What our clients say

We've worked with hundreds of happy clients over the years, here are just a few of them...
I can’t thank Matt at Candescent Press enough for years of gorgeous covers and flawless book design. Matt is simply the best!!
Candescent Press cover design
J A Schneider
Author of the Embryo and Kerri Blasco thriller series
Candescent Press have produced a number of books for me and I have always found their service, in formatting and cover design, to be flexible, professional and cost-effective.
Candescent Press cover design
Scott Pixello
Author of more than thirty books including the Keith Ramsbottom series
Responsive, efficient, creative, affordable - what's not to like?
Candescent Press cover design
Paul Toolan
Author of the Detective Inspector Zig Batten series
Matt at Candescent Press has been with me on my self-publishing journey right from the start, almost five years ago now, and I can’t praise him highly enough. His knowledge of the industry and skill at formatting are first class, and his professionalism, helpfulness and efficiency have helped to make my publishing experience more enjoyable and far less mystifying than it might otherwise have been!
Candescent Press cover design
Rosie Green
Author of the Little Duck Pond Cafe series
Prompt, helpful, and an excellent final product.
Candescent Press cover design
M D Eyre
Author of the Burnfield trilogy
Myself and my business partner are not the most adept when it comes to design, so when I found Candescent Press's website offering proper context from our line of work to the imagery displayed I was absolutely delighted. Matt is a joy to work with, professional throughout and a mainstay of our product development efforts at SAM Charter and ITAM Accelerate.
Candescent Press cover design
Rory Canavan
Sam Charter and ITAM Accelerate
I have worked with Matt over the years and I can testify to his professionalism and dedication to his work. I have published 5 books and I used Matt's services for the final stages of book publishing. Matt goes beyond the call of duty in every project. He is patient and works meticulously to make sure his clients are satisfied with every delivery. From book cover creation to typesetting and uploading to Amazon or any other distributor, Matt is knowledgeable and makes the journey pleasant and easy for authors. I recommend Matt's services because he is the best!
Candescent Press cover design
Abimbola Alao
Author of Trickster Tales for Telling, The Legendary Weaver
We've worked with Matt at Candescent Press for nearly a decade. He's reliable, communicative and excellent at what he does, happy to deal with all our requirements whether they are simple or complex. I hope to continue working with Matt for a long time. Highly recommended.
Candescent Press cover design
Alice Solomons
Publishing Director, Free Association Books
Professional, punctual, painstaking, and personable. Matt is the gold standard in book formatting.
Candescent Press cover design
Guy Portman
Author of the Necropolis trilogy
Matt has been a great support to my book publishing. His attention to detail and creativity have been hugely appreciated (especially as I had a very poor experience with another provider before him!) I would wholeheartedly recommend Candescent Press to anyone looking for these kinds of services. I'm looking forward to working with Matt again in the future.
Candescent Press cover design
Cheryl Isaacs
Author of Confident Shmonfidence and Adult Dyslexia
Great, imaginative covers, capturing the essence of my novels.
Candescent Press cover design
Sean O'Hara
Author of Opening Shot and Curse of the White Tiger
Candescent Press formatted and designed covers for all of my books. My first novel became an Amazon bestseller in its category; readers frequently commented on the allure of its cover. During the process of publishing that first book, I was intimidated by the whole process. Matt demonstrated such patience and reassurance and took me from frightened neophyte to accomplished author. Highly recommended!
Candescent Press cover design
Gordon Mott
Author of Lithuanian Lullaby, The Angels of Klaipeda and Tears of Jurate
Candescent Press give great service – always helpful, reliable and with an excellent eye for detail.
Candescent Press cover design
Fiona MacDonald
Scottish Review / ICS Books
When I asked Matt at Candescent Press if he was interested in preparing my reference book on Charles Dickens for publication he said, 'This is what I do'. He was right and his formatting, design and advice transformed a messy manuscript into a reference resource that has drawn numerous positive reviews from academics and bookdealers.
Candescent Press cover design
Andrew Spencer
Author of the Charles Dickens: A Guide to the Collected Editions

Ready to get started? Questions to ask?