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Mickey Reed

Mickey Reed - Editor

Surprise, AZ

Freelance editor and proofreader, writer, blogger, wife, pet mother, stepmother, plant-based vegan, positive light.

Overview

I'm a freelance editor and proofreader of most genres and age ranges. I've edited NYT and USA Today best-selling novels, and I work with authors all over the world. I'm a wife, a stepmother/pet mother, a positive force, and a big fruit eater. :)

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Languages
English (CAN) English (UK) English (US)
Fiction
Anthologies Children's Picture Books Crime & Mystery Fantasy Humor & Comedy Literature Plays & Screenplays Romance Science Fiction Short Story Thriller Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen

Work experience

Freelance Editor

Mickey Reed Editing

November, 2012 – Present (about 4 years)

Proofreading, copyediting, line editing, substantive (content) editing, manuscript critiques, essay editing, blurb revising, short story and novella editing, and more. I've worked with USA Today/NYT/Wall Street Journal best-selling authors, debut authors, and everything in between and beyond.

Portfolio (28 selected works)

Becoming Her Series Box Set

K Webster

***This series contains strong language, massive amounts of detailed sex scenes, and some violence.*** This box set contains all three books in the Becoming Her series: Becoming Lady Thomas, Becoming Countess Dumont, and Becoming Mrs. Benedict. Three beautiful sisters. Three sinfully handsome men. Three sensual tales of... Love, Lust, & Betrayal. Will these women get their happily ever afters?... read more

***This series contains strong language, massive amounts of detailed sex scenes, and some violence.*** This box set contains all three books in the Becoming Her series: Becoming Lady Thomas, Becoming Countess Dumont, and Becoming Mrs. Benedict. Three beautiful sisters. Three sinfully handsome men. Three sensual tales of... Love, Lust, & Betrayal. Will these women get their happily ever afters?... read more

The Road Back to Us

K Webster

Caroline Harrison has had enough. After eight long years in an unhappy marriage, she’s ready to throw in the towel. Her workaholic husband, Bentley, is done too—choosing his career over his wife. They’ve met with their lawyers and only need to get through the holidays until their divorce is finalized. Bentley isn’t ready to tell his family about the divorce, so he asks Caroline to spend one mo... read more

Caroline Harrison has had enough. After eight long years in an unhappy marriage, she’s ready to throw in the towel. Her workaholic husband, Bentley, is done too—choosing his career over his wife. They’ve met with their lawyers and only need to get through the holidays until their divorce is finalized. Bentley isn’t ready to tell his family about the divorce, so he asks Caroline to spend one mo... read more

Rock Bottom (The Vegas Aces Series Book 3)

K Webster

Book Three in The Vegas Aces Series. This book can be read as a standalone but is best if you know all of the characters from the previous two books. Donnie Jennings has a lifestyle most men only dream of—a life full of sex, drugs, and rock and roll. In his eyes, there’s not much more he could ever want than banging drums and banging groupies. But what will happen when his bandmates find love ... read more

Book Three in The Vegas Aces Series. This book can be read as a standalone but is best if you know all of the characters from the previous two books. Donnie Jennings has a lifestyle most men only dream of—a life full of sex, drugs, and rock and roll. In his eyes, there’s not much more he could ever want than banging drums and banging groupies. But what will happen when his bandmates find love ... read more

Mistake (Breaking the Rules Series Book 4)

K Webster

***Mistake is book four in the Breaking the Rules series, but can be read as a standalone.*** Opal Redding has led a life full of mistakes. She left home at an early age to pursue a dream and follow her sister to the big city. Unfortunately, that dream turned into a nightmare when she landed in the clutches of the evilest and vilest of men. Luckily, she escaped. Now, four years later, Opal has... read more

***Mistake is book four in the Breaking the Rules series, but can be read as a standalone.*** Opal Redding has led a life full of mistakes. She left home at an early age to pursue a dream and follow her sister to the big city. Unfortunately, that dream turned into a nightmare when she landed in the clutches of the evilest and vilest of men. Luckily, she escaped. Now, four years later, Opal has... read more

Loving Mr. Daniels

Brittainy Cherry

**Top 100 Amazon Bestseller** To Whom it May Concern, It was easy to call us forbidden and harder to call us soulmates. Yet I believed we were both. Forbidden soulmates. When I arrived to Edgewood, Wisconsin I didn’t plan to find him. I didn't plan to stumble into Joe's bar and have Daniel's music stir up my emotions. I had no clue that his voice would make my hurts forget their own sorrow. I ... read more

**Top 100 Amazon Bestseller** To Whom it May Concern, It was easy to call us forbidden and harder to call us soulmates. Yet I believed we were both. Forbidden soulmates. When I arrived to Edgewood, Wisconsin I didn’t plan to find him. I didn't plan to stumble into Joe's bar and have Daniel's music stir up my emotions. I had no clue that his voice would make my hurts forget their own sorrow. I ... read more

A Lush Reunion

Selena Laurence

Ten years ago Lush bassist Colin Douglas met the love of his life. Then she broke his heart. Now, in a small Texas town, in the midst of the breakup of his band, Colin has found Marsha, and he has no idea what to do with her. Marsha O’Neill hasn’t had it easy. Since losing Colin nothing's gone right for this east Texas waitress—except for Sean, her six-year-old son. She’s worked hard to give S... read more

Ten years ago Lush bassist Colin Douglas met the love of his life. Then she broke his heart. Now, in a small Texas town, in the midst of the breakup of his band, Colin has found Marsha, and he has no idea what to do with her. Marsha O’Neill hasn’t had it easy. Since losing Colin nothing's gone right for this east Texas waitress—except for Sean, her six-year-old son. She’s worked hard to give S... read more

Fall to You (Here and Now Book 2)

Lexi Ryan

The highly-anticipated second book in the Here and Now trilogy and is intended to be read following Lost in Me. The series concludes in All for This, available now. Torn between two men… When I woke up after the accident, I couldn’t remember anything from the last year—including my relationship with Max Hallowell or anything about Nate Crane. Now my memories are returning, but instead of answe... read more

The highly-anticipated second book in the Here and Now trilogy and is intended to be read following Lost in Me. The series concludes in All for This, available now. Torn between two men… When I woke up after the accident, I couldn’t remember anything from the last year—including my relationship with Max Hallowell or anything about Nate Crane. Now my memories are returning, but instead of answe... read more

All for This (Here and Now Book 3)

Lexi Ryan

This highly-anticipated conclusion to the Here and Now series. **ALL FOR THIS is the third book in the Here and Now trilogy. It is not a stand-alone and it’s intended to be read after LOST IN ME and FALL TO YOU.** What if you would never remember the day you made the most important decision of your life? That’s what they’re telling me about the day of my accident—the day I put on Max’s ring an... read more

This highly-anticipated conclusion to the Here and Now series. **ALL FOR THIS is the third book in the Here and Now trilogy. It is not a stand-alone and it’s intended to be read after LOST IN ME and FALL TO YOU.** What if you would never remember the day you made the most important decision of your life? That’s what they’re telling me about the day of my accident—the day I put on Max’s ring an... read more

Lost in Me (Here and Now Book 1)

Lexi Ryan

“Sexy, twisty and utterly addictive, Lost in Me will consume you until the final page. Clear your schedule. An amazing read!” –NYT Bestselling Author Kendall Ryan Lost in Me is the first book in the USA Today Bestselling Here and Now trilogy. This sexy amnesia love triangle is intended for mature readers. The last thing I remember is having drinks at Brady’s and trying to avoid eye-contact wit... read more

“Sexy, twisty and utterly addictive, Lost in Me will consume you until the final page. Clear your schedule. An amazing read!” –NYT Bestselling Author Kendall Ryan Lost in Me is the first book in the USA Today Bestselling Here and Now trilogy. This sexy amnesia love triangle is intended for mature readers. The last thing I remember is having drinks at Brady’s and trying to avoid eye-contact wit... read more

Surviving First Drafts: Motivation & Advice for the Art of Writing (Making Your Masterpiece)

Erica Crouch

A rough first draft is like an opinion: everyone has one, few are pleasant, and most people should think twice before airing it to the public without considering their words a second time. Everyone knows first drafts suck. They’re a headache to write, and don’t even get me started on the mess of grammar there is to sort through during revisions! But, unfortunately, they’re unavoidable. But the... read more

A rough first draft is like an opinion: everyone has one, few are pleasant, and most people should think twice before airing it to the public without considering their words a second time. Everyone knows first drafts suck. They’re a headache to write, and don’t even get me started on the mess of grammar there is to sort through during revisions! But, unfortunately, they’re unavoidable. But the... read more

After Home

Carrie Crafton

Beth met the love of her life in college. She moved to Ireland to be with him, had two wonderful children, and was lucky enough to fall into a fulfilling career. Then everything changed. When her other half, Jack, dies unexpectedly, Ireland no longer feels like home. But moving back to small-town Michigan has its own complications. As Beth settles in, her daughter pulls away. And when life see... read more

Beth met the love of her life in college. She moved to Ireland to be with him, had two wonderful children, and was lucky enough to fall into a fulfilling career. Then everything changed. When her other half, Jack, dies unexpectedly, Ireland no longer feels like home. But moving back to small-town Michigan has its own complications. As Beth settles in, her daughter pulls away. And when life see... read more

Among The Echoes (Wrecked and Ruined)

Aly Martinez

**Among the Echoes is a full length standalone novel. It can be read individually or as an addition to the Wrecked and Ruined Series as book 2.5. This novel contains material that may be offensive to some readers. Including sexual abuse, graphic language, and adult situations. Intended for readers 18+.** My name was Dr. Erica Hill. I was a victim, then a witness, and then I ceased to exist alt... read more

**Among the Echoes is a full length standalone novel. It can be read individually or as an addition to the Wrecked and Ruined Series as book 2.5. This novel contains material that may be offensive to some readers. Including sexual abuse, graphic language, and adult situations. Intended for readers 18+.** My name was Dr. Erica Hill. I was a victim, then a witness, and then I ceased to exist alt... read more

Stolen Course (Wrecked and Ruined Book 2)

Aly Martinez

**Each book in this series can be read as a stand alone.** I fell in love with Manda Baker eight years ago, and I loved her to the core of her soul. We were supposed to have that elusive happily ever after and spend a lifetime together. But that was all before she was STOLEN from me. Her best friend, Sarah Erickson, killed her. It wasn’t intentional. It was far worse. Everyone claims it was ju... read more

**Each book in this series can be read as a stand alone.** I fell in love with Manda Baker eight years ago, and I loved her to the core of her soul. We were supposed to have that elusive happily ever after and spend a lifetime together. But that was all before she was STOLEN from me. Her best friend, Sarah Erickson, killed her. It wasn’t intentional. It was far worse. Everyone claims it was ju... read more

Krymzyn (The Journals of Krymzyn Book 1)

BC Powell

“A stunning fantasy adventure!” . . . author Roxanne Kade. Journey with Chase to a strange land where dark, ominous clouds never move, ancient trees violently spring to life during Darkness, and people seem to live without emotion. Doctors tell him they’re hallucinations, but he knows his visits are real. She’s there—Sash—and she’s more real than anyone he’s ever known. His visits stop but, as... read more

“A stunning fantasy adventure!” . . . author Roxanne Kade. Journey with Chase to a strange land where dark, ominous clouds never move, ancient trees violently spring to life during Darkness, and people seem to live without emotion. Doctors tell him they’re hallucinations, but he knows his visits are real. She’s there—Sash—and she’s more real than anyone he’s ever known. His visits stop but, as... read more

Indigo Instinct: The Indigo Trilogy: Book Two

Jacinda Buchmann

They thought they were safe. Identical twins, Tyler and Toby, escaped the clutches of a covert government agency determined to exploit their extrasensory powers. Before they regained their freedom, they acquired proof of the agency's existence, proof that was guaranteed to secure immunity not only for themselves but for their friends as well. They took more than they bargained for. When the br... read more

They thought they were safe. Identical twins, Tyler and Toby, escaped the clutches of a covert government agency determined to exploit their extrasensory powers. Before they regained their freedom, they acquired proof of the agency's existence, proof that was guaranteed to secure immunity not only for themselves but for their friends as well. They took more than they bargained for. When the br... read more

Sweet Magic Song (The For Love of Fae Trilogy Book 1)

Olivia Hardin

Belle Bittner was sold to the highest bidder when she was just a child, sought for the magic lying dormant in her blood. She grew up as the adopted daughter of a wealthy vampire couple, and serving the child-trafficking Org seemed her only option in life. But Belle has other plans, and she won’t let anyone get in the way of her escape, even if it means betraying those who try to help her. Desp... read more

Belle Bittner was sold to the highest bidder when she was just a child, sought for the magic lying dormant in her blood. She grew up as the adopted daughter of a wealthy vampire couple, and serving the child-trafficking Org seemed her only option in life. But Belle has other plans, and she won’t let anyone get in the way of her escape, even if it means betraying those who try to help her. Desp... read more

Alpha & Omega

K Webster

For six years, a tough wannabe guardian angel named Alpha has worked hard to prove his worth at HEA Corp. His partner, Omega, has been with him every step of the way. Known affectionately by the other ladies in their sector as Hottie and Dreamy, they’re the dynamic duo and a sure bet to become Seraph Guardians and get their wings. The elite SG protect the good souls of Earth from meeting untim... read more

For six years, a tough wannabe guardian angel named Alpha has worked hard to prove his worth at HEA Corp. His partner, Omega, has been with him every step of the way. Known affectionately by the other ladies in their sector as Hottie and Dreamy, they’re the dynamic duo and a sure bet to become Seraph Guardians and get their wings. The elite SG protect the good souls of Earth from meeting untim... read more

The Infinite Expanse (The Journals of Krymzyn Book 2)

BC Powell

Join Chase as his journey into the world where time began continues . . . Evil lurks in the desolate Barrens of Krymzyn. For millions of Eras, predators with insatiable cravings have prowled the wasteland. When a traitor of the Delta enters their realm, the solitary beasts may finally have a leader to unite them. As the new order emerges from the Barrens, Chase and Sash begin their lives toget... read more

Join Chase as his journey into the world where time began continues . . . Evil lurks in the desolate Barrens of Krymzyn. For millions of Eras, predators with insatiable cravings have prowled the wasteland. When a traitor of the Delta enters their realm, the solitary beasts may finally have a leader to unite them. As the new order emerges from the Barrens, Chase and Sash begin their lives toget... read more

Covertly Strong (The Strong Series Book 1)

N.A. Alcorn

She can track down the world's most dangerous drug lords, hack into any computer, and kill a man in fifteen different ways—but when she comes face-to-face with the only man who’s ever held her heart, it might be her most dangerous mission yet... Or is it? Sloan Walker. Dr. Felicia Santora. Agent L-55. Three very different personas, three very different names, but all have one thing in common. ... read more

She can track down the world's most dangerous drug lords, hack into any computer, and kill a man in fifteen different ways—but when she comes face-to-face with the only man who’s ever held her heart, it might be her most dangerous mission yet... Or is it? Sloan Walker. Dr. Felicia Santora. Agent L-55. Three very different personas, three very different names, but all have one thing in common. ... read more

Wild Addiction (Wild, #2)

Emma Hart

In this sizzling conclusion to WILD TEMPTATION, Liv and Tyler see the boundaries of their addictions pushed to new limits as their heads battle with their hearts for an explosive fall into the depths of love...I gave him my body, and he gave me no strings. It was that simple... in the beginning. I never could have imagined my temptation could become my addiction. If I knew for a second how ent... read more

In this sizzling conclusion to WILD TEMPTATION, Liv and Tyler see the boundaries of their addictions pushed to new limits as their heads battle with their hearts for an explosive fall into the depths of love...I gave him my body, and he gave me no strings. It was that simple... in the beginning. I never could have imagined my temptation could become my addiction. If I knew for a second how ent... read more

Rain

Christie Cote

Taylor Sullivan took her life for granted until she received news that would change her life forever. In a state of denial she met Kyle, who didn’t end up being what she expected. She wasn’t able to escape her new reality, but with his friendship, just maybe she could survive it.

Taylor Sullivan took her life for granted until she received news that would change her life forever. In a state of denial she met Kyle, who didn’t end up being what she expected. She wasn’t able to escape her new reality, but with his friendship, just maybe she could survive it.

Ignite: The Complete Series

Erica Crouch

The complete Ignite Series by Erica Crouch. Includes: Ignite, Entice, Incite, Engage, and Infinite IGNITE Pen fell from grace over a millennium ago, yet there are still times she questions her decision to follow her twin brother, Azael, to Hell. Now that the archangel Michael has returned, threatening Lucifer’s vie for the throne, she begins questioning everything she has always believed. ENTI... read more

The complete Ignite Series by Erica Crouch. Includes: Ignite, Entice, Incite, Engage, and Infinite IGNITE Pen fell from grace over a millennium ago, yet there are still times she questions her decision to follow her twin brother, Azael, to Hell. Now that the archangel Michael has returned, threatening Lucifer’s vie for the throne, she begins questioning everything she has always believed. ENTI... read more

Perfectly Scripted (The Scripted Series Book 2)

Christy Pastore

I’d never believed in fate until the moment I kissed Ronan Connolly. And even though it could have been my emotional undoing, there was nothing I could do to stop the whirlwind of excitement and thrilling days that followed. Pushing me. Pulling me. Throwing me deeper and deeper into him. Into us. We’d spent a week secluded inside the four walls of the posh York Hotel Penthouse sharing our deep... read more

I’d never believed in fate until the moment I kissed Ronan Connolly. And even though it could have been my emotional undoing, there was nothing I could do to stop the whirlwind of excitement and thrilling days that followed. Pushing me. Pulling me. Throwing me deeper and deeper into him. Into us. We’d spent a week secluded inside the four walls of the posh York Hotel Penthouse sharing our deep... read more

Wild Temptation (Wild, #1)

Emma Hart

WARNING: This book is 92,000 words of sexy British alpha male with a sinfully dirty mouth. Bring spare knickers!In this sexy new CALL series spin-off series by New York Times bestseller Emma Hart, enter the intense world of a no strings relationship and experience addiction like you never expected...The moment I walked in to find Mr. Tall, Dark, Handsome, and Oh So British--my mind-blowing one... read more

WARNING: This book is 92,000 words of sexy British alpha male with a sinfully dirty mouth. Bring spare knickers!In this sexy new CALL series spin-off series by New York Times bestseller Emma Hart, enter the intense world of a no strings relationship and experience addiction like you never expected...The moment I walked in to find Mr. Tall, Dark, Handsome, and Oh So British--my mind-blowing one... read more

Whispers in Eternity (The Eternity Series Book 1)

Jacinda Buchmann

My post-high school goals had been right on track—literally. But when the doctors said that I could no longer run, I was faced with two choices—give up or change direction. Unexpectedly, singing became my new passion—a passion fueled by the most gorgeous guy I had ever met. I can't say that I believe in love at first sight, but after meeting Gavin, I can now say with certainty that I believe i... read more

My post-high school goals had been right on track—literally. But when the doctors said that I could no longer run, I was faced with two choices—give up or change direction. Unexpectedly, singing became my new passion—a passion fueled by the most gorgeous guy I had ever met. I can't say that I believe in love at first sight, but after meeting Gavin, I can now say with certainty that I believe i... read more

Madly, Deeply

Erica Crouch

It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea... Annaleigh Wells and William Calloway had a love even the angels envied. It was as if the universe spun them toward one another, like the stars crafted their souls to fit perfectly together. With a wedding on the horizon, fate had a change of heart. Whispered warnings from phantoms and morbid nightmares darkened every night—but even vi... read more

It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea... Annaleigh Wells and William Calloway had a love even the angels envied. It was as if the universe spun them toward one another, like the stars crafted their souls to fit perfectly together. With a wedding on the horizon, fate had a change of heart. Whispered warnings from phantoms and morbid nightmares darkened every night—but even vi... read more

Wrecked and Ruined (3 Book Series)

Aly Martinez

From Book 1: *Each book in this series can be read as a standalone.* I met Sarah Kate Erickson when I was twenty-one years old. I was lucky enough to keep her for seven years before a tragic accident stole her from me. She didn’t die, but sometimes I think it would have been easier if she had. I lived in a haze for those four years after the accident. Catering to her every need, even though sh... read more

From Book 1: *Each book in this series can be read as a standalone.* I met Sarah Kate Erickson when I was twenty-one years old. I was lucky enough to keep her for seven years before a tragic accident stole her from me. She didn’t die, but sometimes I think it would have been easier if she had. I lived in a haze for those four years after the accident. Catering to her every need, even though sh... read more

Better With Company

Eliza Boyd

Amy and her nana were inseparable. Two peas in a pod, her cliché-loving nana would have said. They did everything together, which was perfect for Amy, since she's a disaster when it comes to keeping a house. And her nana loved reading and discussing literature, especially Emily Dickinson, so she had a partner in crime while working on her English degree and writing her own stories. But Nana ha... read more

Amy and her nana were inseparable. Two peas in a pod, her cliché-loving nana would have said. They did everything together, which was perfect for Amy, since she's a disaster when it comes to keeping a house. And her nana loved reading and discussing literature, especially Emily Dickinson, so she had a partner in crime while working on her English degree and writing her own stories. But Nana ha... read more

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