Melissa Oliver is from southwest London, UK, where she writes historical romance novels. She lives with her lovely husband and three daughters, who share her passion for decrepit old castles, grand palaces and all things historical. She won the Joan Hessayon Award for new writers from the Romantic Novelists’ Association in 2020 for her first book, The Rebel Heiress and the Knight. When she's not writing, she loves to travel for inspiration, paint, and visit museums and art galleries. If you want to find out more, follow Melissa on Twitter @melissaoauthor or Facebook @melissaoliverauthor.