Melissa Crowe

Biography

I am from the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. In 2009 I started writing and now have a multitude of stories in various stages of completion. My love for paranormal started from a young age and I like to find interesting new creatures to create stories about. I have decided I no longer want to end up in the publishing companies slush pile and have decided to self publish.

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Books

Awaken (The Ivory Series, book 3)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,680. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The human and vampire divide in Nicola Grainger’s life is widening by the minute, as she struggles to pull her two worlds together. A trip to Paris with her best friend should be the perfect distraction. That is until she meets the father who abandoned her 16 years ago. Anna is after vengeance for the murder of her mother and brother. Her wrath will only be satisfied by the demise of Nicola.
Journey (The Beast Within novellas, #3)
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Series: The Beast Within novellas, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,710. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Ian has been summoned by the Goddess Danu to the Otherworld, and Karina will not let him go without a fight. With a Tutha De Danann that is unable to cross water, getting from Australia to Ireland will make for an interesting journey. Would you travel to the ends of the earth for the one you love?
New Beginnings (The Ivory Series, book 2)
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Series: Ivory, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,980. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.67)
“So, when you say you need to go to Egypt and find The Creator. What does that mean exactly?” After 66 years as a blood drinker, Vaughan makes moves to regain the mortality that was stolen from him. When you make a deal with the devil, there’s sure to be consequences.
Haunted (The Beast Within novellas, #2)
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Series: The Beast Within novellas, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,930. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Karina has now discovered her abilities, but this only puts her in further danger. With a 600 year old lycanthrope thirsting for her blood, Ian must summon the help of his brother Ronan, the keeper of the Spear of Victory, a treasure sacred to the Tuatha De Danann. Can the two Guardians protect Karina, or will her secret ultimately bring destruction upon them all?
First Sight (The Ivory Series, Book 1)
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Series: Ivory, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,150. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.18)
Nicola Grainger is young, beautiful and gets whatever she wants. That is until she meets the deeply troubled Vaughan. Vaughan is a 65 year old vampire who wants nothing more than to be human again. He loathes those who abuse the life they are given, the one he wishes he could lead. The two enter a forbidden relationship that sees them thrust into a vampire turf war with Ulrich and his coven.
The Beast Within
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Series: The Beast Within novellas, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(3.80)
Karina's world is turned upside down when she meets the sexy and mysterious Xavier. Something powerful and sensual is unlocked from inside. With Xavier's help, Karina discovers she is a Tuatha De Danann, but his insistence on making her believe troubles Karina. Can she be saved before it is too late?

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  • Samsara (A Paranormal Romance) 3rd Edition on Aug. 10, 2012

    This story has more twists and turns than a roller coaster. Jut when you think you've guessed what will happen next, something else comes from left field. When I wasn't reading it, I was thinking of reading it just to see where it was headed. Great story.
  • The Bellwether Blood Witches Part I: Spellbound (A Paranormal Romance) on Sep. 18, 2012

    I enjoyed this story, it was a great idea and a great start to the series. This said, it did not leave me with the same desperation to know what's going to happen next, the way that Samsara did (also by this author). The ending seemed an awkward spot to finish and maybe could have been half a chapter longer, tying up a few loose ends. Also, there were too many variables/love intertests for Daisy which was a little distracting. Don't get me wrong, I did enjoy this book and I will read the next one when it's released, but it felt like it was left in an awkward spot not the dramatic cliff hanger I was expecting.
  • Summer In Salem on Dec. 02, 2012

    I liked Summer in Salem, it was a nice easy read and an interesting story. The continuation of Tegans story will be an interesting one as she becomes more acquainted with who she is and the responsibilities that come with it. The mixture of past and present tenses was a little distracting and the language didn't seem to fit with the age of the characters. I felt the use of "like" and "totally" fit better with a younger character, not someone in her early twenties. Other than that, I really liked it and can't wait for the next one. Also, a Celine spin off would be an interesting read. Brina could get really gritty and dirty with it and it would be a nice contrast to series. I received this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review.
  • The Bellwether Blood Witches Part II: Thursday's Child (A Paranormal Romance) on June 01, 2013

    I am so glad that Sara Collins released this book, I had been hanging for it for almost a year. She has left book 2 on another massive cliff hanger and I am biting my nails, hoping that I won't have to wait as long for the 3rd in this series. Without giving too much away, Daisy, David and Jamie have escaped the FVoL in their quest for freedom. Only to run head first into greater danger, escape that and dive into more than they could have ever expected. Just when you think the twins have escaped one dictatorial regime, they now find themselves in the midst of another. This is where the book ends. ARRGGHHHHH! Now, as my mind is ticking over (and I am having a Bellwether hangover) there are 4 possibilities that are playing over in my head. 1 lover will betray Daisy, 1 lover could find Daisy, 1 lover will save the day, or Daisy will be forced into the life she has fought so hard to escape from. I really enjoyed this book and cannot wait for the next instalment.