My stateside friend Mark Stevens just gave me a wonderful surprise. What you’re looking at is Mark’s own design for a Chionophobia cover (click the image for a larger version). It’s totally different from my approach. I love the simplicity of the design, and the blood-spatter is the perfect touch (little did Mark know that this aspect ties in very well with a particular scene from the novel). The only thing I don’t like is the text. Other than that, I think the design is terrific, and I might end up using it (or a variaton on it). Thanks, Mark!