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Jerry Shaw

Jerry Shaw - Editor

Vero Beach, FL, United States

Overview

I edit fiction and non-fiction books. Thrillers, adventure, romance, science fiction and fact, memoirs and history are part of my haven. I also edit for ESL (English as a second language) authors and writers. My work includes proofreading, copyediting and substantive editing to help with structure. I have experience as an author, ghostwriter, copywriter and website content manager.

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Adventure Crime & Mystery Fantasy Historical Fiction Science Fiction Thriller
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Economics Entertainment Health & wellbeing Life Sciences Mathematics & Statistics Politics & Current Affairs Self-help & Self-improvement Social & Behavioral Sciences

Work experience

Book Editor/Writer

Gerald William Shaw

January, 2004 – Present (almost 13 years)

Book Editor/Writer of fiction and non-fiction books.

Portfolio (8 selected works)

Rough Seas Ahead

Anne Higgins Petz

Prejudice, murder and intrigue beset Nancy O’Leary, who at the age of 17, journeys from Ireland to America. The crossing was hard, but the life before her has its share of hardships as well. Rough Ahead Seas follows not only the difficult and uplifting lives of intrepid Irish settlers in the late 1800s, but also intertwines the stories of all immigrants as the turn of the century unfolds durin... read more

Prejudice, murder and intrigue beset Nancy O’Leary, who at the age of 17, journeys from Ireland to America. The crossing was hard, but the life before her has its share of hardships as well. Rough Ahead Seas follows not only the difficult and uplifting lives of intrepid Irish settlers in the late 1800s, but also intertwines the stories of all immigrants as the turn of the century unfolds durin... read more

The Blood Feud: A Dardian Dreshaj Novel (Volume 1)

Shelley Young

Shelley Young’s The Blood Feud is the first book of the Dardian Dreshaj novels. Who would have thought that the death of an aging ex-mafia boss would start a war between law enforcement, the mafia and a secret criminal underworld organization known as The Association? Homicide Detective Jesse Richards is facing the murder case of his career. With hardly any evidence, no witnesses and no identi... read more

Shelley Young’s The Blood Feud is the first book of the Dardian Dreshaj novels. Who would have thought that the death of an aging ex-mafia boss would start a war between law enforcement, the mafia and a secret criminal underworld organization known as The Association? Homicide Detective Jesse Richards is facing the murder case of his career. With hardly any evidence, no witnesses and no identi... read more

The Blood Tie

Shelley Young

Shelley Young’s second book in the Dardian Dreshaj’s novels, The Blood Tie, is riveting, erotic and entertainingly dark. It’s been two years since Dardian Dreshaj has wrestled control of Harlow Industries. Now a legitimate business owner, husband and father things couldn’t get better. And they don’t. New enemies have come forward, enemies that may be Padukshëm’s equal. Leaving very little clue... read more

Shelley Young’s second book in the Dardian Dreshaj’s novels, The Blood Tie, is riveting, erotic and entertainingly dark. It’s been two years since Dardian Dreshaj has wrestled control of Harlow Industries. Now a legitimate business owner, husband and father things couldn’t get better. And they don’t. New enemies have come forward, enemies that may be Padukshëm’s equal. Leaving very little clue... read more

My Bridge Over the River Kwai: A Thriller

J.H. Allen

On September 22, 1979, in an empty stretch of the southern ocean, a nuclear bomb exploded. In spite of being recorded by U.S. spy satellites, the event never gained world attention. Nor has it ever been explained. To this day, no country has acknowledged responsibility for the explosion. (More information, search using “Vela Incident”) My Bridge over the River Kwai is a fictional account chron... read more

On September 22, 1979, in an empty stretch of the southern ocean, a nuclear bomb exploded. In spite of being recorded by U.S. spy satellites, the event never gained world attention. Nor has it ever been explained. To this day, no country has acknowledged responsibility for the explosion. (More information, search using “Vela Incident”) My Bridge over the River Kwai is a fictional account chron... read more

The Dream Chaser

Anne Higgins Petz

The Dream Chaser, a novel of hopeful perseverance in the face of continual adversity, combines dark humor, tragic intensity and suspense. Blake Doyle, a handsome, smart New York City newspaper writer, is haunted by memories of a horrific childhood trauma. As compensation, he drinks too much, ignores his responsibilities, and pins his hopes of fame and fortune on selling a board game he created... read more

The Dream Chaser, a novel of hopeful perseverance in the face of continual adversity, combines dark humor, tragic intensity and suspense. Blake Doyle, a handsome, smart New York City newspaper writer, is haunted by memories of a horrific childhood trauma. As compensation, he drinks too much, ignores his responsibilities, and pins his hopes of fame and fortune on selling a board game he created... read more

Vibrations - A Psychic Journey

Tammie Whalen Buckler

Some experiences simply lack scientific explanation as does this true story which reads like fiction... Through this captivating collection of memories, the author shares chilling true stories of psychic and paranormal events. You will experience glimpses of a life barraged by ghosts, angels, spirits and energies rarely captured by the human mind while living in this physical world. Often alie... read more

Some experiences simply lack scientific explanation as does this true story which reads like fiction... Through this captivating collection of memories, the author shares chilling true stories of psychic and paranormal events. You will experience glimpses of a life barraged by ghosts, angels, spirits and energies rarely captured by the human mind while living in this physical world. Often alie... read more

Blood of the Pure (Gaea): In Love with Light, Seduced by Darkness

Sophia CarPerSanti

--> Book Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXjmZBtHM6E --> Official Site: http://carpersanti.net/Gaea.eng What would you do if in this World there were a Magic Spell able to make the one you love love you in return? And what would you do if, suddenly, what began as a joke, a mere expression of a hidden desire, ended up awaking a dangerous and cruel creature determined to make you bend t... read more

--> Book Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXjmZBtHM6E --> Official Site: http://carpersanti.net/Gaea.eng What would you do if in this World there were a Magic Spell able to make the one you love love you in return? And what would you do if, suddenly, what began as a joke, a mere expression of a hidden desire, ended up awaking a dangerous and cruel creature determined to make you bend t... read more

Plain Dealing

Shelley Young

The death of a woman forces a small rural town to uncover its first murder in more than fifty years. In a town so small, where everyone knows every intimate detail about each other, thanks to the town’s ever-churning gossip mill, it should be easy to find the killer amongst them. Or is it? From the beginning, rumors of who the murderer is point in one single direction. Dr. Tell, a native of Ne... read more

The death of a woman forces a small rural town to uncover its first murder in more than fifty years. In a town so small, where everyone knows every intimate detail about each other, thanks to the town’s ever-churning gossip mill, it should be easy to find the killer amongst them. Or is it? From the beginning, rumors of who the murderer is point in one single direction. Dr. Tell, a native of Ne... read more

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