I've written two books and edited many more. I've provided preliminary assessments on several chapters by unpublished authors, giving them firm assessments and suggesting resources to improve their manuscripts.
Aine Pennington is young. Beautiful. Famous far beyond County Pim and through all of Turalynn for her rhapsodic voice. Between her concerts, her bank fortune, and her mastery of the futures markets, she can buy and sell most earls and lords.And she wants so much more.Her best friend Kiyoe Amano wanted more, too, and has worked for all of it. She’s survived abusive parents and pedophilic bishop... read more
In the course of mere days, the incomparably ambitious Aine Pennington has been transformed from singer and bank heiress to the Lady Aria, peer to the realm and fiancée to Prince Valentino of the Tsiarkeh royal family. She’s never held more power.Yet the Duchess is plotting. The Crown wants a taste of her tender young flesh. The Ring of Empire is calling out, and the gods are shifting their pi... read more
What have a missing diamond, a voodoo priestess and a civil war disappearance got in common? Can a courageous geologist use her skills to unravel the truth? Geologist Sam Harris goes to Simbako in West Africa to work in the diamond fields of Fona. She is soon involved with a cast of characters who are starring in their own soap opera, a dangerous mix of superstition, cultural practices and ign... read more
Problems are mounting at the failing Masaibu project. Can a courageous geologist use her skills to navigate the sea of corruption?It’s 1993. Geologist Sam Harris gets a call in the middle of the night that takes her to the Masaibu project in eastern Lumbono, in West Africa. The project is collapsing under the weight of corruption and chicanery engendered by management, both in country and back... read more
An enigmatic boss. Suspicious results. Stock market shenanigans. Can Sam Harris get to the bottom of it before they silence her?Geologist Sam Harris has been round the block, but she's prone to nostalgia, so she snatches the chance to work in Sierramar, her old stomping ground. But she never expected to be working for a company that seems to be breaking all the rules.When the analysis results ... read more
Energy Fix is a thrill ride from start to finish. Electricity is dangerous, sometimes deadly. Accident or murder? Co-workers collaborate to uncover the truth. An anonymous letter warns MC Fiona to get out. Suspenseful and engaging, greed and corporate cover-ups dictate the price consumers pay for power and light in this easy to read thriller.
Sex, serendipity, and a city whose fate rests with two high-functioning alcoholics...Whenever Rachel Bennett gets drunk, unbelievable things seem to happen. One night, the awkward exchange student manages to seduce the hottest guy in the room. The next day, she's told she is capable of destroying half a continent... by her new plush toy, no less.As if she didn't have enough to deal with.Discov... read more
A feisty geologist working in the diamond fields of West Africa is kidnapped by rebels. Can she survive the ordeal or will this adventure be her last? It’s 1998. Geologist Sam Harris is desperate for money so she takes a job in a tinpot mining company working in war-torn Tamazia. But she never expected to be kidnapped by blood thirsty rebels. Working in Gemsite was never going to be easy with ... read more
Indiana Jones wannabe finds adventure a little tougher than she expected. It’s 1987. Geologist Sam Harris is a woman in a man's world - naive and underpaid, but resilient and passionate. Desperate for her first job, she accepts a contract with a dodgy entrepreneur exploring for gold in the remote rainforests of Sierramar. When she uncovers a clue to a treasure buried deep within the jungle, sh... read more
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Flexible, fierce, efficient editor with decades of experience in editing everything from horror to science fiction to literary fiction.
I'm a former Editorial Director of Del Rey at Penguin Random House UK, published Andy Weir's THE MARTIAN and love all things genre fiction.