Looking to set an ominous mood? Look no further than the iron gate. I haven’t checked, but I’m pretty sure that it’s a scientific fact that anything written in wrought iron is 10x more spooky than if it were written on paper. Take a look:
See what I mean? Okay, bad example. Three recent books covers seem to understand this phenomenon much better than I:
School of Fear by Gitty Daneshvari.
Rapacia: The Second Circle of Heck by Dale E. Basye.
But there is another…
Ruined: A Ghost Story by Paula Morris.
Side by side:
The similarities are hard to deny. Confirmed Cover Controversy. I feel like there’s more of these. Any to add?