Melissa is an Australian author who lives on the Bellarine Peninsula with her husband and two children and enjoys walks along the beach. She has always loved reading and grew up near a cosy little library where she spent most of her younger years reading. Melissa is passionate about education, particularly literacy, and believes the ability to read and write gives power to change. Her novels include, The Ruby Locket and Destiny Road. Melissa’s writing has also won honorable mentions and featured in several anthologies.Melissa loves to travel and has seen some incredible places including America, Egypt, Italy and Africa. She has also travelled closer to home and visited every Australian state and territory. Her bucket list is still long, both home and abroad! Melissa enjoys writing fiction with snippets of fact blended within her work. Her style is constantly evolving and she is looking forward to sharing her stories and spending time creating new ones. Melissa believes everyone should Dream Big … Read Often.