I'm in charge of evaluating the manuscripts forwarded to me by the publishing house and deciding whether they'll soar or bomb upon publication. Storyline, pace, characterization, serialization, originality, current trends in the genre, likely reaction of the target audience... I take all those aspects into account and produce a final report that the publishing house will use to decide whether the author's work is worth a shot or not. I've done this work both for unpublished manuscripts, and for translation rights of published works.
“El destino de todos los hombres está en manos de tres hermanas. Viven en las raíces del árbol del mundo y allí tejen los hilos de nuestras vidas . Y los cortan cuando llega la hora.” Cuando Aitor, un tipo sin ningún talento destacable, recibe el encargo de encontrar a una anciana desaparecida, descubrirá que el mundo es un lugar mucho más extraño de lo que él creía. Un mundo donde moran antig... read more
“In a world ruled by men, being a woman was her greatest strength.”It’s the hardest thing she’s ever had to do - but could it be the most liberating, too? The eldest daughter of the disgraced House of Sharnet has always tried to behave like a lady - even in the face of her father’s drunken rants, and the scorn she receives for her hated Mirdonian ancestry. But when she has a chance to prove he... read more
Lady Marguerite of the House of Sharnet, newly minted spy for the King, is out on her own for the first time. But before she can begin her mission, she has to reach the capital of the dreaded enemies of her kingdom. The task would be difficult enough by itself, but it is even more daunting when disguised as a simple merchant’s daughter to keep her identity a secret. The perilous journey leads ... read more
A bright, brave young woman, able to speak with ghosts, moves to a small town with a deadly secret. Some spirits are willing to kill to keep those secrets and Henrietta must enlist the aid of the dead if she’s going to save everyone in town from joining the afterlife at once.
MEGHAN CHASE HAS A SECRET DESTINY—ONE SHE COULD NEVER HAVE IMAGINED… Something has always felt slightly off in Meghan's life, ever since her father disappeared before her eyes when she was six. She has never quite fit in at school…or at home. When a dark stranger begins watching her from afar and her prankster best friend becomes strangely protective of her, Meghan senses that everything she's... read more
My name is King Henry Price.Yes, really. Don’t blame Mom, she was already a little Anima Mad by the time I was born. See, world ain’t as simple as you mundanes think it is. Whole lot more complicated, whole lot more messy, whole lot more foul.Got your Vampires, not the sparkly pretty boys you’re expecting from romance covers, but blood parasites living in a human shell. Just waiting to cut you... read more
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I'm a proofreader and editor with a love of fantasy and romance as well as in-house experience of academic book publishing.
25 years editing/agenting for major publishers, Penguin/RH, St. Martins, Amazon imprints - thrillers, sci-fi/fantasy & women's fiction.