City of the Gods art director Steve Crompton totally surprised me with a preliminary layout for the cover of the third novel. We had bounced a few vague ideas around in a phone conversation, mostly about color tones, and within a day he had produced this:
prelim cover
Need an artist? Hire this man! He’s amazing and works fast. You can see more of his work at The Art of Steven S. Crompton.

As you can see, the City is in for exciting and dangerous times. Civil unrest is a major driver of this installment’s plot.