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Melissa Lawson

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in Philadelphia, The United States



Kimberla Lawson Roby

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May 2015


Melissa Lawson is a native of Philadelphia. Her love of writing began as a teenager when she would write short stories and poems. Her love continued into adulthood when she had one of her poems, “Were You There”, published while in college at North Carolina Central University, when she was truly inspired to write about her experience at the “Million Woman March” in 1998. Her debut novel, “Two of Hearts” was released on May 26, 2015 to great reviews with the sequel, “Love Is A Gamble: Play To Win”, released October 2016. She was began writing romance novels because of her love of relationship research.

In addition to being an author, she is an educator, cheerleading coach, high school counselor and proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority,

Two of Hearts

Two of Hearts by Melissa Lawson I want to dedicate my first novel to all of you that have been following my blog since I started writing. Completing this novel has been one of the best experiences of my life and not because I feel good about the content, but because I've accomplished a goal that I set for myself. This novel was a labor of love and not just for me but for my followers as well. I thank you all for your suppor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 11, 2015 19:17 Tags: hearts, love, passion, romance, soul-mates
Average rating: 4.09 · 11 ratings · 3 reviews · 3 distinct works
Two of Hearts

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" I thoroughly enjoyed this book! The surprises and intricacies of the main character kept you wanting more! "
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