Books I’ve Edited

Historical Romance

Meara Platt is an Amazon All Star and USA Today best-selling author who writes in the Regency and historical paranormal genres.


myfairlilyMy Fair Lily by Meara Platt (first in the Farthingale series), 2014

Ewan Cameron has to go to London to deal with distasteful family business and falls for bluestocking Lily Farthingale, whose research has put her in danger. Regency romance with complex characters, humor, sex, and suspense.



The Duke I’m Going to Marry by Meara Platt (second in the Farthingale series), 2015

Ian, Duke of Edgeware, has been careful to hide his painful past from the ton, but the wall he’s erected around himself tumbles down when Dillie Farthingale takes care of him after he’s attacked and badly injured outside her home. Regency romance with complex characters, humor, sex, and suspense. My favorite Meara Platt book so far and an Amazon UK All Star.


RulesforReformingaRakeRules for Reforming a Rake by Meara Platt (third in the Farthingale series), 2015

Gabriel’s the black sheep of his family; he’s cultivated that image to hide his job as an English spy. Daisy Farthingale is trying to live down a scandal and is determined to make a respectable match. Of course they fall for each other. A Regency romance with complex characters, humor, sex, and suspense.



AMidsummerKisscvrA Midsummer’s Kiss by Meara Platt (fourth in the Farthingale series), 2016

Laurel gets herself in a bad spot when her horse injures a new baron, she vows to do anything to make it up to him, and he declares what he wants is for her to marry him. A funny, sexy, Regency romance with a little suspense. 2017 RONE award in Historical: 17th Century–Regency.



The Viscount’s Rose by Meara Platt (fifth in the Farthingale series), 2016

At last the story of the oldest Farthingale sister and the first to be married: Rose’s plot to help keep her friend’s brother away from a woman who’s wrong for him spins out of control and throws them together. A funny, sexy Regency romance with a little spying and mystery. An Amazon bestseller in  Regency Historical Romance.



Earl of Hearts (The Farthingale Series Book 6) by [Platt, Meara]Earl of Hearts by Meara Platt (sixth in the Farthingale series), 2019

The series continues with the Farthingale sisters’ friend Nicola. She has to go on the run with an earl working as a spy who can never fall in love. Or so he thinks. No. 1 on Amazon in Regency Romances, Regency Historical Romance, and Scottish Historical Romance (Kindle Store).



Garden of Light (Dark Gardens Series Book 2) by [Platt, Meara, Publishing, Dragonblade]Garden of Light by Meara Platt (Dark Gardens Series Book 2), 2017

I didn’t think I liked paranormal romance until I fell in love with the Fae king while editing this. Raven Award for fantasy/dark fantasy and RONE Runner Up in Fantasy, both in 2018.




Garden of Dragons (Dark Gardens Series Book 3) by [Platt, Meara, Publishing, Dragonblade]Garden of Dragons by Meara Platt (Dark Gardens Series Book 3), 2017

The hero of this addition to the series is the Duke of Draloch, who has demon blood and was introduced as a Dragon Lord in Garden of Light.. Developmental edit.




Garden of Destiny (Dark Gardens Book 4) by [Platt, Meara, Publishing, Dragonblade]

Garden of Destiny by Meara Platt (Dark Garden Series Book 4), 2017

Trapped in the underworld, Dragon Lord Bloodaxe is the hero as the ancient prophecy unfolds. Developmental edit.




Pearls of Fire: Pirates of Britannia Connected World by [Platt, Meara, Britannia World, Pirates of]Pearls of Fire by Meara Platt (Pirates of Britannia Connected World), 2018

Platt’s first pirate romance, and it’s a good one. 2019 Raven Awards finalist. (Developmental edit.)






IfYouKissedMeIf You Kissed Me by Meara Platt, 2015

Regency romance novella, a bonus story in the Farthingale series with another Cameron.




Wish upon a Kiss by Meara Platt, 2016

Regency romance novella in the Once upon a Regency box set. Republished as The May Fair Princess in the Romantic Legends box set.



Fortune's Dragon (Fortunes of Fate Book 5) by [Platt, Meara, Fate, Fortunes of]Fortune’s Dragon by Meara Platt, 2019

Platt’s contribution to the Fortunes of Fate collection, which is loosely connected by encounters with a mysterious fortune teller. The hero is a Brayden. (Developmental edit.)




Never Dare a Duke by Meara Platt, 2016

Frances Cameron finds herself required to prove she can work next to a duke who’s also a doctor. Great opening scene. A little more serious than most of Platt’s work, but still has the fun dialogue.




Historical Fiction

ASecondDanielcvrA Second Daniel by Neal Roberts (first in the In the Den of the English Lion series), 2015

A secretly Jewish barrister suspects a plot against Queen Elizabeth I. Was no. 1 Amazon best-seller in Historical Mystery, Thriller, & Suspense.





My Enemy’s Tears by Karen Vorbeck Williams, 2016

My Enemy’s Tears: The Witch of Northampton is based on the life of the author’s ancestor, Mary Bliss Parsons, who was accused of witchcraft in 17th century New England. It won first place in the New England Book Festival’s general fiction category and was a finalist in the 2015 Eric Hoffer Awards.



Ruby's LettersRuby’s Letters by Maggie Van Well, 2014

A chimney sweep and a general contractor meet while working on an old brownstone and realize that two spirits with unfinished business from the 1800s are still in residence. Contemporary, sexy, paranormal romance.

Out of print.



ParisEffect The Paris Effect by K.S.R. Burns, 2015

Women’s contemporary novel about friendship, grief, marriage, personal growth—and Paris. Named by Barnes & Noble in its 2018 Mother’s Day Gift Guide: 20 Books Mom Will Love. (Originally published as Rules for the Perpetual Diet.)





Soundings: Water Elemental by Janine Donoho, 2015

Selkies, a love triangle, and murder in the Puget Sound.

Out of print.





Devil's PawnThe Devil’s Pawn by Marilyn Levinson, 2015

15-year-old Simon’s uncle has evil plans for him. YA.

Out of print.