I am a freelance editor, copy-editor and proofreader and have worked on books from some of the UK's bestselling authors, as well as international bestsellers, such as Linwood Barclay, Maureen Lee, Anthony Horowitz and Cathy Kelly.
I worked for many years as an editor in some of the biggest trade publishing houses in the country - Orion Books, Hodder & Stoughton, Headline Publishing - and have recently become a freelance editor, working with authors on their novels and non-fiction work.
I help authors find their voice, sort pacing or plotting issues, catch errors and get their work ready for publication or the eyes of an agent/publishing house.
Freelance editor, copy-editor and proofreader working with publishing houses, agencies and authors.
I have worked on books by Anthony Horowitz, Harlan Coben, Linwood Barclay, A.P. McCoy, Cathy Kelly, Victoria Aveyard, Jessie Burton, Andy Hamilton, Maureen Lee and many more. I also work with authors who are self-publishing or who wish to submit to agents and publishing houses, using my contacts, industry knowledge and editorial skills to help them get the most out of their work.
Copy-editing, proofreading, structural editing, manuscript assessment and editorial notes; copywriting for book jackets, websites, blogs, marketing materials; commissioning commercial fiction and young-adult fiction; working with bestsellers, debut authors and the country's top literary agents.
Copy-editing, proofreading, copywriting, structural editing and editorial notes, fiction and non-fiction
Proofreading, copy-editing, writing. Working on commercial fiction, such as When God Was a Rabbit and A Discovery of Witches, and non-fiction (narrative non-fiction and business books).
Copywriting, assisting on national marketing campaigns, working with digital marketing.
Literary legend James Bond returns to his 1950s heyday in this exhilarating thriller by Sunday Times bestselling author Anthony Horowitz. It's 1957 and James Bond (agent 007) has only just survived his showdown with Auric Goldfinger at Fort Knox. By his side is Pussy Galore, who was with him at the end.Unknown to either of them, the USSR and the West are in a deadly struggle for technological ... read more
'Reminded me not just what it's like to be young and in love, but what it's like to be young and in love with a book' John Green, author of The Fault in our StarsEleanor is the new girl in town, and she's never felt more alone. All mismatched clothes, mad red hair and chaotic home life, she couldn't stick out more if she tried.Then she takes the seat on the bus next to Park. Quiet, careful and... read more
Can a love this deep heal the scars of the past? The second book in the dangerously addictive Clipped Wings series.Tenley has gone. And in the wake of her leaving, Hayden's carefully ordered world threatens to spiral out of control. Balanced on the brink of self-destruction, he realises he needs to face the truth about his past if he has any hope of a future.Back in her hometown, Tenley lays h... read more
The morning it all started, newspaper reporter David Harwood had plenty to worry about. A single parent with no job, forced to return with his young son to the small town of Promise Falls to live with his parents, the future wasn't looking too rosy. So when his mother asked him to look in on his cousin Marla, who was still not quite right after losing her baby, it was almost a relief to put th... read more
Hands in his pockets, Rebus turned to face Cafferty.They were old men now, similar builds, similar backgrounds. Sat together in a pub, the casual onlooker might mistake them for pals who'd known one another since school.But their history told a different story.Retirement doesn't suit John Rebus. He wasn't made for hobbies, holidays or home improvements. Being a cop is in his blood.So when DI S... read more
It all started with Paris . . .At the top of the Eiffel Tower, a young man proposes to his girlfriend - and in that second, everything changes - for the couple, but also for their families back in Ireland . . .Leila's been nursing a badly broken heart since her husband upped and left, but she's determined to put on a brave face for the bride. Vonnie, a widow and exceptional cake-maker, is just... read more
It's 1925 and Patricia, Tara and Aideen couldn't be more excited about leaving Dublin with their father and heading for a new life in Liverpool. Yet it soon becomes clear that all is not as it seems, for the day after they arrive in England, Bernie hastily sweeps the girls onto a huge ocean liner heading to New York, leaving no forwarding address.When their father vanishes mid-way across the A... read more
ADDICTIVE, GRIPPING and EMOTIONALLY POWERFUL, this is the perfect read for your summer holiday escape. Everything you've built your life on is a lie Willow's memories of her parents are sun-drenched and full of smiles, love and laughter. But a mysterious invitation to a photographic exhibition exposes a secret that's been buried since a tragic accident years ago. Willow is forced to question e... read more
Brand New & Collectible Hardback Edition. Signed by the author (to the title page). First Edition, First Printing (w/ full numberline, '135798642'). Hardback in Dust-Jacket. Protected in mylar dust-cover. Fine/Fine Condition. For international delivery please inquire.
One summer can change everything . . .Recommended for readers who loved Summer at Shell Cottage, The Cornish House, Tremarnock and Poldark.“Warm and funny and feel-good. The best sort of holiday read.” Katie Fforde"Filled with warm and likeable characters. Great fun!" Jill MansellDemi doesn’t expect her summer in Cornwall to hold anything out of the ordinary. As a waitress, working all hours t... read more
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I've edited NYT bestselling authors, award-winners, popular mid-listers and complete beginners. Special focus: Science fiction and Fantasy.
Nonfiction publisher with 25 years’ experience, specializing in science; author of 3 science fiction novels and many TV entertainment shows.