Melissa Alvarez


Melissa Alvarez is a multi-published, award-winning author of both nonfiction and paranormal romantic suspense (writing as Ariana Dupre). She owns Friesian horses with her husband and together they are successful breeders of champions. She enjoys reading and spending time with her family and horses when she’s not writing. Melissa lives in sunny South Florida where the weather is wonderful unless a hurricane is on the horizon. Visit her online for updates on new releases, contests, and more.

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Animal Frequency: What Are Your Power Animal Spirit Guides Trying to Tell You? Identify, Attune, and Connect to the Energy of Animals
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 138,670. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2023 by Adrema Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit » Reference, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit » Spirituality / shamanism
Have you ever had a specific animal suddenly appear over and over again and wondered if it meant something or the animal had a message for you?
Believe and Receive: Use the 40 Laws of Nature to Attain Your Deepest Desires
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2023 by Adrema Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit » Inspiration & personal growth, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit » Gaia & earth energies
Believe and Receive is a powerful reference book that examines forty natural laws of the universe through a realistic and conversational approach. These natural laws can be used to help you see the opportunities in any situation and work with intention toward your goals. Using this book's practical advice and guidance, you can work towards achieving goals and everything else you want in life.
365 Anonymous Quotes: Your Daily Dose of Encouraging and Entertaining Thoughts Throughout the Year
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2022 by Adrema Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Quotes to encourage and entertain you over the course of a year. Start each day by reading one quote. You can open the book at random to let the Universal Energies select the quote that you most need to hear during the day or you can start at the beginning and move through the book like a daily calendar.
Coleslaw (Simply Splendid Series Book 5)
Series: Simply Splendid Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Adrema Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / vegetables, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Courses & dishes / general
25 Delicious Recipes! Growing up in Southern Virginia, coleslaw was a dish that accompanied many of our meals. During the summer, when outdoor cookouts happened almost every weekend, you knew for a fact that there would be a coleslaw dish.
Salads: 64 Delicious Recipes (Simply Splendid Series Book 4)
Series: Simply Splendid Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by Adrema Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Salads, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » General cookbooks
Salads are a great way to create a quick and easy healthy meal that you can enjoy at home or take with you on the go. Sure, you can drive though one of the fast food places and get a quick salad but it may not be as fresh as one you prepare yourself.
Meat Salads 25 Easy Recipes: (Simply Splendid Series Book 3)
Series: Simply Splendid Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Adrema Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Salads, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific Ingredients / Meat
Do you love chicken salad, beef salads, pork or lamb salads? Then the Simply Splendid Meat Salad Cookbook is for you! Filled with 25 mouth watering recipes that are easy to make. Find your next Splendid lunch or dinner recipe within these pages!
31 Simply Splendid Egg Salad Recipes
Series: Simply Splendid Series, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by Adrema Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / dairy
Eggs, eggs, eggs!! They're in almost every baking recipe and a staple in most homes. Eggs are one of the most versatile foods and are the main ingredient in the recipes in this book.
Simply Give Thanks: A Beginner’s Guide to Joyful Living through the Power of Spiritual Gratitude
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Adrema Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Spiritual Gratitude is changing your thought patterns and actions which will change your life. The purpose of this book is to help you make spiritual gratitude a regular practice in your daily life to aid in positive growth and self-improvement, which will help you experience more happiness and joy.
Simply Splendid Christmas Desserts: Yummy Treats your Family will Love!
Series: Simply Splendid Series, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013 by Adrema Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Desserts, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking
The holidays are a busy time of year. This first book in the Holiday How-To Guides is filled with recipes that are easy to make and fun to eat. From cakes to candies, these twenty-five yummy desserts will complement your Christmas dinner and have your family coming back for more. Also contains two chapters of Paradise Designs (ASIN: B004W48LG0) a Christmas paranormal romance by Melissa Alvarez.
Penelope Panda's Shooting Star
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012 by Adrema Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals » Bears, Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Counting & Numbers
Penelope Panda can't fall asleep. She's tried everything and nothing has worked. Mom suggests counting the stars, which Penelope thinks is a great idea. When she does, she's visited by her very own magical shooting star, Little Lily, who takes her on a Sleepy-Time Ride and grants one wish. Now bedtime is an exciting adventure.
Homemade Recipes for Horse Treats plus Fly Sprays and Tips for Owners
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012 by Adrema Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Cookies, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
From Melissa Alvarez, co-owner of Top Hat Friesians (breeders of purebred Friesian horses and Barock Pinto horses) comes a new recipe book of over thirty treats that your horses are sure to love. Also included are fly spray recipes to keep those nasty bugs off of your animals and you!
Ghosts, A Spirit Guide and A Past Life: Four True Experiences with the Other Side
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011 by Adrema Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » New Age » Reincarnation
Have you ever wondered what it's like to help a ghost, visit a haunted house, meet your spirit guide or learn about a past life through the eyes of a child?
Analyze Your Handwriting: Learn the Basics of Graphology
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,600. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011 by Adrema Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
We are each distinctive individuals with unique styles of writing. Our handwriting is a tangible extension of our inner selves. Have you ever wondered what your handwriting says about you? With a basic understanding of handwriting analysis you can discover more about yourself and those around you. Graphology is the analysis of a handwriting sample.
Your Color Power: Energize, Empower & Enhance Your Life With Color
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,490. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2011 by Adrema Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Color is an integral part of our lives. We use color in everything from the clothes that we wear to the way we decorate our living and work spaces. Have you ever thought about how color affects you?

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