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Anna Genoese

Anna Genoese - Editor

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Overview

I'm an editing professional with 17+ years of experience in genre editing - developmental and line editing, and polishing work for publication. You can trust me for quality editing and an assurance of confidentiality.

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Fiction
Adventure Crime & Mystery Fantasy Horror LGBTQ Romance Science Fiction Short Story Thriller Women's Fiction

Work experience

Editor & Publisher

Tor Books / Tor Romance
January, 2000 – March, 2007 (about 7 years)

Editor

Self-employed
January, 2000 – Present (almost 18 years)

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Portfolio (21 selected works)

Warprize (Chronicles of the Warlands Book 1)

Elizabeth Vaughan

The daughter of a Warrior King, Lara was trained as a healer, helping both friend and foe. And when the enemy warlord agrees to cease hostilities in exchange for Lara, she agrees to become the Warprize.

The daughter of a Warrior King, Lara was trained as a healer, helping both friend and foe. And when the enemy warlord agrees to cease hostilities in exchange for Lara, she agrees to become the Warprize.

Warsworn (Chronicles of the Warlands Book 2)

Elizabeth Vaughan

Lara is the WarprizeA powerful healer, she has sworn an oath of loyalty to Keir the Warlord, and his people. Now the Warlord and his chosen mate face enemies within the tribe and danger lurks on every hand as they journey toward Keir's homeland. When they reach a village marked with the warnings of the plague, Keir forbids Lara to heal the sick, commanding that she not risk her own life. But b... read more

Lara is the WarprizeA powerful healer, she has sworn an oath of loyalty to Keir the Warlord, and his people. Now the Warlord and his chosen mate face enemies within the tribe and danger lurks on every hand as they journey toward Keir's homeland. When they reach a village marked with the warnings of the plague, Keir forbids Lara to heal the sick, commanding that she not risk her own life. But b... read more

Warlord: Paranormal Romance (Chronicles of the Warlands Book 3)

Elizabeth Vaughan

Lara of Xy and her Warlord, Keir of the Cat, have been through much together. Lara abandoned her lands and people for love of him. She adopted his ways and learned of his tribe. Together they have faced plague and insurgency -- and despite these struggles, they have known happiness and joy.Now they face their most arduous task: Keir must take Lara into the Heart of the Plains, and introduce he... read more

Lara of Xy and her Warlord, Keir of the Cat, have been through much together. Lara abandoned her lands and people for love of him. She adopted his ways and learned of his tribe. Together they have faced plague and insurgency -- and despite these struggles, they have known happiness and joy.Now they face their most arduous task: Keir must take Lara into the Heart of the Plains, and introduce he... read more

I Love You Like a Tomato: A Novel

Marie Giordano

I, Letticia ChiChi Maggiordino, will put to GOOD use the power of the Evil Eye...ChiChi Maggiordino will do anything to get God's attention. She will hold her breath, stand on tiptoe for an hour, walk a mile backward, climb all stairs on her knees... anything. When her grandmother teaches her how to use the Evil Eye, telling her it's how Jesus Christ made his miracles and how the Italians got ... read more

I, Letticia ChiChi Maggiordino, will put to GOOD use the power of the Evil Eye...ChiChi Maggiordino will do anything to get God's attention. She will hold her breath, stand on tiptoe for an hour, walk a mile backward, climb all stairs on her knees... anything. When her grandmother teaches her how to use the Evil Eye, telling her it's how Jesus Christ made his miracles and how the Italians got ... read more

The Dare (Rystani Warrior 2)

Susan Kearney

All Dora wants is to be the woman he loves . . .All Zical wants is to complete his mission . . .All the enemy wants is total annihilation . . .Blocked by the limitations of her computer hardware, Dora has used only her smarts, her humor, and her sinfully sexy voice to intrigue Rystani warrior-pilot Zical. In order to experience human sexuality--and consummate her love for him--she builds the p... read more

All Dora wants is to be the woman he loves . . .All Zical wants is to complete his mission . . .All the enemy wants is total annihilation . . .Blocked by the limitations of her computer hardware, Dora has used only her smarts, her humor, and her sinfully sexy voice to intrigue Rystani warrior-pilot Zical. In order to experience human sexuality--and consummate her love for him--she builds the p... read more

The Ultimatum (Rystani Warrior 3)

Susan Kearney

His captive has issued a most unusual ultimatum. . .He must make love to her . . .Little does he know that giving her what she needs may bind him to her forever . . . Rystani star pilot Xander is willing to use unusual methods, no matter how unorthodox, to save the galaxy from a deadly virus. He's already resorted to kidnapping bio-geneticist Alara Calladar in the hopes that her psi-talent of ... read more

His captive has issued a most unusual ultimatum. . .He must make love to her . . .Little does he know that giving her what she needs may bind him to her forever . . . Rystani star pilot Xander is willing to use unusual methods, no matter how unorthodox, to save the galaxy from a deadly virus. He's already resorted to kidnapping bio-geneticist Alara Calladar in the hopes that her psi-talent of ... read more

The Challenge (Rystani Warrior Book 1)

Susan Kearney

Domination. Desire. Destiny. He rules a future in which women are helpless, obedient, and always willing. She comes from a past in which a woman's strength, brains, and courage are unquestioned. The challenge between them is timeless. Secret Service agent Tessa Camen took a bullet meant for the president. She regains consciousness three hundred years in the future on a spaceship, naked in the ... read more

Domination. Desire. Destiny. He rules a future in which women are helpless, obedient, and always willing. She comes from a past in which a woman's strength, brains, and courage are unquestioned. The challenge between them is timeless. Secret Service agent Tessa Camen took a bullet meant for the president. She regains consciousness three hundred years in the future on a spaceship, naked in the ... read more

Solar Heat: 2 (The Heat Series)

Susan Kearney

When intersolar mining boss Derrek Archer rescues a beautiful stranger named Azsla from her emergency sleeping pod, the desire between them flares to dangerous heights. Azsla, a member of the ruling elite, has powers that can save Derrek's planet from an approaching asteroid, but if she reveals those powers, he'll learn that she's not only a spy, but also a slave mistress capable of controllin... read more

When intersolar mining boss Derrek Archer rescues a beautiful stranger named Azsla from her emergency sleeping pod, the desire between them flares to dangerous heights. Azsla, a member of the ruling elite, has powers that can save Derrek's planet from an approaching asteroid, but if she reveals those powers, he'll learn that she's not only a spy, but also a slave mistress capable of controllin... read more

Kiss Me Deadly

Susan Kearney

Her luck may have just run out . . . Dedicated family attorney Amanda "Mandy" Newman may have survived an attempted drowning and, along with co-workers, just won the biggest lottery in history, but before she can collect, the ticket is stolen. Now, her co-workers are being murdered one by one. She needs help, and that puts her between a rock and a hard man—the brother of a co-worker.DEA office... read more

Her luck may have just run out . . . Dedicated family attorney Amanda "Mandy" Newman may have survived an attempted drowning and, along with co-workers, just won the biggest lottery in history, but before she can collect, the ticket is stolen. Now, her co-workers are being murdered one by one. She needs help, and that puts her between a rock and a hard man—the brother of a co-worker.DEA office... read more

The Quest (Rystani Warrior 4)

Susan Kearney

In THE ULTIMATUM, he was a sex slave.Now Kirek's a full-grown Rystani warrior with the most powerful mind in the galaxy. During his previous mission, Kirek learned the Zin, an ancient enemy, are about to decimate the Federation. To stop them, he mustsneak into enemy territory--and he's targeted just the right woman tohelp him.When Captain Angel Taylor "finds" theultra sexy psi-warrior stowed a... read more

In THE ULTIMATUM, he was a sex slave.Now Kirek's a full-grown Rystani warrior with the most powerful mind in the galaxy. During his previous mission, Kirek learned the Zin, an ancient enemy, are about to decimate the Federation. To stop them, he mustsneak into enemy territory--and he's targeted just the right woman tohelp him.When Captain Angel Taylor "finds" theultra sexy psi-warrior stowed a... read more

The Assassin King (The Symphony of Ages Book 6)

Elizabeth Haydon

The Assassin King opens at winter's end with the arrival by sea of a mysterious hunter, a man of ancient race and purpose, who endlessly chants the names of the pantheon of demons that are his intended victims, as well as one other: Ysk, the original name of the Brother, now known as Achmed, the Assassin King of Ylorc. At the same moment of this portentous arrival, two gatherings of great impo... read more

The Assassin King opens at winter's end with the arrival by sea of a mysterious hunter, a man of ancient race and purpose, who endlessly chants the names of the pantheon of demons that are his intended victims, as well as one other: Ysk, the original name of the Brother, now known as Achmed, the Assassin King of Ylorc. At the same moment of this portentous arrival, two gatherings of great impo... read more

Touch of Darkness (The Thrall Series Book 3)

C.T. Adams, Cathy Clamp

KNOW YOUR ENEMIESIt's good advice—and Kate always thought she did. But everything has changed: there's a new force at the head of the Thrall collective. A force brilliant enough and ruthless enough to hide its sinister plan behind humanitarian work—building and funding halfway houses to ease the victims of drugs and the Thrall back into society.And then Kate discovers that another part of the ... read more

KNOW YOUR ENEMIESIt's good advice—and Kate always thought she did. But everything has changed: there's a new force at the head of the Thrall collective. A force brilliant enough and ruthless enough to hide its sinister plan behind humanitarian work—building and funding halfway houses to ease the victims of drugs and the Thrall back into society.And then Kate discovers that another part of the ... read more

Touch of Madness (The Thrall Series Book 2)

C.T. Adams, Cathy Clamp

Kate Reilly is having a bad monthShe's on trial for murders she didn't commit. She's next on the list of a serial killer. The parasitic vampires known as the Thrall want her to investigate the murder of their young, and will use any means necessary to force her to bow to their demands.And--possibly worst of all--her boyfriend Tom's werewolf pack is trying to break them up so Tom can mate with ... read more

Kate Reilly is having a bad monthShe's on trial for murders she didn't commit. She's next on the list of a serial killer. The parasitic vampires known as the Thrall want her to investigate the murder of their young, and will use any means necessary to force her to bow to their demands.And--possibly worst of all--her boyfriend Tom's werewolf pack is trying to break them up so Tom can mate with ... read more

Touch of Darkness (The Thrall Series Book 3)

C.T. Adams, Cathy Clamp

KNOW YOUR ENEMIESIt's good advice—and Kate always thought she did. But everything has changed: there's a new force at the head of the Thrall collective. A force brilliant enough and ruthless enough to hide its sinister plan behind humanitarian work—building and funding halfway houses to ease the victims of drugs and the Thrall back into society.And then Kate discovers that another part of the ... read more

KNOW YOUR ENEMIESIt's good advice—and Kate always thought she did. But everything has changed: there's a new force at the head of the Thrall collective. A force brilliant enough and ruthless enough to hide its sinister plan behind humanitarian work—building and funding halfway houses to ease the victims of drugs and the Thrall back into society.And then Kate discovers that another part of the ... read more

Hunter's Moon (Tales of the Sazi Book 1)

Cathy Clamp, C.T. Adams

HER ONLY OPTION IS DEATHSue Quentin has reached the end of her rope-she's desperate, and there's only one way out. Her plan doesn't include falling for Tony, the mysterious hit man she hires. He listens when she speaks and somehow convinces her that maybe her problems aren't entirely insurmountable. He even thinks her little potbelly is sexy. So he's a werewolf--everyone has flaws! Sue enjoys ... read more

HER ONLY OPTION IS DEATHSue Quentin has reached the end of her rope-she's desperate, and there's only one way out. Her plan doesn't include falling for Tony, the mysterious hit man she hires. He listens when she speaks and somehow convinces her that maybe her problems aren't entirely insurmountable. He even thinks her little potbelly is sexy. So he's a werewolf--everyone has flaws! Sue enjoys ... read more

Moon's Web: A Tale of the Sazi (Tales of the Sazi Book 2)

C.T. Adams, Cathy Clamp

Tony Giodone made his living as an assassin--until one of his marks ripped his throat out and turned him into a werewolf. Now he's the best hired killer there is. When a curvy woman in an expensive suit tries to hire him to kill her, his wolf senses insist that she is his mate. One kidnapping, a plethora of gunfights, a psychic coma, and two faked deaths later, Tony and Sue have new identities... read more

Tony Giodone made his living as an assassin--until one of his marks ripped his throat out and turned him into a werewolf. Now he's the best hired killer there is. When a curvy woman in an expensive suit tries to hire him to kill her, his wolf senses insist that she is his mate. One kidnapping, a plethora of gunfights, a psychic coma, and two faked deaths later, Tony and Sue have new identities... read more

Captive Moon (Tales of the Sazi Book 3)

C.T. Adams, Cathy Clamp

World-class entertainer and Sazi councilmember, Antoine Monier has taken his big cats all over the world without any trouble—until his latest trip to Stuttgart, where one of his tigers is stolen and killed. To Antoine's surprise, the German police have another tiger in custody—a tiger who is actually a lovely Turkish-American woman, Tahira Kuric. Like Antoine, Tahira is a shapeshifter, but of ... read more

World-class entertainer and Sazi councilmember, Antoine Monier has taken his big cats all over the world without any trouble—until his latest trip to Stuttgart, where one of his tigers is stolen and killed. To Antoine's surprise, the German police have another tiger in custody—a tiger who is actually a lovely Turkish-American woman, Tahira Kuric. Like Antoine, Tahira is a shapeshifter, but of ... read more

Howling Moon: A Tale of the Sazi (Tales of the Sazi Book 4)

C.T. Adams, Cathy Clamp

He's a wolf… She's a jaguar…Raphael is a former agent of the shape shifter secret police, forced into retirement after a very public scandal. Now he's assigned to help the victim of a hideous crime -- a woman who has been attacked by a serial killer, and accidentally turned into a were-jaguar.Worse yet, Catherine turns out to be Raphael's fated mate. But the serial killer is still on her trail... read more

He's a wolf… She's a jaguar…Raphael is a former agent of the shape shifter secret police, forced into retirement after a very public scandal. Now he's assigned to help the victim of a hideous crime -- a woman who has been attacked by a serial killer, and accidentally turned into a were-jaguar.Worse yet, Catherine turns out to be Raphael's fated mate. But the serial killer is still on her trail... read more

Moon's Fury: A Tale of the Sazi (Tales of the Sazi Book 5)

C.T. Adams, Cathy Clamp

Cara Salinas has been leading the small Mexican red wolf pack in Tedford County, Texas, since she was thirteen. Adam Mueller, formerly a beat cop from the toughest part of Minneapolis and now the new county sheriff, must find a way to integrate his exiled Minnesotan wolves with Cara's red wolves. Cara and Adam clash in the way only fated mates ever do--and both refuse to accept their destiny. ... read more

Cara Salinas has been leading the small Mexican red wolf pack in Tedford County, Texas, since she was thirteen. Adam Mueller, formerly a beat cop from the toughest part of Minneapolis and now the new county sheriff, must find a way to integrate his exiled Minnesotan wolves with Cara's red wolves. Cara and Adam clash in the way only fated mates ever do--and both refuse to accept their destiny. ... read more

Timeless Moon (Tales of the Sazi Book 6)

C.T. Adams, Cathy Clamp

Josette Monier is a legend among the Sazi. One of the most powerful, beautiful, and oldest Sazi in existence, she lives in self-imposed exile. Her gift of sight is so strong that to be around other living creatures is to be in pain. What Josette has experienced lies beyond the scope of the Sazi, for her mate is in love with someone else. But when her gift of sight reveals trouble for her commu... read more

Josette Monier is a legend among the Sazi. One of the most powerful, beautiful, and oldest Sazi in existence, she lives in self-imposed exile. Her gift of sight is so strong that to be around other living creatures is to be in pain. What Josette has experienced lies beyond the scope of the Sazi, for her mate is in love with someone else. But when her gift of sight reveals trouble for her commu... read more

Cold Moon Rising: A Tale of the Sazi (Tales of the Sazi Book 7)

Cathy Clamp, C.T. Adams

TONY IS BACKFormer Mafia hit man Tony Giodone has been through a lot--he's turned into a werewolf, with a human mate and a pack leader tougher than his old Mob boss. And he's developed a powerful psychic ability—he can see into the past through other people's memories. Being mated with a human is difficult in more ways than one. Tony and Sue's relationship is full of struggle. Adding to Tony's... read more

TONY IS BACKFormer Mafia hit man Tony Giodone has been through a lot--he's turned into a werewolf, with a human mate and a pack leader tougher than his old Mob boss. And he's developed a powerful psychic ability—he can see into the past through other people's memories. Being mated with a human is difficult in more ways than one. Tony and Sue's relationship is full of struggle. Adding to Tony's... read more

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