L.J. Anderson

L.J. Anderson - Designer

Hartselle, AL, United States

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Overview

Mayhem Cover Creations has been creating unique and bestselling covers since we joined the publishing industry in 2012. We've worked with hundreds of authors and many publishers, small and large, to create stunning covers that stand out and frequently appear in the Amazon Top 100 list.
We specialize in Adult and NA Romance Covers, but we love delving into other genres too; YA, Urban and Traditional Fantasy, Paranormal, Western, Historical, Horror, Post Apocalyptic and even non-fiction.
Clients can expect fast turnaround and a process that's tailored to each author's individual needs. We're happy to design a cover based on the author's specific ideas, or maybe a cover that reflects current genre trends. Authors can even turn over complete control allowing us to create a unique piece of artwork in our own style.

Languages
English
Fiction
Crime & Mystery
Dystopian
Fantasy
Horror
Paranormal Romance
Romance
Science Fiction
Thriller
Urban Fantasy
Young Adult & Teen

Work experience

Freelance Designer

Relay Publishing
August, 2016 – Present (almost 2 years)

Freelance Designer

Entangled Publishing
July, 2014 – Present (almost 4 years)

Have been working with a top Romance publisher, Entangled for 3 years and dozens of covers.

Owner

Self-employed
October, 2012 – Present (over 5 years)

Mayhem Cover Creations has been creating unique and bestselling covers since we joined the publishing industry in 2012. We've worked with hundreds of authors and many publishers, small and large, to create stunning covers that stand out and frequently appear in the Amazon Top 100 list.
Clients can expect fast turnaround and a process that's tailored to each author's individual needs. We're happy to design a cover based on the author's specific ideas, or maybe a cover that reflects current genre trends. Authors can even turn over complete control allowing us to create a unique piece of artwork in our own style.

Portfolio (18 selected works)

Darker Stars (The Song of Everywhen Book 1)

Chess Desalls

A friend steals a gift for an enemy who wants to steal a legacy.Travel talents have evolved far past what the Time and Space Travel Agency imagined, leaving it unable to keep travelers under its control. Silvie Hall is a descendant of Chascadia, Aboreal, and an ancient Earth. The Remnant Transporter talent flows through her blood, giving her the ability to transport silhouettes from different ... read more

A friend steals a gift for an enemy who wants to steal a legacy.Travel talents have evolved far past what the Time and Space Travel Agency imagined, leaving it unable to keep travelers under its control. Silvie Hall is a descendant of Chascadia, Aboreal, and an ancient Earth. The Remnant Transporter talent flows through her blood, giving her the ability to transport silhouettes from different ... read more

Forget Tomorrow

Pintip Dunn

Now a New York Times bestseller!Imagine a world where your destiny has already been decided...by your future self. It's Callie's seventeenth birthday and, like everyone else, she's eagerly awaiting her vision—a memory sent back in time to sculpt each citizen into the person they're meant to be. A world-class swimmer. A renowned scientist.Or in Callie's case, a criminal.In her vision, she sees ... read more

Now a New York Times bestseller!Imagine a world where your destiny has already been decided...by your future self. It's Callie's seventeenth birthday and, like everyone else, she's eagerly awaiting her vision—a memory sent back in time to sculpt each citizen into the person they're meant to be. A world-class swimmer. A renowned scientist.Or in Callie's case, a criminal.In her vision, she sees ... read more

Black Bird of the Gallows

Meg Kassel

A simple but forgotten truth: Where harbingers of death appear, the morgues will soon be full.Angie Dovage can tell there’s more to Reece Fernandez than just the tall, brooding athlete who has her classmates swooning, but she can’t imagine his presence signals a tragedy that will devastate her small town. When something supernatural tries to attack her, Angie is thrown into a battle between go... read more

A simple but forgotten truth: Where harbingers of death appear, the morgues will soon be full.Angie Dovage can tell there’s more to Reece Fernandez than just the tall, brooding athlete who has her classmates swooning, but she can’t imagine his presence signals a tragedy that will devastate her small town. When something supernatural tries to attack her, Angie is thrown into a battle between go... read more

Sugar & Other Luxuries

Everly Scott

Katherine Humphries is a day away from turning twenty-six, and ready for her empty love life to change, so she does what any curvy twenty something living in Los Angeles would do: she goes to the gym. As a recovering perfectionist who hasn’t been on a date in five years, finding love (especially at the gym) is harder than she thought. Faced with beginning her twenty-sixth year of life insecure... read more

Katherine Humphries is a day away from turning twenty-six, and ready for her empty love life to change, so she does what any curvy twenty something living in Los Angeles would do: she goes to the gym. As a recovering perfectionist who hasn’t been on a date in five years, finding love (especially at the gym) is harder than she thought. Faced with beginning her twenty-sixth year of life insecure... read more

The Rule Book (Rule Breakers)

Jennifer Blackwood

Starr Media Second-Assistant Survival Guide1. Don't call your hot boss the antichrist to his face. 2. Don't stare at hot boss's, um, package or his full sleeve of tattoos. (No. Really. Stop!) 3. Don't get on the malicious first assistant's bad side.4. Don't forget to memorize the 300-page employee manual.5. If you value your cashmere, steer clear of boss’s dog.6. Boss’s dimples are lust-induci... read more

Starr Media Second-Assistant Survival Guide1. Don't call your hot boss the antichrist to his face. 2. Don't stare at hot boss's, um, package or his full sleeve of tattoos. (No. Really. Stop!) 3. Don't get on the malicious first assistant's bad side.4. Don't forget to memorize the 300-page employee manual.5. If you value your cashmere, steer clear of boss’s dog.6. Boss’s dimples are lust-induci... read more

Lips Close to Mine (Wherever You Go)

Robin Bielman

I wasn't supposed to see Levi Pierce ever again. A few months ago, he charmed the pants off me and we spent one incredible night together.End of story.Only it wasn't. Pretty soon everywhere I turn, I see him. Our best friends are dating. My mother mistakenly—and happily—thinks he's my plus-one to my cousin's wedding. And he's the guy I have to work with on the most important job opportunity of... read more

I wasn't supposed to see Levi Pierce ever again. A few months ago, he charmed the pants off me and we spent one incredible night together.End of story.Only it wasn't. Pretty soon everywhere I turn, I see him. Our best friends are dating. My mother mistakenly—and happily—thinks he's my plus-one to my cousin's wedding. And he's the guy I have to work with on the most important job opportunity of... read more

The Foxglove Killings

Tara Kelly

Gramps always said that when the crickets were quiet, something bad was coming. And the crickets have been as silent as the dead. It started with the murdered deer in the playground, a purple foxglove in its mouth. But in the dying boondock town of Emerald Cove, life goes on. I work at Gramps's diner, and the cakes-the entitled rich kids who vacation here-make our lives hell. My best friend, A... read more

Gramps always said that when the crickets were quiet, something bad was coming. And the crickets have been as silent as the dead. It started with the murdered deer in the playground, a purple foxglove in its mouth. But in the dying boondock town of Emerald Cove, life goes on. I work at Gramps's diner, and the cakes-the entitled rich kids who vacation here-make our lives hell. My best friend, A... read more

The Mask

Alice Ward

A secret club. A mystery woman. A craving I can’t restrain.As a billionaire e-commerce entrepreneur, I’m expected to take my clients to Jewel, an elite men’s club offering female gems of salacious delight. A place where any fantasy is fulfilled... for a price.I never allow myself fantasies, so the last thing I expect to find inside Jewel is a woman I immediately crave. The Butterfly. A woman I... read more

A secret club. A mystery woman. A craving I can’t restrain.As a billionaire e-commerce entrepreneur, I’m expected to take my clients to Jewel, an elite men’s club offering female gems of salacious delight. A place where any fantasy is fulfilled... for a price.I never allow myself fantasies, so the last thing I expect to find inside Jewel is a woman I immediately crave. The Butterfly. A woman I... read more

All the Best Men: An MFMM Menage Romance

Cassandra Dee

I went to a wedding and came out with not one hot guy, but three.They say weddings are the best places to meet someone.Yeah, right.In my putrid green bridesmaid dress, I just wanted to disappear.But I saw the best man looking at me.And then his friend looked too.And then his friend as well.Was I crazy?Was I going nuts?But it was true. Mason, Kane and Tyler were definitely interested, sending h... read more

I went to a wedding and came out with not one hot guy, but three.They say weddings are the best places to meet someone.Yeah, right.In my putrid green bridesmaid dress, I just wanted to disappear.But I saw the best man looking at me.And then his friend looked too.And then his friend as well.Was I crazy?Was I going nuts?But it was true. Mason, Kane and Tyler were definitely interested, sending h... read more

Paying Daddy’s Debt

Alexa Riley

When Ash Carpenter imagines a schoolgirl, the image doesn't match her. She wears long skirts that are sort of frumpy. Her bulky sweaters hide her shape, and her hair is always in a messy bun. Her tennis shoes are clunky and worn, and there are runs in her thick tights. Her dark-framed glasses hide some of her face...but not all of it. Because he's caught sight of those ice-blue eyes, and they'... read more

When Ash Carpenter imagines a schoolgirl, the image doesn't match her. She wears long skirts that are sort of frumpy. Her bulky sweaters hide her shape, and her hair is always in a messy bun. Her tennis shoes are clunky and worn, and there are runs in her thick tights. Her dark-framed glasses hide some of her face...but not all of it. Because he's caught sight of those ice-blue eyes, and they'... read more

I Hate Myself For Loving You (Scorned Lovers Book 2)

Simone Harlow

Rockstar Declan Shaw has everything. The talent that has made him a superstar. Golden God looks that ensures he can have any woman he wants. Money that lets him afford anything he wants. And fame that has garnered him a stalker. So he hires the one thing he doesn’t have. A bodyguard. A sexy, no-nonsense bodyguard who isn’t impressed with his talent, his looks, his money, or his fame. Former Ar... read more

Rockstar Declan Shaw has everything. The talent that has made him a superstar. Golden God looks that ensures he can have any woman he wants. Money that lets him afford anything he wants. And fame that has garnered him a stalker. So he hires the one thing he doesn’t have. A bodyguard. A sexy, no-nonsense bodyguard who isn’t impressed with his talent, his looks, his money, or his fame. Former Ar... read more

Fast Walkers: Outbreak (The Dead Trilogy Book 1)

J.D. Bishop

It's a party in New Orleans and the dead are invited!Rebecca's father works for a shadowy arm of the United States Government. He stays gone for weeks at a time and often comes home late. But she's never had a reason to question his line of work... until one fateful night. Riding with a group of friends, she gets into a car accident that results in a man's death. What follows next is a group o... read more

It's a party in New Orleans and the dead are invited!Rebecca's father works for a shadowy arm of the United States Government. He stays gone for weeks at a time and often comes home late. But she's never had a reason to question his line of work... until one fateful night. Riding with a group of friends, she gets into a car accident that results in a man's death. What follows next is a group o... read more

Getting Out: A Post-Apocalyptic EMP Survival Thriller (The EMP Book 1)

Ryan Westfield

Do you have what it takes to survive?The EMP hits. The lights go out and silence roars. Society is on the brink of violent chaos. The only way to survive is to get out, away from the cities and into the wilderness.Max is an office worker with some gear and a plan. He's one of the first to realize the unspoken dangers. A few years ago, he inherited an old farmhouse. His plan is to get to it as ... read more

Do you have what it takes to survive?The EMP hits. The lights go out and silence roars. Society is on the brink of violent chaos. The only way to survive is to get out, away from the cities and into the wilderness.Max is an office worker with some gear and a plan. He's one of the first to realize the unspoken dangers. A few years ago, he inherited an old farmhouse. His plan is to get to it as ... read more

Fall From Grace

Michelle Gross

Our first goodbye wasn’t our choice.Our second was… What do people say about third chances?I would never forget the moment I met Noah at six years old,nor would I forget the way I grew into myself next to him; with him.I didn’t want to forget the way he kissed me for the first time or the way we were two kids pretending it was okay to do adult things.What I did want to forget was the reason I ... read more

Our first goodbye wasn’t our choice.Our second was… What do people say about third chances?I would never forget the moment I met Noah at six years old,nor would I forget the way I grew into myself next to him; with him.I didn’t want to forget the way he kissed me for the first time or the way we were two kids pretending it was okay to do adult things.What I did want to forget was the reason I ... read more

Deceived By Truth: A Murder Mystery with a Twist (A Jeremiah Banks Novel Book 1)

Mark Duff

Detective Jeremiah Banks is known for bringing murderers to justice. When a mysterious young woman is brutally murdered in her apartment, he is called to the scene to find out why. This one is not an ordinary killing. Whoever committed this savage act of violence is a monster, and Banks will do whatever it takes to bring the killer to justice. Just when he thinks he has got his man, the same a... read more

Detective Jeremiah Banks is known for bringing murderers to justice. When a mysterious young woman is brutally murdered in her apartment, he is called to the scene to find out why. This one is not an ordinary killing. Whoever committed this savage act of violence is a monster, and Banks will do whatever it takes to bring the killer to justice. Just when he thinks he has got his man, the same a... read more

Chosen

Lauren Chow

Clara has been chosen and her fate will be fulfilled. Clara Evans’ needs a fresh start. Exhausted from the taunts of her classmates and the neglect of her careless foster parents, she is counting down the days until graduation when she can move away and leave her miserable life behind. When swoon-worthy Jay Woods transfers to Ford High School, Clara’s eyes are opened to a universe she never kn... read more

Clara has been chosen and her fate will be fulfilled. Clara Evans’ needs a fresh start. Exhausted from the taunts of her classmates and the neglect of her careless foster parents, she is counting down the days until graduation when she can move away and leave her miserable life behind. When swoon-worthy Jay Woods transfers to Ford High School, Clara’s eyes are opened to a universe she never kn... read more

Princess Of Ceshela

Teralyn Mitchell

Every little girl wants to be a princess when they grow up...right? Orphaned at the age of four, Elizabeth has always been haunted by a feeling of loss and loneliness and the unwavering desire to belong. Her life is turned upside down when she arrives home one day to find two strangers claiming to be her parents. Elizabeth quickly realizes that the last 14 years of her life have been a lie, an... read more

Every little girl wants to be a princess when they grow up...right? Orphaned at the age of four, Elizabeth has always been haunted by a feeling of loss and loneliness and the unwavering desire to belong. Her life is turned upside down when she arrives home one day to find two strangers claiming to be her parents. Elizabeth quickly realizes that the last 14 years of her life have been a lie, an... read more

Everlast (Chronicles of Nerissette)

Andria Buchanan

Everlast (Chronicles of Nerissette) by Andria Buchanan:Allie Munroe has only ever wanted to belong, maybe even be well liked. But even though she's nice and smart and has a couple of friends, she's still pretty much the invisible girl at school. So when the chance to work with her friends and some of the popular kids on an English project comes up, Allie jumps at the chance to be noticed. And ... read more

Everlast (Chronicles of Nerissette) by Andria Buchanan:Allie Munroe has only ever wanted to belong, maybe even be well liked. But even though she's nice and smart and has a couple of friends, she's still pretty much the invisible girl at school. So when the chance to work with her friends and some of the popular kids on an English project comes up, Allie jumps at the chance to be noticed. And ... read more

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