M. A. Nilles is the darker side of Melanie Nilles. She currently resides in central North Dakota with her family. Her published works under the name Melanie Nilles include the Starfire Angels series, the Adronis series, and the upcoming first book of the Shadow Realm Saga, Awakening. As M. A. Nilles, she writes dark fantasy and science fiction, including Tiger Born, Spirit Blade, and the Legend of the White Dragon epic. More can be found at www.melanienilles.com.