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Melissa Bourbon Ramirez

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Melissa Bourbon, who sometimes answers to her Latina-by-marriage name Misa Ramirez, gave up teaching middle and high school kids in Northern California to write full-time amidst horses and Longhorns in North Texas. She fantasizes about spending summers writing in quaint, cozy locales, has a love/hate relationship with yoga and chocolate, is devoted to her family, and can’t believe she’s lucky enough to be living the life of her dreams.

She is the author of the Lola Cruz Mystery series, A Magical Dressmaking Mystery series, and is the co-author of The Tricked-out Toolbox and two romantic suspense novels to be released in 2012.

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* Lola Cruz Mystery

* A Magical Dressmaking Mystery Series, written as Melissa Bourbon

“Shirtless, Blake was magnificent. His muscles were chiseled beneath his glowing tan. He had the physique of a man used to hard work.”


That’s a line from my upcoming novel (Her Hot Number, coming soon!). Fit, toned bodies are the norm for romance novels because they’re sexy. But what about romance writers? Are they as buff as the characters they describe so lovingly?


It’s no secret that writing n...

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Melissa Ramirez :) Of course! Gotta stick together.


message 2: by Beth

Beth Hi Misa,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author on Goodreads!


Bradley Thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

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