Author: Edale Lane

Melodie Romeo is a native of Vicksburg, Mississippi. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of Southern Mississippi and a master’s degree in History from the University of West Florida. Ms Romeo is a retired school teacher who currently travels the country as an over the road truck driver with Prime, Inc. Her first book, Vlad, a Novel, (https://www.facebook.com/VladANovel) an historical thriller, was published in 2002. She has short stories published in anthologies by Seventh Star Press, Charon Coin Press, Alban Lake Press, and Less Than Three Press. Her LGBT fiction is written under the pen name Edale Lane to differentiate from her more mainstream stories. She has a son, Peter and daughter, Michele who both serve in the US Army, a daughter-in-law, Jessica and grandson, Mark. Melodie resides in Utica, MS with her longtime partner, Johanna. Some of her works can be found at http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00WFFFEA4

Melodie is also a musician who plays the French horn, composes, and has spent many years as a choral or instrumental director. She and her partner raise champion quality AKC Australian Shepherds at their home. She aspires to be a successful enough author to quit driving and devote herself to writing full-time.

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