One of the advantages of ebooks over printed books is that, if you don’t like your cover, or think it isn’t working, you can switch to a new one pretty easily. We’re pondering making a change for Pontiff and Summit. You can see the originals at the links. Here’s the proposal for Pontiff:
The idea is still to suggest religion and murder, but maybe with a cleaner look. I’m not sure I like the bleeding rosary, though.
And here’s the alternative for Summit:
Here the designer has dropped the hammer and sickle, which she claims looks dated, and added the Kremlin clock tower to suggest the Soviet Union. Again, the design is brighter than the original, I think. Is that good?