Welcome to the Official Website of Author, Melanie P. Smith...


I am an American, Multi-Genre author of Paranormal, Criminal Suspense, Police Procedural and Romance novels. If you are looking for a story that you can't put down, one that will keep you guessing as you embark on a rollercoaster journey of discovery, then you are definitely in the right place. Thank you for stopping by. I hope you will take a minute to look around, there's plenty to see and if you can't find what you're looking for, feel free to contact me through my About the Author page. I work hard to make my stories exciting, action packed and gripping. All of my characters are classy, memorable and strong-willed. There’s a little bit of everything on this site, so come back often to learn what's new and which projects are coming soon.

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Paige Carter

Moondance Ridge

Tony Nazario is a successful businessman, a loner with a gypsy spirit, and a sucker for a woman in need. Theresa Regan is in trouble - big trouble. And, the threat is more sinister and powerful than she ever imagined. Can she find a solution to her perilous dilemma or will she lose everything and finally disappear; secretly enslaved by a madman? Or worse, dead because she resisted.

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Paige Carter

Paige Carter

Former FBI Agent & Forensic Science expert, Paige Carter, has made a life altering decision. She left the Bureau to become Manti’s newest deputy sheriff. Follow along as she builds new relationships, relies on old friends & solves local crime in a small town. Season 1 in eStores everywhere. Season 2 in progress. Current Season always FREE!

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About the Author

About the Author

Melanie P. Smith has always loved adventure. A fact not exactly celebrated by her mother, who is extremely grounded. She used to occupy her time playing sports, water-skiing, rappelling, horseback riding and she even tried skydiving. Now that she's all grown up she sticks to safer exploits like ATV riding and motorcycling.

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Desperate Love

Desperate Love (E6) – A woman is missing, vanished in the middle of the night. Or is she? Paige and Lovato must delve into family secrets and determine if a domestic violence victim fled to safety or if something more sinister is at play.

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John Holt

Meet author John Holt. He was born in Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire, but has lived in Essex for the past thirty-six years. Get to know the author and Tom Kendall, a private detective and main character in the Kendall Series.

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Shadow Rustler

Shadow Rustler (E5) – Several cows are mysteriously missing. Did they succumb to natural dangers or is it something more sinister? Paige has a break-through on her mother’s cold case. And will an attractive fellow cop come between Paige and Dax?

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Pernicious Liaisons

Pernicious Liaisons (E4) – The team investigates an industrial accident at a construction site… or is it murder? If so, who did it? An ex-partner? A mistress? Did he leave behind a grieving widow or a femme fatale? Paige once again puts aside personal matters to solve a local mystery.

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Lethal Remedy

Lethal Remedy (E3) – Paige and Jericho join forces to try to track a killer and solve a cold case. Gage takes up football, only to come up against a silent killer. Can the team stop a dangerous drug from taking root in their community or will desperate teens pay the ultimate price in an effort to succeed?

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Rebecca Bryn

Rebecca Bryn lives near St Davids in West Wales with her husband and rescue dog. She is a multi-genre author but her first love is historical thrillers with a twist: tales of courage, hope, and unbreakable love. A self-taught artist, she also paints the stunning Pembrokeshire coast in watercolor and has work in private collections worldwide.

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Ancient Thievery

Ancient Thievery – Jericho and Paige are still trying to smooth things over. Paige receives an unexpected visitor but a million dollar discovery takes center stage. Can Paige and Agent Wilkens solve the decades-old mystery? Or will someone get away with murder?

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Bad Blood

Bad Blood – Jericho is back but can the department function with so much tension? Paige is forced to put her personal investigation aside to deal with multiple attacks involving two local families with a decades-long feud. Can the cops stop the war that’s brewing before it becomes fatal?

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Great Series, can't get enough. Looking forward to the next episode (Crime Blog). - Diana
Another great episode. Keep them coming. (Crime Blog)- Chris
Great interview and it was incredibly insightful. (Author Spotlight) - Dale
You guys need to read this series. It was so good I was up until 4 am reading (Crime Blog) - Patsy

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