Melanie Rose was an avid reader from an early age and found herself looking at the world around her and wondering 'what if?' She began writing as a teenager, progressing to short stories and articles for magazines and newspapers. She trained as a nursery nurse and later became a play therapist on the children's ward at the Royal Marsden Hospital, continuing to write in her spare time.She self-published her first novel which was voted one of the favourite reads of the year by listeners of Radio 4's Open Book programme.She now lives in Surrey with her husband and four sons, who, along with many of the children she has cared for, provide much inspiration for her books.
Praise for Coming Home:`Definitely a book to set aside time to read, because it is utterly riveting.'Closer Magazine`This is a fantastic read, a real page-turner which keeps you wanting more.' South Wales Argus`Rose is fast becoming an accomplished writer and her clever books an unmissable treat.' Lancashire Evening PostPraise for Could It Be Magic?:`Fans of Sophie Kinsella will love Melanie Rose.' News of the World`A wacky, improbable tale of two girls being struck by lightning at the same time with interesting consequences. It's Cecelia Ahern territory, highly recommended.' The Bookseller