About the Designer

As an experienced book cover designer, I know that a cover must be eye-catching, but it also needs to fit the genre and meet reader expectations. At BookcoversbyMelody, I work closely with authors to understand their vision and create a design that perfectly captures the essence of their story. With a deep love for literature and a background in graphic design, I’m committed to fulfilling the unique needs of each author and their book. My portfolio showcases my versatility and skill in a wide range of genres, including Cozy Mystery, Historical Romance, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, SciFi Romance, Contemporary Romance, Thriller/Mystery, Historical Fiction, and Paranormal Women’s Fiction. If you’re looking to take your book’s cover to the next level, I invite you to explore the limitless imagination and expertise that I bring to my designs by visiting my website portfolio at Let’s work together to create a cover that not only captures readers’ attention but also accurately reflects the genre and reader expectations.
Services: Premade and Custom Cover Design – Cozy Mystery, Historical Romance, Urban Fantasy, Thriller, Mystery, PNR
Other Genres: Historical Fiction, Romantic Suspense, Contemporary Romance, Sweet & Clean Romance, Dark Romance
Typical Availability: 1 to 3 months

Other Genre Samples

  • All
  • Cozy Mystery
  • Historical Romance
  • Mystery & Psych Thriller
  • Paranormal Romance
  • Paranormal Women’s Fiction
  • Urban Fantasy

Genre Cover Info

Contact the Designer

Melody Simmons studied graphic design at college and soon after turned to designing book covers – her online website (then called eBookindiecovers – now Bookcoverscre8tive) was established in 2011. She has been designing bestselling book covers for more than a decade and has worked in almost every genre.
She has been listed as a top Cozy Mystery cover designer several times, constantly produces work in the Historical Romance bestseller lists, is well-known for her Urban Fantasy cover series and also Paranormal Romance and SciFi Romance covers, with Contemporary Romance and Thriller/Mystery covers populating the bestseller lists too. She has also worked in Historical Fiction and Paranormal Women’s Fiction.  Please visit her website and portfolio to see more of her work: