Alice McVeigh
novelist, professional ghost writer

Published Works

Published works under her own name

While the Music Lasts (a novel, Orion Publishing House, London) Ghost Music (a novel, Orion Publishing House, London) All Risks Musical, an Irreverent Guide to the Music Profession (Pocket Press, Surrey, cartoons by Noel Ford) Beating Time (a play, published by New Theatre Publications, London, and put on in full production at the Lewisham Theatre, London, 1997

Alice’s published fiction
(substantive editing, ghostwriting)

The Grand International (Fergus Wilson and Alice McVeigh)

Paradox Lost (Adrian L. Youseman)

Stretching It (Mandy Sutter)

By a Rat’s Tail (Harry Chance)

The Secrets of One Marlborough College Girl (E L Gogh) [light editing only]

In common with most ghost writers, Alice has worked on other books, which for legal reasons she is not allowed to mention by name or title. If you are considering using her editorial expertise, this route is also open to you.

Alice’s published non-fiction
(substantive editing)

Please note: this is not a complete list, due to agreements with several well-known clients.

Juggling the Big 3 for Lawyers (Jennifer Overhaus)

he Art of Mental Training: A Guide to Performance Excellence (D.C. Gonzalez)

My Memoirs from 1885 to 1948 (reconstructed history with Jad Boutros Ghawi)

How mothers with postnatal depression create narcissists and psychopaths (Hans R. Arnold)

First to Fall (Wayne G. Sayles)

Out of Iraq, Escape from Saddam and Al-Qaeda (Mahmoud Albayati)

Operation Hope, a Chaplain’s Journal on Hurricane Katrina (M.D. Taylor)

Paul Ben-Haim, His Life and Works (Israel Music Institute)

How to be an Inspiring Godparent (Wendy Haynes)

“I don’t have time for this!” – A Compassionate Guide to Caring for Your Parents and Yourself (Katherine Arnup, PhD)

Good at Anything, Fast! The Overachiever’s Handbook (Ash Geary)

‘The Path to My Heart’ – An Inspiring Story – Healing the Fragmented Self (Donna Guillemette)

Alice’s published academic copy-editing

Cambridge University Press: Concert Life in London from Mozart to Haydn (Simon McVeigh)

Indiana University Press: Tonal Space in the Music of Antonio Vivaldi (Bella Brover-Lubovsky)

The Boydell Press: The Italian Solo Concerto 1700-1760 (McVeigh and Hirshberg)

Clarendon Paperbacks: Music in the Jewish Community of Palestine 1880-1948: A Social History

Garland: The Violinist in London’s Concert Life 1750-1784 (Simon McVeigh)

Dissertation: Vivaldi’s Harmony: Practice and Theory, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Bella Brover-Lubovsky)