With the film rights to her debut novel Addition just sold, and a new novel—Fall Girl—due in October, things are looking pretty good for Toni Jordan. And that’s before you mention that Addition has now sold into (count them), 16 territories: the US, Brazil, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Netherlands, Portugal, Quebec, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Taiwan, Turkey, the UK and Italy.
Fancy Goods asked the author which of her many international covers she liked best. ‘That’s like choosing between offspring,’ she says. ‘Right now, I love the Italian one [left], but that might just be because it’s the newest. And I really want that coat.’
For Jordan, the international covers are something of a surprise. ‘Even though I don’t have jacket approval in my Australian contract, the publishers were fantastic in showing me their ideas and discussing them with me,’ she says. ‘My first Australian jacket was the toothbrushes. I loved it from the beginning. Kinda quirky, kinda sexy.’
‘The overseas jackets I have no input into whatsoever. They just appear in the mail.’ Continue reading