Melanie Hamilton grew up in a small town with her mother and father in North Carolina. She works daily on a gaited horse farm owned by her family. Melanie trains the horses there and teaches people how to ride and she’s been doing it all since she was seven. Melanie enjoys to camp and trail ride with her family and friends, also she enjoys to dance when provided the opportunity. In her free time, she sits on her front porch, sipping Plexus Slim, and works on her fantasy novels. Many of the characters in Melanie’s books are based on real people in her life. Some of the characters are based on close friends to Melanie, friends she loves and would do anything for.