Melissa Delport (1980 - ) matriculated in 1997 from Pinetown Girls’ High School and graduated from the University of South Africa with a Bachelor’s Degree in English in 2000.
At the age of twenty-four Melissa started a logistics company (Transmax) from the spare room of her flat and built it up to two fully operational depots in Durban and Johannesburg. Now, 10 years later, she has sold her business in order to write full time.
Wife and mother of 3 children, Melissa is the author of The Legacy Trilogy and the stand-alone self-published e.books Rainfall and The Traveler. She lives in Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal.
The Legacy (book 1 of The Legacy Trilogy) and The Legion (book 2) were published in 2014 and the final book in the trilogy, The Legend, was released in 2015.
An avid reader herself, Melissa finally decided to stop ‘watching from the side-lines’ and to do what is her passion.
“I was driving home from work when inspiration struck, and a storyline started unravelling in my head. For a few days it was all I could think about and eventually I realised that the only way to get it out of my head, was to put it all down on paper. I started writing, and that was that.”
2013. Rainfall: Amazon e-book.
2014. The Legacy. Johannesburg: Tracey McDonald Publishers.
2014. The Legion. Johannesburg: Tracey McDonald Publishers.
2014. The Traveler: Amazon e-book.
2015. The Legend. Johannesburg. Tracey McDonald Publishers.
2015. The Cathedral of Cliffdale
2015. The Fight of the Fallen: Amazon e-book
2015. The Hope of Hawkstone: Amazon e-book
2016. The Balance of the Blood: Amazon e-book
2016. My Name is Simon (A Rainfall novelette): Amazon e-book
Website and Blog: www.melissadelport.com
The Legacy Trilogy Website – www.thelegacytrilogy.com