Katie Ward

Book Jacket Design and Typesetting




France, 2000: Two babies are born on the same day just two hours apart – but to very different lives. Isabella is a Princess and heir to the French throne, while Sophia is born into a life of poverty and abuse. At the age of 18, Sophia runs away from home. That same night, Isabella is also fleeing from the burden of her royal life when she finds Sophia slumped at the Palace gates. Amazed by how alike they look, Isabella proposes a daring plot – to exchange their lives for one week…

The Pretender is an emotionally intense and compelling story of friendship, love and the strange power of destiny.


The pretender is an award winning novel by Katie Ward – We were given the opportunity to create the book jacket design incorporating illustrations by Emma Haines and typeset the novel for both E-book which is available for Kindle and a printed version.