Melissa Crosby

Biography

Melissa Crosby lives in Wellington, New Zealand with her husband, two children, and their adopted rescue pets, Evie and Zuko. She writes stories about women over forty that will make you smile, laugh, shed a tear (or two), and hopefully remind us all not to sweat the small stuff.

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Series

A Mulberry Lane Novel
The Mulberry Lane Series begins when Sarah Gardner's husband goes to sleep one night in November, only to never wake again. At forty-years-old, Sarah is left to care for their three children, all of whom are under the age of five. Twenty-five-year-old Filipina, Kate Morgan, finds herself in the small town of Carlton Bay, over 8000 miles away from away from her family and everything she knows. Married to the handsome American who had swept her off her feet, Kate battles with the realization that vacations end and people change. Then we meet fifty-nine-year-old Louise Delaney, who is caught unawares when she gets a visit from a sixteen-year-old who says she is the daughter of Louise's late husband. FOLLOW the journeys of Sarah, Kate, and Louise—three exceptional women who come together in an extraordinary tale of life, love, loss, and true friendship.
Willow Oaks Sweet Romance
The Willow Oaks Sweet Romance Series brings you small town sweetness at its finest, sprinkled with toe-curling moments, tension, and swoon-worthy happily ever-afters. Get to know the best friends—Amy, Charlotte, Jenna, Mallory, and Carly—and join them as together, they go through all the fun, painful, and frustrating moments in the small town of Willow Oaks. Each book in the series tells the story of one of the five best friends and their journey to finding happily ever-after.

Books

It Takes Tea to Tango
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,480. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Romantic Comedy
Slightly jaded middle-aged woman with a hint of bitterness. That's me, Florence. All things considered, my life turned out pretty good. But then my husband messed up, and everything turned to custard. There are some hard truths staring me in the face, but before I could deal with any of them, there was one important question I needed an answer to. And that was: How the heck do I start over?
In Three Years - An Emotional and Touching Story about Friendship, Love, and Loss
Series: A Mulberry Lane Novel. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 58,510. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
They say a lot can happen in three years. For best friends, Louise, Kate and Sarah, it certainly was the truth. In Three Years is an emotional and touching story about friendship, love, and loss. It is the final book in the Mulberry Lane Series.  
Three Wishes
Series: A Mulberry Lane Novel. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 62,680. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Welcome back to Mulberry Lane! Two years have passed, and it's time to get reacquainted with best friends, Kate, Sarah, and Louise, who find themselves in the face of misfortune and adversity of which they are powerless to change. Will the bonds of their friendship continue to give them strength?
Tea for Three
Series: A Mulberry Lane Novel. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,830. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sarah Gardner's husband went to sleep one night and never woke up. Filipina, Kate Morgan, thought she had met the man of her dreams only to realize that vacations end and people change. At fifty-nine, the last thing Louise Delaney needed was to find out that her dead husband has a teenage daughter. Three exceptional women come together in this extraordinary tale of life, love, and true friendship.
A Willow Oaks Sweet Romance Collection: Volume 2
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Volume 2 of the Willow Oaks Sweet Romance Collection brings you the final two books of Melissa Crosby's Willow Oaks Sweet Romance series, Love Me Always and Love Me Timeless. Get to know Ethan, Mallory, Carly, and Mick; and join them as they learn about life, boundaries, and true love.
A Willow Oaks Sweet Romance Collection: Volume 1
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,860. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The Willow Oaks Sweet Romance Series brings you small town sweetness at its finest, sprinkled with toe-curling moments, tension, and swoon-worthy happily ever-afters. Get to know the best friends—Amy, Charlotte, and Jenna—and join them as together, they go through all the fun, painful, and frustrating moments in the small town of Willow Oaks.
Love Me True - A Willow Oaks Sweet Romance
Series: Willow Oaks Sweet Romance. Price: Free! Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tensions rise as Amy and Sam spend time together, but so do their feelings for each other. And the longer they spend entangled in their fictitious relationship, the harder it becomes for them to know what's real and what's not. Will Amy and Sam get the Happily Ever-After they both deserve? Love Me True is a story about acceptance, moving on, and finding happily ever after.
Love Me Timeless - A Willow Oaks Sweet Romance
Series: Willow Oaks Sweet Romance. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,570. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
She’s thirty-two. He’s fifty. Their heads say no. But their hearts say yes. They say love is blind—but can Mick and Carly see past their age difference and find happily ever after in each other?
Love Me Maybe - A Willow Oaks Sweet Romance
Series: Willow Oaks Sweet Romance. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
From the first day she met him, Charlotte knew she was in love with Ben. Unfortunately for her, as the older brother of her best friend, Ben was off-limits. When Ben’s girlfriend leaves him for a supposed career move to London, he feels like everything he has worked for has gone belly up. Charlotte knows she and Ben are meant to be together, but will Ben realize it before it’s too late?
Love Me Always - A Willow Oaks Sweet Romance
Series: Willow Oaks Sweet Romance. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,710. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Left to deal with a shameful secret on her own, Mallory Church moves to the small town of Willow Oaks to start over; determined never to rely on anyone ever again. But as she grows closer to firefighter Ethan Myers, the walls she’d built to protect herself begin to weaken. Will Mallory’s secret force her to push away the one man who might truly stand by her?
Love Me Again - A Willow Oaks Sweet Romance
Series: Willow Oaks Sweet Romance. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,080. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
What would you do if you found out that your husband wanted a divorce? Love Me Again is a second chance romance that tells the story of Jenna and Dave, who navigate the trials and difficulties of marriage.