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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.

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Kimberley Young

Executive Publisher

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.

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Charlotte Ledger

Publishing Director

Charlotte is the Publishing 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.

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Emma Petfield

Head of Digital Marketing

Emma is the Head of Digital Marketing for One More Chapter. Starting her publishing career in 2016 at Kogan Page, Emma moved to John Murray Press later the same year. While there, she managed the digital marketing strategy and devised campaigns for debuts and brand authors alike, including Susie Dent, Mick Herron, Ruth Hogan, Sarah Haywood and Miriam Margolyes. She received an award from the Book Marketing Society for her campaign on Aaron Gillies’ How to Survive the End of the World (when it’s in your own head) and was also one of the founding members of The Future Bookshelf. Emma joined the One More Chapter team in September 2021 where she coordinates the marketing and brand strategy and global campaign plans. Emma was shortlisted for the London Book Fair Trailblazers award 2022.

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Jennie Rothwell

Commissioning Editor

Jennie is Commissioning Editor at One More Chapter. She started her publishing career at Avon and has since worked at Sphere, Zaffre Books and Century Fiction before joining the team at One More Chapter in 2021. She has worked across all genres of commercial fiction; from crime and thriller, historical and saga to contemporary women’s fiction. She has helped launch the success of many Sunday Times bestselling authors as well as working with established authors including T.M. Logan, Nicholas Sparks, Katie Flynn and E L James. Jennie loves crime fiction with a dark twist and unreliable narrators and is looking for gripping new perspectives to publish into the genre. Alongside this she is also looking for contemporary zeitgeisty romances and stories from underrepresented voices.

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Bethan Morgan

Editor

Bethan Morgan is One More Chapter’s 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 the independent publisher Canelo. She is particularly passionate about digital innovation and finding new voices across geographical and genre boundaries to craft into global bestsellers and diversify the industry. Her previous acquisitions include The Dinner Guest by B P Walter, The Brothers of Auschwitz by Malka Adler, and The Last Beekeeper by Siya Turabi.

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Sara Roberts

Digital Marketing Assistant

Sara is our Digital Marketing Assistant at One More Chapter and loves spending her time on social media chatting about books. This is Sara’s first permanent role in publishing, after interning at Scottish independent publisher Ringwood Publishing where she ran digital events, managed the social media and revamped the publisher’s digital strategy. Sara loves commercial fiction and can often be found snuggled on the couch reading Beth O’Leary, Mhairi McFarlane and Sally Rooney. She runs a bookblog on Instagram and is determined to bring her love for sharing books to One More Chapter. Sara is passionate about the power of reading and believes that books are for everyone, even if they don’t know it yet.

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Lucy Bennett

Senior Designer

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.