M. A. Nilles is the darker side of Melanie Nilles. She currently resides in central North Dakota with her family, cats, and her horse. Her published works under the name Melanie Nilles include the Starfire Angels series, A Turn of Curses, and At The Water's Edge. As M. A. Nilles, she writes dark fantasy and science fiction, including Tiger Born--the first of the Demon Age series--and the Legend of the White Dragon epic. More can be found at www.melanienilles.com.