December 15th, 2018 by Melanie

A busy week last week finishing two novels for Solomon.

The first was the final in the Harder They Fall series – a great finale, and the book will be available soon.

Unexpectedly, the day I returned the manuscript, I received a second for editing – the eighth in the short-read series, Black & Gold and this is now available – FREE this weekend!

Love & War – FREE – this weekend

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December 10th, 2018 by Melanie

A lovely testimonial from Solomon Carter:

Melanie has edited at least 20 of my books. In that time her services have proven to be professional, reliable and cost effective. She is approachable throughout a project and she is consistent in her work. Melanie also offers helpful insights to ensure your books reach the reader in the best shape possible. Her work often picks up on any technical and plotting issues which is vital to ensuring a smooth and enjoyable experience for the reader. Highly recommended.


Solomon Carter

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November 14th, 2018 by Melanie

After a very busy few weeks, I’ve made it back to my website!

I’ve just finished editing the latest novel by John Carson, the soon to be published The October Project – written by a Scot in New York state, set in America, and edited by a Brit whilst in India!

Another fast-paced thriller featuring Max Doyle.

The October Project

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October 18th, 2018 by Melanie

The 9th novel in the DI Miller series.  I love editing these stories – the Scottish slang is great fun and this complex plot kept me guessing until the very end, and I had great feedback from the author for my work:

“Great edit. I’m really pleased with that.

You have made this book so much better, and I’m looking forward to you going through the next one.”


“Edinburgh gangster Adrian Jackson has spent the last 25 years in an American prison, but now he’s free and back home.

He wants to reclaim what was rightfully his and with the help of his wife, Fiona, nobody’s going to stop him.

Or so he thinks…

DI Frank Miller is tasked with making sure Jackson’s transition goes smoothly, but not everybody is pleased to see Jackson back in town.”

Warning Sign – John Carson – Amazon


Book 11 in the series is now available for pre-order.

Pre-order Blood from a Stone – John Carson


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October 18th, 2018 by Melanie

After a busy few weeks working on four novels and with work already scheduled for November and December and availability filling up fast, I’m now ready to start thinking about bookings for 2019.

For all talented authors in need of a good editor, please feel free to get in touch.  I’m happy to offer free samples and look forward to working with many more writers next year.



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