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Lori Heaford

Lori Heaford - Editor

Reading UK

Helping you get the best out of your creative, academic and corporate projects

Overview


Passionate about words and language, Lori shines at polishing copy, whether it needs the lightest touch or 'Occam's razor'. Strong in academic and corporate editing as well as fiction, Lori combines useful comments and suggestions with intuitive skill and attention to detail. If her clients are happy, she's happy!

Services
Languages
English (AUS) English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Crime & Mystery Literature Romance Thriller Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Business & Management Economics Education & Reference Law Self-help & Self-improvement Social & Behavioral Sciences

Certifications

  • MA Literature (Distinction) 2009
  • BA English Language and Literature (Honours) 1995
  • Editorial Skills (Proofreading and Copy-Editing) 2008
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Trinity) 1998

Portfolio (16 selected works)

Stick Your Neck Out

John Baharie

It’s the near-future and the UK political regime is all about protection – protection against would-be terrorists.The Prime Minister has set up a National Intelligence Organisation to ensure there can be no repeat of the Docklands bombing. Muslims live inside open ghettos, and all activities are carefully monitored.Maverick officer Eno the nee-oh is out to get any “sympy” who helps the Islamic... read more

It’s the near-future and the UK political regime is all about protection – protection against would-be terrorists.The Prime Minister has set up a National Intelligence Organisation to ensure there can be no repeat of the Docklands bombing. Muslims live inside open ghettos, and all activities are carefully monitored.Maverick officer Eno the nee-oh is out to get any “sympy” who helps the Islamic... read more

Owned (The Billionaire Banker Series) (Volume 1)

Georgia Le Carre

AUTHOR IMPORTANT NOTE: This book was PREVIOUSLY titled, the billionaire banker and has now been republished, titled OWNED. It is still book # 1 in the billionaire banker series and is now available due to READER DEMAND, written in the first person POV. He is seized by an unthinking irresistable call to hunt. To possess. To own her. ***** When Lana Bloom learns the devastating news that her mot... read more

AUTHOR IMPORTANT NOTE: This book was PREVIOUSLY titled, the billionaire banker and has now been republished, titled OWNED. It is still book # 1 in the billionaire banker series and is now available due to READER DEMAND, written in the first person POV. He is seized by an unthinking irresistable call to hunt. To possess. To own her. ***** When Lana Bloom learns the devastating news that her mot... read more

Forty 2 Days (The Billionaire Banker) (Volume 2)

Georgia Le Carre

Author Note: Book # 5 Love's Sacrifice coming soon... ******Book # 2 Forty 2 days.An erotic romance. Beyond the seductive power of immense wealth lies... Dark Secrets ****** Devastatingly handsome billionaire, Blake Law Barrington was Lana Blooms first and only love. From the moment they touched his power was overwhelming. Their arrangement quickly developed into a passionate romance that capt... read more

Author Note: Book # 5 Love's Sacrifice coming soon... ******Book # 2 Forty 2 days.An erotic romance. Beyond the seductive power of immense wealth lies... Dark Secrets ****** Devastatingly handsome billionaire, Blake Law Barrington was Lana Blooms first and only love. From the moment they touched his power was overwhelming. Their arrangement quickly developed into a passionate romance that capt... read more

Besotted (The Billionaire Banker Series) (Volume 3)

Georgia Le Carre

.Author Note: Book # 5 Love's Sacrifice coming soon......My heart was in a coffin, safe, dark, motionless... until I found you in a secret place, among the shadows of my soul. You saved me... Blake Law Barrington.Besotted book # 3Blake is now the new head of the Barrington dynasty. 'Forget the past,you are safe now,'he whispers.But I can't feel safe.How can I? I fear for him. The secrets are m... read more

.Author Note: Book # 5 Love's Sacrifice coming soon......My heart was in a coffin, safe, dark, motionless... until I found you in a secret place, among the shadows of my soul. You saved me... Blake Law Barrington.Besotted book # 3Blake is now the new head of the Barrington dynasty. 'Forget the past,you are safe now,'he whispers.But I can't feel safe.How can I? I fear for him. The secrets are m... read more

Seduce me (The Billionaire Banker Series) (Volume 4)

Georgia Le Carre

Author Note: Book # 5 Love's Sacrifice coming soon... ***** Seduce Me, Book # 4 in The Billionaire banker series ******** Lana Bloom believes she has won her man and sidestepped his treacherous ex--she could not be more wrong. With a day filled with so many mixed emotions,will all go smoothly for the lovers on their big day?All through her young life, Julie Sugar has dreamed of only one man, b... read more

Author Note: Book # 5 Love's Sacrifice coming soon... ***** Seduce Me, Book # 4 in The Billionaire banker series ******** Lana Bloom believes she has won her man and sidestepped his treacherous ex--she could not be more wrong. With a day filled with so many mixed emotions,will all go smoothly for the lovers on their big day?All through her young life, Julie Sugar has dreamed of only one man, b... read more

Love's Sacrifice (The billionaire Banker series) (Volume 5)

Georgia Le Carre

Some secrets wont stay silent... An evening out at the theatre for Lana and Blake ends prematurely with shocking news. Frantic, the couple rush home to discover their worst fears. And Blake is forced to confront the realization that his new family is on a collision course with his past — caught in the crossfire of adversaries who won’t hesitate to hurt them. Once again Lana shows the strength ... read more

Some secrets wont stay silent... An evening out at the theatre for Lana and Blake ends prematurely with shocking news. Frantic, the couple rush home to discover their worst fears. And Blake is forced to confront the realization that his new family is on a collision course with his past — caught in the crossfire of adversaries who won’t hesitate to hurt them. Once again Lana shows the strength ... read more

Masquerade

Georgia Le carre

Love is deceptive... Fiery Billie Black thought she knew all she needed to know about her own sexuality, but that was before one night of animalistic passion with the ultra gorgeous and mysterious Jaron Rose. Tall, blond, charming and wealthy, he is the epitome of an Alpha male. The morning after he promises he will call, but he doesn't. Just as Billie finally frees herself from the memories o... read more

Love is deceptive... Fiery Billie Black thought she knew all she needed to know about her own sexuality, but that was before one night of animalistic passion with the ultra gorgeous and mysterious Jaron Rose. Tall, blond, charming and wealthy, he is the epitome of an Alpha male. The morning after he promises he will call, but he doesn't. Just as Billie finally frees herself from the memories o... read more

Pretty Wicked

Georgia Le Carre

She showed her heart... He showed her cruelty. Seven years ago Sky Johnson was infatuated with Miko Barokas, the senior that every girl in high school wanted…until he did something so cruel and unforgivable that it broke her heart and turned her whole world turned upside down. Years later, she has finally rebuilt her shattered confidence and reinvented herself as Ash, the beautiful, self-assur... read more

She showed her heart... He showed her cruelty. Seven years ago Sky Johnson was infatuated with Miko Barokas, the senior that every girl in high school wanted…until he did something so cruel and unforgivable that it broke her heart and turned her whole world turned upside down. Years later, she has finally rebuilt her shattered confidence and reinvented herself as Ash, the beautiful, self-assur... read more

The Devil's Grin (Kronberg Crimes)

A Wendeberg

First book in the award-winning Kronberg thriller series.In Victorian London's cesspool of crime and disease, a series of murders remains undiscovered until a cholera victim is found floating in the city's drinking water supply. Dr Anton Kronberg, England's best bacteriologist, is called upon to investigate and finds evidence of abduction and medical maltreatment. While Scotland Yard has littl... read more

First book in the award-winning Kronberg thriller series.In Victorian London's cesspool of crime and disease, a series of murders remains undiscovered until a cholera victim is found floating in the city's drinking water supply. Dr Anton Kronberg, England's best bacteriologist, is called upon to investigate and finds evidence of abduction and medical maltreatment. While Scotland Yard has littl... read more

An Endless Summer (The Summer Series Book 2)

C.J Duggan

Sean looked out over the lake, squinting against the sunlight. He turned to me, his expression sobering as his eyes flicked over my face in silent study. “Come on, Amy, I saved you once, I’ll save you again.” I met his stare unflinchingly. “I don’t need saving.” A wicked grin formed slowly on his face. “Don’t you?” After a rebellious summer night that almost claimed her life, Amy Henderson – t... read more

Sean looked out over the lake, squinting against the sunlight. He turned to me, his expression sobering as his eyes flicked over my face in silent study. “Come on, Amy, I saved you once, I’ll save you again.” I met his stare unflinchingly. “I don’t need saving.” A wicked grin formed slowly on his face. “Don’t you?” After a rebellious summer night that almost claimed her life, Amy Henderson – t... read more

That One Summer (The Summer Series Book 3)

C.J Duggan

Loving Chris Henderson would be wrong. Diabolically disastrous. I mean, what is there about him to love? He’s moody, bossy, brooding, a control freak, and that’s on a good day … but there was one achingly obvious fact that haunted my every thought, every minute of every day … He sure could kiss. As the countdown to the new millennium begins, there is one thing everyone agrees on: no one wants ... read more

Loving Chris Henderson would be wrong. Diabolically disastrous. I mean, what is there about him to love? He’s moody, bossy, brooding, a control freak, and that’s on a good day … but there was one achingly obvious fact that haunted my every thought, every minute of every day … He sure could kiss. As the countdown to the new millennium begins, there is one thing everyone agrees on: no one wants ... read more

Nothing To Declare: Confessions of an Unsuccessful Drug Smuggler, Dealer, and Addict

Mark Dempster

Mark grew up in a world of secrets, mixed messages about crime, fighting, and an alcoholic dad. Mark learnt to drink and take drugs before he even kissed a girl. Yet, he went on to achieve his dream of becoming a big time drug dealer, travelling the world in search of the best product.Ten years later, Mark didn’t know how his dream had left him sleeping on a park bench, covered in needle marks... read more

Mark grew up in a world of secrets, mixed messages about crime, fighting, and an alcoholic dad. Mark learnt to drink and take drugs before he even kissed a girl. Yet, he went on to achieve his dream of becoming a big time drug dealer, travelling the world in search of the best product.Ten years later, Mark didn’t know how his dream had left him sleeping on a park bench, covered in needle marks... read more

The Lion's Circle (Volume 1)

Amelia Ellis

An icy wind blows over the Thames, the lights of Westminster Bridge cast pale sparkles on the cold water, December in London. The young private detective Nea Fox takes on an unusual case. She is to investigate the haunting of a secluded country estate in the North. An ancient puzzle seems to hold the key to solving the mystery, but Nea is not the only one interested in the hidden clues. Her in... read more

An icy wind blows over the Thames, the lights of Westminster Bridge cast pale sparkles on the cold water, December in London. The young private detective Nea Fox takes on an unusual case. She is to investigate the haunting of a secluded country estate in the North. An ancient puzzle seems to hold the key to solving the mystery, but Nea is not the only one interested in the hidden clues. Her in... read more

Lilies on Sand (Volume 2)

Amelia Ellis

A wonderful house full of fascinating artifacts is not the only thing the London artist and world traveller Agatha Fynn has left to her American granddaughter Marlee, a mysterious riddle is part of the young art student’s heritage too. As soon as she arrives in England, Marlee is pursued by strangers, her house is broken into, and a famous master thief is suddenly keenly interested in the pain... read more

A wonderful house full of fascinating artifacts is not the only thing the London artist and world traveller Agatha Fynn has left to her American granddaughter Marlee, a mysterious riddle is part of the young art student’s heritage too. As soon as she arrives in England, Marlee is pursued by strangers, her house is broken into, and a famous master thief is suddenly keenly interested in the pain... read more

The Fourth Aspect (Volume 3)

Amelia Ellis

Shortly after her eighteenth birthday, Clare Bennett disappears without a trace. Her boyfriend Ben is trying everything to find her, but there are indications that Clare might not even want to be found. In desperation, Ben turns to private detective Nea Fox, who sets off to track down Ben’s girlfriend and soon realizes that she is not the only one looking for the young woman. Shortly before he... read more

Shortly after her eighteenth birthday, Clare Bennett disappears without a trace. Her boyfriend Ben is trying everything to find her, but there are indications that Clare might not even want to be found. In desperation, Ben turns to private detective Nea Fox, who sets off to track down Ben’s girlfriend and soon realizes that she is not the only one looking for the young woman. Shortly before he... read more

The Pearl Dragon

Amelia Ellis

When the London private detective Nea Fox takes on the job of recovering an inconspicuous item seemingly stolen at random, she has no idea that the theft has set in motion a series of cataclysmic events, whose origins lie many years in the past. The search leads her to the twisted alleys of Chinatown and on the trail of an unscrupulous criminal organization shying away from nothing to destroy ... read more

When the London private detective Nea Fox takes on the job of recovering an inconspicuous item seemingly stolen at random, she has no idea that the theft has set in motion a series of cataclysmic events, whose origins lie many years in the past. The search leads her to the twisted alleys of Chinatown and on the trail of an unscrupulous criminal organization shying away from nothing to destroy ... read more

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