Penny Brandon

Penny Brandon – Editor

Multi-published author, and development editor of over 50 titles. I specialize in Paranormal and Contemporary romances


I have been a full-time writer for over thirty years, specifically LGBTQ and heterosexual paranormal and contemporary romances. My experience of editing over 50 titles for a US-based company allowed me to develop a range of talents and a proven record of number-one bestsellers. My adaptability for a number of genres will give any established or potential writer the confidence that I will help polish their writing style and manuscript, and will help produce a book they will be proud of. I am happy to offer a quick 1000-word assessment of your writing with a view to taking on the full manuscript.

Contemporary Romance Horror LGBTQ Fiction Paranormal Romance
English (AUS) English (UK) English (US)

Work experience


Jan, 1988 — Present

I have development edited over 50 titles for a US based company, some of them number 1 bestsellers, and I am now freelancing for any established or potential writer.

Loose Id

Jan, 2011 — May, 2018 (over 7 years)

I was traditionally published with Loose Id for seven years before they closed down. I worked closely with their development editors and line editors, and from them have gained years of experience, which I have now turned into a development editing business.


Shawn is devastated after learning he is unable to carry children of his own, and he knows that no alpha will take a chance on a barren omega. After all, his last alpha left him when he was unable to conceive. Ever since then, Shawn has struggled with fears of... read more
Not only is Jaxon a born Alpha, he is also one by choice. Or at least, he's about to be. His adoptive father wants to pass on leadership of the Timberwood Cove Pack to him but Jaxon has reservations. Why? Because this shifter wants his mate.When Jaxon scents h... read more
Logan From the moment I first saw him, I knew I was screwed. Bennet Long wasn’t just any handsome Omega with sinfully blue eyes and an body that could make an Alpha like me ache long after I’d watched him go. He was off limits. Completely forbidden. Not becaus... read more
We used to be in love… and to be honest, I still am. I’m at a crossroads in life. My body is scarred and battered. My spirit is struggling. But I have another chance to do what I do best - make a difference in the Army. Of course, it will mean working under my... read more
“I’m not sure that happiness is in the cards for me.”Alpha Jett King has been divorced for years after his one-night-stand-turned-shotgun-wedding went down the tubes. As Devon, OH’s most sought-after builder, he’s finally got the chance to reconnect with his a... read more
“He broke my heart...and I still haven’t gotten over it.”The youngest in a large family, omega Andre always thought he’d be settled down and having children by now. It was going to be perfect - him and Jude and their brood, their own happy ever after. But Jude... read more
“He’s the omega I didn’t even know I was looking for.”Kohen Russell is a farm boy, through and through. He’s been riding horses and tending the land on the family farm since he was a teenager - and with their corn maze being the best in the state, it’s a lot o... read more
“I can’t get him out of my head.”Zayden’s only at this veterinary conference as a last-minute favor to his boss - and the mixer events really aren’t his style. That is, until he meets a hot omega who is down for a quick fling. There’s just one catch: when the ... read more
“I just want to apologize, but I can’t get close to him long enough to work up to it.”Back home from his first year of university, River Reid has been designated the pet sitter for his sister’s cat, Almond. He doesn’t mind. He’s got the summer to figure out wh... read more
JakeI know that I’m too shy to find a mate. Too timid. Too insecure. The only people I feel really confident around are my packmates - and Adam. Seeing my best friend again after ten years feels like heaven, but matching with him on Has the potential... read more
TylerWhen Liam and I were paired together on the app, I really thought it might go somewhere. The chemistry between us was sizzling… but he never called me back. Now my business partner thinks that I should ask Liam for some business advice, but I’m ... read more
RobFinding your mate is for other people. Look, I’m happy for the success that my buddy’s had with his new dating app, but I think it’s all a bit of hogwash. I’m more invested in flirting with the bartender than any of the dates I’ve been matched with! So imag... read more
MicahI don’t believe in love - or shifter dating apps. But when calling out my YouTube rival for his promo of leads to a friendly, competitive livestream, I’m prepared to put my money where my mouth is and sign up to prove that it’s all a load of hog... read more
Desperate times call for desperate measures, like seeking a mail order groom.Saul McCormick isn't the kind of man who believes in fairytales like love or trust. After a terrible breakup left him publicly on the ropes, Saul disappeared to the mountains to find ... read more
“Small towns aren’t for me. It’s a nice change of pace, but I’m going to help out Dale and then get out - back to the city.”Ronan loves his life in the big city - but he needs a break, and when his good friend Dale asks for some help in getting his small-town ... read more
GarrettBeing the CEO of Infinity Gaming means that I’ve got a lot on my plate - and I’m so close to success on this shifter dating app I can taste it. I’m hoping that my new developer can work miracles with this code… but I’m not prepared for the temptation he... read more
“He seems like a bad influence.”Beau’s been hearing about his brother’s best friend, Trick, for years - and has made his disapproval of their friendship known in more ways than one. Beau’s a steady, solid, set in his ways kind of guy, and he just wants his bro... read more
Loving Paws

Preston Walker

When political boundaries are crossed by the heart, it makes for a difficult situation. Can you change your values for the love of your life? Or will it all become a battle across the aisle?He wasn’t ready to see his old crush on television. And he wasn’t read... read more
Trapped by family matters, Zen seeks a new life with someone else. A place to be free.Love is his only option.Zen is the heir to his father’s mafia throne. Lost in a sea of back-alley politics, Zen wants nothing more than to escape with his head in one piece—a... read more
Flying too close to the sun, not seeing the forest for the trees, and standing knee-deep in a certain river in Egypt. That’s the cage that Aaron has wrapped around himself—the lock that Logan is about to break open. Matchmaker matched.Once upon a time, Logan h... read more
An app that gives you a real connection.Theo had dreams to touch the sky before he got pregnant in a one-night stand. Now, desperate for money, he’s willing to throw himself at a dating app to find a sugar daddy. Convinced he’s nothing more than damaged goods,... read more
An app can change your life.Harrison is the wheelchair-bound CEO of a mobility charity. With a passion for helping others, he rarely pauses to consider himself or his own needs. It’s far easier to work himself to the bone. It’s hard to admit what he really des... read more
Bringing Him Home

Penny Brandon

Jared knew that looking for a man to love was pointless because he'd never be able to bring him home. But one chance meeting and one hot night with Kyle had Jared seriously trying to figure out if he really had to live by the rules of someone else's intoleranc... read more
As the keeper of a magic mirror that shows those lucky few their one true love, Simon dreams of the day it will show him his, but he never dreamt of a punk-assed kid with ripped jeans and rainbow colored hair. Devastated, Simon tries to push Alex away, refusin... read more
The second Brenn saw Joey’s image in the magic mirror, he was hooked. The moment he saw him in real life, Brenn knew Joey was going to be his forever. Joey was flirty, and fun, and he had the most gorgeous smile, but then Joey told him he was dying. Though dev... read more
Marc was straight, always had been and always thought he would be, but when shown his true love in a magic mirror he was shocked to find out his true love was a man. Not only that, it was up to him to convince his true love they were meant to be together. All ... read more
Blind Passion

Penny Brandon

Attraction for Adam was not a handsome face, a striking smile, or beautiful eyes, but a scent that would drive him to distraction or a voice that could make his heart beat faster. When the combination of the two walked into his life in Luke, Adam couldn’t help... read more

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