I'm a writer by nature and offer editorial, writing, and some additional marketing services.
I have worked with a number of authors in a variety of genres, including romance, historical, action, non-fiction and children's. My speciality is crime fiction.
Several of my authors have started as self-published and through working on their style, skills and quality, we've been able to improve their writing and successfully win them deals with traditional publishing houses.
My focus is always on the author and their story. I work hard to ensure that we stay true to the original idea and every suggestion is to strengthen the narrative and improve the reading experience.
I've provided a wide range of editorial and writing services for a number of years, including full manuscript edits, editorial overviews, marketing advice, website design. Please visit my website for more information including testimonials from my clients.
Willa Montgomery frequently wonders how she found herself working for a hot Neanderthal with no manners, but then she remembers the money her dad lost in a bet and the reason she was in trouble in the first place.Willa is used to cleaning up his messes, but they usually involve picking her father up from the police station, not working off a debt. Especially not when the famous Jameson - break... read more
Englishwoman in Paris; the new romance series from Jenny O'Brien, writer of the popular Ideal Girl Trilogy. For Downton Abbey fans (Second Edition, published August, 2017) NB: Free prequel now available, 'Englishman in Blackpool'. 22 year old Lady Sarah Cosgrave is a student at the Sorbonne and heiress to millions, but only if she’s engaged by the time she reaches 23. She’s in urgent need of a... read more
Detective Sergeant Mike West is still hoping for a relationship with Kelly Johnson. She's living in his house, in his spare bedroom. It should be simple, but it isn't because crime and criminals keep getting in the way. He has a solution. A romantic weekend away, in a lighthouse on Clare Island. A stunning place, a beautiful woman. What could be more perfect? Then one of the islanders dies in ... read more
Nicola doesn’t want to help the police again. But this time a child is missing and Sean and Tom know she can help.Unfortunately, so too does DI Jane O’Neill. It’s her case. The child is the son of an eminent politician and Jane has her eye on the next rung of her career. Can Nicola help once more? She found a certain level of satisfaction in helping before but she is wary of Jane, knowing that... read more
In association with Ernie’s Angels Children’s Charity. Granny’s Gone AWOL in Guernsey, a magical heart-warming story about friendship that will have you howling with laughter. Some Grannies are amazing at just being grannies. But not Granny Gosh. Granny Gosh thinks nothing of roaring around Guernsey on her Harley Davidson with her purple dreadlocks and Doc Martens. But one day Granny gets old ... read more
Englishwoman in Manhattan, the stand alone follow-up to Englishwoman in Paris and Englishwoman in Scotland..Recently widowed, Lady Cara Bachmeire has moved away from Paris and the world she once knew to New York in order to escape from the past, a past where she's lost her husband, her career and nearly her life. She wasn't expecting much and certainly not the peace and sanctuary of Gramercy P... read more
When Garda Sergeant Mike West and his partner, Garda Andrews, are called to a suspicious death they are shocked to find the small body of a child abandoned in a suitcase. Who is she? No child has been reported missing. Their search reaches outside Ireland involving other forces but without success and soon another dead body takes their attention. There is a surfeit of suspects this time but as... read more
Rupert Brett has just enthusiastically begun his surveyor career with a prestigious British property firm. In Margaret Thatcher’s London of the 1980s, there are fortunes to be made and lost. But every major deal comes with risk.With so much money at stake, business ethics and personal morals often take a back seat. In the eyes of the powerful bosses, everything is fair game—as long as you don’... read more
Growing conflicts between Sue Chow and her cruel mother-in-law, Ying, erupt just as Sue's marriage is heading toward divorce. When Ying gets injured and selfishly demands Sue nurse her, their explosive situation becomes a scandal in San Francisco's Chinatown. Sue struggles between honoring ancient Chinese traditions and asserting herself as a modern-day woman. Meanwhile, San Francisco newlywed... read more
ACTION PACKED ADVENTURE BETWEEN WORLDSThe race is on to save Earth.On planet Mrax to learn about his father’s world, Ky finds a powerful enemy among the Elders, who wants to rid his pristine planet of a ‘worthless half-breed’. As he struggles to fit in, a baby Mrug adopts him and becomes another challenge for Ky.Ky’s friend Fay, a healer who dreams the future, discovers the cause of the quakes... read more
An action packed adventure spanning galaxies, set after Ky’s alien father leaves for his home planet Mrax, bringing to life a model made from junk for his son; his comic sidekick. Months later, when the story begins, Dad has still not returned, Ky’s mother is in a coma and an unwelcome aunt has moved in. Miserable, Ky turns to his best friend Fay, who has mysterious talents of her own. She for... read more
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Copy editor and proofreader with years of experience in-house and freelancing for Big 5 publishers and private clients across many genres.
Editor experienced in creative development, visual storytelling, and licensed publishing. I solve problems.