I have provided editorial assessment and critique, developmental editing, copy editing, and proofreading for authors working in a variety of fiction genres, many of whom become repeat clients. Stories I have edited have gone on to win awards, including 2013 Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal winner for YA-Coming of Age and 2014 Winner of RomCom's Readers' Crown Award - Best Paranormal Romance, as well as to appear on both the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists.
Paramedics Treasure and Bodie never imagined their Christmas Eve nightshift could turn into a dangerous and sexy holiday escapade that changes their lives forever.***Paramedics Treasure and Bodie arrive on scene at a routine emergency call and find an outrageous holiday party, a Christmas tree on fire, and an innocent life to save that nearly cost them their lives.After escaping the chaos of w... read more
The Billionaire’s Private Island Book 3 Billionaire Luke “The Bullet” Garmount has narrowed down the field of beautiful women on his tropical island to just five girls. Romance and seduction in a beautiful setting, of truly gorgeous potential companions – what could be better? He dates each of them in turn, trying to find his perfect match, but things go seriously awry as the competition betwe... read more
Over the course of a single night, mystical fires tore through the sky and reduced most of Earth to ash. Ten years later magical fire burns again, but this time it's in the hands of a young girl named Skylar. Exiled from her adoptive home, Skylar must now struggle through ruined lands and religious zealots who believe she's an agent of the Devil. An even greater threat exists in the form of sh... read more
Book 1 of a Spine-Chilling YA Paranormal Romance SeriesLeigh Baxton is terrified her mom will come back from the dead -- just like the prom queen did.While the town goes beehive over the news, Leigh bikes to the local cemetery and buries some of her mom's things in her grave to keep her there. When the hot and mysterious caretaker warns her not to give gifts to the dead, Leigh cranks up her pu... read more
As the third son of a lesser nobleman, Edgar Gray’s prospects are limited at best. He longs to find some meaning in a life of privilege. An encounter with Rose, a peasant girl, gives him a chance to help those in need. But the Guild has spread to Tipton Village, and unrest is brewing among the villagers. Edgar and Rose are torn between love, duty, and loyalty to family, and the rise of the Gui... read more
What happens when falling in love and falling from grace collide? After dying in a car accident with her two best friends, Lily miraculously awakens to grief and guilt. She escapes to her dad’s to come to terms with the event and meets some people at her new school who seem all too eager to help her heal. Sliding deeper into sorrow and trying to fight her feelings for two of them, she discover... read more
Saving the life of someone you love should not be the worst thing you have ever done, unless you’re an Angel of Death.Frustrated with his position as an angel, Nathaniel Evans casts aside the rules of the afterlife and rescues nineteen year old Juliana Crowson from freezing to death. His inability to watch Juliana suffer causes a sequence of deadly accidents, and he soon becomes her constant p... read more
Angel of Death, Nathaniel Evans’, newest case sends him on a perilous and magical journey to the Irish countryside in search of one unattainable answer: How does an Angel of Death fall from grace and return to life? Back in Colorado, Juliana’s mishaps with a book of spells and her well-meaning attempts to save her brother’s life could cost her more than a ghostly haunting and a deadly virus. I... read more
Alex Mortimer Witherspoon wants to be is a writer. But when she is thrown from a fair ride and tossed into electric cables, Alex finds herself reanimated; one of the Living Dead. She wakes up in a place called Reanimation Reform School, designed to help the Living Dead "pass" in mainstream society. Suddenly, Alex's old world collides with the new when the boy she's been crushing on forever, Hu... read more
Sixteen-year-old genius Matty Ducayn is the son of The Hill’s commandant. As such, he’s expected to conform to a strict, unspoken code of conduct. Small acts of defiance over years—such as walking on the grass—have earned him a reputation for being unruly. When sarcastic test answers finally get Matty expelled from school, King Hadrian offers him a diploma if he can answer a deceptively simple... read more
Hours before she is torn away from everything she knows, Kimi Wicker comes face to face with a tall blond-haired stranger who claims to be her mate. But he also claims to come from another world. Thinking the guy a crazy psychopath, Kimi tries to run with her two best friends and a feisty tabby-cat in tow. No one anticipates a second stranger showing up, one with a completely different agenda.... read more
Separated from their mother and lost in the woods, two runaway slave children travel the Underground Railroad in search of both freedom and a forever home.Thomas and Cassie’s mother hadn’t included Old Red in her plans to meet the Underground Railroad conductor. At the planned meeting time, the master’s old hound dog ripped her plans to shreds as surely as he would her two children. Using hers... read more
A magic spark ignited a lifelong romance. Communication and commitment fanned the spark into a flame that grew for seventy-one years, spanning the experiences of World War II, the corporate lifestyle of the 1950s, the feminine mystique of the 60s, the ending of the Cold War, 9/11 and through the election of Barack Obama. Read how the magic partnership of parenthood, careers, public service, an... read more
Man's Search for the Invisible God explores the possibility as to whether or not there are connecting threads of belief between the major religions of the world. This book is a fresh look at some long-held erroneous beliefs.
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Copy editor specializing in romance, science fiction, and fantasy. Copy edited for Harlequin, HarperCollins, Carina Press, and Avon.
Experienced developmental and line editor, formerly of a Big Five publisher, who loves helping authors refine their work into its best self.