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Melissa Pearl

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Melissa Pearl was born in Auckland, New Zealand, but has spent much of her life abroad, living in countries such as Jordan, Cyprus and Pakistan... not to mention a nine month road trip around North America with her husband. "Best. Year. Ever!!" She is a trained elementary teacher, but writing is her passion. Since becoming a full time mother she has had the opportunity to pursue this dream and her debut novel hit the internet in November 2011. Since then she has continued to produce a steady stream of books, ranging in genres from Fantasy to Romantic Suspense to Contemporary Romance. She loves the variety and is excited about the books she has coming out in 2016.

"I am passionate about writing. It stirs a fire in my soul that I never knew I
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Melissa Pearl The Mica & Lexy Series is getting a bit of a revamp. Forbidden Territory will be re-released in March, 2015 with a new cover and a few editorial chang…moreThe Mica & Lexy Series is getting a bit of a revamp. Forbidden Territory will be re-released in March, 2015 with a new cover and a few editorial changes. Forbidden Waters comes out in May and the next three books in the series will come out July, September & November. (less)
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Hi Rachel :)

I currently live in China, but when I'm home in NZ on holiday, I try to fit visits in as much as I can. I return to NZ in 2016 (yay!!) and I'm hoping to fit many more visits into my schedule :)

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May Monthly Awesomeness Award...and something new...


Hey everyone!! Well, it's time to hand out the final awesomeness award for a while. This month it goes to...MY READERS!!!Yes - you guys deserve every single accolade I can give you. I wouldn't be able to do this job if it wasn't for you buying, reading and reviewing my books. I love you all for every ounce of support you give me. Thank you SO MUCH!!!

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“Some guys are worth breaking the rules for.”
Melissa Pearl, Golden Blood

“Sometimes we just have to accept the fact we can't explain everything. Life happens, whether we want it to or not and we don't always have a reason why. Our job is to try and make some good come out of it.”
Melissa Pearl, Betwixt

“And I want to kiss you every day, but not just because I'm saying goodbye.”
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“The Road Not Taken

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,

And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.”
Robert Frost

“i carry your heart with me(i carry it in my heart)”
E.E. Cummings, Selected Poems

“Without music, life would be a mistake.”
Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

“Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops at all.”
Emily Dickinson

“Some guys are worth breaking the rules for.”
Melissa Pearl, Golden Blood

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Graeme Stokes Hi Melissa, Thank you for your kind friendship.


Melissa Pearl Graeme wrote: "Hi Melissa, Thank you for your kind friendship."

It's great to make new connections :)


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Ngaio Hi Melissa
Thanks for becoming my friend :)


Melissa Pearl Hi Ngaio,

It's nice to meet you and always great to make new friends :)
Thanks for initiating :)


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


Melissa Pearl Christine wrote: "Thanks for being my friend"
Thanks, Christine. It's great to meet you :)


Christine Hatfield Your welcome and it's great to meet you too and thanks for recommending a book to me


Melissa Pearl Christine wrote: "Your welcome and it's great to meet you too and thanks for recommending a book to me"

My pleasure. I hope you enjoy it. I really loved the Greystone series so much. I hope you fall in love with the gargoyles like I did :)


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Shawn Wickersheim Thanks for the book recommendation. :) Have a great day.


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Melissa Pearl Shawn wrote: "Thanks for the book recommendation. :) Have a great day."

You're welcome :) Enjoy your day :)


Kirsty (Amethyst Bookwyrm) Thanks for the add!


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Melissa Pearl Sally-Anne (Amethyst Bookwyrm) wrote: "Thanks for the add!"

You're welcome. It's great to meet new people on GR :)


message 13: by Cynn

Cynn Hi Melissa! Thanks for accepting my friend request. My name is Cynthia and i'm from Argentina. I want to ask you about a possible translation of "Betwixt" in Spanish. Can be a proyect in the future or is something impossible? I bought your book in english but i want read it in spanish too. Also, i want to say thank you because this book was amazing for me. Once i started reading it i couldn't stop. Thank you thank you and thank you. I send you my best wishes.

Love and kisses

Cynthia.


message 14: by Melissa

Melissa Pearl Cynn wrote: "Hi Melissa! Thanks for accepting my friend request. My name is Cynthia and i'm from Argentina. I want to ask you about a possible translation of "Betwixt" in Spanish. Can be a proyect in the future..."

Thanks so much for telling me how much you enjoyed Betwixt. I'm so glad :) I'm not even sure how I'd go about getting Betwixt translated into Spanish, but I will ask around. That could be a fun project for the future :) Thanks for the idea.

xx
Melissa


message 15: by Thomas

Thomas Thanks for becoming a friend on GR! Congrats on all of your writing success. :)


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