-like illustration.
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I have no opinion on the title, but the only thing that bugs me about the proposed cover picture is that your author's name looks like it is describing the character. Or is 'Eric Beckman' the author?

Maybe slide it all up and have it read:

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AN ERIC BECKMAN PARANORMAL THRILLER
by AL MACY
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The font of the title, I'd drop the yellow/red border, looks a little like a 1980's video game package style?
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Good, Sanity's Thief was my favorite.

Here's my current mockup of the cover. I'll be sending it to the designer as an idea.



It is similar to the Yesterday's Thief cover:

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I enjoyed Yesterday's Thief, let us know when the new one is available on Kindle
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I like the one without the red/yellow border on the text better.

And looking forward to reading the book!
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I like the one without the red/yellow border on the text better.

And looking forward to reading the book!
I like the one with the girl showing off her 'assets' better!

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She's quite a girl. Very well-developed character in the book.

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I like "Hospital California".
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