Melody J. Laughlin


Melody Laughlin is the author of the two part series "Not a Victim...But a Survivor". The series is comprised, of I Love You Baby Girl, and I Learned to Love Myself. Both stories focus on a girl named Sarah and her struggles as a child abuse victim, and how she broke free of those chains of child abuse in her young adulthood. Desire is currently working on a period romance, entitled The Summer of 1865, which is scheduled for release in August 2013.

Originally from a small upstate New York town called Watertown, NY, Melody now calls San Diego her home, where she lives with her husband Richard, her son Antony and their dog Courage.

Melody strongly believes that everything in our lives molds us into the people that we are today, and learning how to weed out the good from the bad and learn from you past experiences is the only way of leading a successful, rewarding life.

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I Love You Baby Girl... A heartbreaking true story of child abuse and neglect.
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Abuse, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sexual abuse & harassment
What are some of your childhood memories? Could they be things like a special birthday party, a family trip, a reward for an achievement? Sarah had her own set of childhood memories, a boy tied to a chair, a dark leather belt, forgotten birthdays, being hungry, vacant eyes, and lost innocence.
Not a Victim... But a Survivor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,760. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Abuse / general, Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
This series includes two books about the childhood and young adulthood for a girl named Sarah. Sarah is a child abuse, and child sexual abuse survivor, that longs for a normal life. Read how she fights against her abusers and triumphs.

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  • Zombie Fall on Jan. 20, 2013
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    I typically do not read "Zombie" stories, but this title sounded interesting. It did not let me down. I was captivated at every word Geo said, and I literally was thinking oh my god what is going to happen next!