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Originally from Houston, Texas, Melanie did her college post graduate studies at the University of Kentucky before moving back to Houston to start a career in science where she authored numerous research papers. Her love of writing led her to change careers and begin writing full time in 2013. She enjoys writing both YA and historical novels with an emphasis on the supernatural in the YA genre.

The Phantom Forest Saga is comprised of her debut novels with modernized fantasy elements, originating from her interest in Native American legends as related to the supernatural. She currently resides north of Houston with her menagerie of one cat, seven Chihuahuas, and two birds.
Author of The Phantom Forest Saga
Melanie F. Reed