This image is perhaps almost to dark in its representation, although there is certainly a dark thread running through the novel. However this simplistic representation of smoke and mirrors might be better aimed at the more mature spectrum of a YA readership. However that said I think the blue smoke could work well with the castle turrets perhaps edging out of the top. with the text layers then on top and centered.
Is too much choice leading to overwhelm in your life? With stress, depression and anxiety accounting for 70 million working days lost every year in the UK, at a cost of £100 billion, how do we find ways to push less and bring more flow into our lives Image @Nevess | Credit photography incrusted: Matthew Malkiewicz