Melanie Ray

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Melanie Ray is a Texan wife and a mother of one small child. Constant exposure to innocent things like toys and cartoons triggered the need to create stories that would be magical and fun, but more enjoyed at a level for adults.

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Zella's Guard
Price: Free! Words: 60,240. Language: American English. Published: October 26, 2018 by Melanie Ray. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Fantasy » Dark
A surprise pregnancy. A hidden father hiding as a guard. An oncoming war. To save his peaceful race, a king abuses the trust of his Guardian. With treason over his head, the Guardian watches over the mother of his children without sharing his secret. Zella is one of the few pure ones left. After her life is ruined after one night, her old friend comes back to take care of her.
Parallel Time Travelers Save Shadow and Skye
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,010. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2018 by Melanie Ray. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
On a planet where romance is mandatory, falling in love can be revolutionary. On planet Heart, everyone falls in love . . . either by chance, or by design. The angelians, Heart's inhabitants, are famous for making arrows that will turn anyone shot with them into a "val," helplessly in love with a chosen recipient. Vanessa is a mortal who works for the alien gods.
Time Painters Save Cupid Valentine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,480. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2018 by Melanie Ray. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Romance » Time travel
Cloudie Skye must fall in love with Cupid Valentine, but how can she fall in love if she can't find him? Cloudie Skye hates Arrow Love Inc. She wants it to be the right person when she falls in love not because she got struck with an arrow. Unfortunately, someone has already got a hit on her. 
Sweet Cure
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 147,000. Language: American English. Published: October 18, 2018 by Melanie Ray. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
All the hero and his sidekick wanted was to help. They had sworn to help the world, but foul tricks have been used against them. They both must face new obstacles and uncover secrets if they are to survive. Regrets, anguish and hidden feelings force themselves forward as the world becomes more impatient for the cure. The only cure. A sweet, innocent cure. The blood of their newborn child.
Death by Cake
Price: Free! Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012 by Melanie Ray. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Hippie hero, death by sweets, never ending childhood for young and old, and an interesting hit on the newest resident? Welcome to Lost Secret girls and boys!


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  • Phantasy on Nov. 27, 2013

    First of all, this book is different from the usual fare. There is capitalization, indentation used for thought and extreme agitation, and its told in several different ways. It reminds me more of a screenplay format. The fantasy is okay, but minimal until the story is being written. Still, I enjoyed it. It's more lifelike than anything, and you forget it's supposed to be a fantasy novel. However, I didn't mind because I was learning about something way different than America where I am from. Rs conversion, importance of money, tube wells, bangles, subscriptions, etc. When the main character started to write his novel though, the way it's presented is changed. It is closer to other stories you would read on Amazon. A little different at first though since you are exploring with the author in the screenplay format for it. There are several interruptions between the novel and his life. You will also see that escaping into his novel to escape is affecting him too. One minute you are reading along and then it's like...what? What?! When did that happen, did I skip several chapters or something? You didn't though, and in the next scene you realize the truth. He daydreams. So now, you are wondering what is real and what is illusion? In the end, don't expect a gigantic epic scene (unless you are refering the novel phantasy.) The main character of the book has several social issues which prevent him from moving on. Psychological issues that definitely stem from his mother, especially against women. If you are easily offended, this is not a book for you. The author does however make this clear before the story starts several times over.