Melody Carlson
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Melody Carlson

Melody Carlson has written more than 200 books (with sales around 6.5 million) for teens, women and children. That's a lot of books, but mostly she considers herself a "storyteller." Her novels range from serious issues like schizophrenia (Finding Alice) to lighter topics like house-flipping (A Mile in My Flip-Flops) but most of the inspiration behind her fiction comes right out of real life. Her young adult novels (Diary of a Teenage Girl, TrueColors etc.) appeal to teenage girls around the world. Her annual Christmas novellas become more popular each year. She's won a number of awards (including Romantic Time's Career Achievement Award, the Rita and the Gold Medallion) and some of her books have been optioned for film/TV. Carlson has two grown sons and makes her home in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and yellow Lab dog. To find out more about Melody Carlson, visit her website at http://www.melodycarlson.com/

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Best Sellers

    • A Christmas by the Sea

    • By: Melody Carlson
    • Narrated by: Emily Durante
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    When Wendy Harper inherits her family's beach-side cottage in Seaside, Maine, she sees it as a way to finally pay off the debts that have mounted since her husband died. But before it can be sold, the neglected property must be renovated....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • You've Seen This Before

    • By Me & My Girls on 10-11-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • River's Call

    • The Inn at Shining Waters Series, Book 2
    • By: Melody Carlson
    • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Anna Larson's daughter, Lauren, is confused, brokenhearted, and misguided. It's the turbulent 1960s, and feeling alienated from her mother, Lauren chooses to stay with....

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Back Home Again

    • Tales from Grace Chapel Inn, Book 1
    • By: Melody Carlson
    • Narrated by: Brooke Sanford
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    In Back Home Again, sleepy little Acorn Hill is in for a big surprise when the three sisters reunite after the death of their father, a beloved minister....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Easy, Light Listen . . . Three Sisters and B & B

    • By Debbie on 06-10-16

    Regular price: $18.19

    • River's Song

    • By: Melody Carlson
    • Narrated by: Melody Carlson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Following her mother's funeral, and on the verge of her own midlife crisis, widow Anna Larson returns to the home of her youth to sort out her parents' belongings, as well as her own turbulent life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I really enjoyed this book.

    • By Yvonne on 10-01-17

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Viva Vermont!

    • Carter House Girls, Book 4
    • By: Melody Carlson
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    In the fourth book of Melody Carlson's Carter House Girls series, Mrs. Carter takes the girls on a weekend trip to General Harding's luxurious mountain getaway in Vermont....

    Regular price: $21.67

    • River's End

    • The Inn at Shining Waters Series, Book 3
    • By: Melody Carlson
    • Narrated by: Tanya Eby
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    In the final story of The Inn at Shining Waters, Anna Larson's granddaughter Sarah is beginning to find her independence. But her relationship with her parents suffers as a result....

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Once Upon a Summertime

    • A New York City Romance
    • By: Melody Carlson
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Grace
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Managing the Value Lodge in her hometown was not what Anna Gordon had in mind when she set out in the hospitality industry. But it's a safe choice for a woman whose childhood was anything but stable....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Good Clean Read

    • By P. Strome on 02-08-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Christmas Angel Project

    • By: Melody Carlson
    • Narrated by: Linda Stephens
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Inspired by their late friend's gifts for them, four members of a book club each decide to become someone's Christmas angel - and find their own lives are changed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lso

    • By lso on 04-14-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Homecoming Queen

    • Carter House Girls, Book 3
    • By: Melody Carlson
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    In the third book of best-selling author Melody Carlson's Carter House Girls series, Taylor returns from her disappearing act....

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Spring Broke

    • By: Melody Carlson
    • Narrated by: Pam Turlow
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    A trip to Hawaii turns into an emotional opportunity for the housemates to confront their deeper fears and work through the most troubling aspects of their relationships....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Pro-Life Propaganda Disguised as Chick Lit

    • By sparkerart on 04-04-10

    Regular price: $18.19

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