Editor at Atria (Simon and Schuster). Edits dark fiction (mystery, suspense, thriller, + horror). Upmarket and literary.
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She is drawn to fiction with misfit characters; dark, psychological atmospheres; and anything that might blend reality and the supernatural.
I was an intern for two agents. My responsibilities included evaluating fiction and nonfiction queries; providing reader's reports on partial and full manuscripts; drafting editorial letters for authors and inquiries for potential clients; updating contracts and foreign rights database; and analyzing New York Times bestsellers lists to create a database of book publishing trends.
Contagious Optimism is a book series focusing on personal development. As an editor, I posted daily updates to Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin pages and performed substantive edits to solicited personal essays.
David Mezzapelle was inspired to write this uplifting book based on his life's experiences and his own contagious optimism. He has influenced many people with his outlook and this book offers optimism to others around the globe. Contagious Optimism includes stories and parables of amazing life turnarounds from real people world-wide. A compendium of encouragement, Contagious Optimism also incl... read more
For fans of Black Mirror and True Detective, a visceral high‑concept thriller about a psychologist who must protect the life of an eleven-year-old girl whose ability to remember past lives makes them both targets of a merciless killer.Are the Night Doctors coming for you? Dr. Matilda Deacon is a psychologist researching how memories are made and stored when she meets a strange eleven-year-old ... read more
Daniel Sánchez Arévalo
A happily married woman's perfect life shatters when her husband turns up dead hundreds of miles away from where he should have been, and she suddenly discovers that there was a part of him she knew nothing about. Alice Dupont’s perfect marriage was a perfect lie. When her husband, Chris, dies in a car accident, far from where he should have been, Alice’s life falls apart. After the police clo... read more
Elise Kova, Lynn Larsh
He will do everything to protect the woman he loves......Even if it costs his freedom.Even if it means the end of the world.The demigod Creation was made for one purpose: to prevent the end of the world as Destruction's partner. It's his singular drive, until he meets the woman who so deftly commands his affections.The demigoddess Destruction isn't ready to be pinned down by anyone. Until rece... read more
Danielle L. Jensen
What if you fell in love with the one person you'd sworn to destroy? Lara has only one thought for her husband on their wedding day: I will bring your kingdom to its knees. A princess trained from childhood to be a lethal spy, Lara knows that the Bridge Kingdom represents both legendary evil - and legendary promise. The only route through a storm-ravaged world, the Bridge Kingdom controls all ... read more
In this “fast-paced, morbidly addictive novel of chilling infatuation” (Iain Reid, bestselling author of I’m Thinking of Ending Things)—perfect for fans of Caroline Kepnes’s Hidden Bodies and Jeff Lindsay’s Dexter series—a family man with a habit of digging up the past catches the attention of a serial killer who is determined to keep his secrets uncovered. For years, unbeknownst to his wife a... read more
From the international bestselling author of the “fascinating epic” (Associated Press) Between Love and Honor comes a rich, sweeping tale based on the captivating true story of the Mata Hari of Russia, featuring a beautiful aristocrat fighting for survival during the deadly upheaval of the Russian Revolution. Born into Russian aristocracy, wealth, and security, Moura never had any reason to wo... read more
A new rebellion rises from the still-smoldering remnants of the five guilds of Loom to stand against Dragon tyranny. Meanwhile, on Nova, those same Dragons fight amongst themselves, as age-old power struggles shift the political landscape in fateful and unexpected ways. Unlikely leaders vie for the opportunity to shape a new world order from the perfect clockwork designs of one temperamental e... read more
In this evocative and poignant novel from the USA TODAY bestselling author of Blind Kiss and Wish You Were Here, a young widow in the midst of grieving her late husband through Facebook posts learns to heal and fall in love again. “See you on the other side.” Laya Marston’s husband, Cameron, a daredevil enthusiast, always said this before heading off on his next adventure. He was the complete ... read more
Pamela Raymond, October 2019
Evy Journey, September 2019
David Bell, August 2019
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After 10 years editing at Simon & Schuster, I wrote 5 of my own books, 3 published by HarperCollins. I know my craft and publishing.
The world's most thorough content editor. Expert in fiction and memoir. More than 70 books and 60 authors guided toward publication.
Washington D.C., DC, USA