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Editorial Management of titles from many of the UK's leading authors, including Michael Connelly, Anthony Horowitz, Linwood Barclay and Erica James.
Co-ordinating the editorial workflow of all eight imprints of a leading UK publisher of authors including J. K. Rowling, Val McDermid and Mark Billingham in order to meet publication deadlines.
Production management of titles from manuscript to publication for the Business and Management, Psychology and Criminology lists; working with bestselling authors including Stewart Clegg, Mark Easterby-Smith and Chris Grey.
Project managing the manuscript submission and handover process for the department; working with bestselling authors, including Keith Wilson and Richard Frankham, and societies such as the Darwin Correspondence Project.
An intimate, intense and beautifully realised novel of possession, power and the liberating loss of innocence, this will delight fans of MISTER PIP and THE POISONWOOD BIBLE. Oceania, 1879. For two years the Peacocks, a determined family of settlers, have struggled to make a remote volcanic island their home. At last, a ship appears. The six Pacific Islanders on board have travelled over eight ... read more
'This is a wonderful book, its different strands weaving around each other and coming together in the most fantastic conclusion. I am so jealous of David Whitehouse’s writing.' Adam KayMemories make us who we are – but what if yours belonged to someone else?David Whitehouse's The Long Forgotten is the story of a missing plane, a rare-flower hunter, and a lonely young man who has begun to remem... read more
A wrecking ball crashes through the roof of a terraced cottage in Bath and exposes a skeleton in eighteenth-century clothes. Can these possibly be the remains of Beau Nash, the so-called King of Bath, whose body is said to have ended up in a pauper's grave?Peter Diamond, the city's most experienced detective, is ordered to investigate, but grappling with historical events causes ructions in hi... read more
A must-read sweeping saga, full of intrigue, romance and page-turning drama . . . Marigold Bingham, though promised to Algie Stokes, the lock-keeper’s son, reconsiders her dreams of marriage when she wrongly believes he has been two-timing her. With the sudden death of his father, as well as the loss of Marigold, Algie is consoled by Aurelia Sampson, the charming and beguiling wife of his empl... read more
An unforgettable saga, full of romance, shocking secrets and page-turning scandal . . . In the Black Country a scandal is set to hit the town ... but can Aurelia Sampson survive? All seems well in the Black Country, Aurelia having sacrificed her own happiness for her newly found half-sister’s future after returning from a separation to her husband’s bleak and unhappy house. That is until Benja... read more
The Cursed Wife by Pamela Hartshorne is a page-turning, psychological thriller set in Elizabethan London.Curses cannot be silenced . . .Mary lives a contented life as wife to a wealthy merchant in Elizabethan London. But there's a part of her past she can’t forget . . . As a small girl she was cursed for causing the death of a vagrant child, a curse that predicts that she will hang. Sometimes ... read more
E. M. Delafield's largely autobiographical novel takes the form of a journal written by an upper-middle-class lady living in a Devonshire village. Written with humour, this charming novel is full of the peculiarities of daily life. The Provincial Lady of the title attempts to avoid disaster and prevent chaos from descending upon her household. But with a husband reluctant to do anything but do... read more
**A horror short story collection from #1 bestseller, Paul Finch. Full of unputdownable reads for cold winter nights…**As the nights draw in, get hooked on this dark and suspenseful collection of horror tales – the perfect read for fans of Mark Edwards and Peter James.This collection comprises of seven short stories, all also available as individual ebooks:• The Incident at North Shore• Childr... read more
For Lucy Lombard, there's nothing that chocolate can't cure. From heartache to headaches, it's the one thing she knows that she can rely on - and she's not alone. Fellow chocolate addicts Autumn, Nadia and Chantal share her passion and together they form a select group known as The Chocolate Lovers' Club. Whenever there's a crisis, they meet in their sanctuary, a cafe called Chocolate Heaven. ... read more
Lily and Laurence had it all: the money, the car, a beautiful home in the Buckinghamshire countryside. Then Laurence loses his job and everything disappears. With nowhere to turn, Lily and Laurence are forced to take their two young children and move to a flea-ridden council house on a notoriously rough estate. As they try to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives, Lily constantly dreams ... read more
Ali Kingston is happily married with three children. She isn't the type to have her head turned - but then it isn't every day that a gorgeous younger man falls at her feet.When Ed, Ali's husband, finds out that she's spent time with another man, he's sure there's more to it than just a minor indiscretion - so in a moment of madness he kicks Ali out of the house.Their family and friends do all ... read more
A gorgeous story of chance meetings and unexpected friendships . . . because sometimes what you’ve always wished for isn’t necessarily what life has in store . . .Marriage. It’s a dream come true. Isn’t it?One wet winter night, two women meet on a bridge. One is Tess Taylor, a personal trainer on the way to meet her boyfriend for date night. The other is Kate King, a celebrity married to a han... read more
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The world's most thorough content editor. Expert in fiction and memoir. More than 70 books and 60 authors guided toward publication.
I copyedit novels and have edited hundreds of books for many publishing houses, including W. W. Norton, Sage, Routledge, and Crooked Lane.