Melanie Dickerson’s teen historical romance The Healer’s Apprentice (Zondervan) has at least two sequels in the works: The second book in this series of fairy tale-based stories, The Merchant’s Daughter (re-imagining the story of Beauty and the Beast), releases in late 2011. Melanie has also mentioned plans for continuing Rose’s story with a book about her children.
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About The Author

Melanie Dickerson is an award-winning author who earned her bachelor’s degree in special education from The University of Alabama. She has taught in Georgia, Tennessee, Germany and the Eastern European country of Ukraine. A member of American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) and Romance Writers of America (RWA), she now spends her time writing and taking care of her husband and two daughters near Huntsville, Alabama.