Book signings, author events, give-aways, and more monstrous fun!​

Writing, rewriting, and re-re- writing.

"A Rattling of Bones" is on the back burner until the Chupacabra Trilogy is complete! I've returned to the final book in the trilogy, with a modified working title: "Ye Goddess: The Tail's End." So where am I with that? Honestly, procrastination was winning the day over writing...but, I'd made it through the first 25 chapters (about 50,000 words)...then had an epiphany of sorts and threw is all out. I've got a plan in my head for the new outline. Next step: back to the drawing board--literally--to get that outline out of my head and out into the world. Then back to writing.  Oh, and in the midst of all this, moved from an adjunct (part-time) to full-time teaching position at the community college. 'Cause who doesn't need one more distraction from their writing time?

Thanks for checking in!

Writing, writing, writing.

Busy working on something new! "A Rattling of Bones." This novel will be based on my short story "Golf Goes On." You can find a link to that and a few of my other short stories HERE.

Book readings, signings, and conferences!

ON THE AIR! Listen to Lynne LIVE on Speak Up Talk Radio with Pat Rullo, talking about books, writing, and animal rescue. 

Tuesday 10/4 6:30-8:00 p.m. Reading and Book SigningRiverRead Books, Binghamton, N.Y. Send me a message on the Contact page for more info.


Friday-Sunday, 11/4-6  North Carolina Writers’ Network 2016 Fall Conference, Raleigh, NC. At the Underground Book Reviews' exhibitor table. We'll have giveaways of many great titles featured at UBR, including The Un-Familiar. Stop by and see me and register for raffles and giveaways!

August 2016
Author events

Friday 8/19 Reading and Book Signing. Richland, Washington. Send me a message on the Contact page for more info.


Wednesday 8/24 Reading and Book Signing. A Book for All Seasons, Leavenworth, Washington. 1-3 p.m.

July 1, 2016
The Un-Familiar: A Tale of Cats and Gods

The chupacabra is back in this stormy sequel to Ye Gods!--and this time, he's brought friends (and maybe an enemy or two.)


Natural disasters are occurring in a most unnatural manner, and Carmen del Toro--the next familiar to the dog-god of Mercy (sometimes known as the chupacabra) is missing. Are the two related?


Coming July 1 from Casperian Books.

May-June 2016
Pre-release events!


Tuesday 5/24: Guest blog post on Bookingly Yours

Sunday  6/5: Book spotlight of Ye Gods! A Tale of Dogs and Demons on Bookingly Yours and Author Interview at The Magic of Books.


Wednesday 6/8: Author Interview on Connie Cockrell's blog.

Thursday 6/9: The Un-Familiar featured at Clara G Writes.

Wed 6/22-Thurs 6/30: DAILY BOOK GIVEAWAYS! Go to the CONTACT page and send me a message to enter.  Daily drawings--winner's choice of book and format.

  Head to my Facebook page (@MarinaMelee) to reach character interviews with the cast of The Un-Familiar. A new one each day leading up to the 7/1 release!  

Tuesday 6/28: The Un-Familiar preview at Snowflakes in a Blizzard.


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