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Merissa McCain

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I love to read, I love to write, I love coffee. Almost every author says this about themselves because these things are often so central to what we do, and what keeps us awake to get it done. But reading that description a few dozen times doesn’t give you much insight to who your author is, not really. All the good stuff comes from where they’ve been, where they’re going, where they want to go and how they want to get here.

So, here are a few things beyond the generic, things that shape who I am.

I grew up in Africa. We didn’t have electricity beyond a limited gasoline generator most of my childhood and didn’t have a television until I was 16. So, I filled all that extra time with reading, and scribbling down my own stories.

I’ve now lived in


This is just a quick post (because I should be writing--right this minute) to let you guys know that Hero For Hire is back up on all the major buy sites. I have gotten some emails asking why Hero for Hire had been taken down, and when it will be available again, so here's the explanation.

Lyrical Press (who published Hero For Hire) merged with Kensington, and Hero for Hire was pulled to so t... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.76 · 102 ratings · 32 reviews · 2 distinct works
Hero for Hire (Tales From B...

3.63 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Making it Right

4.17 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Really, I'd give this 4.5 stars. I really, really liked the story. It was cute, sweet, and still hot. This is the first book in a series, and Laura Kaye did a really nice job of integrating the larger magical world into the story, so much so that onc ...more
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