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MELISSA GEISSINGER

Author & Speaker

Melissa is an award-winning multi-genre writer and author of Nothing Left But Dust. She speaks about resilience, neurodivergence, and trauma recovery.

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Nothing Left But Dust

NOTHING LEFT BUT DUST is a powerful tale of love, loss, and hope set during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Jo and Otto must fight for survival and love as they navigate the burning ruins of the city in search of answers to a dark family secret. An edge-of-your-seat coming-of-age survival story that will leave you inspired by the strength and resilience of the human spirit.

“Great relationships, both real and fictional, are often formed in great tragedy. Melissa Geissinger's debut novel is a gem, with two compelling and original young heroes finding love in their epic struggle to survive a monstrous catastrophe."

- James Dalessandro, author of 1906: A Novel

LATEST RUMBLINGS

My debut novel is HERE!

Hi, friends! I have a few exciting announcements this week. NEWS: A premature book release (hey, it happens…) EVENT: Anniversary for the 1906 earthquake, San Francisco EVENT: Book launch and signing on May 19, Copperfield’s, Santa Rosa SNEAK PEAK: Maps! Melissa’s shiny side quests NEWS Announcing the EARLY RELEASE of Nothing Left But Dust I’m excited (and a little embarrassed) to announce that due to technical circumstances beyond my control, the paperback copy of Nothing Left But Dust is available NOW for purchase via Amazon!…

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