I'm Melanie. I wear p.j.'s all day and write funny books because I've already been an adult and it was just awful.

Please note: Author not exactly as shown here with makeup/perfect lighting/airbrushing.



To create wildly fun, ridiculously romantic escapes for anyone who needs to laugh, feel good, and forget about life for a few hours. After all, laughter is the best medicine. Well, other than medicine, that is. 

what's new...

The Accidentally in Love Series...

The collaboration you didn't know you needed - USA Today Bestseller & All-Around Terrific Chick, Whitney Dineen & Melanie Summers bring you a laugh-out-loud series about love and texting in New York. 


One caterer looking for her break in the Big Apple.

One stressed-out architect with no time for love.


It’s hate at first sight, but when a mix-up finds them unknowingly texting each other, an undeniable connection forms and they both start to wonder if romance might be on the menu…


TEXT ME ON TUESDAY (An Accidentally in Love Story, Book 1)

what's next...


One starving artist desperate for her big break.

One attorney who’s forgotten how to enjoy life. When a mix-up has these two texting each other, they just might discover they’re the answer to each other’s dreams.


 Text and you shall receive…

THE TEXT GOD (An Accidentally in Love Story, Book 2)



Crazy Royal Love, Book 3

With one hilarious disaster after another ruining their plans, Will and Arabella must figure out how to pull it all together in time to say ‘I do.’


Paradise Bay BOOK 4

A ridiculously romantic, laugh-out-loud tale of reluctant homecomings, lost loves, and second chances


A Women's Fiction Novel

Two seemingly happily married couples.

One drunken evening.

A fallout that will last a lifetime. 

Sometimes you have to throw the husband out with the bathwater...


what readers are saying...

“…a total gem…delve into a modern-day fairy tale that will keep you laughing and rooting for the main characters.” 

~ Chick-lit Café

“An addictive twist on a romantic modern love story that will have you hooked, laughing out loud, and begging for more! My favorite series ever!!”

~ Melissa Goble, Once Upon My Bookshelf

“Absolutely brilliant…original…hilarious…I have to HIGHLY HIGHLY HIGHLY RECOMMEND The Royal Treatment to EVERYONE!”

~ Jennifer, The Power of Three Readers Book Club

“A fun frolic down Fantasy Lane … out and out funny. The Royal Treatment is a wonderful distraction from a world where there is much too much angst and seriousness.”

~ Grant Leishman for Readers' Favorite Awards

“My Favorite author DOES IT AGAIN! This may be the best writing ever from Melanie Summers. This series will make you cry, and LOL! A Must Read!”


~ Kim, Effing Book Club


(But don't worry. I suffer from Fear of Missing Out too, so it's all good.)


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