Emily Mason is the pseudonym of Rachel Pierce (see below).
Rachel Pierce is an editor, writer and ghostwriter. She runs Verba Editing House , based in Drogheda on Ireland’s east coast. Her client list includes publishing houses such as Penguin Ireland, Hachette and Gill Books and her author list includes bestselling writers such as Paul Howard, Sinéad Moriarty, Colm O’Regan and Matt Cooper. As an editor, she covers a wide range of genres, working on everything from archaeology and art to politics and popular fiction. As a ghostwriter, she worked on The Line by Dr Ian Gargan (Gill Books) and on The Making of a Detective by Pat Marry (Penguin Ireland), which was shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards 2019. As a writer, she has written books for children in the Ghost Detectives series: The Lost Bride and The Missing Dancer (Puffin Books). She is currently working on a new children’s book with Scholastic UK, which is due for publication in autumn 2020.