Glenn M.

Glenn M. - Ghostwriter

Delray Beach, FL, USA

Critically acclaimed/best-selling novelist, ghostwriter and editor with 30+ years publishing experience.

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With my long history as a successfully published and best-selling novelist under multiple pen names, I can help you turn your story idea into a page turner. I ghost write novels and specialize in crime ( mysteries/ suspense/thrillers/cozies), general fiction, adventure and sci-fi/fantasy. Google me for the good, the bad and the ugly - some of which might actually be true. My clients include folks from all walks of life, including a sitcom actor and soap opera star. I am comfortable writing stories with strong female and/or male characters. A great character is an interesting character. And what makes them interesting is their story.

I've written dozens of novels in multiple genres under numerous pen names (crime, thrillers, mysteries, cozies, contemporary fiction). I've published with Kensington, Canongate/Severn House, Random House/Harlequin/Worldwide Mystery Library,, Thorndike and more.

If there are words to be written, polished and perfected, please contact me to discuss your project. I'm up for any challenge, respond quickly to queries, and can work under tight deadlines. One publishing house recently contracted me to write a book every 2 months.

LIBRARY JOURNAL: “Wacky characters, liquid prose, frequent humor…Readers who enjoyed Sharon McCrumb’s Bimbos of the Death Sun will also get a kick out of this.”

PUBLISHERS’ WEEKLY: “Readers will enjoy Ripley’s sharp dialogue, which keeps the novel speeding along at a pleasant clip.”

LIBRARY JOURNAL: “Action-packed plot. Recommended.”

BOOKLIST: “Mystery fans will enjoy the clever plot, loopy characters, and sardonic humor… Fans of Greg Kihn’s recent musical mysteries will find a kindred soul in Ripley.”

And if you are looking for lyrics, I am a professional musician and singer-songwriter also with multiple credits.

Short-Form Content
English (US)
Action & Adventure
Contemporary Fiction
Humor & Comedy
Magical Realism
Mystery & Crime
Psychological Thriller

Work experience


February, 1975 – Present (over 46 years)

National best-selling author/ghostwriter/editor and musician, writing under multiple names in multiple genres. I've written for magazines, corporations, government offices and entertainment companies such as Warner Bros. and Disney.

I am also an experienced professional editor of fiction/nonfiction. Clients have included Warner Bros., Disney, EPA, NRC, USDA and various other federal agencies and individual clients/authors.

Portfolio (32 selected works)

Todd Jones (3 Book Series)

Ripley, J.R., Lucas, Nick

A Maggie Miller Mystery

Ripley, J. R., Ripley, J.R.

Lost in Austin

Ripley, J.R.

After The Fall

Meganck, Glenn

Big Deal

Meganck, Glenn

Five Minutes (Todd Jones Book 1)

Ripley, J.R., Lucas, Nick

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