Melinda Collins lives in North Carolina with her new baby girl, freakishly tall husband, and two adorable-but-unruly black cats.

Growing up in the south with an imaginary friend meant Melinda relied on herself for entertainment. And that’s when the bug for making up stories–ones that don’t get her into trouble–bit her in the ass in the gnarliest way. From there she grew to love the paranormal and fantasy worlds.

Melinda writes paranormal romance and urban fantasy. No matter the story, you can place your bets that the words were driven by a badass rock-filled playlist.

You can find Melinda at Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Goodreads.