Covers revealed for upcoming books by Alex Bell and Adrienne Chinn

We’re always excited to reveal new covers for our authors upcoming titles, and today we have two great designs to share with you! Alex Bell’s next YA novel, Music and Malice in Hurricane Town takes the reader to the dark underworld of Baton Noir where sinister spirits, music and secrets collide. The luminescent cover hints at the danger awaiting Jude on the city streets as she struggles to make ends meet. Music and Malice in Hurricane Town will be published by Stripes in ebook and paperback in the UK in April 2019. Rights have also been bought in France by Bayard editions, Eksmo in Russia, and CBJ in Germany.

Jude Lomax scrapes a living playing the trumpet on the neon streets of Baton Noir. Then she is invited to play at the funeral of the infamous cajou queen, Ivory Monette. Passing through the cemetery gates, Jude finds herself possessed by the murdered queen’s spirit. And Ivory won’t rest until she’s found the person responsible for her death.

If Jude wants to be rid of the vengeful spirit, she must take a journey deep into the dangerous underbelly of the city, from the swampy depths of the Black Bayou to the velvet opulence of the vampires’ secret jazz clubs. But as Jude untangles Ivory’s web of secrets, she is confronted with a few dark truths from her own past…










Our second reveal is the simmering cover of Adrienne Chinn’s debut The Lost Letter from Morocco. Be transported to into the past by this heartfelt historical novel. Forbidden love, secrets and a life-altering journey all have a part to play in this sweeping story. In the UK, The Lost Letter from Morocco will be published by Avon in ebook and paperback in March 2019.

Morocco, 1984. High in the Atlas Mountains, Hanane’s love for Irishman Gus is forbidden. Forced to flee her home with the man she loves, Hanane is certain she’s running towards her destiny. But she has made a decision that will haunt her family for years to come.

London, 2009. When Addy discovers a mysterious letter in her late father’s belongings, she journeys to Morocco in search of answers. But instead, she finds secrets and is quickly pulled into a world that she doesn’t understand.

And when history starts to repeat itself, it seems her journey might just change the person she is forever