Tag Archive: Marliss Melton

Jun 05 2014

Hero Dogs

Prequel to the Echo Platoon Series by Marliss Melton

These days the relationship between man and dog has evolved into something truly special. Service dogs transform the lives of psychologically and physically injured veterans of war. They bring quality of life back to young people who have had it snatched away from them, as service dogs can perform tasks frustrating for the injured or …

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May 12 2014

My Writing Process

Author Marliss Melton

I’m taking a brief break from writing about heroes and heroines to join blog tour started by Laurel Odonnell. It’s all about the writing process. You can visit Laurel’s site at www.laurel-odonnell.com As part of the blog tour, I’m to answer four questions. Here they are: 1)        What am I working on? I am currently …

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Feb 02 2014

Wives and Widows of US Navy SEALs, the bravest of all

Widow of Mike McGreevy, Navy SEAL

When Marcus Luttrell signed a copy of LONE SURVIVOR for me, he wrote something very profound which I would like to reiterate: “The only job harder than being a Navy SEAL is being the wife one. You are the hero.” (He assumed as many do that my Navy retired husband was a SEAL).  But he …

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Jan 20 2014

LONE SURVIVOR, the book, inspired my fiction

Marliss & Laura McGreevy

After seeing the movie, LONE SURVIVOR, I was reminded of just how much former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell’s experience inspired my own writing. Before he even published LONE SURVIVOR back in 2007, I had read snippets in the newspapers about a sole surviving Navy SEAL of an operation-gone-wrong, and that news alone was enough to …

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Jan 02 2014

Got me a New Hero

New Hero for Marliss

To kick off 2014, I went and saw the new Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug, and it turned out to be my favorite of the series so far. With less emphasis on those hideous Orcs and no appearance of Gollum, who creeps me out, I enjoyed this Hobbit movie more than the others–no doubt because …

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