About the author
Melanie has been a historical researcher for over 20 years, and a museum professional for over 10. She has been honored as a Top 50 Woman-Owned Business and as a Woman of Vision in San Diego. Following her passion for historical research and honoring her graduate degree, she co-founded and is CEO of Muse Curatorial Consulting Group, which provides conservation and preservation for artifact collections. She is an author of historical fiction and nonfiction, and co-hosts, writes, and produces an unusual history podcast.