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Melissa Senate

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I'm the author of fourteen novels, including my debut, SEE JANE DATE (also available in cute TV movie form on DVD) and THE LOVE GODDESS' COOKING SCHOOL. I've recently had two novels published under a secret pen name, but I will happily share if you message me to ask!

My debut romance series for Harlequin will be published in 2016 under the pen name Meg Maxwell (MegMaxwell.com). A COWBOY IN THE KITCHEN (2/16); THE DETECTIVE'S 8 LB, 10 OZ SURPRISE (4/16); and a third in October. The Hurley's Homestyle Kitchen series is full of love, romance, sisterhood, relationships, and happy endings, of course.

I'm the proud mother of a wonderful thirteen-year-old boy. We (and our beagle and cat) live on the coast of Maine, where I'm working on my next nove
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“Her grandmother had once told her that one of life's best lessons was not being afraid to look foolish -- to just ask the question.”
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“I don't want to say something cheesy like 'home is where the heart is,' but home is definitely where the heart is. And my heart is, and has always been, with you.”
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“[T]he whole point is the wishing and remembering--not if what you want happens, not if remembering hurts. Because when you wish for something, you're askin. And when you ask, you're trying. And all anyone can do really is try, right?”
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Gary Revel Thanks for the add MELISSA. It's great to have you as a friend.

My memoir - TO LIVE OR MAYBE NOTis at Barnes and Noble

It includes details of my birth in Folrala, Alabama, youth in Niceville, Dunedin, Safety Harbor, Bartow and Bonifay, Florida, high school-Holmes County High School, US Navy Service in San Diego, California, music business in Hollywood, Memphis, Nashville, my investigation of the Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination, recording and releasing the single record of the song about the MLK assassination, THEY SLEW THE DREAMER and more.

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Jillian Thanks for the add Melissa! I love your books!

xoxo-Jillian Clemmons


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