Pin, 1981, Andrew Neiderman
My desire to build up a collection of forgotten 80s/90s horror novels is constantly at odds with that era’s over-use of two cover design elements I truly loathe. One is the “child in peril” trope, and the other is the “hidden image cutout” cover. We’ve got both here.
I mean, seriously, just slap that text up on this image and the picture works so much better: