Meet the team
Meet the One More Chapter team! We are digital publishing experts with extensive experience across the industry. We work together extremely closely to ensure our books are the best they can be.
Kimberley is Executive Publisher for HarperFiction and One More Chapter. Kimberley joined HarperCollins in 2012 from Harlequin UK, where she was Editorial Director, responsible for the Mills & Boon imprint and the general fiction MIRA list, and she also established a teen and digital first imprint. Kimberley ran the general fiction list for eight years, building the careers of many #1 Sunday Times bestsellers and still manages a list of bestselling authors. In 2014 she was named a Bookseller Rising Star, and in 2015 she was shortlisted for Editor of the Year at the Bookseller Industry Awards and at the Romantic Novelists’ Association in 2016.
Charlotte is the Editorial Director of One More Chapter. She started in publishing in 2011 at Mills & Boon before moving across to HarperCollins in 2013. Since then, she has worked across commercial fiction from million-copy-bestseller Debbie Johnson to USA Today and Kindle #1 bestseller Sue Fortin. A champion for digital publishing, Charlotte was highly commended at the Futurebook awards and won the Book Marketing Society’s Best Shoestring Campaign for her work on the first online romance festival. She was shortlisted for The Bookseller and SYP’s Trailblazer of the Year award and has won the RNA’s Publisher of the Year award twice. Charlotte is looking for strong, unique voices and fresh twists on commercial hooks.
Digital Marketing Manager
Melanie is the Digital Marketing Manager for One More Chapter. She directs all of OMC's brand and campaign strategies globally, including The Perfect Couple, the Amazon chart bestseller which sold nearly 100,000 copies in its first 2 months. She has championed digital publishing throughout her career, starting off at Head of Zeus, where she ran all the marketing at Aria and even acquired her own books! She decided to follow the marketing path to Hodder & Stoughton where she worked on campaigns of all formats from debuts, to brands like Stephen King and Jodi Picoult. Melanie is always thinking about what we can do next to grow One More Chapter and their authors to global heights!
Hannah is One More Chapter’s Commissioning Editor. Having previously worked at Bookouture and Canelo she loves commercial fiction, is a strong advocate for digital publishing and is a self-confessed metadata nerd. She'll read anything from crime to romance to sagas... if you can make her laugh or cry then you're onto a winner! Hannah’s wish list currently features a crime series with a non-standard protagonist (in the vein of The Girl Beneath the Sea), queer contemporary romance novels and accessible historical fiction. She has a particular interest in reading romance and crime novels from BAME authors. When not at work you’ll find Hannah listening to true crime podcasts, playing boardgames or chatting nonsense on Twitter.
Bethan is One More Chapter’s Assistant Editor, acquiring and editing mainly crime, thriller, historical, and YA fantasy fiction. She has previously worked as a Business Analyst at Accenture, a Bookseller at Waterstones Piccadilly, and an editor at Canelo. She’s also passionate about digital innovation, metadata nerdery, and finding new and diverse voices across geographical and genre boundaries to craft into global bestsellers.
Digital Marketing Assistant
Claire is our Digital Marketing Assistant at One More Chapter and spends most of her time on social media, reading historical fiction and watching true crime documentaries. Before coming to HarperCollins, Claire worked as a bookseller and loved introducing readers to their next favourite book. Alongside working in publishing, Claire is an online content creator on YouTube and Instagram where she talks about books even more! Claire is also a passionate advocate for diversity in publishing and is trying to change the world one book at a time.
Lucy is our Senior Designer, and has been designing book covers for 30 years. Design is her passion and she loves all aspects including fashion, architecture and typography. One More Chapter is the perfect opportunity to design covers for all genres and with the best people in the business.