Melissa Addey

Melissa grew up on an organic farm in Italy and was home educated. Along the way she's worked for Sainsbury's head office developing new products and packaging; for Roehampton University developing student entrepreneurs; done a Masters focused on creativity and worked as a business consultant on a government scheme offering grants to small businesses, mostly in the food sector.   She now lives in London with her husband, young son and baby daughter, looking after the kids and writing both novels and non fiction.