Mel Curtis

Melinda Curtis is an award winning, USA Today bestselling author.  She writes fun, steamy Hollywood Rules series as Mel Curtis. Jayne Ann Krentz says of Blue Rules: “Sharp, sassy, modern version of a screwball comedy from Hollywood's Golden Age except a lot hotter.”  She also writes sweet romances as Melinda Curtis. Look for her Harmony Valley series from Harlequin Heartwarming, and her indie Bridesmaid series. Brenda Novak says: “Season of Change has found a place on my keeper shelf”.


Welcome to the Dooley Foundation. For the past 40 years, Dooley Rule has kept the secrets of Hollywood’s celebrities and powerful as he helped them overcome their personal obstacles and achieve their goals. Now that Dooley’s gone on to that life coaching business in the sky, he’s left his children in charge, but he forgot one little piece of information – the secret to his success!

Mel's latest release is Breaking the Rules, the 5th book in The Hollywood Rules series. Each book stands alone, because Mel hates it when one book read out of order ruins the entire series.

Jack and Vivian Gordon's marriage has been an emotional roller coaster and divorce seems a certainty. But Jack still loves Viv, and has just the solution-sign their divorce papers in a safe room and lock them inside for a cool-down period, which turns out to be a pretty hot idea.

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Gemma Rules (Book 4) follows the romance of Gemma Kent and Randy Farrell. This is the only sweet novella in the series which includes 3 mini novellas, which can also be found separately.

VALENTINE RULES Gemma Kent has become famous as a sexy mystery woman with the Twitter handle @GlitterfrostGem. Randy Farrell, the man Gemma can't get out of her head, wants a date with @GlitterfrostGem, but the real Gemma is nothing like her twitter alter-ego.

WEDDING RULES Gemma's and Randy's romance has moved beyond the Twittersphere into real world Hollywood. Can their budding relationship survive Hollywood gossip, out of control starlets and big time dreams?

BRIDE RULES Randy loves Gemma. Gemma loves Randy. That should be enough to guarantee a happily-ever-after, but Gemma has experience being the roadblock to someone's dreams and it's not a role she's eager to reprise. She won't stand in the way of Randy's NBA dreams. It may take a trip to Vegas, a bit of luck, and an Elvis costume to make all their dreams come true.


Cora Rules (Book 3), Cora is the headstrong little sister whose world is spinning way too fast.

Cora Rule wants a career in fashion. Instead, in order to earn her inheritance, she has to work for her Dad's Hollywood life coaching firm, the Dooley Foundation, and she can't buy any new clothes for a year. Her first assignment? Help her ex-lover's wife, Vivian Gordon, rediscover her mojo. Cora's in serious need of a massage. And there's one N.B.A. coach who's ready to give her more than that.

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Blue Rules (Book 2), the hot playboy gets his comeuppance from his ex‐girlfriends.

Blue Rule has a nice life. He's got a job in public relations with a Hollywood studio and a booked social calendar with some hot reality stars. But then his father dies and in order to earn his inheritance, he must work at Dad's life coaching firm, the Dooley Foundation. Blue's social life grinds to a halt. Now every woman wants him to fix her - but not in bed! And his sister Amber has an idea about a new reality show based on their work at the Foundation, featuring him as a matchmaker. Who does she want him to match up? All his really hot, slightly crazy, reality show ex-girl friends!

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Amber Rules (Book 1) began the Hollywood Rules series. Amber has no interest in the Dooley Foundation and the Rules of Attraction it hawks: Choose, Voice, Trust, Welcome. But after her father's death, she finds herself back in gossip hungry Hollywood.

For years, Amber Rule was the main attraction in her father's self-help, life coaching infomercials, as the screw-up he helped fix. Now in order to win her inheritance, she must improve the mental game of the biggest bad-ass in the N.B.A., Evan Oliver. Too bad Amber knows nothing about basketball or life coaching. Too bad Even Oliver is determined to do things his own way, especially when it comes to teaching Amber a new set of rules.