Melissa Marr was voted in high school the "most likely to end up in jail". Instead, she went to graduate school, worked in a bar, became a teacher and did a lot of writing. Her novels Wicked Lovely, Ink Exchange, Fragile Eternity and Radiant Shadows, Darkest Mercy and Faery Tales and Nightmares are published by HarperCollins Children's Books. She has also recently compiled and edited Enthralled, a collection of paranormal novellas with Kelley Armstrong.
Praise for WICKED LOVELY:`This [is a] magical novel... the first book in a trilogy that will guarantee will have you itching for the next instalment. * * * *'. Bliss"Marr offers readers a fully imagined faery world that runs alongside an everyday world, which even non-fantasy (or faerie) lovers will want to delve into" Publisher's Weekly, starred review"The fantasy of being pursued by two young men is alluring in itself, but when one is a pierced and tattooed sexy outsider and the other is a blindingly beautiful King of Faery, how much better can it get? Readers will beg for a sequel" Washington Post