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Kevin Booth

Kevin Booth - Editor

London

I am an editor and proofreader for both fiction and non-fiction, and can do text layout too. Free sample edit. Discount for ALLi members.

Overview

Having been a translator for almost two decades and a translation reviewer for nearly half of that, in recent years I have turned my attention to editing fiction and non-fiction. As a writer, I create speculative fiction under the name K. Eastkott and contemporary fiction as Kevin Booth.

Services
Languages
English (AUS) English (NZ) English (UK)
Fiction
Adventure Crime & Mystery Fantasy Historical Fiction Horror Inspirational LGBTQ Literature Plays & Screenplays Science Fiction Thriller Young Adult & Teen

Portfolio (9 selected works)

Smoke and Fire: A case file from "The Redacted Sherlock Holmes"

Orlando Pearson

Holmes investigates a major industry and finds there is more to smoke than meets the eye. The Redacted Sherlock Holmes: Orlando Pearson, Watson’s successor as the assistant of Sherlock Holmes, was entrusted by the doctor with notes on cases too controversial to publish at the time. Amongst other things these cases covered government failure to regulate the banks, excessively close links betwee... read more

Holmes investigates a major industry and finds there is more to smoke than meets the eye. The Redacted Sherlock Holmes: Orlando Pearson, Watson’s successor as the assistant of Sherlock Holmes, was entrusted by the doctor with notes on cases too controversial to publish at the time. Amongst other things these cases covered government failure to regulate the banks, excessively close links betwee... read more

The Adventure of the Fourth Messenger: A case file from "The Redacted Sherlock Holmes"

Orlando Pearson

A new work on Sherlock Holmes exploring his influence on the writing of the Bible. The Redacted Sherlock Holmes: Orlando Pearson, Watson’s successor as the assistant of Sherlock Holmes, was entrusted by the doctor with notes on cases too controversial to publish at the time. Amongst other things these cases covered government failure to regulate the banks, excessively close links between a min... read more

A new work on Sherlock Holmes exploring his influence on the writing of the Bible. The Redacted Sherlock Holmes: Orlando Pearson, Watson’s successor as the assistant of Sherlock Holmes, was entrusted by the doctor with notes on cases too controversial to publish at the time. Amongst other things these cases covered government failure to regulate the banks, excessively close links between a min... read more

A Scandal in Nova Alba: A case file from "The Redacted Sherlock Holmes"

Orlando Pearson

The Redacted Sherlock Holmes Orlando Pearson, Watson’s successor as the assistant of Sherlock Holmes, was entrusted by the doctor with notes on cases too controversial to publish at the time. Amongst other things these cases covered government failure to regulate the banks, excessively close links between a minister and industry, and an official cover-up of a sexual scandal at the very highest... read more

The Redacted Sherlock Holmes Orlando Pearson, Watson’s successor as the assistant of Sherlock Holmes, was entrusted by the doctor with notes on cases too controversial to publish at the time. Amongst other things these cases covered government failure to regulate the banks, excessively close links between a minister and industry, and an official cover-up of a sexual scandal at the very highest... read more

The Trial of Joseph Carr: A case file from "The Redacted Sherlock Holmes"

Orlando Pearson

The Redacted Sherlock Holmes Orlando Pearson, Watson’s successor as the assistant of Sherlock Holmes, was entrusted by the doctor with notes on cases too controversial to publish at the time. Amongst other things these cases covered government failure to regulate the banks, excessively close links between a minister and industry, and an official cover-up of a sexual scandal at the very highest... read more

The Redacted Sherlock Holmes Orlando Pearson, Watson’s successor as the assistant of Sherlock Holmes, was entrusted by the doctor with notes on cases too controversial to publish at the time. Amongst other things these cases covered government failure to regulate the banks, excessively close links between a minister and industry, and an official cover-up of a sexual scandal at the very highest... read more

Bloodrush (The Scarlet Star Trilogy Book 1)

Ben Galley

“Magick ain’t pretty, it ain’t stars and sparkles. Magick is dirty. It’s rough. Raw. It’s blood and guts and vomit. You hear me?” When Prime Lord Hark is found in a pool of his own blood on the steps of his halls, Tonmerion Hark finds his world not only turned upside down, but inside out. His father's last will and testament forces him west across the Iron Ocean, to the very brink of the Endle... read more

“Magick ain’t pretty, it ain’t stars and sparkles. Magick is dirty. It’s rough. Raw. It’s blood and guts and vomit. You hear me?” When Prime Lord Hark is found in a pool of his own blood on the steps of his halls, Tonmerion Hark finds his world not only turned upside down, but inside out. His father's last will and testament forces him west across the Iron Ocean, to the very brink of the Endle... read more

Shelf Help - The Complete Guide To Self-Publishing

Ben Galley

"The first truly comprehensive, honest, objective guide to publishing I've seen" - Polly Courtney Confused and bamboozled by the wide world of self-publishing? Written a book but have no idea how to get it onto shelves? Disillusioned by traditional publishing and want something better? Well, you’re in the right place. Shelf Help is the brand new and comprehensive guide to becoming a profession... read more

"The first truly comprehensive, honest, objective guide to publishing I've seen" - Polly Courtney Confused and bamboozled by the wide world of self-publishing? Written a book but have no idea how to get it onto shelves? Disillusioned by traditional publishing and want something better? Well, you’re in the right place. Shelf Help is the brand new and comprehensive guide to becoming a profession... read more

Freedomization

Dustin Langan

April 2003. Saddam Hussein has been toppled from power and a coalition government is emerging from the rubble to rebuild Iraq. Joining the effort is Jeremy, an idealistic young American who speaks Arabic, but he is not the only one who wants to help. Soon a whole cast of characters descend upon Baghdad, competing to fill the power void and restore Iraq to its rightful place at any cost. A sati... read more

April 2003. Saddam Hussein has been toppled from power and a coalition government is emerging from the rubble to rebuild Iraq. Joining the effort is Jeremy, an idealistic young American who speaks Arabic, but he is not the only one who wants to help. Soon a whole cast of characters descend upon Baghdad, competing to fill the power void and restore Iraq to its rightful place at any cost. A sati... read more

Dead and Buryd (Out of Orbit Book 1)

Chele Cooke

A single life could liberate an entire race, but the life required may be her own. Georgianna Lennox has spent her life helping others. When a friend is sold into slavery, she must weigh this one life against the harsh consequences of defying the ruthless Adveni oppressors of her people. Putting her trust in a group of rebels, Georgianna becomes caught in a web of lies and cruelty, where the s... read more

A single life could liberate an entire race, but the life required may be her own. Georgianna Lennox has spent her life helping others. When a friend is sold into slavery, she must weigh this one life against the harsh consequences of defying the ruthless Adveni oppressors of her people. Putting her trust in a group of rebels, Georgianna becomes caught in a web of lies and cruelty, where the s... read more

Fight or Flight (Out of Orbit Book 2)

Chele Cooke

A single secret might change a war, but a lie can destroy those fighting it. Georgianna Lennox’s biggest fear has become reality: she has been sold as a slave. Caught in the middle of the brewing war between the Adveni oppressors and Belsa rebels, she is recruited to be the rebels’ eyes behind enemy lines. As the Belsa make bolder attacks against the cruel Adveni, Georgianna finds that the lie... read more

A single secret might change a war, but a lie can destroy those fighting it. Georgianna Lennox’s biggest fear has become reality: she has been sold as a slave. Caught in the middle of the brewing war between the Adveni oppressors and Belsa rebels, she is recruited to be the rebels’ eyes behind enemy lines. As the Belsa make bolder attacks against the cruel Adveni, Georgianna finds that the lie... read more

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