Cassandre Cadieux

Cassandre Cadieux - Editor

Toronto, ON, Canada

Editor and proofreader who has worked for many clients, including Harlequin. I specialize in romance, women's fiction, and graphic novels.

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Overview

During the day, I'm an experienced magazine editor, but I moonlight as a freelance proofreader, copy editor and book reviewer. I specialize in romance and women's fiction, but have experience in graphic novels, manga, non-fiction entertainment and personal essays as well. I'm a great communicator and I absolutely love getting to read the books that come through Reedsy. Let me help you use my passion for grammar to help you have the cleanest manuscript possible.
Languages
English (CAN)
English (UK)
English (US)
Fiction
Comics & Graphic Novels
Romance
Women's Fiction
Non-Fiction
Entertainment

Certifications

  • Book & Magazine Publishing Diploma, Centennial College

Work experience

Freelance Copy Editor and Proofreader

Self-employed
October, 2013 – Present (about 9 years)

Edits romance and women's fiction eBooks, manga, magazine articles and advertorials for grammar, spelling, usage, consistency, tone, accuracy, repetition and style for many clients, including Harlequin, Bookmark, Walmart Canada and St Joseph Communications.

Editor-in-chief, Walmart Live Better magazine

St Joseph Communications
March, 2018 – January, 2020 (almost 2 years)

Managing Editor, Walmart Live Better magazine

Rogers Communications
March, 2015 – March, 2018 (about 3 years)

Assistant Managing Editor & Copy Editor, Today's Parent magazine

Rogers Communications
September, 2012 – March, 2015 (over 2 years)

Portfolio (19 selected works)

Burning Moon (Destination Love Book 1)

Jo Watson

There's a very fine line between blushing bride and mascara-streaked sobbing mess. #beenthereLilly Swanson has been planning her perfect life since she was twelve years old: Meet Mr. Right, have the big white wedding, buy a house in the burbs, and raise 2.5 picture-perfect kids. However, when her fiancé bails, leaving Lilly alone at the altar to face five hundred gossipy guests, her dream turn... read more

There's a very fine line between blushing bride and mascara-streaked sobbing mess. #beenthereLilly Swanson has been planning her perfect life since she was twelve years old: Meet Mr. Right, have the big white wedding, buy a house in the burbs, and raise 2.5 picture-perfect kids. However, when her fiancé bails, leaving Lilly alone at the altar to face five hundred gossipy guests, her dream turn... read more

Mastering Her Role (Pleasure In Disguise Book 1)

Dani Collins

“Introduce me to Dominic.”When Arianne’s husband dumped her for their rich neighbor’s girlfriend, her confidence as a woman went out the door as well. At least her neighbor, Jason, was in the same boat, pouring wine to console her while his aloof self-assurance remained firmly intact. She has been fascinated by him from the first, but his looks and wealth put him out of her league. Now she’s h... read more

“Introduce me to Dominic.”When Arianne’s husband dumped her for their rich neighbor’s girlfriend, her confidence as a woman went out the door as well. At least her neighbor, Jason, was in the same boat, pouring wine to console her while his aloof self-assurance remained firmly intact. She has been fascinated by him from the first, but his looks and wealth put him out of her league. Now she’s h... read more

Pride, Prejudice and Popcorn: TV and Film Adaptations of Pride and Prejudice, Wuthering Heights, and Jane Eyre (Pop!)

Carrie Sessarego

Three great love stories that started it all…Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice and Wuthering Heights are three of the greatest novels in English literature. Now joining them is Pride, Prejudice and Popcorn, a decidedly different take on these classics. You will laugh with delight as you learn:— The importance of thoroughly investigating your employers before accepting a job at their isolated, cre... read more

Three great love stories that started it all…Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice and Wuthering Heights are three of the greatest novels in English literature. Now joining them is Pride, Prejudice and Popcorn, a decidedly different take on these classics. You will laugh with delight as you learn:— The importance of thoroughly investigating your employers before accepting a job at their isolated, cre... read more

Coming In From the Cold (Gravity Book 1)

Sarina Bowen

He can’t have her. And he can’t tell anyone why. Ski racer Dane "Danger" Hollister does not do relationships, though he keeps his reason a secret. The real-life curse he's inherited from his mother will eventually cost him everything: his place on the Olympic ski team, his endorsement income, and his ability to fly downhill at top speed. Reluctant country girl Willow Reade meets Dane by accide... read more

He can’t have her. And he can’t tell anyone why. Ski racer Dane "Danger" Hollister does not do relationships, though he keeps his reason a secret. The real-life curse he's inherited from his mother will eventually cost him everything: his place on the Olympic ski team, his endorsement income, and his ability to fly downhill at top speed. Reluctant country girl Willow Reade meets Dane by accide... read more

Rookie in Love (Love Offsides Book 1)

Sarah White

He's beneath her…and that’s what she wants.Hotel heiress Madeline Stone has always played it safe and been the good girl. Since the death of her mother, she’s let her father and older brothers dictate her life, but this is her last year of college and perhaps her last year of freedom. So when she meets sexy star quarterback Jackson Rider, she’s tempted to take a risk. His sexy combination of b... read more

He's beneath her…and that’s what she wants.Hotel heiress Madeline Stone has always played it safe and been the good girl. Since the death of her mother, she’s let her father and older brothers dictate her life, but this is her last year of college and perhaps her last year of freedom. So when she meets sexy star quarterback Jackson Rider, she’s tempted to take a risk. His sexy combination of b... read more

His to Possess (Shivers)

Delores Fossen

Time passes, but passion—and vengeance—endureThe erotic memories are not Olivia’s own, yet they shake her to her core. And she knows what it is to be shaken: years ago, a deranged stalker drove her into a life of isolation and distrust. But enigmatic Lucian Wilde will breach all Olivia’s defenses, down to her bare skin and very soul.Lucian believes he and Olivia host the spirits of two lovers ... read more

Time passes, but passion—and vengeance—endureThe erotic memories are not Olivia’s own, yet they shake her to her core. And she knows what it is to be shaken: years ago, a deranged stalker drove her into a life of isolation and distrust. But enigmatic Lucian Wilde will breach all Olivia’s defenses, down to her bare skin and very soul.Lucian believes he and Olivia host the spirits of two lovers ... read more

Valley of Nightmares

Jane Godman

Danger lurks in the valley, and its ghostly source stalks Lilly's nightmares... As the threat of war darkens the skies over 1938 Europe, Lilly Divine trades the burlesque stage for a crumbling mansion deep in the mountainous heart of Wales. Taran House is steeped in legend, remote and compelling as the reclusive owner's motives for bringing Lilly to the valley. All she knows is she is to be go... read more

Danger lurks in the valley, and its ghostly source stalks Lilly's nightmares... As the threat of war darkens the skies over 1938 Europe, Lilly Divine trades the burlesque stage for a crumbling mansion deep in the mountainous heart of Wales. Taran House is steeped in legend, remote and compelling as the reclusive owner's motives for bringing Lilly to the valley. All she knows is she is to be go... read more

The Sheik's Dangerous Temptation

Mary Jo Springer

Assassin. The very word congeals sheik Malik el Hajjah’s blood. As the sole ruler of Baharah and the last remaining member of the royal family, he knows he’s a marked man. He’s sworn to apprehend the monsters who killed his family. Now one year after his family was brutally murdered, Malik finds Allison McKay in the back of a bullet-ridden Mercedes in the middle of the desert and it sends him ... read more

Assassin. The very word congeals sheik Malik el Hajjah’s blood. As the sole ruler of Baharah and the last remaining member of the royal family, he knows he’s a marked man. He’s sworn to apprehend the monsters who killed his family. Now one year after his family was brutally murdered, Malik finds Allison McKay in the back of a bullet-ridden Mercedes in the middle of the desert and it sends him ... read more

The Headmaster (Shivers)

Tiffany Reisz

A fever dream of desires fulfilled. Nestled in the shadow of the Appalachians is where Gwen Ashby stumbles upon the William Marshall Academy, and she's given a trial position as a literature teacher. The gothic boarding school seems trapped in time yet it feels like home the moment Gwen arrives. She's charmed by the lovely buildings, bewitched by the eager students…and utterly seduced by the h... read more

A fever dream of desires fulfilled. Nestled in the shadow of the Appalachians is where Gwen Ashby stumbles upon the William Marshall Academy, and she's given a trial position as a literature teacher. The gothic boarding school seems trapped in time yet it feels like home the moment Gwen arrives. She's charmed by the lovely buildings, bewitched by the eager students…and utterly seduced by the h... read more

Maid to Love (Man Maid Book 3)

Rebecca Avery

Professor Courtney Wells has waited long enough and is going to have a baby on her own. Parenthood isn’t for the faint of heart but she’s well educated, self-sufficient and has finally accepted her limitations where men are concerned. But then she meets military-man-turned-maid Ian Hamilton who leaves her questioning all she thought she knew about herself. Mixed Martial Arts fights and working... read more

Professor Courtney Wells has waited long enough and is going to have a baby on her own. Parenthood isn’t for the faint of heart but she’s well educated, self-sufficient and has finally accepted her limitations where men are concerned. But then she meets military-man-turned-maid Ian Hamilton who leaves her questioning all she thought she knew about herself. Mixed Martial Arts fights and working... read more

Toxic (Intrigue Noir Book 1)

Carol Ericson

"That's the way I like it—hot and wet."Not something I'd typically say in a job interview, but it just kind of slipped out. I blame Ronnie Tate—the woman is sin in stilettos. As bosses go, the sexy ex-showgirl is way more appealing than the Miami billionaire who hired me to find his missing mistress.The girl's trail ends at Ronnie's bayside bar, so I've got to get close to the people there to ... read more

"That's the way I like it—hot and wet."Not something I'd typically say in a job interview, but it just kind of slipped out. I blame Ronnie Tate—the woman is sin in stilettos. As bosses go, the sexy ex-showgirl is way more appealing than the Miami billionaire who hired me to find his missing mistress.The girl's trail ends at Ronnie's bayside bar, so I've got to get close to the people there to ... read more

Bad Girl (Intrigue Noir Book 3)

Julie Miller

"I warned you this would be dangerous."Trouble has a way of finding me. This time I'm hunting it down—bartending at After Dark, Kansas City's most exclusive gentleman's club. It's a world I've tried hard to escape. But the plush interior and secluded booths are a front for an illegal sex ring, tied to my sister's disappearance. And before I can locate Megan, I have to get past big, sexy Josiah... read more

"I warned you this would be dangerous."Trouble has a way of finding me. This time I'm hunting it down—bartending at After Dark, Kansas City's most exclusive gentleman's club. It's a world I've tried hard to escape. But the plush interior and secluded booths are a front for an illegal sex ring, tied to my sister's disappearance. And before I can locate Megan, I have to get past big, sexy Josiah... read more

Pinups and Possibilities (Intrigue Noir Book 2)

Melinda Di Lorenzo

A reluctant stripper and a damaged bounty hunter lay bare a tale of stolen lives, secret shames and the powerful criminal behind their every shattered dream.Polly:For just one night I needed to turn off the dread I felt every day. I needed to forget that despite every carefully planned escape, my past was waiting to tap me on the shoulder and steal away everything I cared about. I wanted this ... read more

A reluctant stripper and a damaged bounty hunter lay bare a tale of stolen lives, secret shames and the powerful criminal behind their every shattered dream.Polly:For just one night I needed to turn off the dread I felt every day. I needed to forget that despite every carefully planned escape, my past was waiting to tap me on the shoulder and steal away everything I cared about. I wanted this ... read more

Movie Bliss: A Hopeless Romantic Seeks Movies to Love (Pop!)

Heidi Rice

The Romance Lover's Guide to Movie Must-SeesIf you adore Sleepless in Seattle and Pride and Prejudice and The Avengers, then you want a movie guide aimed at women like you. Women who enjoy romances and more! You like both a good kiss and a good knockout and refuse to be categorized—but you wish someone like you would recommend movies.Which brings Harlequin author and professional movie critic ... read more

The Romance Lover's Guide to Movie Must-SeesIf you adore Sleepless in Seattle and Pride and Prejudice and The Avengers, then you want a movie guide aimed at women like you. Women who enjoy romances and more! You like both a good kiss and a good knockout and refuse to be categorized—but you wish someone like you would recommend movies.Which brings Harlequin author and professional movie critic ... read more

Married in the Morning: Harlequin comics

Susan Meier

" A nice rendition of the “wedding in Vegas” trope that will have you cheer for the happy ending."-by Nanni Isabella, NetGalley Reviewer"What saved this story for me was the ending. I laughed so much."-by Gonzalez Elizabeth, NetGalley ReviewerGina’s life has been completely upended in the space of a day!When Gina woke up, she found herself naked in a strange hotel room. Then a man came out of ... read more

" A nice rendition of the “wedding in Vegas” trope that will have you cheer for the happy ending."-by Nanni Isabella, NetGalley Reviewer"What saved this story for me was the ending. I laughed so much."-by Gonzalez Elizabeth, NetGalley ReviewerGina’s life has been completely upended in the space of a day!When Gina woke up, she found herself naked in a strange hotel room. Then a man came out of ... read more

The Tycoon's Secret Daughter: Harlequin comics (First Time Dads Book 1)

Susan Meier

Their burning passion flamed out and now all that remain are bitter memories and a precious life.When Kate came back to her hometown to care for her sick father, she was distressed to run into her CEO ex-husband, Max, at the hospital. It’s been eight years since a miserably unhappy Kate ran away from the love of her life. They’re still technically married because Max has refused to sign the di... read more

Their burning passion flamed out and now all that remain are bitter memories and a precious life.When Kate came back to her hometown to care for her sick father, she was distressed to run into her CEO ex-husband, Max, at the hospital. It’s been eight years since a miserably unhappy Kate ran away from the love of her life. They’re still technically married because Max has refused to sign the di... read more

At His Majesty's Request: Harlequin comics (The Call of Duty Book 1)

Maisey Yates

"Though I've seen more appealing art, the story is deeply emotional and I've enjoyed reading this title."-by NetGalley ReviewerThis matchmaker is hunting for a bride for Prince Stavros…but is an heir really the only thing he wants out of marriage?Gemma is a matchmaker, and her latest client is the prince of Kyonos, a small island in the Aegean Sea. Stavros needs to find a wife before he succee... read more

"Though I've seen more appealing art, the story is deeply emotional and I've enjoyed reading this title."-by NetGalley ReviewerThis matchmaker is hunting for a bride for Prince Stavros…but is an heir really the only thing he wants out of marriage?Gemma is a matchmaker, and her latest client is the prince of Kyonos, a small island in the Aegean Sea. Stavros needs to find a wife before he succee... read more

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Cassandre has 3 reviews

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Communication & Punctuality

Carrie Gibbons
I have loved working with Cassandre. She is totally professional and good value for money. I will be coming back to work with her again once my next book is finished. Highly recommend her to anyone

Carrie Gibbons, December 2020

Cassandre Cadieux
I can't wait to work with Carrie again on her next project!

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Ira W
She is faboulus; she listens and understands what the writer is looking for. It was great working with her.

Ira W, November 2020


Vy Tran
She reached back to me as soon as I set up the request and has been professional and communicative throughout the entire process. I am very please with her work and am looking forward to working with her again!

Vy Tran, October 2020

Cassandre Cadieux
Vy was a delight to work with! Everything went smoothly and there are definitely no complaints on my end.

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