Cover Launch: THE IMMORTALS by Jordanna Max Brodsky

THE IMMORTALS by Jordanna Max Brodsky, the first volume of a new contemporary fantasy series, will be hitting shelves February 2016.

When I was first approached to work on this project, I was told there were three key ingredients I needed to keep in mind for this contemporary fantasy cover:

  1. History of New York to appeal to folks who love to find out about the city’s secret history
  2. Greek Gods to appeal to adults who read Greek mythology & legends growing up
  3. Bring New York and Greek Mythology together in a dark and eerie package

These kinds of projects are always a challenge because I need to convey specific information in a very specific way. In this case I need to show:

Greek Gods + New York City = Fantastical and Menacing

I didn’t want the cover to be campy and so the search began looking for the perfect image that would set the stage for the gods and the supernatural. I looked for a long time across a lot of stock sites and finally found the perfect image. The shot of Central Park and the graininess of the image perfectly set the tone.

With a little glowy magic here and a constellation there to introduce the Greek mythology, all the elements came together really nicely.

So with everything said and done, I am thrilled to present the cover to the The Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky.