Melissa Ransom is the author of the All Spirit Bookstore Cozy Mystery series. She lives in Columbia, South Carolina with her boyfriend and two children. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Claflin University. In her spare time, she likes to read cozy mystery books and spiritual books which inspired her to write the All Spirit Bookstore Cozy Mystery series. She is an Ordained New Thought Metaphysical Minister with the International Metaphysical Ministry.