Melanie Nowak is author of the venomous vampire series ALMOST HUMAN, a happily married mom of 2 boys, and holds a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science. Originally from Long Island, she now lives with her family on a peaceful mountaintop in the forest of upstate New York. She has always had a vivid imagination and a fascination for the paranormal. Acting and singing are loves of hers as well. However, upon conceiving the idea for her ALMOST HUMAN series in 2003, she discovered a previously unknown passion for writing! Now she puts her over-active imagination to good use, creating characters she loves, and she gets to play all of the parts!