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“It is a pleasure to find such a courteous and speedy service in this day and age”

Bridget Beresford, author of Knights Without Armour

I wrote a novel that was rejected by publishers and agents so many times that I lost count. So I decided to self publish, but I had absolutely no idea what to do. Realising that I needed a book cover for my book, I looked on the internet. Luckily I chose SpiffingCovers. I chose them because there was a telephone number on their web site and I was able to speak to a human being and instead of having to deal with cyber space. I found them extremely helpful and patient. They asked the right questions and very quickly came up with a fantastic cover for me which has helped make my novel…

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“If you're looking for average... look elsewhere”

Paul Johnson, author of Flying Cats and Flip-Flops

Flying Cats and Flip Flops’ is a unique, surreal, life changing adventure and extremely personal to me as it involves my father so I set my standards high and was after an eye popping book cover, one that stood out and really made the difference. I sifted through various companies boasting usual high standards of service, then I discovered - SpiffingCovers.

A flick through their impressively assembled portfolio was enough to call them. A twenty minute chat later by phone with a very affable team member and the outline of my book discussed and dissected. His aim was simple. To get to the very essence of my story, a refreshing approach, a real interest shown here I thought. “Im looking for something surreal” was all I said.

A few days later I opened the Jpeg from SpiffingCovers and………………..Wow, the exact reaction I was after. The colour, detail and overall idea epitomises everything about the story.

Six months on and I still get compliments which confirms I made an excellent choice, so to sum things up - Spiffing Covers are professionally equipped, creatively gifted to really open your eyes.

NB. If you’re looking for average drabness then look elsewhere because Spiffing Covers will do much more.

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“I have to say it was perfect”

Gregory Sanderson, author of The Benefactors

I had just completed my first novel and was at a loss for a cover. I wanted the book to have an image that would stand out. I found ‘Spiffing Covers’ on google and was impressed immediately by the quality of the artwork. From then on it was a breeze. I contacted them and set up a link and I gave a brief resume of my book and within a matter of days I had a prospectus which, believe it or not, was pretty much what I had in my mind give or take a few minor adjustments. When the final cover was sent with the alterations I have to say it was perfect. The second novel was even easier. Now I had the confidence in ‘Spiffing’ and let them get on with it. I couldn’t believe it, really, it was even better and all delivered and submitted to self-publish in less than two weeks. Excellent. I think that the thing that impressed me the most was the time factor, ‘self-publishing’ can be quite nerve wracking for a novice and to have the confidence to allow someone else to produce the very thing that is critical to a book, the cover, eases the tension and allows you to prepare the rest of the project calmly and in your own good time. Since ‘Spiffing’ produced my covers it’s a bit of a double-edged sword though, everyone comments on the design! Oh well, I’m sure that they’ll open the books sooner or later.

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“I have no hesitation in recommending Spiffing Covers”

John Brassey, author of Give Me Your Tomorrow

My first novel was written, edited and ready to sell publish and, although I was pleased with what I had achieved, my efforts at producing a cover looked weak and amateurish. Having invested huge amounts of time and effort into my book and a fair sum in professional editing I felt it could all be wasted if it failed to catch readers’ eyes.

I approached Spiffing Covers and immediately felt comfortable with their response to my enquiry which was speedy, thorough and professional. The team took a keen interest in what Give Me Your Tomorrow was about, where it was set and who were the main characters and protagonists. They seized upon the key elements in a way that told me they “got” it and, in doing so they came up with a cover that summed up the key elements and had the eye catching effect that I wanted.

I am extremely pleased with the cover and have no hesitation in recommending Spiffing Covers’ services.