New Novel “Missing” By Kevin Don Porter Available For Sale In Stores Now

DALLAS, TX: Developmental Editor Susan Mary Malone, (, has seen another of her author clients get published through a traditional publisher this month. The new book, “Missing,” written by Kevin Don Porter and edited by Susan Mary Malone, and is now on shelves.

A 5 Star Review from AAMBC Book reviews stated the book was: ” . . an exhilarating read filled with very amusing detailed characters. This story is filled with adventure to entice any young reader and suspense I didn’t see coming that will put you on the edge of your seat….I was impressed with the imagery used to bring this story together clearly….Among the laughter and memory making, Calvin and his family never imagined that this vacation would also be a fight to keep their family together. Bravo Kevin Don Porter on a job well done.”

The author, Kevin Don Porter, commented on working with Susan Mary Malone: “Susan Mary Malone is a godsend. With her detailed and comprehensive manuscript critique and dedicated follow-up and correspondence, Susan possess the rare ability to make you feel as if you were her only client. She has a gentle way of letting you know when things aren’t working, praising you when they are, and challenging you to push further — helping writers to develop and polish their skills to a mirror shine. Susan is a seasoned writing professional well-acquainted with publishing success. She counsels writers not only on craft, but on how to create an effective query letter and interact with literary agents, and how to navigate through the ever-evolving publishing industry. She is a cheerleader who has the diligence and dedication to help push writers to the top. Great writing takes skill, hard work and persistence, but if ever there was a magic bullet for getting traditionally published–Susan Mary Malone is IT!”

Ms Malone stated: “Kevin has created a thrilling ride of a story that he should be very proud of! He chose a tough market to sell to and he made it, and I’m sure this is just the beginning of what we’ll see of Kevin as a book author. He’s shown a lot of persistence to get to where he is now, and I can’t wait to see what he’s got coming next!”

Susan Mary Malone has worked as a freelance book editor since 1993, with a BS in Political Science and minors in English and Journalism. Her client list includes NY Times Bestsellers, Essence Bestsellers and books featured in Publishers Weekly. She is also an award-winning author of fiction and non-fiction herself. She participates as a speaker in literary conferences such as the Harriett Austin Writer’s Conference (at the University of Georgia), the Blue Ridge Writer’s Conference, the SouthWest Writer’s Conference, the East Texas Writer’s Guild, and the upcoming Lexicon Writer’s Conference. Her full biography and featured list of published authors can be viewed at