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Scarlett Rugers

Scarlett Rugers - Designer

Melbourne

An award winning book cover designer working with both trad/self-published authors, with the goal of helping authors to be the best they can

Overview

Scarlett Rugers runs a book design agency in Melbourne Australia. She's worked with both self-published authors and traditional publishing houses, dedicating her time to make authors feel like best sellers.
Her goal is to help change the stigma of self-publishing and show it's a professional field of high quality. She does this by designing beautiful book covers and working together with authors to produce the best book they can, and to encourage development of their skills in writing and publishing.

Services
Languages
English
Fiction
Adventure Crime & Mystery Fantasy Historical Fiction Horror Literature Romance Science Fiction Thriller Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen

Awards

  • Best Website for Independent Authors - ALLi
  • Best Website for Independent Authors - AiA

Work experience

Director

The Scarlett Rugers Book Design Agency

August, 2011 – Present (over 5 years)

Director and owner of The Scarlett Rugers Book Design Agency. Overseeing a team of designers, and producing high quality work.

Portfolio (14 selected works)

The Average Girl

Angelina Goode

Sometimes being average can lead to wonderful things… Olivia Fowler, helper of the star-struck, runs a successful business helping average people meet celebrities in everyday ways. She is so good at what she does, the celebrities don’t have a clue they’re part of a pre-planned meeting. Business is booming and Olivia knows everything there is to know about Hollywood’s famous and their behavior.... read more

Sometimes being average can lead to wonderful things… Olivia Fowler, helper of the star-struck, runs a successful business helping average people meet celebrities in everyday ways. She is so good at what she does, the celebrities don’t have a clue they’re part of a pre-planned meeting. Business is booming and Olivia knows everything there is to know about Hollywood’s famous and their behavior.... read more

That Thing You Do (Whispering Bay Romance Book 1) (Volume 1)

Maria Geraci

“Curling up with a Maria Geraci novel is as familiar, fun, and emotionally satisfying as gabbing on the phone with your very best girlfriend.” - New York Times bestselling author Roxanne St. Claire Allie Grant doesn’t believe in second chances. She does, however, believe in the power of a permanent paycheck. So when a tipster reports that the soon-to-be demolished senior center in her hometown... read more

“Curling up with a Maria Geraci novel is as familiar, fun, and emotionally satisfying as gabbing on the phone with your very best girlfriend.” - New York Times bestselling author Roxanne St. Claire Allie Grant doesn’t believe in second chances. She does, however, believe in the power of a permanent paycheck. So when a tipster reports that the soon-to-be demolished senior center in her hometown... read more

Then He Kissed Me (Whispering Bay Romance Book 2)

Maria Geraci

Lauren Donalan was once Whispering Bay’s golden girl—the rich, bubbly blonde cheerleader who married the high school football star. When her mediocre marriage falls apart, she returns home and starts a vintage clothing business, determined to prove she’s more than just a pretty face with a trust fund. Nate Miller may have been a nerd in high school, but now he has a beautiful girlfriend and is... read more

Lauren Donalan was once Whispering Bay’s golden girl—the rich, bubbly blonde cheerleader who married the high school football star. When her mediocre marriage falls apart, she returns home and starts a vintage clothing business, determined to prove she’s more than just a pretty face with a trust fund. Nate Miller may have been a nerd in high school, but now he has a beautiful girlfriend and is... read more

That Man of Mine (Whispering Bay Romance Book 3) (Volume 3)

Maria Geraci

When Mimi Grant becomes mayor of Whispering Bay, she gets a whole lot more than she bargained for. Her biggest concern? The city’s annual festival is in financial ruin and the former housewife doesn’t have a clue how to fix things. But, she’s determined to bring the sleepy beachside town into the twenty-first century. Hunky Police Chief Zeke Grant isn’t happy that his estranged wife Mimi has j... read more

When Mimi Grant becomes mayor of Whispering Bay, she gets a whole lot more than she bargained for. Her biggest concern? The city’s annual festival is in financial ruin and the former housewife doesn’t have a clue how to fix things. But, she’s determined to bring the sleepy beachside town into the twenty-first century. Hunky Police Chief Zeke Grant isn’t happy that his estranged wife Mimi has j... read more

The Catalain Book of Secrets

Jessica Lourey

Faith Falls is a snug little Minnesota town constructed over a mystery, a place where the most impressive building is a gorgeous Queen Anne with turrets, cantilevered gables, and a wraparound porch. In a concealed room beneath the twisting stairs of the Queen Anne lies the Catalain Book of Secrets, the repository of the wisdom the Catalain women have gathered since the beginning of time. Ursul... read more

Faith Falls is a snug little Minnesota town constructed over a mystery, a place where the most impressive building is a gorgeous Queen Anne with turrets, cantilevered gables, and a wraparound porch. In a concealed room beneath the twisting stairs of the Queen Anne lies the Catalain Book of Secrets, the repository of the wisdom the Catalain women have gathered since the beginning of time. Ursul... read more

Seven Daughters: A Catalain Book of Secrets Novella

Jessica Lourey

Every one of Helena Catalain’s handmade candies carries magic, and that’s a problem for Meredith Gottfridsen. Awakening the 100-year-old feud between her family and the Catalains, Meredith forces peaceful Helena to fight to keep Seven Daughters, her famous candy store, and the beautiful Queen Anne mansion she calls home. When a massive ball of snakes overtakes the town, bringing with it knowle... read more

Every one of Helena Catalain’s handmade candies carries magic, and that’s a problem for Meredith Gottfridsen. Awakening the 100-year-old feud between her family and the Catalains, Meredith forces peaceful Helena to fight to keep Seven Daughters, her famous candy store, and the beautiful Queen Anne mansion she calls home. When a massive ball of snakes overtakes the town, bringing with it knowle... read more

The Last of the Firedrakes

Farah Oomerbhoy

16-year-old Aurora Darlington is an orphan. Mistreated by her adopted family and bullied at school, she dreams of running away and being free. But when she is kidnapped and dragged through a portal into a magical world, suddenly her old life doesn't seem so bad. Avalonia is a dangerous land ruled by powerful mages and a cruel, selfish queen who will do anything to control all seven kingdoms--i... read more

16-year-old Aurora Darlington is an orphan. Mistreated by her adopted family and bullied at school, she dreams of running away and being free. But when she is kidnapped and dragged through a portal into a magical world, suddenly her old life doesn't seem so bad. Avalonia is a dangerous land ruled by powerful mages and a cruel, selfish queen who will do anything to control all seven kingdoms--i... read more

The Gardener of Baghdad

Ahmad Ardalan

Two people, one city, different times; connected by a memoir. Can love exist in a city destined for decades of misery? Adnan leads a weary existence as a bookshop owner in modern-day, war-torn Baghdad, where bombings, corruption and assault are everyday occurrences and the struggle to survive has suffocated the joy out of life for most. But when he begins to clean out his bookshop of forty yea... read more

Two people, one city, different times; connected by a memoir. Can love exist in a city destined for decades of misery? Adnan leads a weary existence as a bookshop owner in modern-day, war-torn Baghdad, where bombings, corruption and assault are everyday occurrences and the struggle to survive has suffocated the joy out of life for most. But when he begins to clean out his bookshop of forty yea... read more

Cry of the Firebird (The Firebird Fairytales Book 1)

Amy Kuivalainen

"...the story incorporates a fair share of surprises, and never fails to provide new scenes featuring bloodshed and strange new creatures…” Kirkus Reviews In the tradition of Sergei Lukyanenko’s Nightwatch, ‘Cry of the Firebird’ draws on the dark, bloody fairy tales of Russia and the wild magic of the Kalevala. After her grandfather’s gruesome murder, Anya is visited by Tuoni, the Finnish God ... read more

"...the story incorporates a fair share of surprises, and never fails to provide new scenes featuring bloodshed and strange new creatures…” Kirkus Reviews In the tradition of Sergei Lukyanenko’s Nightwatch, ‘Cry of the Firebird’ draws on the dark, bloody fairy tales of Russia and the wild magic of the Kalevala. After her grandfather’s gruesome murder, Anya is visited by Tuoni, the Finnish God ... read more

The Eagle Key

Amy Kuivalainen

What would you do with a key that could open anything? In the spirit of “The Princess Bride,” “Stardust” and “Howl’s Moving Castle" urban fantasy writer Amy Kuivalainen presents "The Eagle Key" a story of adventure, redemption, magic and the ever perilous True Love. After a hasty wish on the Evening Star, pensioner Martha Brown finds a key with the power to open the heart of all that it touche... read more

What would you do with a key that could open anything? In the spirit of “The Princess Bride,” “Stardust” and “Howl’s Moving Castle" urban fantasy writer Amy Kuivalainen presents "The Eagle Key" a story of adventure, redemption, magic and the ever perilous True Love. After a hasty wish on the Evening Star, pensioner Martha Brown finds a key with the power to open the heart of all that it touche... read more

Sailor's Warning

Noelle Greene

THEY WANT HER COMPLETE SILENCE.HE WANTS HER COMPLETE SURRENDER. He's ambitious. Meri Darrow has Rob McLain pegged. He's a fund manager, more interested in profit than innovation. Rob wants the privileged life she rejected long ago, right down to the showy ocean view villa. Cute as he is, he's definitely not her type. But Meri needs Rob's help after she is suddenly fired from her dream job deve... read more

THEY WANT HER COMPLETE SILENCE.HE WANTS HER COMPLETE SURRENDER. He's ambitious. Meri Darrow has Rob McLain pegged. He's a fund manager, more interested in profit than innovation. Rob wants the privileged life she rejected long ago, right down to the showy ocean view villa. Cute as he is, he's definitely not her type. But Meri needs Rob's help after she is suddenly fired from her dream job deve... read more

The Telenovela Method: How to Learn Spanish Online Using Spanish TV, Music, Movies, Comics, Books, and More

Andrew Tracey

Learn how to teach yourself Spanish online for free and have tons of fun while you're at it by using Spanish-language media that YOU get to pick (TV shows, songs, movies, books, etc.) Plus, you ensure that you're learning modern everyday Spanish as it's spoken by native speakers by learning Spanish from popular contemporary media intended FOR native speakers! This book is an entire guide for l... read more

Learn how to teach yourself Spanish online for free and have tons of fun while you're at it by using Spanish-language media that YOU get to pick (TV shows, songs, movies, books, etc.) Plus, you ensure that you're learning modern everyday Spanish as it's spoken by native speakers by learning Spanish from popular contemporary media intended FOR native speakers! This book is an entire guide for l... read more

Blank Slate Boarding House for Creatives

Chaunce Stanton

An epic battle between psychological manipulation and natural magic unfolds as Perjos, the world's greatest magician, returns to the Blank Slate Boarding House for Creatives to settle old scores.The house's newest servant, Emily Turner, must resist the magician's powers alone after her only friend disappears, leaving her to face Perjos as he destroys the lives of the the artists who stay at th... read more

An epic battle between psychological manipulation and natural magic unfolds as Perjos, the world's greatest magician, returns to the Blank Slate Boarding House for Creatives to settle old scores.The house's newest servant, Emily Turner, must resist the magician's powers alone after her only friend disappears, leaving her to face Perjos as he destroys the lives of the the artists who stay at th... read more

Panther in the Hive

Olivia A Cole

Panther in the Hive is at once an unforgettable coming-of-age story and a captivating vision of an unsettling future. Tasha Lockett, orphan, oddball, and former fashion addict, is alone in a Chicago overrun with citizens-turned-weapons, the result of the cybertronic disaster that brought the country to its knees four days ago. When Tasha receives a letter from her estranged sister warning her ... read more

Panther in the Hive is at once an unforgettable coming-of-age story and a captivating vision of an unsettling future. Tasha Lockett, orphan, oddball, and former fashion addict, is alone in a Chicago overrun with citizens-turned-weapons, the result of the cybertronic disaster that brought the country to its knees four days ago. When Tasha receives a letter from her estranged sister warning her ... read more

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