Welcome to the web home of Melissa F. Olson, author of the Scarlett Bernard series and the mystery novel The Big Keep. Please use the links above to learn more about Melissa's worlds. You can read the books' opening chapters, view playlists for each Old World novel, or see a primer on the mythology of magic in Scarlett's world.


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For comments and questions, or to request Melissa for your book club or library gathering, email MelissaFOlson@gmail.com. Thanks for visiting!