Melanie Snitker is a USA Today bestselling author who writes contemporary inspirational and sweet romance stories focused on faith, love, and family. She has enjoyed writing fiction for as long as she can remember. Melanie lives in Texas with her husband and two children, who keep their lives full of adventure.

When Melanie is not writing, she enjoys reading, crocheting, photography, baking, watching TV and movies. Melanie’s first novel, Calming the Storm, was published in August 2014. Since then, she has written many novels and series. If you enjoy books where you meet lovable characters who rely on friends and family as they face real challenges in life, check out the Love's Compass series. Discover the meaning of family with the Life Unexpected series. Melanie’s newest series, Brides of Clearwater, includes her latest release, Marrying Emma.