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I have kids, a husband and a dog. It's a fairly normal life over here.



251170_230722910276855_6729367_n17 years ago Mom sat me down on my bed and told me we needed to talk. I could tell by her face and the tone of her voice that it wasn’t good news. She looked at me, grabbed my hand, and then said, “Honey, I can’t explain why and I’m sorry I have to tell you this, but your father won’t be coming home any time soon. Honestly, I don’t know if he will ever be coming home. And I know this doesn’t ma...

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I'm shooting for a November 20th release date. So hopefully less than two months!
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Utterly Captivating. Melissa Brown has outdone herself with Wife Number Seven.

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“I wanted to give him what I never had. What my father took away when he decided I wasn't worth it. What my mother tried to give me, but couldn't do on her own. What Gio's mother didn't even try to give him. Hope. - Javier”
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message 24: by Melissa

Melissa Same to you C.J.

Thank you!!

C.J. wrote: "C.J. Heck
C.J. Heck

Hello Melissa,

It's such a pleasure having you for a friend here at Goodreads. I look forward to reading your work. Thank you so much and best wishes to you.
..."



message 23: by C.J.

C.J. Heck C.J. Heck
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Hello Melissa,

It's such a pleasure having you for a friend here at Goodreads. I look forward to reading your work. Thank you so much and best wishes to you.

My warmest regards and respect,
CJ

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Bits and Pieces  Short Stories from a Writer's Soul by C.J. Heck
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Serena Thanks for the friendship :) looking forward to chatting!


message 21: by Melissa

Melissa Scottie wrote: "Hi! :D thanks for accepting!"

Of course! I love your profile pic. That flower is beautiful.


message 20: by Melissa

Melissa Bojana wrote: "Hey Melissa,

Thanks for the friend add. Having similar taste in books, I cannot wait to read some of the ones you have read as I'm sure I will absolutely fall in love with them as I do with most ..."


Yay for reading!!! I love anyone who loves books :)


message 19: by Scottie

Scottie Hi! :D thanks for accepting!


message 18: by Bojana

Bojana Hey Melissa,

Thanks for the friend add. Having similar taste in books, I cannot wait to read some of the ones you have read as I'm sure I will absolutely fall in love with them as I do with most of the books I come across. ;)

Bojana


message 17: by Melanie

Melanie Nowak Thanks for the friendship - my venomous vampires love new blood!

~ Melanie Nowak


message 16: by Melissa

Melissa Tom wrote: "I guess I'm one of your internet stalkers that you were talking about...haha After not seeing you around much I saw you show up with the Indie group and clicked on your blog to see what you were u..."

Aww thanks Tom! It's been consuming most of my time. I cut back on reading to make room for writing. That and we've all been sick over here. I'll be in and out as I can. I appreciate the support : )


message 15: by Tom

Tom I guess I'm one of your internet stalkers that you were talking about...haha After not seeing you around much I saw you show up with the Indie group and clicked on your blog to see what you were up to and saw that you are writing a book!! Very excited for you hope it goes well.


message 14: by Happy

Happy Why thank you! Wasn't so great growing up, definitely appreciate it now :) It makes you have to live up to the name.


message 13: by Melissa

Melissa Taryn-does it have romance? wrote: "Hey Melissa! Thanks for the friends invite!!"

You bet! <3


Taryn at My Secret Romance Hey Melissa! Thanks for the friends invite!!


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Melissa Brit wrote: "Thanks for the add - we have scary-similar ratings!"

That's fantastic! I love finding a fellow book twin. Rocks my world :)


message 10: by Brit

Brit Thanks for the add - we have scary-similar ratings!


Melissa Tom wrote: "Just wanted to say that I smile close to a laugh everytime I see your profile pic come up...just had to share. :)"

I just saw this!! lol :) Well mission accomplished! It's part of the reason I chose it.


message 8: by Tom

Tom Just wanted to say that I smile close to a laugh everytime I see your profile pic come up...just had to share. :)


Melissa Tom wrote: "Thanks for the friendvite!! I've seen you around on some of the posts I've commented on and any one who loved Sempre is alright in my book...haha I also see you've read the Trylle series which I d..."

Sempre has definitely been added as one of my ALL-time favorites! I'm going to try and get my husband to read it, he generally doesn't read :( but I think he would LOVE it. Trylle was pretty fantastic too. Have you read her Zombie books? Hollowland & Hollowmen. If you like paranormal I think you would enjoy them. I look forward to chatting about books :)


message 6: by Tom

Tom Thanks for the friendvite!! I've seen you around on some of the posts I've commented on and any one who loved Sempre is alright in my book...haha I also see you've read the Trylle series which I don't know too many people who have read that one. It was different and one of my favorite YA's mostly because of the unique plot.


Melissa ♥Alyssa♥ wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend invite Melissa! I'm looking forward to chatting books with you! :)"

Right back at you Alyssa! :)


 ✿Alyssa✿ Thanks for accepting my friend invite Melissa! I'm looking forward to chatting books with you! :)


message 3: by Fred

Fred Hey there! Thanks so much for adding me, lots of mutual GR friends and books in common, yay! Look forward to sharing rec's and reviews! (And what an adorable daughter you have, she's so cute!)


Melissa Melissa wrote: "Hey Melissa, it's so nice to meet you! Thanx so much for the friend request; we have a shit load of books in common!

Talk soon sweets,
xoxo
melissa =)"


Haha agreed! I realized we had so many friends in common and then it totally skipped my brain that we were both in BA together on FB & then I compared books with you and was like DANG we have the same tastes in reading!! Needless to say I had to add you :) And it doesn't hurt that your name is just as beautiful as my own. haha

toodles,
Melissa


Melissa Hey Melissa, it's so nice to meet you! Thanx so much for the friend request; we have a shit load of books in common!

Talk soon sweets,
xoxo
melissa =)


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