Melany Holton has worked as an activities director since 1995, during which time she has written numerous skits, plays, and stories for children between the age of nine and twelve years old. She loves sewing and creating quality costumes for children. She has also served in the USMC as a motion picture photographer when they were still using film.
Her stories are full of action with unexpected danger, surprising twists, and full of laughter. Farallon is loved by young and adult audiences alike.
Melany resides in Lake Havasu City, Arizona with her husband Warren, with whom she raised children who are now grown and raising their own families. The couple enjoys camping, traveling, and spending time with friends.
Blessed with a vivid imagination and a love for writing, Melany penned her debut novel, The Secret World of Farallon: Discovered, to tell the yet untold fantasy fiction story of the male ocean merchild.
Her novel was so well received, she wrote the sequel,The Secret World of Farallon: Ranora’s Revenge. Both books have already received a five-star award from Reader’s Favorite.
Melany’s next book, The Secret World of Farallon: The Merking’s Ransom, is already in the making and promises to be an equally exciting tale of mystery and unexpected excitement.
The Book Series
Eric, a twelve-year-old human boy gets transformed into a merchild by Farallon, a merchild himself. In order to prevent Eric from being missed in his human world, Farallon’s magic shells
One of the first things I ask other writers whenever I speak at a lecture is “do you edit your work?” Many say “yes” while everyone else usually nods in agreement. Of...
Another great book. Lots of adventure and fun. Good job Melany
As a twenty year veteran book manager I thought I'd read it all, but Melany has done it again! Another great book in the Farallon series, with more hijinks above and below the seas than you can shake a tuna
The authors imagination is vividly presented in a cast of almost believable characters that live underwater. The plot and story lines are not complicated and they are completely captivating. Cover to cover the book is entertaining. Melany Holton captures the
I loved this book just as much as the first one. My grandson and i have read them together as bedtime stories, he loves them too. I'm so glad the main characters are boys, and i think that's why my