Melanie Nilles (aka M. A. Nilles) grew up on a western North Dakota cattle ranch and farm. Along with her interest in horses, she always had a fascination with science fiction and fantasy. After high school, she graduated from North Dakota State University with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. She currently resides in central North Dakota and continues to write. Books available as Melanie Nilles include the Dark Angel Chronicles and Adronis series. As M. A. Nilles, she writes darker fantasy and science fiction, including the Legend of the White Dragon, Demon Age series, and Revelations series. For updates, visit her website at www.melanienilles.com.