We designed this crime thriller book cover for first-time author Peter A. Thomas and delivered it in e-book format.
In The Darkness Below, vietnam special forces vet Sneaky returns from the war to find mainstream America doesn’t have much use for him. A new career smuggling dope to America’s biker gangs leads Sneaky into the upper ranks of a nation-wide operation, where everybody’s a player: the FBI, the CIA, the military, and every underworld group from the biker gangs to the mafia.
The cover design references the biker culture that’s central to the story. The colour scheme is intentionally designed to rebel against the traditional red-white-blue designs of American thriller covers, to be as brash and confident as the book’s characters, while the skull provides a strong focal point with its high contrast and quasi-facial features.