About the Author
Melissa Alvarez is an award-winning author of metaphysical nonfiction and paranormal romantic suspense, published under the pen name Ariana Dupré. She is an internationally known spiritual intuitive coach and has appeared on several radio programs as both guest and host where she discusses topics such as the publishing industry, romance fiction, the paranormal, spirituality, energy work, psychic abilities, and metaphysics. She has written numerous articles in her previous position as the original paranormal expert at Examiner.com and as the Guide to Romance Fiction at About.com.
Formerly the owner and publisher of the small press New Age Dimensions, Alvarez has been a freelance editor, graphic artist and website designer. She conducts workshops teaching others to connect with their intuitive abilities and spirituality, and has done intuitive readings for over twenty years. She lives in South Florida. She and her husband breed champion KFPS Friesian and ECHA Barock Pinto horses, as well as German Shepherd dogs.