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Melissa Marr

USA flag (b.1974)

aka Ronnie Douglas

Melissa Marr grew up believing in faeries, ghosts, and various other creatures. After teaching college literature for a decade, she applied her fascination with folklore to writing. She is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Wicked Lovely and Ink Exchange. Currently, Marr lives in the Washington, D.C. area, writes full-time, and still believes in faeries and ghosts.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Children's Fiction, Science Fiction

Melissa Marr recommends
Beating Heart (2006)
A M Jenkins
"Jenkins's writing is sharp, smart, and beautiful. I love it."
My Soul to Take (2009)
(Soul Screamers, book 1)
Rachel Vincent
"Folklore, mystery, and romance swirl together in a story unlike any other out there. I thoroughly enjoyed it."
Immortal (2009)
(Immortal , book 1)
Gillian Shields
"Enticing gothic romance."
The House of Dead Maids (2010)
Clare B Dunkle
"Dark and beautiful, literary and lovely."
Trial by Fire (2011)
(Raised by Wolves, book 2)
Jennifer Lynn Barnes
"Quite simply, the most compelling werewolf book out there."
Leopard Moon (2012)
(Moon , book 1)
Jeanette Battista
"The Mook series is filled with action and romance, shape shifters and strong heroines."
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (2013)
(Between, book 1)
April Genevieve Tucholke
"Lavishly rendered, darkly romantic, and beautifully unsettling—Tucholke’s debut isn't a book you'll soon forget."
Heart of Stone (2015)
(Gods & Monsters, book 4)
Kelly Keaton
"If I could become a character in a fictional world. I would pick this one. Action and romance combine with good storytelling and an alluring world. More, please!"
The Women's War (2019)
(Women's War, book 1)
Jenna Glass
"The Women’s War is a must-read, with gripping action, a complex plot, and engaging characters. I thoroughly loved it!"
Deal with the Devil (2020)
(Mercenary Librarians, book 1)
Kit Rocha
"Complicated characters, complex stakes, and worldbuilding on a grand scale, I loved this book. Pre-order--and get multiple copies for friends, too!"
The Blood Trials (2022)
(Blood Gift, book 1)
N E Davenport
"The Blood Trials is one of my top reads of the year--a riveting story with richly-drawn characters caught in a tangle of political intrigue, systemic racism, and nonstop peril. Don't miss this one!"

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