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Richard Shealy

Richard Shealy - Editor

Kearny, NJ

Freelance genre copyeditor (SF/F, YA, crime/thriller, romance, horror). Award-winning client list.

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I am a freelance copyeditor working in genre fiction with Big Five publishing houses, self-publishers and everything between. My client list includes Hugo winners, recipients of Publishers Weekly starred reviews, NYT bestsellers and many more. Experience with all lengths from short stories to long novel series.

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Portfolio (39 selected works)

Mockingbird (Miriam Black)

Chuck Wendig

Miriam is trying. Really, she is.But this whole "settling down thing" that Louis has going for her just isn't working out. Still, she's keeping her psychic ability—to see when and how someone is going to die just by touching them—in check. But even that feels wrong, somehow. Like she's keeping a tornado stoppered up in a tiny bottle.Then comes one bad day that turns it all on her ear.

Miriam is trying. Really, she is.But this whole "settling down thing" that Louis has going for her just isn't working out. Still, she's keeping her psychic ability—to see when and how someone is going to die just by touching them—in check. But even that feels wrong, somehow. Like she's keeping a tornado stoppered up in a tiny bottle.Then comes one bad day that turns it all on her ear.

Blackbirds (Miriam Black)

Chuck Wendig

Miriam Black knows when you will die. She's foreseen hundreds of car crashes, heart attacks, strokes, and suicides. But when Miriam hitches a ride with Louis Darling and shakes his hand, she sees that in thirty days Louis will be murdered while he calls her name. Louis will die because he met her, and she will be the next victim. No matter what she does she can't save Louis. But if she wants t... read more

Miriam Black knows when you will die. She's foreseen hundreds of car crashes, heart attacks, strokes, and suicides. But when Miriam hitches a ride with Louis Darling and shakes his hand, she sees that in thirty days Louis will be murdered while he calls her name. Louis will die because he met her, and she will be the next victim. No matter what she does she can't save Louis. But if she wants t... read more

The Cormorant (Miriam Black)

Chuck Wendig

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

Silver on the Road (The Devil's West)

Laura Anne Gilman

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

The Language of Knives: A Tor.Com Original

Haralambi Markov

"The Language of Knives" by Haralambi Markov is about the death rituals of this secondary world. A strong-willed daughter is guided by her unloved parent in the customs of how to respect the remains of her favorite parent.

"The Language of Knives" by Haralambi Markov is about the death rituals of this secondary world. A strong-willed daughter is guided by her unloved parent in the customs of how to respect the remains of her favorite parent.

Cold Iron (The Malorum Gates)

Stina Leicht

Fraternal twins Nels and Suvi move beyond their royal heritage and into military and magical dominion in this flintlock epic fantasy debut from a two-time Campbell Award finalist.Prince Nels is the scholarly runt of the ancient Kainen royal family of Eledore, disregarded as flawed by the king and many others. Only Suvi, his fraternal twin sister, supports him. When Nels is ambushed by an Acras... read more

Fraternal twins Nels and Suvi move beyond their royal heritage and into military and magical dominion in this flintlock epic fantasy debut from a two-time Campbell Award finalist.Prince Nels is the scholarly runt of the ancient Kainen royal family of Eledore, disregarded as flawed by the king and many others. Only Suvi, his fraternal twin sister, supports him. When Nels is ambushed by an Acras... read more

Flex

Ferrett Steinmetz

FLEX: Distilled magic in crystal form. The most dangerous drug in the world. Snort it, and you can create incredible coincidences to live the life of your dreams.FLUX: The backlash from snorting Flex. The universe hates magic and tries to rebalance the odds; maybe you survive the horrendous accidents the Flex inflicts, maybe you don’t.PAUL TSABO: The obsessed bureaucromancer who’s turned paper... read more

FLEX: Distilled magic in crystal form. The most dangerous drug in the world. Snort it, and you can create incredible coincidences to live the life of your dreams.FLUX: The backlash from snorting Flex. The universe hates magic and tries to rebalance the odds; maybe you survive the horrendous accidents the Flex inflicts, maybe you don’t.PAUL TSABO: The obsessed bureaucromancer who’s turned paper... read more

The Way Into Chaos: Book One of the Great Way

Harry Connolly

BOOK ONE OF THE GREAT WAY: The city of Peradain is the heart of an empire built with steel, spears,and a monopoly on magic… until, in a single day, it falls, overthrown by a swarm of supernatural creatures of incredible power and ferocity. Neither soldier nor spell caster can stand against them. The empire's armies are crushed, its people scattered, its king and queen killed. Freed for the fir... read more

BOOK ONE OF THE GREAT WAY: The city of Peradain is the heart of an empire built with steel, spears,and a monopoly on magic… until, in a single day, it falls, overthrown by a swarm of supernatural creatures of incredible power and ferocity. Neither soldier nor spell caster can stand against them. The empire's armies are crushed, its people scattered, its king and queen killed. Freed for the fir... read more

The Way Into Magic: Book Two of The Great Way

Harry Connolly

BOOK TWO OF THE GREAT WAY: Having lost the prince to the madness of The Blessing, Tejohn and Cazia are the only people who know of his plan to retrieve a secret spell that might, just might, turn the tide of battle against the grunts. But Tejohn’s body is broken, and Cazia has been stripped of her magic. Worse, both are being held captive: Tejohn faces charges of treason in the lands where he ... read more

BOOK TWO OF THE GREAT WAY: Having lost the prince to the madness of The Blessing, Tejohn and Cazia are the only people who know of his plan to retrieve a secret spell that might, just might, turn the tide of battle against the grunts. But Tejohn’s body is broken, and Cazia has been stripped of her magic. Worse, both are being held captive: Tejohn faces charges of treason in the lands where he ... read more

The Way Into Darkness: Book Three of The Great Way

Harry Connolly

BOOK THREE OF THE GREAT WAY: What was once the Peradaini Empire is now a wasted landscape of burned, empty cities and abandoned farmlands. The Blessing, now more numerous than ever, continues to spread across the continent, driving refugees to the dubious safety of the city walls. Unharvested crops mean that few strongholds have enough provisions to last the winter, although most know the grun... read more

BOOK THREE OF THE GREAT WAY: What was once the Peradaini Empire is now a wasted landscape of burned, empty cities and abandoned farmlands. The Blessing, now more numerous than ever, continues to spread across the continent, driving refugees to the dubious safety of the city walls. Unharvested crops mean that few strongholds have enough provisions to last the winter, although most know the grun... read more

Hunt for Valamon

DK Mok

When Crown Prince Valamon is impossibly taken from the heart of Algaris Castle, the only clue as to motive or culprit is the use of unknown sorcery. Reclusive cleric Seris is happily tending to his book-infested temple until he finds himself drafted--for political reasons--to the rescue mission. His sole companion on the journey is Elhan, a cheerfully disturbed vagrant girl with terrifying com... read more

When Crown Prince Valamon is impossibly taken from the heart of Algaris Castle, the only clue as to motive or culprit is the use of unknown sorcery. Reclusive cleric Seris is happily tending to his book-infested temple until he finds himself drafted--for political reasons--to the rescue mission. His sole companion on the journey is Elhan, a cheerfully disturbed vagrant girl with terrifying com... read more

Lowball: A Wild Cards Novel

Decades after an alien virus changed the course of history, the surviving population of Manhattan still struggles to understand the new world left in its wake. Natural humans share the rough city with those given extraordinary—and sometimes terrifying—traits. While most manage to coexist in an uneasy peace, not everyone is willing to adapt. Down in the seedy underbelly of Jokertown, residents ... read more

Decades after an alien virus changed the course of history, the surviving population of Manhattan still struggles to understand the new world left in its wake. Natural humans share the rough city with those given extraordinary—and sometimes terrifying—traits. While most manage to coexist in an uneasy peace, not everyone is willing to adapt. Down in the seedy underbelly of Jokertown, residents ... read more

Daring (Pax Arcana Book 2)

Elliott James

Sharp, sarcastic, and efficiently lethal, John Charming would feel right at home having drinks with Dean Winchester and Harry Dresden. DARING, the second book in the Pax Arcana series, is just as addicting as the first. Something is rotten in the state of Wisconsin.Werewolf packs are being united and absorbed into an army of super soldiers by a mysterious figure who speaks like an angel and fi... read more

Sharp, sarcastic, and efficiently lethal, John Charming would feel right at home having drinks with Dean Winchester and Harry Dresden. DARING, the second book in the Pax Arcana series, is just as addicting as the first. Something is rotten in the state of Wisconsin.Werewolf packs are being united and absorbed into an army of super soldiers by a mysterious figure who speaks like an angel and fi... read more

Fearless (Pax Arcana)

Elliott James

When your last name is Charming, rescuing virgins comes with the territory -- even when the virgin in question is a nineteen-year-old college boy.Someone, somewhere, has declared war on Kevin Kichida, and that someone has a long list of magical predators on their rolodex. The good news is that Kevin lives in a town where Ted Cahill is the new sheriff and old ally of John Charming. The attacks ... read more

When your last name is Charming, rescuing virgins comes with the territory -- even when the virgin in question is a nineteen-year-old college boy.Someone, somewhere, has declared war on Kevin Kichida, and that someone has a long list of magical predators on their rolodex. The good news is that Kevin lives in a town where Ted Cahill is the new sheriff and old ally of John Charming. The attacks ... read more

Fool's Gold: A Sabina Kane Novella (Sabina Kane series Book 2)

Jaye Wells

In the 1970s, Sabina Kane was a rookie assassin looking for first big kill. But when the day finally comes to prove her skills to the Dominae, she finds herself shadowing Slade Corbin, a more experienced assassin with a huge chip on his shoulder. Together, they must track down a blackmailer who's threatening to expose the existence of vampires to the world. Will Sabina and Slade be able to fin... read more

In the 1970s, Sabina Kane was a rookie assassin looking for first big kill. But when the day finally comes to prove her skills to the Dominae, she finds herself shadowing Slade Corbin, a more experienced assassin with a huge chip on his shoulder. Together, they must track down a blackmailer who's threatening to expose the existence of vampires to the world. Will Sabina and Slade be able to fin... read more

Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 1 (manga) (Sword Art Online Progressive Manga)

Reki Kawahara

Yuuki Asuna was a top student who spent her days studying at cram school and preparing for her high school entrance exams--but that was before she borrowed her brother's virtual reality game system and wound up trapped in Sword Art Online with ten thousand other frightened players. As time passes, Asuna fears what will become of her life outside the fantasy realm--the failure she might be seen... read more

Yuuki Asuna was a top student who spent her days studying at cram school and preparing for her high school entrance exams--but that was before she borrowed her brother's virtual reality game system and wound up trapped in Sword Art Online with ten thousand other frightened players. As time passes, Asuna fears what will become of her life outside the fantasy realm--the failure she might be seen... read more

Sword Art Online Progressive, Vol. 2 (manga) (Sword Art Online Progressive Manga)

Reki Kawahara

The party is shaken when their leader, Diavel, is struck down by the boss of the very first floor. Asuna and her teammates are confronted for the first time with the cruel reality of their situation: Sword Art Online is no mere game--death here is final. Their commander lost, the remaining fighters begin to lose heart and plan their retreat. But the fight must go on if they are to escape this ... read more

The party is shaken when their leader, Diavel, is struck down by the boss of the very first floor. Asuna and her teammates are confronted for the first time with the cruel reality of their situation: Sword Art Online is no mere game--death here is final. Their commander lost, the remaining fighters begin to lose heart and plan their retreat. But the fight must go on if they are to escape this ... read more

Elements of Mind

Walter Hunt

In Victorian India, a Scottish doctor, Dr. James Esdaile, finds a way to use the power of mesmerism to aid him in performing surgeries, using a remarkable artifact that enhances his abilities. The revocation of the promise to bring the artifact to Rev. William Davey, the head of the secret Committee of English mesmerists leads him to commit suicide in the center of the Crystal Palace...but tha... read more

In Victorian India, a Scottish doctor, Dr. James Esdaile, finds a way to use the power of mesmerism to aid him in performing surgeries, using a remarkable artifact that enhances his abilities. The revocation of the promise to bring the artifact to Rev. William Davey, the head of the secret Committee of English mesmerists leads him to commit suicide in the center of the Crystal Palace...but tha... read more

Blood for the Sun

Errick Nunnally

After more than one hundred and forty years, Alexander Smith is suffering from memory loss that plagues him like a supernatural Alzheimer's. He has lasted longer than most by clinging to the love he has for his adopted daughter, the vampire Ana, and puzzling out cases of missing or murdered children. Without them, he wouldn't be able to ignore the ghost of a child from his guilty past or fight... read more

After more than one hundred and forty years, Alexander Smith is suffering from memory loss that plagues him like a supernatural Alzheimer's. He has lasted longer than most by clinging to the love he has for his adopted daughter, the vampire Ana, and puzzling out cases of missing or murdered children. Without them, he wouldn't be able to ignore the ghost of a child from his guilty past or fight... read more

Greed: A Detective John Lynch Thriller

Dan O'Shea

A taut US urban thriller by Chicago's answer to Dennis Lehane. For fans of Lehane, C. J. Box & Jeffery Deaver. Ex-Marine, Nick Hardin, heads back from a decade in Africa to his hometown, Chicago, with $100 million in blood diamonds stolen from an Al Qaeda's financing pipeline. His retirement plan? To cash out through a Chicago Mossad contact and head for the beach. But soon, Hardin's stuck in ... read more

A taut US urban thriller by Chicago's answer to Dennis Lehane. For fans of Lehane, C. J. Box & Jeffery Deaver. Ex-Marine, Nick Hardin, heads back from a decade in Africa to his hometown, Chicago, with $100 million in blood diamonds stolen from an Al Qaeda's financing pipeline. His retirement plan? To cash out through a Chicago Mossad contact and head for the beach. But soon, Hardin's stuck in ... read more

Known Devil: An Occult Crimes Unit Investigation

Justin Gustainis

“My name’s Markowski. I carry a badge. Also, a crucifix, some wooden stakes, a big vial of holy water, and a 9mm Beretta loaded with silver bullets.“A new supernatural gang is intent on invading Scranton and it looks like I’m going to have to work with the current mob to prevent a demonic gang war.“If there’s one thing I hate more than living with supernatural scumbags, it’s working with them!... read more

“My name’s Markowski. I carry a badge. Also, a crucifix, some wooden stakes, a big vial of holy water, and a 9mm Beretta loaded with silver bullets.“A new supernatural gang is intent on invading Scranton and it looks like I’m going to have to work with the current mob to prevent a demonic gang war.“If there’s one thing I hate more than living with supernatural scumbags, it’s working with them!... read more

The Fourth Motive (Farrell and Kearns)

Sean Lynch

Deputy District Attorney Paige Callen is being stalked, and the man stalking her is motivated, methodical, and relentless. The police aren’t merely one step behind Paige’s stalker; they’re stumped. So Paige’s father, retired Judge ‘Iron Gene’ Callen, instead hires retired San Francisco P.D. Inspector turned private investigator Bob Farrell, to the dismay of the local police. The cops know all-... read more

Deputy District Attorney Paige Callen is being stalked, and the man stalking her is motivated, methodical, and relentless. The police aren’t merely one step behind Paige’s stalker; they’re stumped. So Paige’s father, retired Judge ‘Iron Gene’ Callen, instead hires retired San Francisco P.D. Inspector turned private investigator Bob Farrell, to the dismay of the local police. The cops know all-... read more

Heartwood (Elemental Wars Book 1)

Freya Robertson

Winner of the 2014 Sir Julius Vogel SFFANZ Award for Best Novel.A dying tree, a desperate quest, a love story, a last stand.Chonrad, Lord of Barle, comes to the fortified temple of Heartwood for the Congressus peace talks, which Heartwood’s holy knights have called in an attempt to stave off war in Anguis. But the Arbor, Heartwood’s holy tree, is failing, and because the land and its people ar... read more

Winner of the 2014 Sir Julius Vogel SFFANZ Award for Best Novel.A dying tree, a desperate quest, a love story, a last stand.Chonrad, Lord of Barle, comes to the fortified temple of Heartwood for the Congressus peace talks, which Heartwood’s holy knights have called in an attempt to stave off war in Anguis. But the Arbor, Heartwood’s holy tree, is failing, and because the land and its people ar... read more

Courier (Freelancer Book 1)

Terry Irving

Rick Putnam is running for his life. A Vietnam Veteran riding a motorcycle for a national news network, he's picked up something too hot to handle. So hot that a reporter and a camera crew has already been killed and a rogue CIA kill squad is on his tail. Stick with this charismatic character as he fights his way all the way to 1600 Pennsylvania in his battle for the truth.

Rick Putnam is running for his life. A Vietnam Veteran riding a motorcycle for a national news network, he's picked up something too hot to handle. So hot that a reporter and a camera crew has already been killed and a rogue CIA kill squad is on his tail. Stick with this charismatic character as he fights his way all the way to 1600 Pennsylvania in his battle for the truth.

Peacemaker

Marianne De Pierres

When an imaginary animal from her troubled teenage years reappears, Virgin takes it to mean one of two things: a breakdown (hers!) or a warning. When the dead bodies start piling up around her and Nate, she decides on the latter. Something terrible is about to happen in the park and Virgin and her new partner are standing in its path...Virgin Jackson is the senior ranger in Birrimun Park - the... read more

When an imaginary animal from her troubled teenage years reappears, Virgin takes it to mean one of two things: a breakdown (hers!) or a warning. When the dead bodies start piling up around her and Nate, she decides on the latter. Something terrible is about to happen in the park and Virgin and her new partner are standing in its path...Virgin Jackson is the senior ranger in Birrimun Park - the... read more

Emilie and the Hollow World

Martha Wells

While running away from home for reasons that are eminently defensible, Emilie’s plans to stow away on the steamship Merry Bell and reach her cousin in the big city go awry, landing her on the wrong ship and at the beginning of a fantastic adventure.Taken under the protection of Lady Marlende, Emilie learns that the crew hopes to use the aether currents and an experimental engine, and with the... read more

While running away from home for reasons that are eminently defensible, Emilie’s plans to stow away on the steamship Merry Bell and reach her cousin in the big city go awry, landing her on the wrong ship and at the beginning of a fantastic adventure.Taken under the protection of Lady Marlende, Emilie learns that the crew hopes to use the aether currents and an experimental engine, and with the... read more

Under Nameless Stars (Zenn Scarlett)

Christian Schoon

After barely surviving a plot to destroy her school and its menagerie of alien patients, could things get worse for novice exoveterinarian Zenn Scarlett? Yes, they could: her absent father has been kidnapped.Desperate to find him, Zenn stows away aboard the Helen of Troy, a starliner powered by one of the immense, dimension-jumping beasts known as Indra. With her is Liam Tucker, a Martian boy ... read more

After barely surviving a plot to destroy her school and its menagerie of alien patients, could things get worse for novice exoveterinarian Zenn Scarlett? Yes, they could: her absent father has been kidnapped.Desperate to find him, Zenn stows away aboard the Helen of Troy, a starliner powered by one of the immense, dimension-jumping beasts known as Indra. With her is Liam Tucker, a Martian boy ... read more

Stalk Me

Richard Parker

Mary and her husband are involved in a terrible car crash. With her husband lying terribly injured beside her, Mary watches a set of feet emerge from behind the car they crashed into and walk over to where she is sprawled. One of the feet kicks her in the jaw and she blacks out. When she wakes, she is still at the crash site but on a stretcher. Her husband is on a stretcher beside her and, des... read more

Mary and her husband are involved in a terrible car crash. With her husband lying terribly injured beside her, Mary watches a set of feet emerge from behind the car they crashed into and walk over to where she is sprawled. One of the feet kicks her in the jaw and she blacks out. When she wakes, she is still at the crash site but on a stretcher. Her husband is on a stretcher beside her and, des... read more

The Mirror Empire: Worldbreaker Saga 1

Kameron Hurley

A stunning new epic fantasy from two-time Hugo Award winner Kameron Hurley.On the eve of a recurring catastrophic event known to extinguish nations and reshape continents, a troubled orphan evades death and slavery to uncover her own bloody past... while a world goes to war with itself. In the frozen kingdom of Saiduan, invaders from another realm are decimating whole cities, leaving behind no... read more

A stunning new epic fantasy from two-time Hugo Award winner Kameron Hurley.On the eve of a recurring catastrophic event known to extinguish nations and reshape continents, a troubled orphan evades death and slavery to uncover her own bloody past... while a world goes to war with itself. In the frozen kingdom of Saiduan, invaders from another realm are decimating whole cities, leaving behind no... read more

The Almost Girl

Amalie Howard

Seventeen-year-old Riven comes from a world ravaged by a devastating android war, a parallel world to Earth. A Legion General, she is the right hand of the young Prince of Neospes. In Neospes, she has everything: rank, responsibility and respect. But when Prince Cale sends her away to find his long-lost brother, Caden, who has been spirited back to modern day Earth, Riven finds herself in unch... read more

Seventeen-year-old Riven comes from a world ravaged by a devastating android war, a parallel world to Earth. A Legion General, she is the right hand of the young Prince of Neospes. In Neospes, she has everything: rank, responsibility and respect. But when Prince Cale sends her away to find his long-lost brother, Caden, who has been spirited back to modern day Earth, Riven finds herself in unch... read more

Delete (Shifter Series)

Kim Curran

The country is at war. Beset by enemies within and without. And all because of the decisions changed by one boy, Scott Tyler. In this ravaged alternative reality, Scott hardly recognises himself. He's a war hero, a leader of a unit of Shifters and maybe the only one who can prevent the country's frail defences from crumbling.But all Scott wants to do is find a way back to the world he knew, wi... read more

The country is at war. Beset by enemies within and without. And all because of the decisions changed by one boy, Scott Tyler. In this ravaged alternative reality, Scott hardly recognises himself. He's a war hero, a leader of a unit of Shifters and maybe the only one who can prevent the country's frail defences from crumbling.But all Scott wants to do is find a way back to the world he knew, wi... read more

Night Terrors (Shadow Watch Book 1)

Tim Waggoner

When you dream, you visit the Maelstrom. Dream long enough and hard enough, and your dreams can break through into the living world.So can your nightmares.And who's there to catch the dreams and nightmares as they fall into reality?Meet the Shadow Watch. Pray you never need them...File Under: Urban Fantasy [ Lords of Misrule | Living the Dream | Breaking In | I Make These Look Good ]From the P... read more

When you dream, you visit the Maelstrom. Dream long enough and hard enough, and your dreams can break through into the living world.So can your nightmares.And who's there to catch the dreams and nightmares as they fall into reality?Meet the Shadow Watch. Pray you never need them...File Under: Urban Fantasy [ Lords of Misrule | Living the Dream | Breaking In | I Make These Look Good ]From the P... read more

The 400lb Gorilla (The Hipposync Archives)

DC Farmer

Matt Danmor thinks he's lucky. Not many people survive a near death accident with nothing more than a bout of amnesia, a touch of clumsiness and the conviction that the technician who did the MRI had grey skin and hooves. Still, it takes time to recover from trauma like that, especially when the girl who was in the accident with you disappears into thin air. Especially when the shrinks keep te... read more

Matt Danmor thinks he's lucky. Not many people survive a near death accident with nothing more than a bout of amnesia, a touch of clumsiness and the conviction that the technician who did the MRI had grey skin and hooves. Still, it takes time to recover from trauma like that, especially when the girl who was in the accident with you disappears into thin air. Especially when the shrinks keep te... read more

The Beast of Seabourne (The Artefact Quintet)

Rhys A Jones

Oz Chambers has a wonderful secret; the obsidian pebble, gifted to him by his dead father, is an artefact of astonishing power. The sort of power that makes the year eight science project a hands-down walkover thanks to the the pebble's genius avatar, Soph. But, there are sinister forces abroad who will do just about anything to get their hands on the pebble, and when fellow pupils start being... read more

Oz Chambers has a wonderful secret; the obsidian pebble, gifted to him by his dead father, is an artefact of astonishing power. The sort of power that makes the year eight science project a hands-down walkover thanks to the the pebble's genius avatar, Soph. But, there are sinister forces abroad who will do just about anything to get their hands on the pebble, and when fellow pupils start being... read more

A Dance of Ghosts (Shadowdance series Book 5)

David Dalglish

Fantasy author David Dalglish continues his tale of retribution and darkness in this never-before-released novel in the Shadowdance series, following A Dance of Shadows.THE UNDERWORLD TREMBLES AT THE RISE OF THE SUN...In book #5 of the Shadowdance series... a night of fire and blood heralds Muzien the Darkhand's arrival to Veldaren. With him comes the might of the Sun Guild, eager to spread th... read more

Fantasy author David Dalglish continues his tale of retribution and darkness in this never-before-released novel in the Shadowdance series, following A Dance of Shadows.THE UNDERWORLD TREMBLES AT THE RISE OF THE SUN...In book #5 of the Shadowdance series... a night of fire and blood heralds Muzien the Darkhand's arrival to Veldaren. With him comes the might of the Sun Guild, eager to spread th... read more

The Stag Lord (Bannerman Boru Book 1)

Darby Kaye

On the run across America from a vengeful shape-shifter, Bannerman Bann Boru has only one thing on his mind: keeping himself and his young son, Cor, alive. At any cost.Then he meets Shay Doyle, healer and member of a secret group of immortal Celtic warriors, the Tuatha De Danaan, who live in modern-day Colorado. When Cor is injured, Bannerman is forced to accept her help. He quickly realizes t... read more

On the run across America from a vengeful shape-shifter, Bannerman Bann Boru has only one thing on his mind: keeping himself and his young son, Cor, alive. At any cost.Then he meets Shay Doyle, healer and member of a secret group of immortal Celtic warriors, the Tuatha De Danaan, who live in modern-day Colorado. When Cor is injured, Bannerman is forced to accept her help. He quickly realizes t... read more

The 13 Secret Cities (Omnibus)

Cesar Torres

This omnibus collects parts 1 through 4 of 13 Secret Cities (which were originally released separately). By choosing the Omnibus you save $2 . The book is now available in paperback, too. in case you prefer another format. From the imagination of author Cesar Torres comes the year’s most thrilling dark-fantasy novel. THE STORY Clara Montes has a single goal in life: to achieve social justice. ... read more

This omnibus collects parts 1 through 4 of 13 Secret Cities (which were originally released separately). By choosing the Omnibus you save $2 . The book is now available in paperback, too. in case you prefer another format. From the imagination of author Cesar Torres comes the year’s most thrilling dark-fantasy novel. THE STORY Clara Montes has a single goal in life: to achieve social justice. ... read more

Silver and Salt

Rob Thurman

For the First Time in One Volume... From furry to fey, shifters to Sidhe, monsters to madmen, and ex-divine to ex-demonic, this collection of supernaturally-spun tales by NEW YORK TIMES Bestselling Author Rob Thurman is bound by the spilled blood of both family and the most fatal of enemies. Includes two anthology favorites, as well as an original CAL LEANDROS story that takes you through The ... read more

For the First Time in One Volume... From furry to fey, shifters to Sidhe, monsters to madmen, and ex-divine to ex-demonic, this collection of supernaturally-spun tales by NEW YORK TIMES Bestselling Author Rob Thurman is bound by the spilled blood of both family and the most fatal of enemies. Includes two anthology favorites, as well as an original CAL LEANDROS story that takes you through The ... read more

Tide of Shadows and Other Stories

Aidan Moher

From Aidan Moher—Hugo Award-winning editor of A Dribble of Ink—comes Tide of Shadows and Other Stories, a collection of five science fiction and fantasy stories spanning adventure, comic whimsy, and powerful drama—from a star-faring military science fiction tale of love and sacrifice, to a romp through the dragon-infested Kingdom of Copperkettle Vale. “A Night for Spirits and Snowflakes” is th... read more

From Aidan Moher—Hugo Award-winning editor of A Dribble of Ink—comes Tide of Shadows and Other Stories, a collection of five science fiction and fantasy stories spanning adventure, comic whimsy, and powerful drama—from a star-faring military science fiction tale of love and sacrifice, to a romp through the dragon-infested Kingdom of Copperkettle Vale. “A Night for Spirits and Snowflakes” is th... read more

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Søren Kaneda

Excellent job, I'll be working with him in the future!

Søren Kaneda, November 2016


Vasco Cardoso

Richard is exceedingly professional and competent. Throughout the process, communication was always prompt and clear. I was very happy with the level of detail of his edits, which sometimes even included technical expertise on military and naval matters. For anyone writing Fantasy, this is awesome. I would say I got more than my money's worth. Fantastic experience.

Vasco Cardoso, October 2016

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Editor and Director of literary publisher, Dead Ink. My expertise is working with emerging literary talent on daring and exciting work.

Manchester, UK

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Karen Robinson

Experienced copy editor of fantasy, dystopian, paranormal, and speculative fiction. Specializes in working with indie authors.

Texas

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