Melissa Brayden

Biography

Melissa Brayden received her bachelor’s degree in film production and speech communication from Baylor University. She currently works full time as a theater director at the performing arts center of one of the largest high schools in the state of Texas, a job she completely enjoys. Recently, she’s fallen down the rabbit hole and rediscovered her love for creative writing.

Melissa is married and working really hard at remembering to do the dishes. For personal enjoyment, she spends time with her Jack Russell terriers and checks out the NYC theater scene several times a year. She considers herself a reluctant patron of the treadmill, but thoroughly enjoys hitting a tennis ball around in nice weather. Coffee is her very best friend.

Where to find Melissa Brayden online


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Books

First Position
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,950. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Love and rivalry take center stage for Anastasia Mikhelson and Natalie Frederico in one of the most prestigious ballet companies in the nation.
Firework
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,110. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Lucy Danaher was born into a life of privilege and has always enjoyed the view from the top. Kristin James loves her job, and as a committed journalist will go out of her way to tell the most balanced story possible—even if it means going up against Lucy Danaher, that striking and stubborn-as-hell CEO.
Sweet Hearts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,610. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Do you ever wonder Whatever happened to...? Find out when you reconnect with your favorite characters from Melissa Brayden’s Heart Block, Rachel Spangler’s LoveLife, and Karis Walsh’s Worth the Risk.
Ready or Not
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sometimes wrong is extra right. Mallory Spencer is the face of Soho Savvy, the advertising firm she owns with her three best friends, it’s important that she’s poised, polished, and put together. However, as she watches her friends couple up and settle down, she wonders about her own happily ever after. One thing’s for sure. It’s not going to happen with that blue-eyed bartender from Showplace.
Just Three Words
Series: Soho Loft Romances. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,960. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sometimes the one you want is the one you least suspect...Accountant Samantha Ennis craves order and structure. As the bookkeeper at the boutique advertising agency she owns with her three best friends, it’s her job to apply logic to the chaos. When one of those best friends, laid back Hunter Blair, moves in to share her loft apartment, Sam’s carefully organized world is thrown wildly askew.
Kiss the Girl
Series: Soho Loft Romances. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,710. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sleeping with the enemy has never been so complicated. Twenty-eight-year-old Brooklyn Campbell is having a bad day. A speeding ticket, a towed car, and a broken heel are all working against her laid-back vibe. To top it all off, her birth mother, whom she's never met, has requested contact. The only bright spot is an impromptu date with a beautiful and mysterious brunette.
How Sweet It Is
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,220. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Molly O’Brien is a sweetheart. After losing the love of her life four years prior in a plane crash, Molly thinks she’s ready to navigate the dicey dating waters once again. When Jordan Tuscana, the beautiful younger sister of her lost love, returns to town, Molly finds her interest piqued in a manner she wasn’t prepared for.
Heart Block
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,690. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Happily ever after is easier said than done… Sarah Matamoros can’t complain. She’s content with the life she’s made for herself in sunny San Diego. From a very young age, Emory Owen had several concepts drilled into her head. Success is everything. Be the best. Fight your way to the top.
Waiting in the Wings
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,200. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
If you don’t get lost, there’s a chance you may never be found. Jenna McGovern has spent her whole life training for the stage. At graduation, she’s stunned when a chance audition lands her a prime supporting role in the hottest Broadway touring production in the country. In more exciting news, Jenna discovers acclaimed television star Adrienne Kenyon is headlining the production.

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