M.D. Melai


M.D. Melai, when she’s not writing, spends her days with her family and friends while chasing around her four-year old son. She is in the process of achieving her bachelor’s degrees in History and English.

Smashwords Interview

You write as a pair. How do you manage that? One of you writes a chapter and then the other one writes a chapter??
Precisely. But to explain it further, we meet before we ever start writing and lay out an outline of the book. Then we choose the chapters that we want to write, but mostly we alternate each chapter. After one of us is done writing a chapter, then she sends it to the other and the other edits it and starts on the next.
Tell us the truth. Do you ever get into fights about writing? Does that spill over into the personal sphere?
We don’t fight very much at all, but we do have disagreements every now and then. But all in all we have the same goal in mind.
And it does not spill into our personal life. We are usually pretty good about keeping our personal lives separate from our writing life.
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Where to find M.D. Melai online


The Deceptive Series
Liliana Dapprima had the perfect life—until she didn’t. When Liliana is unexpectedly forced to move from Toronto to New York to help with the family business, she finds out things aren’t always what they seem. Everything that she has ever known is proven to be a lie as she comes to terms with who her family is and what secrets they hold. Will she be able to come to a decision on whether she wants to be a part of their world? And how do the two men that each hold half of her heart factor in to her decision, considering they are at the center of the whole deception? Not to mention that a rival of her family is solely focused on her in a life-threatening way. Journey alongside Liliana as she maneuvers through the life-changing decisions that she has to make. Will she survive it, or will this be her downfall?


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The Deceptive Series Box Set
Series: The Deceptive Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 269,440. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Thinking that she had the perfect life, Liliana is forced to move to New York to help with the family business. But soon finds out that her family is not what they seem, including the two men who each hold half of her heart. She uncovers the truth about everyone as she is constantly sought after by her family's rival in a life-threatening way. Will she survive, or will this be her downfall?
Series: The Deceptive Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Liliana has been through it all the last few years…or so she thinks. Between the latest revelation, tension rising between the Dappimas and the Heinrichs, and her ever-developing love life—not to mention one last life changing secret to be revealed—how will Liliana adapt and overcome her newest obstacles? Who will come out victorious? Who will be defeated?
Series: The Deceptive Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,430. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Liliana's journey continues and takes her down a winding road. She finds out more information about her family, and one huge secret could alter her life forever.
Series: The Deceptive Series. Price: Free! Words: 88,450. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Liliana Dapprima is living in a world where everything and everyone is not what it seems. What will happen when tragedy strikes and secrets are revealed?

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