Gene Mollica

Gene Mollica - Designer

New York, NY, USA

100+ bestselling covers created for major publishing houses and indie authors. Specializing in custom photoshoots and book trailers.

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Overview

With over 10 years of experience, I am seasoned in working with independent authors and the publishing industry. I have a reputation for bringing literary works of art to visual life through my digital photography, digital painting, 3D modeling, and typography.


The shortlist of authors I’ve had the privilege of collaborating with include Kevin Hearne, Joe Abercrombie, Brian McClellan, Shayne Silvers, Michael Anderle, Ella Summers, Teddy Harrison, Hailey Edwards, BecMcMasters, Kim Harrison, and Ilona Andrews.


The publishing houses that have turned to me to create cinematic covers include Random House, DelRey, Bantam Books, Roc, Dutton Books, Kensington Publishing, Amazon Publishing, Simon & Schuster, Harper Collins, and Avon.


Ideally, I enjoy teaming with authors or publishing types who have a real thorough vision of the storyline and characters. It is my job to create a window to the author’s world for the reader and to be entrusted with this unique opportunity is the most rewarding challenge. Plus, I think it’s simply a load of fun for me to do.


Below is a glance of my services. For more information please check out my website. FYI- We create custom bundles to fit most budgets and needs.


Our ebook cover rates start at $825.


Add-ons:

1 KDP print-ready PDF

1 IngramSpark print-ready PDF

Box Sets

Social Media Marketing Banner

3D book renders

Audio covers

Book Trailers

Logos

Custom Photography

Custom Typography


A non-refundable 20% deposit is expected at the time of signing your project contract. Balance is due once cover art is approved.


I look forward to hearing from you,


-Gene


Fiction
Contemporary Romance
Dystopian
Epic Fantasy
Historical Romance
Military Science Fiction
Paranormal Romance
Post-Apocalyptic
Urban Fantasy

Work experience

Owner, Designer and Photographer

Self-employed
January, 2009 – Present (almost 12 years)

I am a photographer and digital artist specializing in creating cinematic images for the publishing industry since 2009. I have completed 100's of titles and have helped make many traditionally published authors and indie authors reach USA Today and Wallstreet Journal Bestselling status.

Portfolio (42 selected works)

Knightmare: Nate Temple Series Book 12

Shayne Silvers

Nate Temple must die.Mordred—the bastard son of King Arthur—has returned, and he will stop at nothing to utterly destroy everything his father ever created—burning the Arthurian Legend from the history books for good.He’s already defeated Nate Temple once, corrupting the fabled Knights of the Round Table into darker, nigh-invincible, merciless, killing machines—Knightmares.And once Camelot is ... read more

Nate Temple must die.Mordred—the bastard son of King Arthur—has returned, and he will stop at nothing to utterly destroy everything his father ever created—burning the Arthurian Legend from the history books for good.He’s already defeated Nate Temple once, corrupting the fabled Knights of the Round Table into darker, nigh-invincible, merciless, killing machines—Knightmares.And once Camelot is ... read more

Unchained: Feathers and Fire Book 1

Shayne Silvers

Meet Callie Penrose. Is she Heaven’s Devil, or Hell’s Angel?Callie is a middle-class, Midwest American girl. And a wizard in training. She works for Roland, a member of the Vatican Shepherds – an elite group of twelve warrior priests who travel the world smiting whatever offends them or their Good Lord.One problem. Callie isn’t a huge fan of churches. Not even a minor fan, really.She trains wi... read more

Meet Callie Penrose. Is she Heaven’s Devil, or Hell’s Angel?Callie is a middle-class, Midwest American girl. And a wizard in training. She works for Roland, a member of the Vatican Shepherds – an elite group of twelve warrior priests who travel the world smiting whatever offends them or their Good Lord.One problem. Callie isn’t a huge fan of churches. Not even a minor fan, really.She trains wi... read more

Whiskey Ginger: Phantom Queen Book 1 - A Temple Verse Series (The Phantom Queen Diaries)

Shayne Silvers, Cameron O'Connell

Meet Quinn MacKenna, a black magic arms dealer from the mean streets of Boston.***FIRST 4 BOOKS IN THE SERIES RELEASING BY JULY 10, 2018!***Everything was going fine for Quinn MacKenna… until she accidentally stole from Nate Temple.She knows how to drink, fight, and steal dangerous magical artifacts – but not for money. For favors. Because all her life she’s wanted only one thing – a secret so... read more

Meet Quinn MacKenna, a black magic arms dealer from the mean streets of Boston.***FIRST 4 BOOKS IN THE SERIES RELEASING BY JULY 10, 2018!***Everything was going fine for Quinn MacKenna… until she accidentally stole from Nate Temple.She knows how to drink, fight, and steal dangerous magical artifacts – but not for money. For favors. Because all her life she’s wanted only one thing – a secret so... read more

Moscow Mule: Phantom Queen Book 5 - A Temple Verse Series (The Phantom Queen Diaries)

Shayne Silvers, Cameron O'Connell

***OVER HALF A MILLION READERS HAVE BEEN PLEASURED BY THE TEMPLE VERSE NOVELS. NOW IT’S YOUR TURN…***Quinn MacKenna is on the warpath to save her bartender. Bear-tender…whatever.And it might just break Russia.In every person’s life there comes a point where well-meaning people mutter empty Hallmark Card platitudes like “it’s all downhill from here,” or “the only way to go now is up.”For Quinn,... read more

***OVER HALF A MILLION READERS HAVE BEEN PLEASURED BY THE TEMPLE VERSE NOVELS. NOW IT’S YOUR TURN…***Quinn MacKenna is on the warpath to save her bartender. Bear-tender…whatever.And it might just break Russia.In every person’s life there comes a point where well-meaning people mutter empty Hallmark Card platitudes like “it’s all downhill from here,” or “the only way to go now is up.”For Quinn,... read more

Staked: The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book Eight

Kevin Hearne

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Iron Druid Atticus O’Sullivan, hero of Kevin Hearne’s epic urban fantasy series, has a point to make—and then drive into a vampire’s heart. When a Druid has lived for two thousand years like Atticus, he’s bound to run afoul of a few vampires. Make that legions of them. Even his former friend and legal counsel turned out to be a bloodsucking backstabber. Now the toot... read more

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Iron Druid Atticus O’Sullivan, hero of Kevin Hearne’s epic urban fantasy series, has a point to make—and then drive into a vampire’s heart. When a Druid has lived for two thousand years like Atticus, he’s bound to run afoul of a few vampires. Make that legions of them. Even his former friend and legal counsel turned out to be a bloodsucking backstabber. Now the toot... read more

Hounded (with two bonus short stories): The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book One

Kevin Hearne

The first novel in the Iron Druid Chronicles—introducing a cool, new, funny urban fantasy heroAtticus O’Sullivan, last of the Druids, lives peacefully in Arizona, running an occult bookshop and shape-shifting in his spare time to hunt with his Irish wolfhound. His neighbors and customers think that this handsome, tattooed Irish dude is about twenty-one years old—when in actuality, he’s twenty-... read more

The first novel in the Iron Druid Chronicles—introducing a cool, new, funny urban fantasy heroAtticus O’Sullivan, last of the Druids, lives peacefully in Arizona, running an occult bookshop and shape-shifting in his spare time to hunt with his Irish wolfhound. His neighbors and customers think that this handsome, tattooed Irish dude is about twenty-one years old—when in actuality, he’s twenty-... read more

Sapphire Flames: A Hidden Legacy Novel

Ilona Andrews

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews comes an enthralling new trilogy set in the Hidden Legacy world, where magic means power, and family bloodlines are the new currency of society…In a world where magic is the key to power and wealth, Catalina Baylor is a Prime, the highest rank of magic user, and the Head of her House. Catalina has always been afraid to use her unique powe... read more

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews comes an enthralling new trilogy set in the Hidden Legacy world, where magic means power, and family bloodlines are the new currency of society…In a world where magic is the key to power and wealth, Catalina Baylor is a Prime, the highest rank of magic user, and the Head of her House. Catalina has always been afraid to use her unique powe... read more

How to Wake an Undead City (The Beginner's Guide to Necromancy Book 6)

Hailey Edwards

The Beginner's Guide to Necromancy, Book 6Savannah has fallen to the vampires, and it’s up to Grier to take out their leader, Gaspard Lacroix, and restore peace. Lacroix might be more powerful and immune to her magic, but she’s got a plan. Too bad it’s got holes big enough for a new threat to waltz through while the city is on her knees.Now Grier must risk her very soul if she hopes to slay he... read more

The Beginner's Guide to Necromancy, Book 6Savannah has fallen to the vampires, and it’s up to Grier to take out their leader, Gaspard Lacroix, and restore peace. Lacroix might be more powerful and immune to her magic, but she’s got a plan. Too bad it’s got holes big enough for a new threat to waltz through while the city is on her knees.Now Grier must risk her very soul if she hopes to slay he... read more

Obsidian Detective (Opus X Book 1)

Michael Anderle

Two Rebels whose Worlds Collide on a Planetary Level.On the fringes of human space, a murder will light a fuse and send two different people colliding together.She lives on Earth, where peace among the population is a given. He is on the fringe of society where authority is how much firepower you wield.She is from the powerful, the elite. He is with the military. Both want the truth – but is r... read more

Two Rebels whose Worlds Collide on a Planetary Level.On the fringes of human space, a murder will light a fuse and send two different people colliding together.She lives on Earth, where peace among the population is a given. He is on the fringe of society where authority is how much firepower you wield.She is from the powerful, the elite. He is with the military. Both want the truth – but is r... read more

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