THE UNSEEN by Valerio Varesi

Cover image by Charlie Johnson

The request for a cover illustration was from a well- known Italian writer of detective fiction, whose stories are usually set in and around the River Po, and the people who live and work there. This is an area Charlie is very familiar with. He did some research looking at Po illustrations bridges, floods weather etc. and made a gouache of a dilapidated railway bridge which was stark and threatening. The image consequently generated a lot of interest and was much admired by Tobias Jones who provided the cover quote.

Other cover images by Charlie include:

Arcobaleno Rainbow; Gold Adornments and other stories; Out of Such Darkness; Singing in the Dark Times; War Changes Everything; Midnight Legacy; and Zaira Italian edition.