Freelance copyediting and proofreading for major publishers - HarperCollins, Penguin, Watkins. Most of my work these days comes from Penguin (Vintage, Michael Joseph).
Relocated to HarperCollins, Hammersmith - one of very few to be taken on from Unwin Hyman. Started out as Desk Editor on Mandala, Thorsons and Aquarian, then moved on to commissioning work after a year, whilst retaining editing aspect of the job. Took voluntary redundancy in June 1994, as I was pregnant with my daughter.
Desk Editor for Mandala Books - an imprint of Unwin Hyman. Entered into discussions re taking on commissioning work, but Unwin Hyman was taken over by HarperCollins.
Started with secretarial duties in Modern Languages and English Educational, then became Desk Editor for Modern Languages department after one year.
In this utterly sweet and moving women's fiction novel, a celebrity comes to town and sweeps a young woman - who is used to being overlooked - off her feet. Sophie May is content with her life in her small English village, working in the local coffee shop and living with her mom. But when famous actor Billy comes to town to play Mr. Darcy in a new film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, Sophie... read more
Everyone knows the real Silvia, don't they? Silvia Shute lies in hospital in a coma. Family and friends gather at her bedside, each thinking they know the real Silvia. But do they? For Silvia hides a secret. One she can never tell. And as her visitors congregate so the truth about Silvia is slowly revealed. Again, and again and again... Product Information:• ISBN: 9780141046358• Author: Dawn F... read more
I am Zlatan - is the explosive, critically-acclaimed memoir of Zlatan Ibrahimovich, one of the world's most gifted and controversial footballers. 'Why be a Fiat when you can be a Ferrari?' Welcome to planet Zlatan. This is the story of how a Swedish outsider rose from poverty to become a football genius. In his own inimitable style, Zlatan recalls every struggle, every goal, and every training... read more
Suitable for those who want simple, fun and seriously tasty meal ideas, this book can help to solve your kitchen dilemmas.
We all have inner beauty. This is your one-stop handbook to nurturing beauty and wellbeing from the inside out. Combining ancient wisdom with modern-day mindfulness, this book shows you how to polish your heart and nourish your soul with a collection of simple rituals that can be easily woven into busy modern lives. In The Inner Beauty Bible, you will learn to:• Introduce accessible rituals in... read more
Poll after poll reveals that substantial numbers of people in the Western world are convinced of the existence of angels. More Americans believe in angels than believe in global warming. However, these angels of the popular imagination tend to be docile and blandly gentle, rather than being genuine forces for change. Wake up! The kick-ass angels are coming! When we find ourselves suffering fro... read more
Written by an experienced doctor who is also a trained cook, "The Miracle of Olive Oil" is packed with helpful information on everything from food preparation to health and beauty. With an A-Z section of ailments against which olive oil has proved effective, a collection of 32 delicious recipes, and tips on how to use this wondrous oil to enhance hair, nails, and skin, this is an essential gui... read more
Lunar and Biodynamic Gardening
An e-novella by bestselling James Marrison that delves into Guillermo Downes' Argentinian background.***1981, Buenos AiresA young Guillermo Downes finds himself pursued by the brutal Argentinian military police. Out of his depth, but with people to protect, Guillermo discovers there's more violence than he ever realized behind the facade of his beloved Buenos Aires . . .Praise for James Marris... read more
This is a new novel from the author of Billy and Me about love and the unbreakable bonds of friendship. Maddy, dressed in white, stands at the back of the church. At the end of the aisle is Rob - the man she's about to marry. Next to Rob is Ben - best man and the best friend any two people ever had. And that's the problem. Because if it wasn't Rob waiting for her at the altar, there's a strong... read more
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Twenty years' experience editing Sunday Times bestsellers - commercial fiction & crime. I work with top publishers, authors and agents