Melanie Golding

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Melanie Golding is a graduate of the MA in creative writing program at Bath Spa University, with distinction. She has been employed in many occupations including farm hand, factory worker, childminder and music teacher. Throughout all this, because and in spite of it, there was always the writing. In recent years she has won and been shortlisted in several local and national short story competitions. Little Darlings is her first novel, and has been optioned for screen by Free Range Films, the team behind the adaptation of My Cousin Rachel.

Average rating: 4.15 · 280 ratings · 235 reviews · 1 distinct work
Little Darlings

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Melanie Golding and 36 other people liked Dorie's review of Miracle Creek:
Miracle Creek by Angie  Kim
"Miracle Creek
(previously 'Miracle Submarine')
by Angie Kim
due April 2019
Farrar, Straus, Giroux
Sarah Crichton Books

On the 29th day of August 2008, in the small town of Miracle Creek, Va, the 'Miracle Submarine' oxygen tank caught fire, and the s..." Read more of this review »
Our Child of the Stars by Stephen  Cox
"A relatable, family-centric story with a compelling premise (adoption of an alien child) which reads like an urban fable. Though definitely warm-hearted, this is not a 'cosy' read -- there is genuine threat, moral dilemma and a twisting plot, all..." Read more of this review »
Our Child of the Stars by Stephen  Cox
"This is great. The book takes an original angle to the trope of alien invasion, focusing on the impact on one little family. It's well paced, with excellent characters - Cory the alien boy is completely believable and endearing. The descriptions o..." Read more of this review »
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Brilliant book, highly recommended for those that want to be taken on a roller-coaster of emotion by a supremely talented author. Well done Christina Mcdonald!
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